The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic GamesAugust 8-24 2008
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games
Ninth World Wushu Championships

Olympic City

Welcome to BeijingWelcome to BeijingIn 2008, when you are at the grand occasion of the Olympic Games with the theme slogan of "One World One Dream", you will also find yourselves experiencing the oriental ancient civilization of Beijing. Beijing was the capital city of the Liao, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties of China. The largest palace of the world, the Forbidden City, is located on the central axis of Beijing city. More>>

Competition Schedule

Date Match
November 12 Tournament
November 13 Tournament
November 14 Tournament
November 15 Tournament

An introduction to Wushu

WushuWushuWushu, also known as martial arts, is a traditional Chinese sport. It integrates kicking, striking, punching, catching, pushing, splitting, stabbing, and other actions into the regular patterns of kung fu, which comprises offensive and defensive fighting skills and styles with bare hands or the application of weapons. [Full story]