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Tokyo Olympics: Best of August 2

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico celebrates winning gold in the women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico celebrates winning gold in the women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico celebrates winning gold in the women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya enters the Polish embassy in Tokyo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya enters the Polish embassy in Tokyo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya enters the Polish embassy in Tokyo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Jessie Fleming of Canada scores their first goal from the penalty spot against Adrianna Franch of the United States during their soccer semifinal. 



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Jessie Fleming of Canada scores their first goal from the penalty spot against Adrianna Franch of the United States during their soccer semifinal. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Jessie Fleming of Canada scores their first goal from the penalty spot against Adrianna Franch of the United States during their soccer semifinal. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Valeriane Vukosavljevic of France in action with Breanna Stewart and Sylvia Fowles of the United States during their group B basketball match. 


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Valeriane Vukosavljevic of France in action with Breanna Stewart and Sylvia Fowles of the United States during their group B basketball match. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Valeriane Vukosavljevic of France in action with Breanna Stewart and Sylvia Fowles of the United States during their group B basketball match. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Megan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates with her national flag after winning bronze in the 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Megan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates with her national flag after winning bronze in the 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Megan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates with her national flag after winning bronze in the 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Anna Maria Alexandri of Austria and Eirini Alexandri of Austria during their performance during the women's duet free routine artistic swimming. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Anna Maria Alexandri of Austria and Eirini Alexandri of Austria during their performance during the women's duet free routine artistic swimming. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Anna Maria Alexandri of Austria and Eirini Alexandri of Austria during their performance during the women's duet free routine artistic swimming. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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Silver medallist, Raven Saunders of the United States gestures on the podium after the women's shot put. 



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Silver medallist, Raven Saunders of the United States gestures on the podium after the women's shot put. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Silver medallist, Raven Saunders of the United States gestures on the podium after the women's shot put. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
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Thobias Montler of Sweden in action during the men's long jump final. 



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Thobias Montler of Sweden in action during the men's long jump final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Thobias Montler of Sweden in action during the men's long jump final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A general view of athletes in action during semifinal 3 as rain falls during the women's 400m hurdles. 



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A general view of athletes in action during semifinal 3 as rain falls during the women's 400m hurdles. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

A general view of athletes in action during semifinal 3 as rain falls during the women's 400m hurdles. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
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Valarie Allman of the United States celebrates after winning gold with silver medallist, Kristin Pudenz of Germany in the women's discus throw. 



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Valarie Allman of the United States celebrates after winning gold with silver medallist, Kristin Pudenz of Germany in the women's discus throw. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Valarie Allman of the United States celebrates after winning gold with silver medallist, Kristin Pudenz of Germany in the women's discus throw. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Viktoriya Tkachuk of Ukraine before competing in semifinal 3 as rain falls during the women's 400m hurdles. 

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Viktoriya Tkachuk of Ukraine before competing in semifinal 3 as rain falls during the women's 400m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Viktoriya Tkachuk of Ukraine before competing in semifinal 3 as rain falls during the women's 400m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Grzegorz Fijalek of Poland during their round of 16 match against Italy in men's beach volleyball.  


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Grzegorz Fijalek of Poland during their round of 16 match against Italy in men's beach volleyball. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Grzegorz Fijalek of Poland during their round of 16 match against Italy in men's beach volleyball. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates after winning gold in the women's 5000m final. 


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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates after winning gold in the women's 5000m final. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates after winning gold in the women's 5000m final. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Melody Johner of Switzerland on her horse Toubleu De Rueire competes in the equestrian jumping individual qualifications.  



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Melody Johner of Switzerland on her horse Toubleu De Rueire competes in the equestrian jumping individual qualifications. REUTERS/Molly Darlington

Melody Johner of Switzerland on her horse Toubleu De Rueire competes in the equestrian jumping individual qualifications. REUTERS/Molly Darlington
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Alexis Jandard of France stands with a towel on his face during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. 



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Alexis Jandard of France stands with a towel on his face during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Alexis Jandard of France stands with a towel on his face during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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Amalie Iuel of Norway reacts after making a false start during semifinal 1 of the women's 400m hurdles. 

