Australia beat China in men's basketball Group B
Olympic champions have to have guts, determination, belief and grace under pressure, qualities that are also needed to face the slings and arrows of false accusations.
Chinese badminton head coach Li Yongbo apologized on Wednesday for a badminton scandal in which two of his players were disqualified for throwing a match. Shuttler 'Super Dan' advances to 1/4 final
It was also the 21th Olympic gold medal that China won in table tennis since the game was introduced at the 1988 Seoul Games.
Eight women Olympic badminton players were on Wednesday disqualified by the sport's federation, but have not been expelled from the Games, the IOC said.
It hasn't all been easy for Ding Ning.
China's swimming breakout swimmer Ye Shiwen stunned the world again as she captured her second Olympic gold in women's 200m individual medley at London Olympics on Tuesday.
The IOC's anti-doping chief played down suspicions over Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen’s dominating performance during the London Olympics.
Chinese gymnasts cleared doubts that followed their sixth-place finish in the preliminary, winning the Olympic men's team gold in a dominant fashion on Monday.
China won the Olympic men's gymnastics team gold medal with a score of 275.997 points on Monday. Japan claimed silver and Britain got bronze.
Leaving the issue of gold behind, people in China generally are giving their full support to all the athletes.