Teammates Garrett Weber-Gale (left) and Michael Phelps celebrate a come-from-behind victory against the French squad, where one member predicted they'd "smash" the U.S. in the 4×100 freestyle relay.
Nastia Liukin fell on her dismount from the uneven bars but soared during the rest of the competition as the U.S. qualified for team gymnastics.
Mariel Zagunis won the gold in leading a U.S. medal sweep in individual sabre.
First Fan George W. Bush delivers encouraging words—and a gingerly pat on the back—to U.S. beach volleyball stars Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh.
The women's road race speeds past the portrait of Chairman Mao Zedong in Tiananmen Square, where 19 years ago protesters confronted Chinese tanks.