A baseball bat-shaped lighthouse is pictured in South Korea's southern port city of Busan. The lighthouse and sculptures of a ball and a glove were built to symbolise the city's image as a baseball powerhouse and to commemorate the country's winning of its first-ever gold in Olympic baseball at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Sep 8, 2008 Pictures of the Day - Photo Journal - WSJ Edith Hunkeler, of Switzerland, led before crashing in the final of the women’s 5,000-meter T54 classification race at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games. Diane Roy, of Canada, won the race with Shelly Woods, of Great Britain, second and the United States’ Amanda McGrory third. (Mark Ralston/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images )
Sep 5, 2008 Pictures of the Day - Photo Journal - WSJ Melissa Stockwell, of the United States, chatted with a coach Friday during team training for the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games. Stockwell is one of two U.S. veterans competing in Beijing who were injured in Iraq. (Greg Baker/Associated Press)
The Netherlands’ Anky Van Grunsven celebrated a hat-trick of back-to-back Individual Olympic titles at the Beijing 2008 equestrian events in Hong Kong. She is pictured riding double Olympic champion Salinero who will line out once again at London 2012