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The IBC (International Broadcast Center) With so many stories being told at the Beijing Olympics, it’s often hard to find an original news angle. The weather, or should I say smog, is dominating the news,...

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What on earth do they all do?

August 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

When you send out to Beijing the largest Olympic team in our history, you need to do a bit of work behind the scenes to make sure they can all do their jobs. And that’s...

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China Realizes its Century-Old Dream!

August 8, 2008 | 0 Comments

91,000 spectators and I took our seats at the Opening Ceremony, we were all confident that this would be a spectacle that would demonstrate China’s ability to put on an event of military precision. Before...

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It was the night before Christmas

August 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

Feng Li – Getty Images Sport This is it. The entire Getty Images team is nearly at Day 0; the day of the opening ceremony. For the last week we’ve been shooting previews, getting to...

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Covering Beijing in Sport Imagery

August 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

In preparation for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing and the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, Getty Images has literally covered Beijing in sport imagery: Over 60 images that capture the spirit of sport...

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Getting Ready for Beijing

July 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

A cyclist passes an Olympic billboard in Beijing on July 23, 2008. (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images) In just about four days the majority of the 78 member Getty Images Olympic team will...

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Your Gateway to the Games

February 15, 2008 | 1 Comments

Donald Miralle/Getty Images Athens – August 13: The Olympic rings are seen as drummers perform during the opening ceremony of the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games on August 13, 2004 at the Sports Complex Olympic...

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The joys of planning for the Olympics

January 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

Gerard McGovern/Getty Images On Thursday a British Airways 777 jet suffered difficulties when approaching Heathrow, had to land on grass 1000 feet short of the runway and by some miracle stayed in one piece. No...

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Welcome to 2008; a very big year for sport

January 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

2008. Year of the Rat. Year of Planet Earth. Year of the Potato. Oh, and year of the Olympics. Beijing 2008 is set to be the biggest Olympics the world has ever seen. Here at...

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Adam Pretty/Getty Images For the second podcast in our ongoing series, we take you to Beijing, China – home of the 2008 Summer Olympics. Chief executive officer and co-founder of Getty Images, Jonathan Klein, talks...

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Beijing Olympics – Only One More Year To Go

August 27, 2007 | 0 Comments

There’s less than 365 days left until the Olympic torch is in Beijing. To celebrate this milestone, 40 iconic Olympic images from Getty Images are now on display on WangFu Jiang Street. WangFu Jiang Street,...

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500 Days until the Beijing Olympics

April 24, 2007 | 1 Comments

To generate excitement for the upcoming Beijing Olympics, Getty Images and the WangFuJing bookstore (one of the most influential book stores in China) organized an Olympic photo exhibit featuring 20 Getty Images classic Olympic moments....

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