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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.

Yi Jianlian leads Chinese team at opening ceremony

[2012-07-28 06:32]

Basketball star Yi Jianlian led Chinese delegation into the Olympic Stadium Friday night at the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympic Games.

Beijing city leaders mourn flood victims

[2012-07-27 14:24]

Beijing city leaders led by Party chief Guo Jinlong and acting mayor Wang Anshun mourned victims killed in the July 21 downpour.

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