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McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner during the Belgian Grand Prix. 

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

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

Simone Biles competes on the balance beam at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A general view at the start of the men's 800m freestyle at the Asian Games in Jakarta. 


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A general view at the start of the men's 800m freestyle at the Asian Games in Jakarta. REUTERS/Jeremy Lee

A general view at the start of the men's 800m freestyle at the Asian Games in Jakarta. REUTERS/Jeremy Lee
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Ayumi Uekusa of Japan in action with Gao Mengmeng of China in action at the women's 68kg final at the Asian Games. 


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

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

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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Jeon Hee Sook of South Korea in action with Sera Azuma of Japan at the Asian Games. 


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Jeon Hee Sook of South Korea in action with Sera Azuma of Japan at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Jeon Hee Sook of South Korea in action with Sera Azuma of Japan at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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Shunsuke Terui of Japan riding Alias Max reacts during the dressage individual at the Asian Games. 

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Shunsuke Terui of Japan riding Alias Max reacts during the dressage individual at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Shunsuke Terui of Japan riding Alias Max reacts during the dressage individual at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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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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Reza Alipour of Iran and Sabri Sabri of Indonesia react during the men's speed sport climbing at the Asian Games. 


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Reza Alipour of Iran and Sabri Sabri of Indonesia react during the men's speed sport climbing at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Reza Alipour of Iran and Sabri Sabri of Indonesia react during the men's speed sport climbing at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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South Africa's Faf de Klerk is tackled by Argentina's Agustin Creevy during the Rugby Union championship.  REUTERS/Marcelo Ruiz

South Africa's Faf de Klerk is tackled by Argentina's Agustin Creevy during the Rugby Union championship. REUTERS/Marcelo Ruiz

South Africa's Faf de Klerk is tackled by Argentina's Agustin Creevy during the Rugby Union championship. REUTERS/Marcelo Ruiz
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Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho in action with Real Valladolid's Javi Moyano in Valladolid, Spain. 


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Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho in action with Real Valladolid's Javi Moyano in Valladolid, Spain. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho in action with Real Valladolid's Javi Moyano in Valladolid, Spain. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Cho Hyo Chul of South Korea in action with Xiao Di of China during the Asian Games. 


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

Cho Hyo Chul of South Korea in action with Xiao Di of China during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Amirhossein Azari of Iran and Nithipol Sawathavorn of Thailand in action during the Asian Games. 


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Amirhossein Azari of Iran and Nithipol Sawathavorn of Thailand in action during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Amirhossein Azari of Iran and Nithipol Sawathavorn of Thailand in action during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Qian Jiarui of China reacts after defeating Kim Jiyeon of South Korea during the Asian Games. 


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

Qian Jiarui of China reacts after defeating Kim Jiyeon of South Korea during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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Cincinnati Reds second baseman Dilson Herrera breaks his bat against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. 

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Cincinnati Reds second baseman Dilson Herrera breaks his bat against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Dilson Herrera breaks his bat against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports
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Singapore and Hong Kong celebrate following the women's 4 x 100m medley relay at the Asian Games. 


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Singapore and Hong Kong celebrate following the women's 4 x 100m medley relay at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Singapore and Hong Kong celebrate following the women's 4 x 100m medley relay at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Men play soccer on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Men play soccer on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Men play soccer on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo during practice before the Belgian Grand Prix. 
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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo during practice before the Belgian Grand Prix. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo during practice before the Belgian Grand Prix. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Newcastle United's Joselu celebrates scoring their first goal against Chelsea. 


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Newcastle United's Joselu celebrates scoring their first goal against Chelsea. Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith

Newcastle United's Joselu celebrates scoring their first goal against Chelsea. Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
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Ali Tareg Hamedi of Saudi Arabia in action with Adilet Shadykanov of Kyrgyzstan during the Asian Games. 


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Ali Tareg Hamedi of Saudi Arabia in action with Adilet Shadykanov of Kyrgyzstan during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Ali Tareg Hamedi of Saudi Arabia in action with Adilet Shadykanov of Kyrgyzstan during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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