IOC President visits Olympic venues

Updated: 2006-10-25 07:17

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International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge (R2) visits the construction site of the National Stadium Tuesday, October 24, 2006. The 91,000-seat stadium, known as the "Bird's Nest" for its giant lattice work structure of metal girders, will host the opening and closing ceremonies and athletics events during the 2008 Games. "It is, in my opinion, one of the icons in the world," Rogge told reporters. [Xinhua]