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The group of samba dance performers, all older than 50 years old, perform in an auditorium in Hangzhou, on Monday, July 2, 2007.
A team of 15 young mounted policewomen has been set up to serve in patrol, military parade and equestrian events, in Shi Zuishan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region on Saturday, June 23, 2007.
A school girl of the Hani ethnic minority attends classes at a primary school in Qingkou village, Yuanyang County, southwestern China's Yunnan Province, Wednesday, May 16, 2007.
A group of retirees from Shanghai's Jing'an district are getting a new lease on life as living sculptures.
Xia Aifeng, 36, combs her super long hair standing on a bench at home in Shangrao, east China's Jiangxi Province, April 11, 2007. The 1.6-metre-tall woman is keeping the long hair measuring 2.42 meters.
Chinese riot policewomen take part in a training session March 23, 2007.
during a break in the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) group discussion, Gong Li, an international star, said she had submitted a proposal on environmental protection to the country's top political advisory body. This is not the first proposal that Gong has submitted, for she has been doing so every year since being elected a member in 1998.
An hourly rate of 100 yuan, or US$13, for a special physical fitness class may be beyond the reach of many, but white-collar women in Beijing can afford to attend hot dance classes at this price.
Luo Xuejuan, who won China's only swimming gold medal in the Athens Olympic Games, announced her retirement in Hangzhou on Monday due to heart problems, some one and half years before the 2008 Olympics opens on home soil.
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