China celebrates one-year countdown to start of Olympics
BEIJING -- As fireworks exploded over Tiananmen Square on Wednesday night, a troupe of 200 youthful singers on a glittering stage below belted out the theme song to mark the one-year countdown for the Beijing Olympics: "We Are Ready."
Make that almost ready.
The city's filthy air, which International Olympic Committee
President Jacques Rogge warned could force the rescheduling of some
events, is an embarrassment for the most expensive and anticipated
Olympics in ...
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