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London 2012: Picture of the Day

[2012-07-29 16:11]

A selection of the best images from the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 28, 2012.

China's biggest freshwater lake exceeds warning level

[2012-07-29 14:29]

Part of Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, has seen its water level exceed the warning level.

Cooling down on beach

[2012-07-29 11:40]

Tourists cool themselves on the No 1 Bathing Beach in Yantai, Shandong province on July 28, 2012. On the day, the beach sees a peak of tourist number.

36th anniversary of Tangshan earthquake marked

[2012-07-29 10:21]

Saturday marked the 36th anniversary of the Tangshan earthquake. Tangshan lost 240,000 lives to a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake on July 28.

Future Olympians

[2012-07-29 09:25]

These children could be the next Li Ning, Guo Jingjing, Muhammad Ali, Aaron Cook and Matthias Stainer.

Wang Mingjuan wins women's 48kg gold

[2012-07-29 09:18]

Chinese veteran lifter Wang Mingjuan overcame a case of jittery to claim the gold that she has been coveting for 12 years.

China's Ye Shiwen shatters world record

[2012-07-29 04:00]

China's Ye Shiwen shattered world record to win a glod medal in the women's 400 meters individual medley at London Olympics on Saturday.

Sun Yang of China wins men's 400m freestyle gold

[2012-07-29 03:44]

Sun Yang became China's first male Olympic swimming champion when he upset South Korean favorite Park Tae-hwan to win the men's 400m freestyle final on Saturday at the London Games.

China launches its largest patrol vessel

[2012-07-28 20:57]

China launched its largest and most advanced patrol vessel Haixun01 on Saturday in Wuhan.

Yi Siling wins first gold of London Olympics

[2012-07-28 18:28]

Yi Siling of China won the first gold medal of the London Olympic Games as she hit a total of 502.9 points for the women's 10m air rifle title on Saturday.

Colorado shooting suspect under psychiatrist's care

[2012-07-28 10:51]

A former University of Colorado graduate student accused of killing 12 people in a shooting rampage last week had been under the care of a psychiatrist.

Seven teenagers light Olympic cauldron

[2012-07-28 09:20]

Solving the last remaining riddle of the opening ceremony, seven teenagers were given the honour of lighting the Olympic cauldron in the symbolic start to the 2012 London Games.

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