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Chinese Kazakh eagle hunters sit on horseback as they travel to a local competition in the mountains of Qinghe County, Xinjiang, northwestern China. The festival, organised by the local hunting community, is part of an effort to promote and grow traditional hunting practices for new generations in the mountainous region of western China that borders Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia. The training and handling of the large birds of prey follows a strict set of ancient rules that Kazakh eagle hunters are preserving for future generations.

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Chinese Kazakh eagle hunters in the mountains of Qinghe County, Xinjiang, northwest China, travel to a festival organised by the local hunting community to promote traditional hunting practices in the mountainous region that borders Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia

Serena of the U.S. celebrates defeating Cibulkova of Slovakia to win their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne...Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia to win their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 28, 2015.     REUTERS/Carlos Barria (AUSTRALIA  - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

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Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia to win their women’s singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia

A general view shows the ODI tri-series cricket match between Australia and England in the field as the sun sets at Bellerive Oval in Hobart...A general view shows the One Day International (ODI) tri-series cricket match between Australia and England in the field as the sun sets at Bellerive Oval in Hobart, Tasmania January 23, 2015. REUTERS/Hamish Blair

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A general view shows the One Day International (ODI) tri-series cricket match between Australia and England in the field as the sun sets at Bellerive Oval in Hobart, Tasmania 

Benjamin Becker of Germany signs autographs after defeating Lleyton Hewitt of Australia in their men's singles second round match at the Australian Open.

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Benjamin Becker of Germany signs autographs after defeating Lleyton Hewitt of Australia in their second round singles match at the Australian Open in Melbourne

Katsumi Tamakoshi...Competitors run on their arms and legs on a race course in a preliminary race during the Guinness World Record the 100-meter running on all fours at Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 in celebration of Guinness World Records Day. The 18-year-old Japanese Katsumi Tamakoshi set new record of 15.86 seconds Thursday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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Competitors run on their arms and legs on a race course in a preliminary race during the Guinness World Record the 100-meter running on all fours at Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium in Tokyo in celebration of Guinness World Records Day. The 18-year-old Japanese Katsumi Tamakoshi set new record of 15.86 seconds Thursday. 

Russian President Putin poses for a picture with youths who took part in the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, as he visits a local Olympic youth sports school in Cheboksary...Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) poses for a picture with youths who took part in the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, as he visits a local Olympic youth sports school in Cheboksary, October 9, 2014.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin poses for a picture with youths who took part in the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, as he visits a local Olympic youth sports school in Cheboksary on Thursday

Costumed mascot waits for the men's quarter-final match between Nadal of Spain and Klizan of Slovakia at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing...A costumed mascot waits for the men's quarter-final match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Martin Klizan of Slovakia at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, October 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

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A costumed mascot waits for the men’s quarter-final match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Martin Klizan of Slovakia at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing

South Korean army soldiers demonstrate their martial arts skills during the 66th anniversary of Armed Forces Day at the Gyeryong military headquarters in Gyeryong, South Korea,

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South Korean army soldiers demonstrate their martial arts skills during the 66th anniversary of Armed Forces Day at the Gyeryong military headquarters, South Korea 

ATTENTION EDITORS - CAPTION CORRECTION FOR INC313 TRANSMITTED ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 AT APPROXIMATELY 1255 GMT...ATTENTION EDITORS - CAPTION CORRECTION FOR INC313 TRANSMITTED ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 AT APPROXIMATELY 1255 GMT. THE PLAYER'S POSITION WAS WRONGLY STATED. SHIN ALAM SHOULD BE ON THE LEFT. A CORRECTED VERSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWS THIS ADVISORY. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. REUTERS.     South Korea's Shin Alam (L) competes against China's Xu Anqi during their women's epee team fencing competition final at Goyang Gymnasium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon September 25, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SPORT FENCING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)     TEMPLATE OUT

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South Korea’s Shin Alam competes against China’s Xu Anqi during their women’s epee team fencing competition final at Goyang Gymnasium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon. 

Pack races in the track cycling women's omnium 25km point race at the Incheon International Velodrome during the 17th Asian Games

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The pack races in the cycling track at the women’s omnium 25km point race at the Incheon International Velodrome during the 17th Asian Games in South Korea on Thursday

South Korea's Hong Seung-hyun strikes the ball against Japan's Toshitaka Naito during their men's team sepaktakraw game at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon

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South Korea’s Hong Seung-hyun (left) strikes the ball against Japan’s Toshitaka Naito during their men’s team sepaktakraw game at the Bucheon Gymnasium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

North Korea's synchronised swimming team take part in a practice session at Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center ahead of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon...North Korea's synchronised swimming team take part in a practice session at Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center ahead of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon September 17, 2014. The 17th Asian Games run from September 19 to October 4.    REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)

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North Korea’s synchronised swimming team take part in a practice session at Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center ahead of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon 

Austria's national soccer team goalkeeper Lindner jumps for the ball during a training session in Vienna...Austria's national soccer team goalkeeper Heinz Lindner jumps for the ball during a training session in Vienna September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (AUSTRIA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

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Austria’s national soccer team goalkeeper Heinz Lindner during a training session in Vienna.

Russian's Nadezda Makroguzova serves against Brazil's Eduarda Santos Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva Ramos during their women's semifinal beach volleyball match at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in China.

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Russian’s Nadezda Makroguzova serves against Brazil’s Eduarda Santos Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva Ramos during their women’s semifinal beach volleyball match at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in China.

Fernanda Rodrigues of Brazil looks at the ball as she serves to Belgium during their FIVB Women's Volleyball World Grand Prix 2014 final round match in Tokyo August 22, 2014

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Fernanda Rodrigues of Brazil serves to her Belgium opponents during the FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Grand Prix 2014 final round match in Tokyo 

Lukas Michul, a member of the 'dream wal...Lukas Michul, a member of the 'dream walker' group jumps from atop the rugged rocks overlooking the azure waters of Navagio beach, one of the Greece's most renowned leisure spots on the popular tourist island of Zakynthos on June 23, 2014.  This is rope jumping -- part diving, part rock climbing, with a touch of engineering. The aim of the project is to dream jump in 80 places with most ravishing nature and architecture all over the world .They plan to stage their next leaps at a cave complex in Croatia, a French viaduct, skyscrapers in Las Vegas and Johannesburg, and the Grand Canyon. AFP PHOTO /  LOUISA GOULIAMAKILOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images

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Lukas Michul, a member of the ‘dream walker’ group jumps from atop the rugged rocks overlooking the azure waters of Navagio beach, one of the Greece’s most renowned leisure spots on the popular tourist island of Zakynthos. This is rope jumping, part diving, part rock climbing, with a touch of engineering. The aim of the project is to dream jump in 80 places with most ravishing nature and architecture all over the world.

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

Cycling - Tour de France - Stage Three - Cambridge to London...Race leaders pass the Victoria Memorial and Buckingham Palace as they sprint for the finish. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. See PA story CYCLING Tour. Picture date: Monday July 7, 2014. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

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Stage Three of the Tour de France, Cambridge to London, race leaders pass the Victoria Memorial and Buckingham Palace as they sprint for the finish 

Residents and tourists play soccer on Ponta Negra beach in Natal, Brazil, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Natal is one of many cities hosting the World Cup soccer tournament this month

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Residents and tourists play football on Ponta Negra beach in Natal, Brazil

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