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2009-07-08 11:12:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and PHILADELPHIA, and SUN VALLEY, Idaho, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) announced today that they have entered into an agreement to form the U.S.

2008-08-25 12:01:13

Deutsche Telekom's international wholesale arm has signed a WiFi roaming agreement with China Mobile, to provide internet access to the visitors of the Olympic Games.

2008-08-25 06:00:29

By Kevin Johnson BEIJING -- To listen to the International Olympic Committee is to hear that the Games of the 29th Olympiad may now represent the standard as perhaps the best-run in the history of the Olympic movement.

2008-08-22 09:00:45

GE Security, Inc., a business of GE Enterprise Solutions (NYSE:GE), today announced its Homeland Protection business installed twelve GE Security CTX 9000 DSi advanced baggage screening systems at Beijing Capital International Airport's (BCIA) Terminal Three as part of the city's infrastructure investment for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

2008-08-08 09:01:23

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["Li Keqiang Inspects Power Enterprise, Holds Meeting, Emphasizes Providing Effective Power and Energy Support for Steady Economic Operation, Ensuring Success of Olympic Games and Meeting the Needs of People" - Xinhua headline] Beijing, 7 Aug (Xinhua) - Li Keqiang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and vice premier of the State Council, inspected on 7 August the...

2008-08-06 09:00:26

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced today it has been selected to provide Internet Protocol (IP) video network infrastructure and video-encoding solutions to NBC during the network's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Aug. 8-24.

2008-08-06 06:05:00

The five Olympic rings, made out of flowers, stand near the Potala Palace -- the Dalai Lama's old residence -- in the Tibetan capital, Lhasa.

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