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…
The astounding Bird's Nest structure that will serve as the Olympic Stadium is nearly ready. The imposing twisted-donut CCTV Tower is quickly becoming a local landmark. And the Norman Foster-designed…
White House spokeswoman Dana Perrino delivered another straight-faced howler last week by stating that the Olympics "are a sporting event, for the athletes."
Want to see every recent advance in sports broadcasting rolled into one spectacle? Tune in, click on or punch up this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing. Indeed, the 2008 Games -- carried in the U.S…