Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) The schedule of Indian competitors on the first day of Olympics Saturday:
Friday, August 08, 2008 10:12:11 PM
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) Olympian gymnast Li Ning lit the Olympic cauldron after being spectacularly lifted 75 feet above the ground in a final act of the opening ceremony at the Olympic Games here Friday.
Friday, August 08, 2008 10:11:06 PM
Beijing, Aug 8 (Xinhua) Carrying Pierre de Coubertin's dream of 'solidarity, peace and friendship' to the world's most populous country, the 29th summer Olympic Games opened in Beijing Friday, 112 years after the Games' modern revival.
Friday, August 08, 2008 10:00:57 PM
Beijing, Aug 8 (Xinhua) Lin Hao, a primary school student from the quake-affected Sichuan province and Chinese basketball star Yao Ming led the Chinese contingent as it paraded into the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games Friday night.
Friday, August 08, 2008 10:00:34 PM
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) Medal-hopeful Indian boxers will start their Olympics campaign Saturday with Vijender Kumar taking on Jack Badaou of Gambia in the 75-kg section first round bout at the Workers' Gymnasium here.
Friday, August 08, 2008 9:11:21 PM
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) The Olympics opening ceremony unfolded in a grand style with Apsaras descending from the skies amidst a rendition of Confucius' famous saying 'Friends have come from afar, how happy we are' to the accompaniment of ancient Chinese percussion instrument Fou, as China announced its arrival on the world scene as a superpower in every sense of the word.
Friday, August 08, 2008 9:09:33 PM
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) There was an air of casualness about the Indian contingent as they marched into the packed National Stadium, Bird's Nest, for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games here Frriday.
Friday, August 08, 2008 9:08:58 PM
Beijing, Aug 8 (Xinhua) The theme song of the Beijing Olympic Games, 'You and Me,' was unveiled at the Games' opening ceremony in the National Stadium in north Beijing Friday night.
Friday, August 08, 2008 8:20:04 PM
Beijing, Aug 8 (Xinhua) The opening ceremony for the Beijing Olympics would leave the world something to remember for years and surely set a mark in the Olympic movement. The couple of hour's glamour was the result of toilsome preparations.
Friday, August 08, 2008 8:19:09 PM
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) The security was omnipresent at the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony. Yet it was not stifling, to say the least. The organisers never left anything to chance, to the extent that wireless Internet connections too were jammed for the duration of the gala opening ceremony.
Friday, August 08, 2008 8:18:39 PM
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