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  Tuesday, 30 July, 2002, 17:27 GMT 18:27 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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In pictures: Beijing wins 2008 Olympics
Beijing revels in Olympics victory
Seven years of scrutiny for Beijing
Second time lucky
Analysis: What it means for China
Beijing: a personal view
Beijing win is London's gain
Beijing win is big business


THE LOSERS

Toronto Losers in the bidding war
BBC Sport Online looks at the reaction from the losers in the battle for the 2008 Olympics.
Istanbul: a personal view
Osaka: a personal view
Paris: a personal view
Toronto: a personal view

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