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Donisan of Romania competes in men's high jump during European Athletics Championships in Zurich

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Mihai Donisan of Romania competes in the men’s high jump during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich on Wednesday

Experimental aircraft 'Solar Impulse 2',

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The experimental aircraft “Solar Impulse 2″, HB-SIB, during solar generator tests at an air base in Payerne, Switzerland, on Monday. The project aims to achieve the first circumnavigation of the world with an aircraft powered only by solar energy.

Tina Maze...Slovenia's Tina Maze speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's super-G, at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Thursday, March 13, 2014.

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Slovenia’s Tina Maze speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women’s super-G, at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland Read more

Svindal of Norway skis during the men's downhill event during the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup finals in the Swiss ski resort of Lenzerheide

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Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway skis during the men’s downhill event at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup finals in the Swiss ski resort of Lenzerheide

The rear of Lamborghini Aventador is pictured during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014. The Geneva Motor Show will run from March 6 to 16.

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The rear of Lamborghini Aventador is pictured during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva on Wednesday. The Geneva Motor Show will run from March 6 to 16.

A reveler in a carnival costume attends the opening of the Lucerne carnival in Lucerne, Switzerland, on the so-called dirty Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.

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A reveller in a carnival costume attends the opening of the Lucerne carnival in Lucerne, Switzerland, on the so-called dirty Thursday.

Team USA huddles around the net before the game against Switzerland during the 2014 Winter Olympics women's ice hockey game at Shayba Arena, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum )

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Team USA huddles around the net before the game against Switzerland during the 2014 Winter Olympics women’s ice hockey game at Shayba Arena, Sochi, Russia Read more

Skiing freeriders Nicolas and Loris Falquet collaborated with photographer Jeremy Bernard and Swiss mountain sports manufacturer Mammut to create unique images by colouring the snow at their local ski fields of Les Marecottes, near Martigny, in south-western Switzerland. The Swiss brothers used eco-friendly coloured pigments and a futuristic atomizer to colour the snow over a period of 15 days to create 5 minutes of video and a portfolio of 13 extraordinary photos

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Skiing freeriders Nicolas and Loris Falquet collaborated with photographer Jeremy Bernard and Mammut to create unique images by colouring the snow at the local ski fields of Les Marécottes, near Martigny, in southwestern Switzerland

A member of Swiss special police forces stands on the roof of the Kongress Hotel next to the Congress Center in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. The world's financial and political elite will head this week to the Swiss Alps for 2014  gathering of the World Economic Forum at the Swiss ski resort of Davos.

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A member of the Swiss special police force stands on the roof of the Kongress Hotel next to the Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland. The world’s financial and political elite will head this week to the Swiss Alps for the 2014 gathering of the World Economic Forum at the ski resort

 The long-time exposed photo shows the headlamps of mountaineers climbing the 4477 meters (14,688 feet) high Matterhorn above Zermatt, Switzerland, Tuesday morning, July 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Keystone, Arno Balzarini)

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The long-time exposed photo shows the headlamps of mountaineers climbing the 4,477m-high Matterhorn above Zermatt, Switzerland, on Tuesday morning Read more