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  Tuesday, 30 July, 2002, 16:59 GMT 17:59 UK
CHINA EARNS FIRST OLYMPICS


Chinese delegates celebrate victory Beijing handed Olympic Games
China will host its first ever Olympic Games in 2008 after Beijing beat four other bidding cities in the IOC election.
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Second time lucky
Beijing revels in Olympics victory
In pictures: Beijing wins 2008 Olympics
Seven years of scrutiny for Beijing
Beijing win is London's gain
Losers in the bidding war
Analysis: What it means for China
Beijing win is big business
Bush backs Beijing


SAMARANCH ERA CLOSES

Jacques Rogge Rogge secures Olympic presidency
Belgian Jacques Rogge wins the race to succeed Juan Antonio Samaranch as president of the IOC.
Olympic world welcomes new boss
Rogge ready to assume power
Samaranch: Stylish exit
Tough challenges ahead
Samaranch 'aided' Rogge
Rogge: Drugs here to stay
Rogge: New face of the Olympics
The Olympic saviour?
Samaranch at the double
The dissenting voice


OTHER OLYMPIC CITIES

Can Athens do a good job in 2004? Greeks must go spiritual
After a difficult start to its preparations for hosting the 2004 Games, Athens must play to its strengths rather than try to outdo Sydney.
Livingstone wants Olympics for London
Sydney's golden Games
Salt Lake survives the scandal
The Games so far
Let the bidding wars begin


OLYMPIC IMAGES

Fireworks at Sydney's clsoing ceremony Sydney 2000 in pictures
The scenes and images that made the Sydney Olympics so special.
Atlanta (1996)
Barcelona (1992)
Athens to Seoul


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Fireworks above Beijing celebrate the IOC's decision to give the 2008 Olympic Games to the cityChina games
Beijing celebrates winning 2008 Olympics

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Jacques Rogge is chosen as Juan Antonio Samaranch's successor, BBC News' David Eades reportsOlympic chief
Jacques Rogge is new IOC president

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Seb Coe believes that bringing the Olympics to Beijing may act as a catalyst for social changeBeijing boost
Coe thinks Olympics can reform China

Beijing's winning bid
Beijing's winning bid


A profile of the International Olympic Committee's new president Jacques Rogge
New Olympic chief


BBC Sport Online asks Andrew Jennings, author of The Great Olympic Swindle, why he still believes the IOC is anything but open and honest
The dissenting voice


Retiring IOC president Juan Antonio SamaranchStepping down
How will Senor Samaranch be remembered?

Logo for 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City'Gifts for votes'
Surviving the Salt Lake City scandal

Cathy Freeman wins gold in SydneyGolden Games
Why Sydney 2000 was such a success

Sydney's Olympic ringsWhen & where?
The 27 summer Olympic venues since 1896

How the IOC works
Who really holds the power in Lausanne?
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