News in Review China and The Olympic Games

News in Review China and The Olympic Games

On August 8, 2008, the 29th Olympic Games opened in the Chinese capital of Beijing. For the Chinese government, the Games were not just a chance to host the biggest sporting event in the world, they were also a chance for the country to showcase its achievements as a rising global power. In this News in Review story we’ll look at whether they succeeded and what happened when the Games got underway.

  • 2008
  • 00:17:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2008
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