Championships

Police Scotland Fife pipe band take part in 2014 World Pipe Band Championships grade one qualifiers at Glasgow Green on August 15, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with a programme that will have 300 performances from 223 pipe bands competing for the title.

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Police Scotland Fife pipe band take part in 2014 World Pipe Band Championships grade one qualifiers at Glasgow Green on Friday in Glasgow, Scotland

Connor Jaeger of the United States competes in a Men's 800m freestyle heat at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona.

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Connor Jaeger of the US competes in a Men’s 800m freestyle heat at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.

A member of the Italy team is thrown up in the air during a synchronized swimming training session ahead of the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, July 18, 2013.

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A member of the Italy team is thrown up in the air during a synchronized swimming training session ahead of the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain on Thursday.

Patrick Hausding, right, and Sascha Klein from Germany perform during a 10-meter platform diving training session at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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Patrick Hausding, right, and Sascha Klein from Germany during a 10-metre platform diving training session at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, on Tuesday Read more

Liam Tancock takes part in the Mens Open 100m Backstroke

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Liam Tancock takes part in the men’s open 100m backstroke on the first day of the British Gas Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge sports centre, Sheffield.