It's not just the 300 events in 26 sports over 16 days that made the Olympics exciting. It's also the scandals, specifically the Asian ones that kept viewers hooked on Olympics news.
A speed boat zips away from the setting sun in Tabiteuea North, Kiribati on May 25, 2012. (Steve Bolton/Flickr)
A string of floods from torrential rain devastates numerous nations in Asia in the past week.
An old villager in Lombok, Indonesia on May 26, 2012. (Alex Hanoko/Flickr)
Sai Abishek captures people's everyday lifestyle in Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.
A woman and children with a bucket on a walk in Moc Chau, Vietnam on February 12, 2012. (Mjnh Nguyen/Flickr)
For a song that's supposed to unite the nation and foster patriotic spirit, Singapore's 2012 National Day song has elicited a tepid response.
A view of Taipei City from above the clouds on March 1, 2012. (Max Chu/Flickr)
Almost a week into the 16-day event, here's a look at how triumphant Asian Olympians reacted when they realized they had just won a medal.
A horse rider enjoying a ride in the open air in Govi-Altay, Mongolia on July 17, 2012. (Kartik Anand/Flickr)
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