Thursday's Snapshots from Beijing
Preparing the fireworks for Friday.
An outside view of National Stadium.
Friendly hotel staff.
U.S. wrestler Dremiel Byers and former wrestler Rulon Gardner on the Great Wall of China.
U.S. Wrestlers atop the Great Wall of China.Second from left: TC Dantzler, Jake Deitschler, Adam Wheeler, Brad Vering, Spencer Mango and Dremiel Byers.
Wrestler TC Dantzler on his way to the Great Wall.
Rulon Gardner takes a little time to do some shopping.
Table tennis games can be had readily.
Fans at one of Thursday's soccer matches.
A full house saw the U.S. defeat Japan 1-0 in men's soccer.
Japan's Takuya Honda keeps the ball away from a U.S. player.
Robbie Rogers of the U.S. attempts to pull away from Atsuto Uchida.
A view from the outer range of the soccer stadium.