From the monthly archives:

July 2008

China Tomato Scrambled Egg Uniforms

by Ray Ally on July 28, 2008

Last week China announced the largest ever-Olympic team of 1,099, including 630 athletes. These include defending Olympic hurdles champion Liu Xiang, NBA superstar Yao Ming and diving queen Guo Jingjing. China’s ambition is to win the most gold medals and overtake America and Russia in the overall medals league tables. While the team has potential […]

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Audi—Chariot Of The Rings

by Ray Ally on July 21, 2008

Last Thursday I saw my first official Olympic car, the day after Volkswagen delivered 5,000 vehicles to the Beijing Olympic Organising Committee. These vehicles include the top of the range VW Magotan and Audi A6L which will be used for top officials, foreign dignitaries and VIPs at the games. One of the most respected brands […]

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Five Starred Red Cross

by Ray Ally on July 14, 2008

Story to come…

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Fuwa—Beijing’s Mighty Mascots

by Ray Ally on July 7, 2008

Photo: Ray Ally Does anyone remember the Olympic mascots from Sydney or Athens or Atlanta? Well I doubt it, but I think the Beijing Fuwa will be remembered for a long after the games. There has been a lot of criticism and bad press about the Fuwa Olympic mascots since they were launched several years […]

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