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Vikas Krishan of India in action with Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon at the Commonwealth Games. 

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Vikas Krishan of India in action with Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon at the Commonwealth Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Vikas Krishan of India in action with Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon at the Commonwealth Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Sergio Garcia of Spain, last year's Masters' champion, helps put the Green Jacket on 2018 Masters winner Patrick Reed following final round play of the 2018 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club. 

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Sergio Garcia of Spain, last year's Masters' champion, helps put the Green Jacket on 2018 Masters winner Patrick Reed following final round play of the 2018 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sergio Garcia of Spain, last year's Masters' champion, helps put the Green Jacket on 2018 Masters winner Patrick Reed following final round play of the 2018 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez in action against Real Sociedad.  


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Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez in action against Real Sociedad. REUTERS/Vincent West

Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez in action against Real Sociedad. REUTERS/Vincent West
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Spanish big wave surfer Axi Muniain drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal. 


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Spanish big wave surfer Axi Muniain drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Spanish big wave surfer Axi Muniain drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo holds the national championship trophy with Jalen Brunson after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 79-62 in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four. 

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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo holds the national championship trophy with Jalen Brunson after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 79-62 in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo holds the national championship trophy with Jalen Brunson after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 79-62 in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Gemma Frizelle of Wales competes in rhythmic gymnastics at the Commonwealth Games.   


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Gemma Frizelle of Wales competes in rhythmic gymnastics at the Commonwealth Games. REUTERS/David Gray

Gemma Frizelle of Wales competes in rhythmic gymnastics at the Commonwealth Games. REUTERS/David Gray
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Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor stands during his arraignment in a New York City courtroom on charges of assault. 
  

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Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor stands during his arraignment in a New York City courtroom on charges of assault. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor stands during his arraignment in a New York City courtroom on charges of assault. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS
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Adam Hague of England competes in the pole vault during the Commonwealth Games.   




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Adam Hague of England competes in the pole vault during the Commonwealth Games. REUTERS/Paul Childs

Adam Hague of England competes in the pole vault during the Commonwealth Games. REUTERS/Paul Childs
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Atletico Madrid's Sime Vrsaljko reacts as he is shown a red card by referee Clement Turpin while playing Arsenal.   

  
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Atletico Madrid's Sime Vrsaljko reacts as he is shown a red card by referee Clement Turpin while playing Arsenal. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Atletico Madrid's Sime Vrsaljko reacts as he is shown a red card by referee Clement Turpin while playing Arsenal. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
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Raz De Maree ridden by Robbie Power goes over a water jump during the Grand National Handicap Chase at Liverpool's Aintree Racecourse.    


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Raz De Maree ridden by Robbie Power goes over a water jump during the Grand National Handicap Chase at Liverpool's Aintree Racecourse. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Raz De Maree ridden by Robbie Power goes over a water jump during the Grand National Handicap Chase at Liverpool's Aintree Racecourse. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line to win the men's elite race at the London Marathon.    



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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line to win the men's elite race at the London Marathon. REUTERS/Paul Childs

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line to win the men's elite race at the London Marathon. REUTERS/Paul Childs
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Japan's Kei Nishikori at the Monte Carlo Masters.    


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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Japan's Kei Nishikori at the Monte Carlo Masters. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Japan's Kei Nishikori at the Monte Carlo Masters. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after his goal is disallowed for handball against Bayern Munich.     



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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after his goal is disallowed for handball against Bayern Munich. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after his goal is disallowed for handball against Bayern Munich. REUTERS/Michael Dalder
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland looks back at the green while hitting out from amid the azaleas on the 13th hole during the Masters golf tournament at Augusta. 


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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland looks back at the green while hitting out from amid the azaleas on the 13th hole during the Masters golf tournament at Augusta. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland looks back at the green while hitting out from amid the azaleas on the 13th hole during the Masters golf tournament at Augusta. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Napoli fans celebrate after the match against Juventus.      


