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Seattle Seahawks' Malcom Smith makes an angel in the confetti after his team defeated the Denver Broncos in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game in East Rutherford, New Jersey. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton      REUTERS NEWS PICTURES HAS NOW MADE IT EASIER TO FIND THE BEST PHOTOS FROM THE MOST IMPORTANT STORIES AND TOP STANDALONES EACH DAY. Search for "TPX" in the IPTC Supplemental Category field or "IMAGES OF THE DAY" in the Caption field and you will find a selection of 80-100 of our daily Top Pictures.

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Seattle Seahawks’ Malcom Smith makes an angel in the confetti after his team defeated the Denver Broncos in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Read more

Japan's PM Abe smiles as he wears a jersey of Boston Red Sox, while Red Sox mascot Wally looks on at Abe's office in Tokyo...Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) smiles as he wears a jersey of Boston Red Sox, while Red Sox mascot Wally  looks on at Abe's office in Tokyo January 21, 2014. Japanese Major League Baseball (MLB) players, Junichi Tazawa and Koji Uehara gave a Red Sox jersey to Abe.

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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe puts on a jersey of the Boston Red Sox, while Red Sox mascot Wally looks, on at Mr Abe’s office. Japanese Major League Baseball (MLB) players Junichi Tazawa and Koji Uehara gave the jersey to Mr Abe. Read more

Tennis fans protect themselves from the sun during a first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.

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Tennis fans protect themselves from the sun during a first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, AustraliaRead more

After falling from his motorbike, KTM rider Stephane Hamard of France gets help pushing his bike during the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Salta, Argentina and Uyuni, Bolivia.

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After falling from his motorbike, Stephane Hamard of France gets help during the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Salta, Argentina and Uyuni, Bolivia.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia signs autographs after his men's singles match against Lukas Lacko of Slovakia at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia signs autographs after his men’s singles match against Lukas Lacko of Slovakia at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne. Djokovic won 6-3 7-6 (7-2) 6-1.

Blue-tipped fingernails of Williams of the U.S. are seen as she bounces the ball to serve during her women's singles match against Makarova of Russia at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne...The blue-tipped fingernails of Venus Williams of the U.S. are seen as she bounces the ball to serve during her women's singles match against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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Venus Williams of the US prepares to serve against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Read more

Williams of the U.S. serves to Cibulkova of Slovakia during their women's singles match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane...Serena Williams of the U.S. serves to Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia during their women's singles match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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Serena Williams of the US serves to Dominika Cibulková of Slovakia during their women’s singles match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament. Read more

 

AUS48  Australia's players celebrate winning the Ashes test cricket series against England as England's James Anderson reacts at the WACA ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray    REUTERS NEWS PICTURES HAS NOW MADE IT EASIER TO FIND THE BEST PHOTOS FROM THE MOST IMPORTANT STORIES AND TOP STANDALONES EACH DAY. Search for "TPX" in the IPTC Supplemental Category field or "IMAGES OF THE DAY" in the Caption field and you will find a selection of 80-100 of our daily Top Pictures.

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Competitors wait to get on the stage during a bodybuilding competition in Mumbai...Competitors wait to get on the stage during a bodybuilding competition in Mumbai November 27, 2013. Around 30 bodybuilders from all parts of India participated in the competition.

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Competitors wait to get on the stage during a bodybuilding competition in Mumbai.

Jockey Tony McCoy rides 'Keen Eye' during the second race at Exeter Racecourse, Exeter. Despite having two rides, McCoy remains on 3,998 winners, and still chasing a record breaking 4,000th winner over jumps. He has two rides at Chepstow races tomorrow.

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National Hunt jockey Tony McCoy rides Keen Eye during the second race at Exeter Racecourse. He has ridden 3,998 winners over jumps and is chasing a record-breaking 4,000th. He has two rides at Chepstow tomorrow.