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Jenny Mensing of Germany warms up at the European Championships in Glasgow.  

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Jenny Mensing of Germany warms up at the European Championships in Glasgow. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Jenny Mensing of Germany warms up at the European Championships in Glasgow. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner of the Belgian Grand Prix, August 26.  

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McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner of the Belgian Grand Prix, August 26. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner of the Belgian Grand Prix, August 26. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Athletes compete in the women's heptathlon 100m hurdles at the European Championships. 

   
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Athletes compete in the women's heptathlon 100m hurdles at the European Championships. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Athletes compete in the women's heptathlon 100m hurdles at the European Championships. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Team Israel competes in the synchronized swimming team free routine final at the European Championships. 


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Team Israel competes in the synchronized swimming team free routine final at the European Championships. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Team Israel competes in the synchronized swimming team free routine final at the European Championships. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Simone Biles competes on the balance beam at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. 


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Simone Biles competes on the balance beam at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Simone Biles competes on the balance beam at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Amirhossein Azari of Iran and Nithipol Sawathavorn of Thailand in action during men's basketball 3x3 at the Asian Games. 
  

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Amirhossein Azari of Iran and Nithipol Sawathavorn of Thailand in action during men's basketball 3x3 at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Amirhossein Azari of Iran and Nithipol Sawathavorn of Thailand in action during men's basketball 3x3 at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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West Ham's Andriy Yarmolenko in action against AFC Wimbledon. 

     
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West Ham's Andriy Yarmolenko in action against AFC Wimbledon. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

West Ham's Andriy Yarmolenko in action against AFC Wimbledon. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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Siobhan-Marie of Britain competes in the 100m breaststroke final at the European Championships. 


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Siobhan-Marie of Britain competes in the 100m breaststroke final at the European Championships. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Siobhan-Marie of Britain competes in the 100m breaststroke final at the European Championships. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Odekta Elvina Naibaho of Indonesia collapses after the 5000m final at the Asian Games. 


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Odekta Elvina Naibaho of Indonesia collapses after the 5000m final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Odekta Elvina Naibaho of Indonesia collapses after the 5000m final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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Barcelona's Lionel Messi lifts the trophy as he celebrates winning the Spanish Super Cup with team mates. 



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Barcelona's Lionel Messi lifts the trophy as he celebrates winning the Spanish Super Cup with team mates. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Barcelona's Lionel Messi lifts the trophy as he celebrates winning the Spanish Super Cup with team mates. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Chen Aisen and Yang Hao of China during the 10m synchronized diving at the Asian Games. 
 
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Chen Aisen and Yang Hao of China during the 10m synchronized diving at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton

Chen Aisen and Yang Hao of China during the 10m synchronized diving at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton
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Ayumi Uekusa of Japan in action with Gao Mengmeng of China during the women's +68kg final at the Asian Games.  


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Ayumi Uekusa of Japan in action with Gao Mengmeng of China during the women's +68kg final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Ayumi Uekusa of Japan in action with Gao Mengmeng of China during the women's +68kg final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A stadium security guard stands with her hand over her heart as Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas sit in silent protest during the national anthem prior to their game against the Arizona Cardinals. 


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A stadium security guard stands with her hand over her heart as Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas sit in silent protest during the national anthem prior to their game against the Arizona Cardinals. Mark...more

A stadium security guard stands with her hand over her heart as Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas sit in silent protest during the national anthem prior to their game against the Arizona Cardinals. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Aberdeen's Joe Lewis in action against Burnley.  


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Aberdeen's Joe Lewis in action against Burnley. Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough

Aberdeen's Joe Lewis in action against Burnley. Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough
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Cho Hyo Chul of South Korea wrestles with Xiao Di of China during the Asian Games. 


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Cho Hyo Chul of South Korea wrestles with Xiao Di of China during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Cho Hyo Chul of South Korea wrestles with Xiao Di of China during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Maryna Bekh of Ukraine competes in the long jump final at the Asian Games. 

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Maryna Bekh of Ukraine competes in the long jump final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Maryna Bekh of Ukraine competes in the long jump final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo leaves after a practice session ahead of their fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Sri Lanka.  


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South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo leaves after a practice session ahead of their fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo leaves after a practice session ahead of their fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki reacts after being hit by a pitch from the Pittsburgh Pirates.   

   
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Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki reacts after being hit by a pitch from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki reacts after being hit by a pitch from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
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Singapore and Hong Kong celebrate during the 4x100m medley relay at the Asian Games. 


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Singapore and Hong Kong celebrate during the 4x100m medley relay at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Singapore and Hong Kong celebrate during the 4x100m medley relay at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Qian Jiarui of China reacts after defeating Kim Jiyeon of South Korea during the individual sabre semifinals at the Asian Games. 


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Qian Jiarui of China reacts after defeating Kim Jiyeon of South Korea during the individual sabre semifinals at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Qian Jiarui of China reacts after defeating Kim Jiyeon of South Korea during the individual sabre semifinals at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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AEK Athens fans with flares before their match against Celtic in Athens. 


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AEK Athens fans with flares before their match against Celtic in Athens. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

AEK Athens fans with flares before their match against Celtic in Athens. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Jeon Hee Sook of South Korea in action with Sera Azuma of Japan during the women's individual fencing at the Asian Games. 


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Jeon Hee Sook of South Korea in action with Sera Azuma of Japan during the women's individual fencing at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Jeon Hee Sook of South Korea in action with Sera Azuma of Japan during the women's individual fencing at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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A competitor takes part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

A competitor takes part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

A competitor takes part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden
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An athlete from Indonesia competes during the mixed 4x400m relay at the Asian Games. 


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An athlete from Indonesia competes during the mixed 4x400m relay at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

An athlete from Indonesia competes during the mixed 4x400m relay at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Soyoka Hanawa of Japan in action on the balance beam during the Asian Games. 


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Soyoka Hanawa of Japan in action on the balance beam during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton

Soyoka Hanawa of Japan in action on the balance beam during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton
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Athletes in action during the 3000m steeplechase final at the Asian Games. 


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Athletes in action during the 3000m steeplechase final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Athletes in action during the 3000m steeplechase final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Corinthians fans cheer their team during their match against Chile's Colo Colo in Sao Paulo. 

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Corinthians fans cheer their team during their match against Chile's Colo Colo in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Corinthians fans cheer their team during their match against Chile's Colo Colo in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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Athletes pose after the decathlon 1500m event at the Asian Games. 


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Athletes pose after the decathlon 1500m event at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Athletes pose after the decathlon 1500m event at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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U.S. swimmer Jaimie Monahan competes during the Classic race from Lausanne to Evian, during her attempt to be the fastest swimmer to achieve six marathon swims (more than 10 km) on six continents (USA, Colombia, Australia, Singapore, Egypt and Switzerland to France) in Lausanne, Switzerland.


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U.S. swimmer Jaimie Monahan competes during the Classic race from Lausanne to Evian, during her attempt to be the fastest swimmer to achieve six marathon swims (more than 10 km) on six continents (USA, Colombia, Australia, Singapore, Egypt and...more

U.S. swimmer Jaimie Monahan competes during the Classic race from Lausanne to Evian, during her attempt to be the fastest swimmer to achieve six marathon swims (more than 10 km) on six continents (USA, Colombia, Australia, Singapore, Egypt and Switzerland to France) in Lausanne, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Sam Mikaluk competes on the parallel bars at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Sam Mikaluk competes on the parallel bars at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Sam Mikaluk competes on the parallel bars at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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