With the Aug. 8 opening ceremony looming, the city is looking fabulous as it prepares for the summer Olympics. And China has begun extensive training for the country's 800,000 students expected to…
The appetite for TV sports shows no signs of being sated. Latest evidence: the upcoming third annual rock-paper-scissors championship in Las Vegas.
Television networks that will broadcast the Beijing Olympics to billions around the world are squaring off with local organizers over stringent security that threatens coverage of the Games in two…
Civilized cheering done according to strict and detailed instructions will be the order of the day when the Summer Olympics open in Beijing, say local officials.
French fashion house Christian Dior said Thursday it has dropped Sharon Stone from its Chinese ads and released a statement from the actress apologizing for saying China's earthquake may have been…
The international focus for the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Olympics on Aug. 8 is on who will attend the gala event and in what condition the Olympic torch will be when it arrives, but the…
The iconic portrait of Mao Zedong that still stares out over Tiananmen Square at the heart of Beijing is looking out over a very different city these days as the countdown to the Summer Olympic Games…
Returning to its roots, ESPN staged an upfront fashioned after its trademark "SportsCenter," touting six new live hours of the show and a West Coast studio for the skein that will roll out over the…
NBC is betting heavily that the $894 million it's ponying up on the Summer Olympics in China will be money well spent.
Beijing's Olympic organizers have given MTV Networks China landing rights into the Beijing Olympic Village at August's Games in the Chinese capital.
For NBC, the headlong plunge into the Olympics in Beijing poses a higher-than-usual degree of difficulty. Protests directed at China's human-rights record threaten to turn the marathon leading toward…