NU Online News Service, Aug. 28, 2003, 1:23 p.m. EDT – ING Groep N.V., Amsterdam, has agreed to contribute about $200,000 per year for three years to an ING Beijing Olympic Fund.

The fund will help the Beijing Municipal Education Commission train athletes for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, ING says.

ING has life insurance joint ventures in two Chinese cities, Shanghai and Dalian, and it has insurance representative offices in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai.