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Problems facing the Olympic Games in Beijing.
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Nic Nobby September 26, 2007
Beijing 2008 - China has borne a challenge
"...and now the results of the votes. The Games of the 29th Olympiad into 2008 are awarded to the city of Beijing." These words were spoken by Juan Antonia Samaranch on July 13, 2001. Since then, a huge discussion concerning political and ecological issues has followed. This essay describes current difficulties which affect the Games that start in 316 days.
First of all, one should say "congratulations" to Beijing as host of the Olympic Summer Games next year. This is a fantastic event and almost the whole globe will through a glance at China. Development and preparation of the venues are expected to be without any delay. Despite enormous costs, the construction and architecture of the Beijing National Stadium is a remarkable venture. Also public transport, e.g. the subway system and the international airport, is undergoing vast expansion. Regarding the above mentioned efforts one should really be looking forward to Beijing 2008. Moreover, China has the chance to present itself as a modern and self-confident country.
However, the Beijing Organizing Committee (BOCOG) has to deal with several issues such as pollution, protests, boycotts
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