BOCOGBeijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (2008 Olympics)
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Among those attending the ceremony were Chinese vice-premiers Zhang Gaoli and Liu Yandong; BOCOG President Cai Qi, who is also the Secretary of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee; Sochi 2014 speed skating gold medallist Zhang Hong; and wheelchair curler Zhang Qiang.
Zhang was supported by prominent Chinese officials such as Xiaoyu Jiang, vice-chair of BOCOG, and Hui Wang, deputy director of the BOCOG Media and Communication Department.
The wide coverage and considerable number of violations inflicted considerable damage on the IOC and BOCOG, and severely infringed their legal rights.
As for public access, Ma Xiaozhen, an archive official who also worked for BOCOG, said no timetable had been determined yet.
This year, the TOP program included 12 companies, which are granted exclusive global marketing rights, including partnerships with the IOC, all National Organizing Committees and their Olympic teams, and the BOCOG. The 12 TOP companies were Atos Origin, a European-based information technology, company; Coca-Cola; GE; Johnson & Johnson; Kodak; Lenovo, a computer manufacturer and the only Chinese company to be a TOP partner; Manulife, a Toronto-based insurance company; McDonald's; Omega; Panasonic; Samsung; and Visa.
Wang Wei, executive vicepresident of Beijing organising committee BOCOG, was questioned at a news conference as to why China had yet to authorise any protester to use one of the protest zones, while the International Olympic Committee were asked whether they were "embarrassed that China had failed to keep their promises".
The issue had caused a major stir days before the start of the August 8-24 Olympics with IOC officials insisting there would be no censorship and Beijing Games Organising Committee (BOCOG) saying sensitive sites would remain blocked by the Communist authorities.
A fully-equipped wellness centre will be also available for BOCOG staff and another centre for the 20,000 journalists attending the event.
Volkswagen will endeavor to support the Organisation Committee for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing (BOCOG) in its efforts to be an outstanding host during the Olympic Games and spread the Olympic Spirit in China.
The Olympic organizing committee, Bocog, says webs would be given licenses and frequencies to enable live coverage from around Beijing and the other five Olympic co-host cities.
Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG) reported that in the two months following the 2008 Olympic Games, 200,000 people paid to tour the National Olympic Stadium known as the Bird's Nest.