It marked the first-ever international broadcast of high definition television, undertaken by NBC and the Japanese television station NHK. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Opening Ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympic Games was held on August 13, 2004 at the Olympic Stadium in Maroussi, Greece, a suburb of Athens. 72,000 spectators attended the event, with approximately 15,000 athletes from 202 countries participating in the ceremony as well.
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The 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony was held at the Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird' s Nest. It began at 8: 00 pm China Standard Time (UTC+8) on August 8, 2008, as 8 is considered to be a lucky number. The final ascent to the torch featured Olympic gymnast Li Ning, who appeared to run through air around the membrane of the stadium. Featuring more than 15,000 performers, the ceremony lasted over four hours and was reported to have cost over US$100 million to produce. The number 8 is associated with prosperity and confidence in Chinese culture. The ceremony was directed by Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou, who was the chief director and was assisted by Chinese choreographers Zhang Jigang and Chen Weiya. The stadium was full to its 91,000 capacity according to organizers. It was noted for its focus on ancient Chinese culture, and for its creativity, as well as being the first to use weather modification technology to prevent rainfall. The director of music for the ceremony was composer Chen Qigang. The opening ceremony was lauded by spectators and various international presses as spectacular and spellbinding and by many accounts ' the greatest ever' .
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Tan Howe Liang won the territory' s first ever Olympic medal, its only medal until 2008. The 1960 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Rome, Italy, in 1960. Rome had been awarded the organization of the 1908 Summer Olympics, but after the 1906 eruption of Mount Vesuvius, was forced to decline and pass the honors to London. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Singapore competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. This marked the first and only time Singapore competed at the Olympics as a self-governing colony of the United Kingdom under what would later become the national flag.
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The French capital' s failure to win the 2012 games follows the attempts of the Paris 2008 and Paris 1992 bids. The French National Olympic Committee (French: Le Comite National Olympique et Sportif Francais (CNOSF)), the city of Paris, the Ile-de-France region and France itself formed a public interest group called “Paris-Ile-de-France 2012”. Chaired by Bertrand Delanoe, Mayor of Paris, the group was responsible for supporting and promoting Paris' bid. The bidding race was eventually won by the London 2012 bid after a 54-50 vote of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 6 July 2005.
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It was the nation' s fourth appearance in the sport. Kaltenbrunn, who had won the silver medal in the individual time trial in 1920, finished fifth in this competition. He also competed in the 50 kilometres on the track, but was not among the top seven whose places were recorded. A single cyclist represented South Africa in 1924. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Twelve athletes represented South Africa in 1924. Smith took the gold in the bantamweight (a championship won four years earlier by countryman Clarence Walker). Ingram and Beland were beaten in the quarterfinals, while Eustice lost his first-round match. South Africa competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. It was the nation' s fifth appearance in the sport as well as the Games.
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