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Olympic Media Reception

All media representatives accredited for Olympic Equestrian Events are invited to an Olympic Media Reception welcoming them to Hong Kong. The host will be the Director of Information Services, Mrs Betty Fung, and the venue is the Ballroom, Regal Riverside Hotel, Sha Tin, from 7 pm to 9 pm on Thursday, 7 August 2008.

Course Walks & Banned Logos

Olympic Cross Country Course Walks:   August 7: – Departure from the Media Hotel at 13:30 – Walk itself from 14:15 to 17:15 – Departure from XC Course to Media Hotel at 17:30 – Reception for accredited media at the Media Hotel as of 19:00     August 8: – Departure from the Media Hotel at […]

FEI Appoints Communications Director

Richard Johnson (GBR) has been appointed to the new position of FEI Director of Communications following an extensive and open international search. Richard, who is currently Head of Media of The Children√Ę‚?¨‚?Ęs Society, will join the FEI on 1 September. The Children√Ę‚?¨‚?Ęs Society is a leading charity dedicated to the care of young people and […]

Hong Kong Update from the FEI

Transport There will be buses every 30 minutes from your hotel to the media centre and vice versa.  These will operate 24 hours a day on competition days and between 05.30 and midnight on non-competition days.  It is a very short ride. Internet The speed is confirmed as 54mbs for WiFi and 100 Mbs for […]

Validation for Accredited Equestrian Journalists

Accredited media representatives with Olympic Identity Accreditation Cards (OIAC) for covering the Equestrian Events at the Sha Tin and Beas River venues should validate their permits at the Accreditation Centres. A spokesman for the Equestrian Company today (July 16) reminded media representatives that the OIAC did not permit access to any Olympic venue until it […]