A spectator reacts in the background as Tenerife 40's Carmelo Morales crashes during the Moto2 race of the Catalunya Grand Prix on July 4 in Montmelo, near Barcelona, Spain.
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Paraguay defender Paulo da Silva jumps over Japan midfielder Makoto Hasebe during their Round of 16 matchup at the World Cup on June 29 in Pretoria, South Africa. Paraguay won a penalty shootout 5-3 to advance to the quarterfinals.
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Contrada of Forest jockey Silvano Mulas and his horse Fedora Saura (left) compete to win the Contrada run during the Palio in Siena. The annual race pits Siena's 17 neighborhoods against one another with a banner adorned with a picture of the Virgin Mary at stake.
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The Marlins' Wes Helms slides safely into third base in the 11th inning as Chipper Jones bobbles the throw during the Braves' 4-3 win July 2 in Atlanta.
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Fans look on as a crash takes place on Lap 148 during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 3. Kevin Harvick won the race.
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Canberra's Trevor Thurling is tackled during their NRL Round 17 matchup with the Sydney Roosters on July 4 in Canberra, Australia. The Roosters won 22-12.
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Spanish players celebrate after David Villa's goal gave them a 1-0 lead against Paraguay in the World Cup quarterfinals July 3 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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An aerial view showing the 2,500 triathletes at the start of the Ironman Triathlon on June 26 in Nice, France.
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Canada pitcher Ashley Lanz throws against Japan during the 12th Women's Softball World Championship on July 2 in Caracas, Venezuela. Japan defeated Canada 12-3 to advance to the finals, where they lost to the United States 7-2.
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The pack rides past a windmill and spectators during the 138.9-mile first stage of the Tour de France run between Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and Brussels, Belgium, on July 4.
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Serena Williams returns a ball to Russia's Vera Zvonareva during the women's Wimbledon final July 3. Williams won 6-3, 6-2 for her fourth Wimbledon crown and her 13th Grand Slam title.
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Stewards and members of the All England Lawn Tennis Club applaud Rafael Nadal as he left Centre Court following his straight-set victory over 12th-seeded Tomas Berdych in the Wimbledon final. It was Nadal's second Wimbledon title and his eighth Grand Slam win.
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Tiger Woods hits a bunker shot on the seventh hole during the first round of the AT&T National at Aronimink Golf Club on July 1 in Newtown Square, Pa. Woods finished tied for 46th at 4-over par.
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Reigning world junior champion Jason Craig goes over the falls during the U.S. National Freestyle Kayak Team Trials on July 4 in Missoula, Mont. The 16-year-old finished second.
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A red sky hangs over Turner Field during the game between the Braves and Nationals on June 30 in Atlanta.
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A Brazil fan, wearing the national colors on his beard, awaits the start of the World Cup quarterfinal between the Netherlands and Brazil on July 2 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The Netherlands defeated Brazil 2-1.
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