PLAYER MAKES HAND SIGNAL DURING BEACH VOLLEYBALL MATCH IN SHAGHAI.
A Chinese player (R) makes hand signal to her teammate (not shown) as
an opponent (L) waits for the service during a beach volleyball match
in Shanghai August 28, 2003. Beach volleyball, which is gaining
popularity in China, saw its debut as an Olympic sport in the 2000
Sydney Games. China has already started a long-term program aiming to
win a medal in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. REUTERS/Claro Cortes