Before the Olympics even begin there are concerns that Olympic anti-doping monitors won't be able to detect the blood-boosting drug EPO, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC science reporter Matt McGrath.
Chinese Olympics authorities announced today that they're setting up special protest zones in public parks, but as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports, protesters will still be required to sign up with Chinese authorities in advance.
In just over two weeks, Beijing hosts the Olympic Games, and The World's Mary Kay Magistad looks at how China's approach to sports and physical activity is different from that of many Western countries.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on China's response today to anew report by Amnesty International that concludes that China's human rights situation has gotten worse -- not better -- in the run-up to the Olympic Games.
Childhood obesity is on the rise in China so the government is trying to promote more sports in schools, but many Chinese kids are still below par when it comes to physical fitness, as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.