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    Summer Olympics

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    The 2012 Summer Olympics‚ officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad‚[2] and also more generally known as London 2012‚ was a major international multi-sport event‚ celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games‚ as governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)‚ that took place in London‚ United Kingdom‚ from 27 July to 12 August 2012. The first event‚ the group stages in women’s football‚ began two days earlier‚ on 25 July.[3][4] More than 10‚000 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs)

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    Beijing 2008 Olympics

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    Beijing 2008 Olympic Sponsorship By Serena Gao Beijing 2008 Olympiad is not only a stage of athletic sports‚ but also brings a wide stage to the enterprises which want to propagandize themselves by dint of the Olympic Games. The Beijing 2008 Sponsorship Program consists of three tiers of support‚ including the Beijing 2008 Partner‚ the Beijing 2008 Sponsor‚ and the Beijing 2008 Supplier. Up to 8th Jun 2008‚ the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG) has signed

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    2008 Beijing Olympics

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    Analyze the reasons why the Chinese government hired a Western public relations firm to work on the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The major reason as to why Chinese government hired a Western public relations firm to work on the 2008 Beijing Olympics was to repair their image before the Olympics. Several agencies around the world were invited to discuss a contract with Chinese officials about the pre-games PR strategies‚ media training‚ and market research on Western perceptions of China. This was done

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    The 2008 Olympics’ Impact on China From new construction projects to attracting the spotlight‚ the Olympics will have a lasting effect on China by Lee M. Sands For the PRC leadership and most Chinese‚ the July 13‚ 2001 International Olympic Committee (IOC) announcement that Beijing would host the 2008 Olympic Games marked China’s emergence as a major global player. Just as the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and the 1988 Seoul Olympics propelled Japan and South Korea onto the global stage‚ the 2008 Beijing

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    BEIJING 2008: A DIGITAL OLYMPICS Known in China as “Superfish‚” Michael Phelps was on his way to achieving his goal of eight gold medals. His most difficult competition was the 100-meter butterfly. On PCs‚ cell phones‚ electronic billboards‚ and televisions‚ millions of viewers worldwide watched him win the event by .01 seconds. The results appeared on the screens almost in real time. If you did not see this exciting race‚ you can access it on YouTube. This was only one component in the “most wired

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    Summer Olympic Games and India

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    India first participated in Olympics in 1900 in Paris. The country was repre sented by Norman Pritchard‚ an Anglo Indian who was holidaying in Paris during that time. The Indian Olympic Association is responsible for the preparation and participation of competitors in the Olympic Games as well as in Regional events like Commonwealth and Asian Games. There is a separate federation at national level in each game/sport which assists the Indian Olympic Association and preparation of

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    disappointment in 2001 dreams became reality and the unique opportunity was granted to the Chinese delegates at the bidding for the Olympic Games. The event not only represents the promotion of athleticism‚ but also marks the first step of China emergence as a major global player. It was no coincidence that the opening ceremony of the games was on 8th of August 2008. The date was no ordinary date‚ 8 is considered a blessed number in China‚ representing luck and wealth‚ it symbolizes improvement and

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    Sqn Ldr SUBHASH C SINGH 2011 “PROSPECT OF INDIAN SPORTS IN LONDON OLYMPICS AFTER THE RESULTS OF CWG 2010” Abstract: The Common Wealth Games 2010 medal tally speaks so many stories that should be heard by everyone and be used to shape the future that is beckoning in the shape of these medals. It is a story of India’s youth. CWG success was scripted by India’s NEXT Generation. We all saw Saina Nehwal win that last Gold. We cheered her‚ we cried with her‚ and we were proud to be in the same country

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    trudgen to Western swimming competitions‚ after copying the front crawl used by Native Americans. Due to a British dislike of splashing‚ Trudgen employed a scissor kick instead of the front crawl’s flutter kick. Swimming was part of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 in Athens. In 1902 Richmond Cavill introduced the front crawl to the Western world. In 1908‚ the world swimming association‚ Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA)‚ was formed. Butterfly was developed in the 1930s and was at first

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    For the Love of the Game: Global Sporting Habits and Implications for Marketers Euromonitor International : Strategy Briefing August 2008 Strategy Briefings World List of Contents and Tables Executive Summary ................................................................................................................................................ 1 Drivers ..........................................................................................................................

