- n capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city
- Nancy Pelosi in CBS News
I believe a boycott of the Beijing Olympics would unfairly harm our athletes who have worked so hard to prepare for the competition,Pelosi said in a statement.
- Elena Dementieva in USA Today
It's very hard not to think about the Olympic Games,Dementieva said. "Very difficult to refocus. I mean, all my thinking is there in Beijing."
- Steven Spielberg in Scopical
I have decided to formally announce the end of my involvement as one of the overseas artistic advisers to the opening and closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympic Games,Spielberg said in a statement today.