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September 2006
Travel Weekly Australia;9/8/2006, p21
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The article provides information on the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, which will be held in Beijing, China from August 8 to 24. Around 750, 000 overseas visitors are expected to visit Beijing during the month of August. Up to 10, 500 athletes from 204 nations will be competing in 302 events which covers 28 sports. As for the television audience, an estimated four billion people around the world will watch the games.


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