Birds Nest

  • China struggles to find a role for its Olympics stadium March 18, 2009

    Beijing: The Bird's Nest housed the biggest Olympics extravaganza in modern history less than a year ago. But now the national stadium in Beijing has been left to host only a few tourists and the occasional cultural performance, which doesnt attract too many spectators. The next performance will be in May...
  • Ground zero report: It's a Beijing blockbuster August 9, 2008

    Beijing Olympics 2008 began on a spectacular note on Friday. CNNIBN's Digvijay Singh Deo was there to catch all the action. Take a look. ...
  • Countdown Olympics: All the excitement from Bird's Nest August 8, 2008

    The world's biggest sporting spectacle, the Olympics, kicks off on Friday. China has left no stone unturned to be at its prepared best. ...
  • One day to go for Olympics, Beijing still under clouds August 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Beijing's iconic Bird's Nest National Stadium, which is ready to kick off Olympics 2008 on Friday, is still under clouds. The smog caused by the Chinese capital's pollution is turning out to be a major worry. To check pollution, the authorities had ordered hundreds of cars...
  • 'Opening ceremony rehearsal to proceed despite breach' August 2, 2008

    Beijing: A dress rehearsal for the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony was set to go ahead on Saturday, organisers said, despite security breaches that led to footage of an earlier practice leaking out. The ceremony directed by Chinese film director Zhang Yimou had been shrouded in secrecy and the first rehearsal took...
  • Olympics organisers refute claims of worker deaths March 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Beijing Olympics organisers refuted claims on Monday that 10 workers had died in construction of the main National Stadium dubbed the 'Bird's Nest' for the upcoming games. The Times of London reported authorities had tried to cover up the accidental deaths. Games organisers have also declared...