Wang Youbao came to Beijing's Olympic Green with hopes of seeing the incandescent Water Cube and wiry Bird's Nest up close.
Unable to afford a ticket, Wang knew he couldn't enter the venues. But he believed he could at least wander around and feel the Olympic spirit for himself.
"I have a day off, so I thought I'd come and take a look at the stadiums," said Wang, who originally hails from southwestern Sichuan province.
But what Wang didn't realize was that tickets are required not only for...Full Story