August 8, 2008
• The Chinese government has let it be known that anyone caught betting on any Olympic event will be sentenced to 10 years in a "re-education camp".
• The Finnish Olympic Team has the lowest average body weight among those nations competing in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
• The sport with the largest interntational fan base and yet is not included in the Olympics is Rugby.
• Thirty-four percent of the food consumed by the athletes in the Olympic Village at the 2008 Olympic games will be protein.
• The average age of the athletes who will carry the national flags during the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Olympics is 22 years 11 months and 3 days.