10 August 2012
Last updated at 10:59
A performer in a sea of cloth during a national celebration in Singapore to mark the 47th year of independence.
Athletes get up after crashing in the men's BMX quarter-final run during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the BMX Track in the Olympic Park.
Supporters of India yoga guru Baba Ramdev shout slogans and wave Indian flags during a mass anti-corruption protest, in New Delhi, India.
Swimmers compete during the Women's 10km Marathon Swimming at Hyde Park in London, England.
A boy folds his hands in prayer, in remembrance of the atomic bomb victims, on the 67th anniversary of the atomic bombing in Nagasaki, western Japan.
Cancan Ren of China and Nicola Adams of Great Britain fight during the women's boxing Flyweight final of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena in London. Nicola Adams defeated Cancan Ren to win gold.
Usain Bolt takes some pictures with a photographer's camera after his Olympic 200m win. He declared himself "the greatest athlete" to have lived after sealing an Olympic sprint double. "I'm a living legend," he said, after becoming the first man to successfully defend both 100m and 200m titles.
A balloonist prepares for take-off from Ashton Court at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta in Bristol, England. The early morning flight of nearly 100 balloons over the city was the first mass ascent of the four-day Fiesta.
South Korea's president visiting islands also claimed by Japan, in a move likely to raise diplomatic tensions. Lee Myung-bak (right) flew to the islands, which are known as Dokdo in South Korea and as Takeshima in Japan.