"The earthquake-stricken area is not on the route of the torch relay, so the relay will go on as scheduled."Not surprisingly, I learn of the games' top sponsors: GE, Coke, McDonalds, Johnson & Johnson, Kodak, Visa.
May 13, 2008
china: quake & run
With 12,000 dead and missing in southwest China, the Olympic committee continues its blind determination. Li Zhanjun, a spokesman for the organising committee, said the organisers were "very sad" for the victims, but the quake would not affect the preparation of the Games or the torch relay.