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Brief relief, but more wild weather on the way

[2012-08-06 07:29]

With many regions still reeling from torrential rain and floods caused by two typhoons, a new round of wild weather will lash parts of China's coastal areas in coming days.

7 dead, including gunman, in US shooting

[2012-08-06 06:49]

A shooting during Sunday services at a Sikh temple left at least seven people dead, including a gunman, and at least three critically wounded, and police said they were still searching for other assailants.

Brilliant Bolt scorches to 100m gold

[2012-08-06 06:30]

Jamaican Usain Bolt retained his Olympic 100 metres crown in spectacular style on Sunday, scorching to the second-fastest time ever run at 9.63 seconds.

China wins men's doubles badminton Olympic gold

[2012-08-05 23:29]

Chinese badminton players Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng beat their Danish rivals 2-0 and clinched the gold medal in the men's doubles of the Olympic Games.

Torrential rain floods Liaoning, NE China

[2012-08-05 14:03]

Flooding triggered by torrential rain brought by Typhoon Damrey, the 10th typhoon of the year, disrupted services of three railways in Liaoning province.

Gold medal moments: Day Eight

[2012-08-05 10:42]

Moments of gold medalist celebrating their victories and showing their medals.

How to needle a horse

[2012-08-05 08:23]

More and more horses in international competition are making use of an ancient Chinese healing art to stay healthy and fit.

NE China floods in typhoon's wake

[2012-08-05 08:15]

Rainstorms and floods caused by Typhoon Damrey lashed Northeast China's Liaoning province early on Saturday morning, forcing the evacuation of 155,000 people.

Pistorius makes history

[2012-08-05 08:13]

South Africa's Oscar Pistorius made history on Saturday and realized his longheld dream when he became the first double amputee to compete in an athletics event at the Olympics.

Kunqu Opera in the Olympic limelight in London

[2012-08-05 07:56]

China's Kunqu Opera was recently performed for the first time at the Shaw Theater of London - and to great acclaim.

Sun Yang wins men's 1,500 meters freestyle

[2012-08-05 03:37]

Sun won in a time of 14.31.02, eight and a half seconds ahead of his nearest rival and 3.12 seconds faster than the record he set in Shanghai in 2011.

Li Xuerui wins women's badminton singles gold

[2012-08-04 23:16]

Li beat Wang 21-15, 21-23 and 21-17 in the final, Wang Xin of China retired while leading 21-18 and 1-0 in the bronze medal match against Indian Saina Nehwal.

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