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    bThe Ancient Olympic Games When were the first Olympic Games? The first known Olympic Games was recorded in around 776 BC in Olympia‚ Greece. They were celebrated until 396 AD. What events took place in the Ancient Olympic Games? The Ancient Olympic Games consisted of only one race‚ the "stade" race‚ which was the length of the stadium and between 180 and 240 metres long (we don’t know for sure). Over the years more running races and other events were added‚ including boxing‚ wrestling

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    she never missed a meet‚ or anything related to swimming. it was her one and only passion‚ but today was different. she couldn’t wait for it to end. she NEEDED it to end. what made today different from any other day‚ was that it was the day of the olympics and her idol Michael phelps was swimming today. she admired him‚ not because he was good looking and in shape‚ but because he was passionate about swimming‚ and did his best every time‚ just like jessica. she thought they had a lot in common‚ and

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    Cosmetology (from Greek κοσμητικός‚ kosmētikos‚ "beautifying";[1] and -λογία‚ -logia) is the study and application of beauty treatment. Branches of specialty including hairstyling‚ skin care‚ cosmetics‚ manicures/pedicures‚ and electrology. Hair stylist A hair stylist is someone who cuts and styles hair. He or she can also offer other services such as coloring‚ extensions and straightening. A good hairstylist has a sense of fashion and the ability to know what style will look the best on a client

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    cellphone‚ email. However in 1892‚ such technology did not exist‚ but people unite in different way – Olympic. It is an athletic game originally held in Greece city states every four years in honor of Zeus‚ their god. Shaped by many factors; ever since the first modern Olympic start in Athens in 1896 this competition became international celebrated. Such as the countries ‘pride of associate with Olympic‚ the impact of conflict political view affects the team‚ the economic opportunities created by the

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    1956 Summer Olympics (Games of the XVI Olympiad) The 1956 Summer Olympics was an international multi-sport event which was held in Melbourne‚ Victoria. It took place from the 22nd of November to the 8th of December. 3314 athletes from 72 nations participated‚ and 314 competitors were Australian. Australia won a total of 35 medals (13 gold‚ 8 silver‚ 14 bronze)‚ and was ranked 3rd overall. The flag bearer for Australia was Mervyn Wood (rower). At the Games‚ 13 swimming events were held‚ seven

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    Public Relations‚ and the 2008 Beijing Olympics: The Assignment Overview: The Chinese government left nothing to chance in its quest to host the 2008 Olympic Games. After narrowly losing its 1993 hosting bid‚ the Chinese government hired several public relations (PR) firms and consultants‚ including U.S.-based Weber Shandwick and Bell Pottinger‚ a British firm. The investment in PR paid off: The International Olympics Committee named China as the host of the 2008 games. In addition to targeting

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    Olympics

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    OLYMPICS The Olympics are a huge sporting event that contains many different sports and consists of many different countries from around the world.Back in ancient Greece is where the ancient Olympics originated. From 776 BC‚ the traditional games took place at Olympia every 4 years for almost 12 centuries until 1896. The first modern Olympic games took place in Athens Greece in 1896 and the games played to today every 4 years.Today‚olympic games worlds biggest athletic and competitive event that

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    The United States Olympic Committee (USOC)‚ initially named the American Olympic Association‚ was formed in 1896. Members of the committee sought to provide assistance to United States Olympic athletes with training and other needs. As the USOC is not government funded the committee has relied heavily on corporate funding and private donations (“Team USA‚” 2011). However‚ over the years while the continued appeal of the Olympic Games remained‚ the increased cost of housing‚ clothing‚ and caring for

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    to ever compete at the Olympic Games. During these games he wasn’t the biggest and fastest but he soon would become the best. Barra says “He didn’t win any medals at these games but he became a huge threat” (Barra). Lots of people don’t have this kind of experience like Phelps‚ but without this experience he wouldn’t know how to compete at this level later on in life. After high school swimming Phelps moved on to go to the University of Michigan while training for the Olympics. Lamm wrote “While at

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    When and where was the first Modern Olympic Games held? How many countries and athletes participated? How many countries and athletes competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and 2010 Vancouver Games? 1896 Summer Olympics was the 1st celebration of the modern Olympic Games. They had 14 nations participating and 241 athletes competed. In Beijing in 2008‚ there were 204 nations that competed with 10‚942 athletes. In 2010‚ the Vancouver Games had 82 countries competing with 2566 athletes.

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