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Slackliner, Andy Lewis of the US balance

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Slackliner Andy Lewis of the US balances as he walks on a highline from the rooftop of a building in Bangkok on Wednesday. Lewis set a world record after walking on a highline from the rooftop of a building to another covering a distance of 169 metres in one hour and five minutes.

Cycling Tour de France

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Italy’s Michele Scarponi rests in a team car as he waits for the rest of the Astana team with overall leader Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali, to go for a training on the second rest day of the Tour de France cycling race in Lignan-sur-Orb, southern France, on Monday.

The pack of riders cycles on its way during the 197.5km 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race...The pack of riders cycles on its way during the 197.5km 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Saint-Etienne and Chamrousse, July 18, 2014.         REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen (FRANCE  - Tags: SPORT CYCLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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The pack of riders cycles on its way during the 197.5km 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Saint-Etienne and Chamrousse

Russia's Sofiya and Lee of South Korea compete during their women's sabre qualification event at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan

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Russia’s Sofiya Velikaya (R) and Lee Ra-jin of South Korea compete during their women’s sabre qualification event at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan on Friday

Gilbert & George: SCAPEGOATING PICTURES for London exhibition

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Gilbert and George (left) sit in front of ‘City Lights’, which will feature in the Gilbert and George: Scapegoating Pictures for London exhibition at the White Cube gallery in Bermondsey

American League's Brian Dozier, of the Minnesota Twins, took the plate following a rain delay in the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Brian Mark Peterson)

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American League’s Brian Dozier, of the Minnesota Twins, took the plate following a rain delay in the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby on Monday in Minneapolis Read more

Cycling Tour de France

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A doctor tends to Spain’s Alberto Contador, as team manager Bjarne Riis of Denmark holds him after he crashed in the tenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race on Monday. Contador abandoned the race later.

A model wears a creation of Miranda Konstantinodou's Spring/Summer 2015 collection during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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A model wears a creation of Miranda Konstantinodou’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany, Friday Read more

Cycling Tour de France

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The peloton passes a field of sunflowers during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race. The 234.5 km stage started in Epernay and finished in Nancy, France Read more

A model wears a creation as part of the Jean-Paul Gaultier Fall Winter 2014-15 Haute Couture fashion collection, presented in Paris, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Jean-Paul Gaultier Fall Winter 2014-15 Haute Couture fashion collection, presented in Paris,