Beijing Games: Day 6
Croatia's Andrej Gacina and Ruiwu Tan (in blue) compete against Singapore's Xiao Li Cai and Zi Yang in a table tennis preliminary match.
Alain Bernard of France won gold in the 100m freestyle final, beating out world record-holder Eamon Sullivan of Australia. Bernard touched in 47.21 seconds, with Sullivan taking the silver and American Jason Lezak and Cesar Cielo of Brazil tying for the bronze.
Kobe Bryant hit 7 of 14 from the field and finished with 18 points as the U.S. defeated Greece 92-69.
Team USA southpaw hurler Monica Abbott pitches to a Canadian batter in the softball competition.
Yang Wei of China celebrates after winning gold in the men's individual all-around competition at Beijing's National Indoor Stadium.
Australia's Bronte Barratt (center) hugs Stephanie Rice (left) and Kylie Palmer after winning gold and setting a new world record in the 4 x 200m freestyle relay with a time of 7:44.31.
Michael Phelps seemed pretty relaxed at the 200m individual medley semifinals.
Michael Phelps' quest to win eight gold medals has drawn a lot of attention from photographers.
Yang Wei of China won the gold in the individual all-around final after failing in Sydney and Athens.
Alexander Artemev of the U.S. competes in the individual all-around final, in which he finished 12th.
Natalie Coughlin of the United States starts in Lane 5 during the women's 100m freestyle semifinals.
Natalia Partyka of Poland competes in the women's team preliminaries of the table tennis event.
Kerri Walsh of the United States gets up during the preliminaries of the women's beach volleyball competition.
America's Misty May-Treanor communicates with teammate Kerri Walsh during the women's beach volleyball preliminaries.
Japan's Kosuke Kitajima finished the men's 200m breaststroke final in 2:07.64, winning gold while establishing a new Olympic record.
Merrill Moses of the United States scans the pool against Serbia in a men's water polo preliminary match.
Leisel Jones of Australia (yellow cap) starts a semifinal heat in the women's 200m breaststroke.
Wang Zhizhi of China runs into resistance from Vladimir Jeronimo of Angola in the host country's 85-68 victory.
Japan goalie Ikuko Akamura had plenty of defensive help in the from of (from left) Toshie Tsukui, Rika Komazawa and Akemi Kato, but still lost 2-1 to Argentina.
Jonathan Horton of the U.S. finished ninth in the all-round competition.
Sarah Young of Australia loses her footing in a 3-0 win over South Africa.
Dwyane Wade had five assists, six steals and 17 points in the 92-69 win over Greece.
In the women's team sabre final, Olga Kharlan helped Ukraine win the gold over Bao Yingying and China.