2008 Beijing Olympics

The 2008 Beijing Olympics is almost at hand. It has been a headliner and will continue to be so not only because of the enthusiasm of Olympic fans but also because of detractors.

The 2008 Olympic Games is set to be held on the month of August 2008. It will be held in various gymnasiums and stadiums around Beijing.

The opening ceremony

The opening ceremony will take place at the superb Beijing National Stadium and begin exactly at 8:08:08pm August 8th, 2008

Although the 2008 Olympics will officially start on the 8th of August, which is when the opening ceremony will be held, football matches will actually be held on August 6 and 7.

Olympic Venues

The major Olympic venues for the 2008 Beijing Games are the:

  • Beijing National Stadium (nicknamed the bird nest due to it’s architectural structure)
  • Beijing National Aquatics Centre
  • Beijing National Indoor Stadium
  • Olympic Green and the Olympic Green Convention Centre
  • Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center

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