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Spectators take cover from the rain at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 30, 2014.

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Spectators take cover from the rain at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London

A FIFA official tests the pitch as rain pours down prior to the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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A Fifa official tests the pitch as rain pours down before the group G World Cup football match between the US and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil Read more

Tennis - 2014 Wimbledon Championships - Day Three - The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club...Andy Murray playing Blaz Rola on day three of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 25, 2014. See PA story TENNIS Wimbledon. Photo credit should read: Philip Toscano/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No video emulation. No false commercial association. No manipulation of images. No use with any unofficial third party logos. No transmission of images to mobile services.

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Andy Murray playing Blaz Rola on day three of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after defeating Martin Klizan of Slovaki in their men's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London...Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after defeating Martin Klizan of Slovaki in their men's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 24, 2014.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after defeating Martin Klizan of Slovaki in their men’s singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London

Tennis - 2014 Wimbledon Championships - Day One - The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club...The order or play is prepared during day one of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday June 23, 2014. See PA story TENNIS Wimbledon. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No video emulation. No false commercial association. No manipulation of images. No use with any unofficial third party logos. No transmission of images to mobile services.

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The order of play is prepared during day one of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London Read more

Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli shouts during the 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match between Italy and Costa Rica at the Pernambuco arena...Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli shouts during the 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match between Italy and Costa Rica at the Pernambuco arena in Recife June 20, 2014.

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Italy‘s coach Cesare Prandelli shouts during the 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match between Italy and Costa Rica at the Pernambuco arena in Recife, Brazil Read more

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Christie’s employee with Giacometti’s “La Main. Christie’s launch their “Masters of the avant-garde” sale in London this morning ahead of the auction on June 24th Read more

Horse Racing - The Royal Ascot Meeting 2014 - Day Two - Ascot Racecourse...Ladies hat fashions during Day Two of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 18, 2014. See PA story RACING Ascot. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

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A woman wears a red hat during the second day of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire Read more

Tibetan participants perform on horses during a traditional equestrian competition in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture...Tibetan participants perform on horses during a traditional equestrian competition in Hongyuan county of Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province June 17, 2014. Picture taken June 17, 2014. REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA

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Tibetan participants perform on horses during a traditional equestrian competition in Hongyuan county of Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in China Read more

China Sets Sights on Future Glory With World's Biggest Football Academy...QINGYUAN, CHINA - JUNE 12:  Young Chinese football players drink water from a communal tap after training at the Evergrande International Football School on June 12, 2014 near Qingyuan in Guangdong Province, China. The sprawling 167-acre campus is the brainchild of property tycoon Xu Jiayin, whose ambition is to train a generation of young athletes to establish China as a football powerhouse. The school is considered the largest football academy in the world with 2400 students, more than 50 pitches and a squad of Spanish coaches through a partnership with Real Madrid. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

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Young Chinese football players attend classes after training at the Evergrande International Football School near Qingyuan in Guangdong Province, China. The sprawling 167-acre campus is the brainchild of property tycoon Xu Jiayin, whose ambition is to train a generation of young athletes to establish China as a football powerhouse. The school is considered the largest football academy in the world with 2,400 students, more than 50 pitches and a squad of Spanish coaches through a partnership with Real Madrid Read more