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Napoli fans celebrate after the match against Juventus. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Napoli fans celebrate after the match against Juventus. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo drinks from a shoe as he celebrates winning the F1 Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.    


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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo drinks from a shoe as he celebrates winning the F1 Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo drinks from a shoe as he celebrates winning the F1 Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song
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FC Barcelona's Andres Iniesta fights back tears during a press conference as he announces he will leave the Spanish club at the end of the season.    


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FC Barcelona's Andres Iniesta fights back tears during a press conference as he announces he will leave the Spanish club at the end of the season. REUTERS/Albert Gea

FC Barcelona's Andres Iniesta fights back tears during a press conference as he announces he will leave the Spanish club at the end of the season. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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Houston Astros right fielder George Springer leaps but is unable to make a catch a home run by Oakland Athletics center fielder Mark Canha.


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Houston Astros right fielder George Springer leaps but is unable to make a catch a home run by Oakland Athletics center fielder Mark Canha. Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Astros right fielder George Springer leaps but is unable to make a catch a home run by Oakland Athletics center fielder Mark Canha. Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James celebrates his game-winning three-point basket against the Indiana Pacers in game five of the first round of the NBA Playoffs.


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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James celebrates his game-winning three-point basket against the Indiana Pacers in game five of the first round of the NBA Playoffs. David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James celebrates his game-winning three-point basket against the Indiana Pacers in game five of the first round of the NBA Playoffs. David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
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Manchester City's Vincent Kompany remonstrates with Tottenham's Ben Davies. 


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Manchester City's Vincent Kompany remonstrates with Tottenham's Ben Davies. REUTERS/David Klein

Manchester City's Vincent Kompany remonstrates with Tottenham's Ben Davies. REUTERS/David Klein
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The audience at the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Sydney.   



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The audience at the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Sydney. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

The audience at the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Sydney. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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St Helens' Tommy Makinson scores their second try against Wakefield Trinity. 



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St Helens' Tommy Makinson scores their second try against Wakefield Trinity. Action Images/Craig Brough

St Helens' Tommy Makinson scores their second try against Wakefield Trinity. Action Images/Craig Brough
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Stephenie McPherson of Jamaica competes in the 400m semifinal at the Commonwealth Games.    



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Stephenie McPherson of Jamaica competes in the 400m semifinal at the Commonwealth Games. REUTERS/Jeremy Lee

Stephenie McPherson of Jamaica competes in the 400m semifinal at the Commonwealth Games. REUTERS/Jeremy Lee
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Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton crosses the finish line to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.   



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Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton crosses the finish line to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Srdjan Suki/Pool via Reuters

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton crosses the finish line to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Srdjan Suki/Pool via Reuters
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Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery reacts as a steward tackles a pitch invader after the match.  


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Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery reacts as a steward tackles a pitch invader after the match. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery reacts as a steward tackles a pitch invader after the match. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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U.S. Open Champion Sloane Stephens teaches tennis to 400 elementary students at a workshop in Compton, California.


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U.S. Open Champion Sloane Stephens teaches tennis to 400 elementary students at a workshop in Compton, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

U.S. Open Champion Sloane Stephens teaches tennis to 400 elementary students at a workshop in Compton, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Sean Dodd is knocked down by Tommy Coyle in Liverpool.   


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Sean Dodd is knocked down by Tommy Coyle in Liverpool. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

Sean Dodd is knocked down by Tommy Coyle in Liverpool. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge
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Desiree Linden of the U.S. celebrates after winning the women's division of the 122nd Boston Marathon. 


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Desiree Linden of the U.S. celebrates after winning the women's division of the 122nd Boston Marathon. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Desiree Linden of the U.S. celebrates after winning the women's division of the 122nd Boston Marathon. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya celebrates victory in the 3000m steeplechase at the Commonwealth Games.   



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Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya celebrates victory in the 3000m steeplechase at the Commonwealth Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya celebrates victory in the 3000m steeplechase at the Commonwealth Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during their match against West Ham United.   
  

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during their match against West Ham United. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during their match against West Ham United. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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