There's still time to enjoy some of the most amazing feats of athletic achievement: The London Paralympics 2012! As a winner of 3 Paralympic medals, I know firsthand the dedication to training and perseverance required to compete at this level of sport.
Colleges and universities face economic turmoil like the rest of society. They have found that cut-backs in the varsity athletic programs offered to students are an easier way to address financial concerns.
For many people who do not have the opportunity to come to China personally, mere exposure to negative news about human rights and pollution will only produce biased people with incomplete knowledge regarding China.