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A man wears hat shaped like an octopus at the outer part of Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo...A man, who distributes discount vouchers for a nearby restaurant, wears a hat in the shape of an octopus at the outer part of the Tsukiji fish market, the Jogai Shijo, in Tokyo January 4, 2015. The famous Tsukiji wholesale fish and seafood market, is scheduled to leave its fabled 80-year-old halls to move into bigger, more modern facilities next year ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The outer part of the market, the Jogai Shijo, that caters to the public will stay in its old place, but critics wonder about its chances for survival without the world's biggest fish trading place at its doorsteps. Picture taken January 4, 2015.   REUTERS/Thomas Peter (JAPAN - Tags: ANIMALS BUSINESS FOOD SOCIETY)

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A man sporting an octopus hat hands out promotional vouchers in Tokyo’s Tsukiji Outer Market, known as the Jogai Shijo, or Japan’s “Food Town”. The Tsukiji fish and seafood market is to leave its 80-year-old home for bigger, modern facilities next year ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but Jogai Shijo will stay in the same location. Critics wonder about its chances of survival without the world’s biggest fish market on its doorstep. 

Paramilitary policemen raise their fists as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the security of the upcoming 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, in Nanjing...Paramilitary policemen raise their fists as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the security of the upcoming 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, in Nanjing, Jiangsu province July 29, 2014. The eastern Chinese city of Nanjing will host the 2014 Youth Olympic Games between August 16 to August 28.

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Paramilitary policemen raise their fists as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the security of the upcoming 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. The eastern Chinese city will host the games from August 16 to August 28.

France's Ophelie David, from left, Canada's Kelsey Serwa, Canada's Marielle Thompson and Sweden's Anna Holmlund compete during their ski cross final at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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France’s Ophelie David, Canada’s Kelsey Serwa, Canada’s Marielle Thompson and Sweden’s Anna Holmlund compete during their ski cross final at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.

A fan wears sunglasses in the shape of the Olympic rings during the women's ice hockey bronze medal game between Sweden and Switzerland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games...A fan wears sunglasses in the shape of the Olympic rings during the women's ice hockey bronze medal game between Sweden and Switzerland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 20, 2014.

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A sports fan enters the spirit of the Sochi winter games by wearing sunglasses modelled on the five Olympic rings during the women’s ice hockey bronze medal match between Sweden and Switzerland on Thursday

Person climbs on the Bolshoi Dome, one of the ice hockey venues, before the medals ceremony during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics...A person climbs on the Bolshoi Dome, one of the ice hockey venues, before the medals ceremony during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 14, 2014.   REUTERS/Marko Djurica (RUSSIA  - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS)

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A climber scales the Bolshoi Dome, one of the ice hockey venues for the Sochi Winter Olympics 

Japan's Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games...Japan's Akito Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 12, 2014.

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Japan’s Akito Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor.

Sarah Reid of Canada prepares to start a training run for the women's skeleton during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Sarah Reid of Canada prepares to start a training run for the women’s skeleton during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia

Performers take part in opening ceremony for 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics...Performers take part in the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 7, 2014.      REUTERS/David Gray

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Performers take part in the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia 

Armin Zoeggeler from Italy takes a turn during a training session for the men's singles luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Armin Zoeggeler of Italy takes a turn during a training session for the men’s singles luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia

Sochi Olympics Snowboard

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Shaun White, of the United States, takes a jump during a snowboard slopestyle training session at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The venue is host to the snowboarding and freestyle skiing events of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which starts on Tuesday.

Sochi Olympics

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A worker dangles from the Olympic cauldron as preparations take place for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, which begin on Friday

Nikolay Petshak carries the Olympic torch as he leads a group of members of local winter swimming clubs during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic torch relay in Krasnoyarsk

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Nikolay Petshak carries the Olympic torch as he leads members of local winter swimming clubs during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics torch relay in the waters of the Yenisei River in Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius (C) appears in the Pretoria Magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa, 19 August 2013. The trial of double-amputee Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, accused of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will begin on 03 March 2014, a judge ruled on 19 August 2013. Judge Desmond Nair set the trial to run through March 20 next year at a high court in Pretoria, in coordination with defence lawyers and the prosecution.

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Oscar Pistorius appears in the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa. Judge Desmond Nair on Monday ruled that the trial of the double-amputee Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will begin on March 3 2014

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park...General view of the Olympic Stadium at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the park is opening in phases starting with the Copper Box and a small area of the north park. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday July 22, 2013. The park will be fully open by Spring 2014.

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The Olympic Stadium at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The park is opening in phases starting with the Copper Box and a small area of the north park. The park will be fully open by spring 2014.