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Amalie Iuel of Norway reacts after making a false start during semifinal 1 of the women's 400m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Amalie Iuel of Norway reacts after making a false start during semifinal 1 of the women's 400m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Sergey Emelin of the Russian Olympic Committee in action against Victor Ciobanu of Moldova in the men's wrestling greco-roman 60kg. 



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Sergey Emelin of the Russian Olympic Committee in action against Victor Ciobanu of Moldova in the men's wrestling greco-roman 60kg. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Sergey Emelin of the Russian Olympic Committee in action against Victor Ciobanu of Moldova in the men's wrestling greco-roman 60kg. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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United States players take a knee before their match against Canada in the women's soccer semifinal. REUTERS/Mike Segar

United States players take a knee before their match against Canada in the women's soccer semifinal. REUTERS/Mike Segar

United States players take a knee before their match against Canada in the women's soccer semifinal. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Tajay Gayle of Jamaica in action during the men's long jump final. 



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Tajay Gayle of Jamaica in action during the men's long jump final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Tajay Gayle of Jamaica in action during the men's long jump final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand celebrates after a lift during the women's 87+kg weightlifting group A. 



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Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand celebrates after a lift during the women's 87+kg weightlifting group A. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand celebrates after a lift during the women's 87+kg weightlifting group A. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Rhys Howden of Australia scores against Pavel Lipilin of Kazakhstan in men's group B water polo. 



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Rhys Howden of Australia scores against Pavel Lipilin of Kazakhstan in men's group B water polo. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Rhys Howden of Australia scores against Pavel Lipilin of Kazakhstan in men's group B water polo. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica and Jenna Prandini of the United States in action during the women's 200m semifinal. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica and Jenna Prandini of the United States in action during the women's 200m semifinal. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica and Jenna Prandini of the United States in action during the women's 200m semifinal. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel
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Christopher Taylor of Jamaica receives medical attention after competing in the men's 400m semifinal. 


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Christopher Taylor of Jamaica receives medical attention after competing in the men's 400m semifinal. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Christopher Taylor of Jamaica receives medical attention after competing in the men's 400m semifinal. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Soufiane Elbakkali of Morocco and Mohamed Tindouft of Morocco in action during the men's 3000m steeplechase final. 


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Soufiane Elbakkali of Morocco and Mohamed Tindouft of Morocco in action during the men's 3000m steeplechase final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Soufiane Elbakkali of Morocco and Mohamed Tindouft of Morocco in action during the men's 3000m steeplechase final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Alexandra Nemich of Kazakhstan and Yekaterina Nemich of Kazakhstan during their artistic swimming women's duet free routine.   REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Alexandra Nemich of Kazakhstan and Yekaterina Nemich of Kazakhstan during their artistic swimming women's duet free routine. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Alexandra Nemich of Kazakhstan and Yekaterina Nemich of Kazakhstan during their artistic swimming women's duet free routine. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Carli Lloyd of the United States looks dejected after the match as Canada players celebrate their soccer semifinal victory. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Carli Lloyd of the United States looks dejected after the match as Canada players celebrate their soccer semifinal victory. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Carli Lloyd of the United States looks dejected after the match as Canada players celebrate their soccer semifinal victory. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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The starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete in the women's 200m. 
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The starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete in the women's 200m. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

The starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete in the women's 200m. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
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Apriyani Rahayu and Greysia Polii of Indonesia react after winning their match against Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan of China in the badminton women's doubles  final. 


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Apriyani Rahayu and Greysia Polii of Indonesia react after winning their match against Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan of China in the badminton women's doubles final. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Apriyani Rahayu and Greysia Polii of Indonesia react after winning their match against Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan of China in the badminton women's doubles final. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba looks dejected after sustaining an injury during his final jump during the men's long jump final. 

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Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba looks dejected after sustaining an injury during his final jump during the men's long jump final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba looks dejected after sustaining an injury during his final jump during the men's long jump final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Staff members clean the court during the women's pool B match between China and Argentina.  REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Staff members clean the court during the women's pool B match between China and Argentina. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Staff members clean the court during the women's pool B match between China and Argentina. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Gold medallist Liu Yang of China looks on after winning the gold medal in the artistic gymnastics final. 


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Gold medallist Liu Yang of China looks on after winning the gold medal in the artistic gymnastics final. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Gold medallist Liu Yang of China looks on after winning the gold medal in the artistic gymnastics final. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Mariah Williams of Australia reacts after they lost their quarterfinal hockey match against India.  

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Mariah Williams of Australia reacts after they lost their quarterfinal hockey match against India. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Mariah Williams of Australia reacts after they lost their quarterfinal hockey match against India. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Robin Froidevaux of Switzerland in action during the men's team pursuit cycling. Picture taken with a roundshot lens. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Robin Froidevaux of Switzerland in action during the men's team pursuit cycling. Picture taken with a roundshot lens. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Robin Froidevaux of Switzerland in action during the men's team pursuit cycling. Picture taken with a roundshot lens. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
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Andrew Capobianco of the United States in action during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Andrew Capobianco of the United States in action during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Andrew Capobianco of the United States in action during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Mohab Ishak of Egypt in action during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic.

Mohab Ishak of Egypt in action during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic.

Mohab Ishak of Egypt in action during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic.
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Gabriela Bitolo of Brazil in action against France during women's group B handball. 


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Gabriela Bitolo of Brazil in action against France during women's group B handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Gabriela Bitolo of Brazil in action against France during women's group B handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Edina Jebitok of Kenya fall down during heat 2 of the women's 1500m round. 


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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Edina Jebitok of Kenya fall down during heat 2 of the women's 1500m round. REUTERS/Phil Noble.

Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Edina Jebitok of Kenya fall down during heat 2 of the women's 1500m round. REUTERS/Phil Noble.
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Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico celebrates winning gold in the women's 100m hurdles. 



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Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico celebrates winning gold in the women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico celebrates winning gold in the women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates with her national flag after winning gold in the women's 5000m final. 



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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates with her national flag after winning gold in the women's 5000m final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates with her national flag after winning gold in the women's 5000m final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Soufiane Elbakkali of Morocco celebrates after winning gold in the men's 3000m steeplechase. 

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Soufiane Elbakkali of Morocco celebrates after winning gold in the men's 3000m steeplechase. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Soufiane Elbakkali of Morocco celebrates after winning gold in the men's 3000m steeplechase. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Edina Jebitok of Kenya fall down during Heat 2 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Edina Jebitok of Kenya fall down during Heat 2 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Edina Jebitok of Kenya fall down during Heat 2 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands reacts after competing in the women's 1500m heats. Hassan's dream of an unprecedented treble looked under threat as she tumbled and fell in her 1,500 meters heat but she recovered brilliantly and pushed hard to win her race and advance to the semi-finals.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands reacts after competing in the women's 1500m heats. Hassan's dream of an unprecedented treble looked under threat as she tumbled and fell in her 1,500 meters heat but she recovered brilliantly and pushed hard to win her...more

Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands reacts after competing in the women's 1500m heats. Hassan's dream of an unprecedented treble looked under threat as she tumbled and fell in her 1,500 meters heat but she recovered brilliantly and pushed hard to win her race and advance to the semi-finals. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Albertina Kassoma of Angola in action in women's handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Albertina Kassoma of Angola in action in women's handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Albertina Kassoma of Angola in action in women's handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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The starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete in the women's 200m. Tsimanouskaya, who refused to board a flight after she said she was taken to the airport by her team against her will, was "safe and secure" in Tokyo, the International Olympic Committee said. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete in the women's 200m. Tsimanouskaya, who refused to board a flight after she said she was taken to the airport by her team against...more

The starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete in the women's 200m. Tsimanouskaya, who refused to board a flight after she said she was taken to the airport by her team against her will, was "safe and secure" in Tokyo, the International Olympic Committee said. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Gold medallist Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela poses as she celebrates on the podium after winning triple jump. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Gold medallist Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela poses as she celebrates on the podium after winning triple jump. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Gold medallist Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela poses as she celebrates on the podium after winning triple jump. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, Beatrice Masilingi of Namibia, and Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands in action during Heat 2 of the women's 200m. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, Beatrice Masilingi of Namibia, and Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands in action during Heat 2 of the women's 200m. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, Beatrice Masilingi of Namibia, and Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands in action during Heat 2 of the women's 200m. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba looks dejected after sustaining an injury during his final long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba looks dejected after sustaining an injury during his final long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba looks dejected after sustaining an injury during his final long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Lucia Stafford of Canada reacts after competing in the women's 1500m round 1. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Lucia Stafford of Canada reacts after competing in the women's 1500m round 1. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Lucia Stafford of Canada reacts after competing in the women's 1500m round 1. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Mihail Kajaia of Serbia in action against Tracy G'Angelo Hancock of the United States in men's 97kg Greco-Roman wrestling. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Mihail Kajaia of Serbia in action against Tracy G'Angelo Hancock of the United States in men's 97kg Greco-Roman wrestling. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Mihail Kajaia of Serbia in action against Tracy G'Angelo Hancock of the United States in men's 97kg Greco-Roman wrestling. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico in action in women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico in action in women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico in action in women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers
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Shin Yubin of South Korea in action against Natalia Bajor of Poland in women's team table tennis. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Shin Yubin of South Korea in action against Natalia Bajor of Poland in women's team table tennis. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Shin Yubin of South Korea in action against Natalia Bajor of Poland in women's team table tennis. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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The temperature of 36 degrees Celsius is displayed as athletes compete in Heat 3 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The temperature of 36 degrees Celsius is displayed as athletes compete in Heat 3 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The temperature of 36 degrees Celsius is displayed as athletes compete in Heat 3 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Christine Mboma of Namibia reacts after competing in women's 200m heats. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Christine Mboma of Namibia reacts after competing in women's 200m heats. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Christine Mboma of Namibia reacts after competing in women's 200m heats. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Cayetano Garcia of Spain and Pablo Martinez of Spain in action in men's C2 1000m canoe sprint heats.  REUTERS/Yara Nardi

Cayetano Garcia of Spain and Pablo Martinez of Spain in action in men's C2 1000m canoe sprint heats. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

Cayetano Garcia of Spain and Pablo Martinez of Spain in action in men's C2 1000m canoe sprint heats. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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Juliana Machado of Angola looks on as Ju Hui of South Korea makes a save in women's handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Juliana Machado of Angola looks on as Ju Hui of South Korea makes a save in women's handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Juliana Machado of Angola looks on as Ju Hui of South Korea makes a save in women's handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Humberto Mansilla of Chile in action in men's hammer throw qualifications. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Humberto Mansilla of Chile in action in men's hammer throw qualifications. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Humberto Mansilla of Chile in action in men's hammer throw qualifications. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel
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Kendra Harrison of the United States reacts after winning the silver medal in women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Kendra Harrison of the United States reacts after winning the silver medal in women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Kendra Harrison of the United States reacts after winning the silver medal in women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel
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Jordyn Poulter of the United States lies on the floor in women's volleyball. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Jordyn Poulter of the United States lies on the floor in women's volleyball. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Jordyn Poulter of the United States lies on the floor in women's volleyball. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Head coach Alessandro Campagna of Italy talks to team members in men's water polo. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Head coach Alessandro Campagna of Italy talks to team members in men's water polo. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Head coach Alessandro Campagna of Italy talks to team members in men's water polo. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Japan players pose for a picture to celebrate after the match against Nigeria in women's basketball. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Japan players pose for a picture to celebrate after the match against Nigeria in women's basketball. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Japan players pose for a picture to celebrate after the match against Nigeria in women's basketball. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Filippo Randazzo of Italy in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

Filippo Randazzo of Italy in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

Filippo Randazzo of Italy in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers
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Prithika Pavade of France in action against Feng Tianwei of Singapore in women's team table tennis. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Prithika Pavade of France in action against Feng Tianwei of Singapore in women's team table tennis. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Prithika Pavade of France in action against Feng Tianwei of Singapore in women's team table tennis. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Lidianny Echevarria of Cuba in action in women's beach volleyball. REUTERS/John Sibley

