Its 08.08.08. Beijing Olyimics will commence later today.
Notwithstanding all the precuations taken by the organisers it seems that the quality of the air is poor.
Mike Friedman, an American cyclist wore a mask issued by the American Olyimpic Committee to althletes when he exited from the plane. Replying to critics he stated that he was only doing what was best for his health.