China's two famous athletes Yao Ming (L) and Liu Xiang attend a
one-year countdown ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing,
August 8, 2007. The 2008 Olympic Games will kick of in Beijing on
August 8 next year.
Since there is exactly 1 year to go before the 2008 Beijing
Olympic Games on August 8, 2007, Beijingers will gather at the
Beijing Millennium Monument Square to celebrate. These pictures
were taken this morning, when colorful flags were put up at square
to welcome them.
(Chinanews.cn August 8, 2007)