Welcome to another smoking edition of <italics>Did You See That?</italics> We begin at the end this week with the closing of the winter season celebration in the village of Silichi, which isn't far from Minsk in case you were wondering.
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A skier is the butt of jokes during the comic competition.
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We'd like to see this sport added to the Winter Olympics. Skiing and shopping might make for a bracing change of pace from the standard skiing and shooting of biathlon.
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Tiger's tootsie is probably vonndering what's going on at Augusta National, where an illegal drop on Friday got her man into some hot water on Saturday.
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The fruit of the Great One's loins graced Augusta for the start of the Masters Tournament.
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The grand champion is greater than the sumo of his parts as he makes a ritual entrance into the ring at Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo.
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Carlos Quentin of the Padres took exception to being plunked by a pitch from Zack Greinke of the Dodgers and festivities ensued in San Diego. Greinke broke his collarbone in the melee and will be hors de combat for eight weeks.
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Shock and <italics>awww</italics>: We'll let the UK's inimitable <italics>Daily Mail</italics> tell the tale: "In between fast breaks and jump shots, Jesse Metcalfe and Cara Santana couldn't help but share a few loving kisses. The engaged couple sat courtside as the LA Lakers defeated the New Orleans Hornets. But while most pairs wait for the Kiss Cam to land on them before sharing a smooch, Jesse and Cara were happy to show their love throughout the basketball game."
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Zach Johnson demonstrates that it can be a drag bringing kids on golf outings.
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This week's grand achievement that makes you misty-eyed to be a member of mankind: the unofficial Guinness world record for the farthest distance traveled (272 feet) on the rings while hula hooping in Santa Monica, Calif.
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The wily U.S. Secretary of State graciously accepted a case of Canadian suds from the Great White North's Foreign Minister at the G8 meeting in London. Kerry, who'd wagered a case of Samuel Adams, won his bet that Team USA would beat Canada in the women's world ice hockey championship game and, by golly, they did.
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The world's latest fun couple were greeted by a topless demonstrator during their visit to the Volkswagen stand at the Hanover Industrial Fair in Germany. (Apparently, Volkswagens are popular concession snacks). As for the display, Putin wryly noted, "When discussing politics, it is best to be dressed."
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Supporters in Caracas hoist a life-sized replica of their favorite presidential candidate. Nicolas Maduro, the hand-picked successor of Venezuela's late Hugo Chavez, is running against opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, who has to work harder to attract the all-important mustache vote.
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If you betted the hedge on Mumbles Head ridden by Jamie Moore (left) or Roberto Goldback ridden by Barry Geraghty -- or is it Barry Geraghty ridden by Roberto Goldback? -- in the big ract at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England, you won.
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With concussions and other hideous injuries seemingly on the rise, the NHL might take a cue from this event at an L.A. Kings game and outfit players in more portective padding.
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Mirthmakers at the IZOD Social Hub kick-off party in Augusta tested the latest in technology from Google Glass, which allowed the two-time PGA Tour winner to more closely examine the MAXIM models (not pictured) that were on hand.
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And on that note, we glide on out of here...
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