The world watches in wonder as this glittering event raises the curtain on the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
The host of the 2012 Summer Olympics was handed the most daunting world in August 2008, when it took the tradition of Olympic one-upsmanship to Olympic Opening Ceremonies once were primarily a showcase for the.
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