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10 Facts About 2008 Olympics
Beijing hosted the 2022 Winter 2008 Olympics, making it the first city ever to host both the Summer and Winter Games.
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The official song of the 2008 Olympics, titled "You and Me, " was performed by Britain's Sarah Brightman and China's Liu Huan, on a large spinning rendition of the globe.
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The Games bolstered domestic support for the Chinese government, and for the policies of the Communist Party, giving rise to concerns that the 2008 Olympics would give the state more leverage to suppress political dissent, at least temporarily.
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