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Entries Tagged as 'National Stadium'

Bird’s Nest to Host Italian Super Cup

February 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Business, Football, Government

The Lega Calcio, the governing body of Italian professional football leagues, signed a deal with Beijing Football Association on Feb.16 to have the 2009 Italian Super Cup played at China’s National Stadium, or Bird’s Nest, in Beijing on August 8. 
The Italian Super Cup, or Supercoppa Italiana, is a season-opening match between the winners of the Serie A and the Coppa Italia in the previous season. [...]

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Public or Private? National Sports Stadium Accused of Charging High Ticket Price

November 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Business, Government

Legal Daily (法制日报), a Beijing-based newspaper, published a piece this week looking at the ticket price of China’s National Sports Stadium or the “bird’s nest.” Below are some excerpts:
“We’re very disappointed the National Sports Stadium doesn’t sell half-price tickets to our seniors,”  said grey-haired Wang Huifu, 70. Some senior high and colleague students are, too, [...]

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