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banner Friday, 13 July, 2001, 16:40 GMT 17:40 UK
Beijing wins 2008 Olympics
Chinese students celebrate at Beijing┐s Millennium Monument
Chinese students celebrate at Beijing's Millennium Monument after hearing the news

Members of the Beijing delegation celebrate as IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch announced that China will host the 2008 Olympics
...a joy shared by their delegation in Moscow

IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch congratulates Chinese IOC member He Zhenliang
IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch announces that Beijing was chosen over Toronto, Paris, Istanbul and Osaka

Canadian Olympian Marnie McBean, weeps after hearing that Toronto will not host the event
Canadian Olympian Marnie McBean could not bear the news of Toronto's failure in the bid

Celebrations in Beijing will rage long into the night
But it's joy unabound in Beijing and they will be hosting the Games in 2008
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13 Jul 01 |  Olympic Votes
Olympic world holds its breath
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