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England's Jack Laugher (L) and Chris Mears compete in the men's Synchronised 3m Springboard final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, August 1, 2014.

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England’s Jack Laugher and Chris Mears compete in the men’s Synchronised 3m Springboard final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland

Nwoye of Nigeria is carried away by her coach after she lost her women's freestyle 55kg wrestling semi-final to Laverdure of Canada at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland

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Ifeoma Nwoye of Nigeria is carried away by her coach after she lost her women’s freestyle 55kg wrestling semi-final to Brittanee Laverdure of Canada at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland

Horses complete the Qatar Bloodstock Richmond Stakes race on Ladies Day at Goodwood Races on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England. Today is Ladies Day at the prestigious Goodwood Races.

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Horses finish the Qatar Bloodstock Richmond Stakes race on Ladies Day at Goodwood in Chichester, England

South African dancer Maqoma performs in a dress rehearsal during the Malta Arts Festival in Valletta

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South African dancer Gregory Maqoma performs in a dress rehearsal of ‘Triple Bill – Duets in Motion’ during the Malta Arts Festival in Valletta

Sport - 2014 Commonwealth Games - Day Seven

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Scotland’s Jayne Clason (red) and Scotland’s Shannon Hawke during the WFS 53 kg quarter-finals Wrestling at the SECC during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

England's Nile Wilson competes on the Vault during the Men's Artistic Gymnastic's Team Final and Individual Qualification at the SSE Hydro, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 29, 2014.

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England’s Nile Wilson competes on the Vault during the Men’s Artistic Gymnastic’s Team Final and Individual Qualification at the SSE Hydro, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Canada's Damian Warner competes in the Men's Decathlon Long Jump at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 28, 2014.

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Canada’s Damian Warner competes in the Men’s Decathlon Long Jump at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland

Museum of London's Project Manager Elpie Psalti with the new exhibition of the Olympics cauldron.

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The Museum of London’s Project Manager Elpie Psalti with the new exhibition of the Olympic cauldron. Read more

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.