We offer you a selection of the best pictures from the third day of the Olympic Games in London.
The drama of the day - Korean Shin A Lam burst into tears and refused to leave the track in protest against the decision of the judges in her semi-final showdown against the Germans Britons Heidemann (AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / Scanpix).
Belgian cyclists train on the velodrome in the Olympic Park in London (AFP PHOTO / Carl de Souza / Scanpix).
Tailandka Nina Lamsan Laygon while racing over rough terrain (AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / Scanpix).
Samantha Albert (Jamaica) during the cross country race (AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS / Scanpix).
Volleyball, USA - Brazil (AFP PHOTO / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / Scanpix).
Chinese Sun Yutsze fences against the Ukrainian Yana Shemyakina (AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI / Scanpix).
Albanian Romela Flee lifter, failing attempts, made a somersault on the disorder (AFP PHOTO / YURI CORTEZ / Scanpix).
Pivot Kembedzh Elizabeth (Australia) vs Isabella Yakoub (France) (AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY / Scanpix).
Britain's Eva Pales breaks through the Russian gandbolistok (AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO / Scanpix).
Michael Phelps swim in the semifinal in the 200 meters butterfly style (AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT / Scanpix).