summer olympic games

China Determined to Stage Blue Sky Olympics

Article: China Determined to Stage Blue Sky Olympics

BEIJING, China, July 31, 2008 (ENS) – With just eight days to go until the opening of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, pollution levels in the smoggy city dropped Wednesday to less than half of what they were the day before. This is the lowest reading since authorities began pulling cars off the…

Chicago 2016 Summer Olympics Bid Focuses on Green Games

Article: Chicago 2016 Summer Olympics Bid Focuses on Green Games

CHICAGO, Illinois, January 29, 2008 (ENS) – Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games makes the environment an integral part of its proposal. Mayor Richard Daley said, “Our plan involves the entire city, focuses on athletes and leaves a lasting legacy for our young people through sport, culture, education and the environment.” “We are…