The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of 4 stamps to publicize the Philippines' participation at the XXIX Beijing Olympics.
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of special stamps to publicize the Philippines' hosting of the 3rd ASEAN Para Games.
Greece was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, and the first modern Olympics was also held in Greece in 1896. So it is very appropriate that the Olympics return to Greece once more.
Over 10,000 athletes and over 5,000 team officials from 201 National Olympic Committees will participate in the 28 different sports events between August 13 and 29. There will be 301 medal ceremonies.