Lidianny Echevarria of Cuba in action in women's beach volleyball. REUTERS/John Sibley

Lidianny Echevarria of Cuba in action in women's beach volleyball. REUTERS/John Sibley
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Faith Kipyegon of Kenya crosses the finish line during Heat 3 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Faith Kipyegon of Kenya crosses the finish line during Heat 3 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Faith Kipyegon of Kenya crosses the finish line during Heat 3 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Laura Muir of Britain, Gabriela Debues-Stafford of Canada and Elise Vanderelst of Belgium in action in women's 1500m heats. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Laura Muir of Britain, Gabriela Debues-Stafford of Canada and Elise Vanderelst of Belgium in action in women's 1500m heats. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Laura Muir of Britain, Gabriela Debues-Stafford of Canada and Elise Vanderelst of Belgium in action in women's 1500m heats. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel
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Ethan Hayter, Ed Clancy, Ethan Vernon and Oliver Wood of Britain in action during the men's cycling team pursuit. REUTERS/Matthew Childs

Ethan Hayter, Ed Clancy, Ethan Vernon and Oliver Wood of Britain in action during the men's cycling team pursuit. REUTERS/Matthew Childs

Ethan Hayter, Ed Clancy, Ethan Vernon and Oliver Wood of Britain in action during the men's cycling team pursuit. REUTERS/Matthew Childs
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Megan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates after winning bronze in the women's 100m hurdles final. 


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Megan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates after winning bronze in the women's 100m hurdles final. REUTERS/Phil Noble     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Megan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates after winning bronze in the women's 100m hurdles final. REUTERS/Phil Noble     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Gold medallist Shin Jeahwan of South Korea wearing a protective face mask holds a South Korean flag during the men's gymnastics vault final. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Gold medallist Shin Jeahwan of South Korea wearing a protective face mask holds a South Korean flag during the men's gymnastics vault final. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Gold medallist Shin Jeahwan of South Korea wearing a protective face mask holds a South Korean flag during the men's gymnastics vault final. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Inside Afghanistan's Bagram Air Base, now under Taliban control

Inside Afghanistan's Bagram Air Base, now under Taliban control

Scenes from Bagram Air Base, once the largest coalition military base in Afghanistan before it was abandoned amid the U.S. troop withdrawl.

In pictures: Thousands evacuate erupting volcano in Spain's Canary Islands

In pictures: Thousands evacuate erupting volcano in Spain's Canary Islands

Lava pours from an erupting volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma.

Devastation from above as volcano erupts on Spanish island

Devastation from above as volcano erupts on Spanish island

Streams of black lava have advanced slowly westward on Spain's Canary Island of La Palma, forcing thousands to evacuate and incinerating everything in their path, including nearly 200 houses, schools and the banana plantations that produce the island's biggest export.

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Harry and Meghan visit New York City

Harry and Meghan visit New York City

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit the Big Apple ahead of Saturday's Global Citizen Live event to encourage equal access to COVID-19 vaccines, in their first joint outing since the birth of their daughter Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor in June.

Virginia capital unveils monument marking end of slavery after removing Confederate statue

Virginia capital unveils monument marking end of slavery after removing Confederate statue

Two weeks after Richmond, Virginia, removed a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee that had prompted protests over racial injustice, the city unveiled a new monument commemorating the end of slavery.

The art of flowers

The art of flowers

Blooms are on display at the Chelsea Flower Show in London after the event was delayed from its usual spring dates because of COVID restrictions.

Some Haitians at U.S. border released, others deported as pressure builds on Biden

Some Haitians at U.S. border released, others deported as pressure builds on Biden

Amid deteriorating conditions in migrant camps on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. authorities try to deal with thousands of the mostly Haitian migrants that have gathered, releasing some in south Texas while deporting others on flights.

Celebrating Sukkot

Celebrating Sukkot

Worshippers gather at Jerusalem's Western Wall plaza to receive blessings, while others inspect palm frond and etrogs for blemishes for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.

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