The first two tournaments of the inaugural badminton Super Series got under way last month at the Malaysian and Korean Opens where a combined US$400,000 was up for grabs.
4.4 million overseas visitors and 150 million domestic visitors are expected to visit Beijing in 2008 and spend around $4.5 billion and $14.8 billion respectively.
Michael Rogers receives Athens bronze medal
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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.