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Beijing Olympic basketball venue ready

Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium, the venue for the Olympic basketball preliminaries and finals, is ready for pre-Olympic events. Covering an area of 168,000 sq m, the gymnasium has three floors underground and four floors aboveground, with capacity for 18,000 spectators. [Full story]

A close-up look

The funnel-shaped LED display system Basketball venue equipped with LED display systemTo meet the demands of the Olympic Games and post-Games competitions, the Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium has been equipped with a unique multi-color and high-definition LED display system.  [Full story]

Basketball Gymnasium right venue to keep locals fit Basketball Gymnasium right venue to keep locals fitThe Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium is to serve as the main venue for the Olympic basketball preliminaries and finals. And it will be an ideal place for them to keep fit after the Beijing Games.  [Full story]

Effect photo of Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium Beijing Olympic Basketball GymnasiumThe stadium, which includes Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium, Wukesong Baseball Fields, and sports and commercial facilities, will be able to meet the needs of residents in western Beijing [Full story]

First LED display system China's first LED display system installed at Olympic basketball venueChina's first high-definition LED display system has been installed in the Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium, which will be used as a sport venue during the Olympic Games. [Full story]

Olympic Sport

Basketball BasketballFor 36 years after basketball entered the Olympic Games as a full medal sport for men, the question was not who would win, but who would finish second. The United States owned the game, and not just because it was invented there. More>>