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In a picture taken with an underwater camera, the Czech Republic team competes during the synchronized swimming free combination final at the European Swimming Championships on Aug. 8.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT / AFP/Getty Images

Laszlo Cseh of Hungary competes in the men's 200-meter individual medley heats at the European Swimming Championships.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LASZLO BALOGH / Reuters

A bull falls on its back during a bullfight in the northern Spanish town of Gijon on Aug. 12.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ELOY ALONSO / REUTERS

A competitor takes part in a practice session of the Red Bull X-Fighters motocross championships in front of the landmark Battersea Power Station in London on Aug. 12. The event features 12 of the world's best motocross riders.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP/Getty Images

The Toronto Blue Jays' J.P. Arencibia reacts after getting a shaving cream pie in the face from teammates after the Jays' 17-11 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game in Toronto on Aug. 7. Arencibia, who made his major league debut, hit two home runs in the game.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nathan Denette / Associated Press

Volker Riediger, on Ysreamyouscream, warms up before the fourth race of the Duhner Wattrennen mudflat meet on Aug. 8.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lars Baron / Bongarts/Getty Images

A young gymnast jumps off a bar during a training session at the gymnastics hall of a sports school on Aug. 10.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER SHANGHAI / REUTERS

Aaron Hernandez, left, and Tom Brady of the New England Patriots greet each other before a preseason game against the New Orleans Saints at Gillette Stadium on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Rogash / Getty Images

Alves Jucelino of Brazil dives from Roche Dam (82 feet) during the World Cup Cliff Diving competition near Turin in northern Italy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEFANO RELLANDINI / REUTERS

Anna Popp, right, rides Baroness in the Duhner Wattrennen race in northern Germany on Aug. 8. About 30,000 spectators visited the event.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: INGO WAGNER / AFP/Getty Images

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Chris Narveson pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Prisching / Associated Press

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Postcards from the West | San Francisco's iconic cable cars

Postcards from the West | San Francisco's famed cable cars

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Soledad, Calif. and Pinnacles National Park

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The Week in Sports | Aug. 9-15, 2010

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The Week in Sports | Aug. 9-15, 2010

Are you a sports nut?  Think there’s not much going on during the doldrums of summer? Like interesting pictures?  Check out these images — diving off cliffs, horse racing, synchronized swimming and more. It’s a variety of images we’ve selected from sporting events this week.

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