Olympic, Beijing 2008

Just a few years back Australia and China were bidding to host the coming Olympic Games and Australia won the bidding and hosted the 2004 Olympic Games and China would have to wait for another 4 more years. And without any delay today would be the first day of the long awaited 2008 Olympic hosted in Beijing, China. By tonight almost the whole world would focus on the Olympic Games which occur every four years for next few weeks to follow on the sport activities.

How it came about? Most of you already know it originated from ancient Greece. The Olympic movement uses many symbols. Most of them representing Coubertin’s ideas and ideals. The Olympic Rings are the most widely used symbol. These five intertwined rings represent the unity of the five inhabited continents. The five colored rings on the white field form the Olympic Flag. The colors, white, red, blue, green, yellow and black, were chosen such that each nation has a t least one of these colors in its national flag.

I have a slight regret that I didn’t plan for this coming Olympic Games in Beijing, China. I guess this is as close it gets for the Olympic Games to the Asia continent. And it is consider the most affordable ones to live your Olympic Games experience since most of them would be in some country that is so far that I couldn’t even afford to buy plane tickets to go there. Miss it now and I wonder when it would come to any Asia continent for the coming Olympic Games.

 

3 comments:

weikhean said...

Yeah, Beijing Olympics is as close to KL as we can afford. However, I heard that the tickets for Opening and Closing Ceremonies are not easy to get. And the price is outrageous!! But I do hope that one day u can go to Olympics.

and ...errmmm... FYI, 2004 Olympics I believe was held in Athens, not Australia. :)

Ken said...

Is it? I also forgotten which one and at the same time I also thought Australia would next after Beijing. I'm so blur :) I can't remember it's after or before. Anyway thx!!! The opening tickets it's not easy to get and I'm not hoping for the opening but @ least some other sports where I'm there to experience it.

Ken said...

OK, I just found out that London will be hosting the 2012 Olympic Summer Games, what happen to Australia after they lose the bidding for 2008 Olympic Summer Games?

Blog Widget by LinkWithin

Subscribe my Feed

Search my blog

Sign My Guestbook

About Me

Dreaming day and night, That is what I do at most time, Waking from it I might, But when would be the right time.

View my complete profile

Contact

ken.tapestry@gmail.com

Disclaimer

Copyright 2008 by Ken Ong.
All rights reserved. Apart from the purpose of research, criticism and review, all images and content on this blog may not be reproduced in any form or means without prior permission of the author.

License

Blog Archive

Digsby

Leave Me A Msg


ShoutMix chat widget

My Time

I'm Proud

All Malaysian Bloggers Project

Living Tapestry


Living Tapestry's Fan Box

Earth Hour

diYadEaRY's.... ♥

Get Your Own Dolly

eggmost.com

Jimmy Tan Official Website

Climate Change

Malaysian Artistes For Unity

free download

Advertlets

Live Traffic Feed

Blog catalogue

Followers

Visitors