Athletes Struggle for Air Amid China's Pollution One year before the Beijing Olympics begin, air pollution in China is causing a lot of concern. This September, the Women's World Cup of Soccer will take place in China. Recently, the Canadian team trained in Beijing and found breathing difficult.
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Athletes Struggle for Air Amid China's Pollution

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Athletes Struggle for Air Amid China's Pollution

Athletes Struggle for Air Amid China's Pollution

Athletes Struggle for Air Amid China's Pollution

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One year before the Beijing Olympics begin, air pollution in China is causing a lot of concern.

This September, the Women's World Cup of Soccer will take place in China. Recently, the Canadian team traveled to Beijing to train, and found breathing was not easy.

The team's exercise physiologist, Greg Anderson, talks with Michele Norris.