Ahh the Olympics, were capitalism, politics and nationalism unite… oh also there is some sports apparently. But seriously, this was an interesting article...
“Veggie” diet blamed for poor performance of China’s women volleyball team
Fearing tainted meat, China’s women’s volleyball team has stuck to a strict vegetarian diet for the last three weeks, which the team’s coach is now blaming for his athletes’ abysmal performance.
“They have showed significant decline in their strength and fitness” coach Yu Juemin said of his squad after Sunday’s defeat to the US.
I know this doesn’t really prove anything in the grand scheme of things, but still, its quite interesting!