World One Dream' Selected as Olympic Theme Slogan" was named
the No.1 news story on the Beijing
2008 Olympic Games for 2005.
The story was selected from a shortlist of about 20 entries, and
voted on by the online community.
The selection results were announced at a ceremony held in Beijing
The other nine pieces are:
Olympic Mascots Unveiled at Gala Show to Mark Countdown to
Symbol of Beijing Olympics Unveiled,
Stage a 'High-level Olympic Games with Distinguishing Features'
Defined as Goal of Beijing Olympiad,
Olympic Volunteer Program Launched,
Chinese TV Stations Take Part in Olympic ITVR Signal
Enjoys 230 days of Blue Skies in 2005,
2008: Equestrian Events Moved to Hong Kong,
competition Venues for Beijing Olympics All Under Construction,
Speaks Highly of BOCOG's Olympic Preparations.
The campaign, run by the Media and Communications Department of the
Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
(BOCOC), lasted for 20 days from December 26, 2005 until January
More than 240,000 votes were collected, including over 237,000 from
all of China's provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities
directly under the central government and special administrative
Over 5,000 votes were compiled from participants in Switzerland,
Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, the United States, Canada, Ghana,
France, Britain, Japan, Greece, and Thailand.
(Beijing2008.com January 27, 2006)