A dragon boat race is a major part of the celebrations during the Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month in the Chinese lunar calendar; and this year it falls on June 23.
Liu Huiren, 69, has been a blacksmith for 40 years. He has enjoyed martial arts since he was young and developed an interest in the basin stunt show last year.
As players fight it out for victory and fans all over the world wait for the powerhouse showdown, celebrity football fans and players' wives and girlfriends (WAGs) figure out their ways to show support for the favored and beloved ones.
England and France took the last places in a heavyweight final eight at Euro 2012 on Tuesday.
Revellers play with tomato pulp during the annual "Tomatina" (tomato fight) in Sutamarchan Province in Boyaca June 10, 2012.
Lingerie Football League exhibition match was held at Olympic Park in Sydney, June 9, 2012.
The battleship USS Iowa, which served the United States through victory and tragedy during six decades at sea, will dock at San Pedro to become a floating museum.
Terracotta warriors are unearthed in the excavation pit at the mausoleum of China's First Qin Emperor on Saturday in Shaanxi province.
Traning session of the Euro 2012
E3 is the $78.5 billion videogame industry's most important yearly trade show. More than 45,000 analysts, retailers, investors and reporters are expected to attend the show.
Archeologists have unearthed maid-figured potteries, holding drums, in the tomb of Mrs Wei, a general’s wife dating back to the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) in Luoyang city, Central China’s Henan province on June 5, 2012.
Models present a wedding creation by Geraldina Sposa during a fashion show in Tirana June 5, 2012.