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Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games at the National Stadium in Beijing on
Aug. 24
Monday, Aug. 25, 2008

Open quoteIt is unlikely that you will see a Games of this size and scope and stature ever again.Close quote

  • chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, on the city's challenge in 2012 to live up to the extravagance of the Beijing Games' $40 billion budget
Photo: Kyodo / Landov | Source: International Herald Tribune