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

Pictures in the News | Feb. 11, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, photojournalist Luis Sinco makes use of what photographers call the "golden light" when the sun is nearly set around Los Angeles. Boston:...   View Post»

   

Tall Ships arrive in Long Beach

Tall ships arrive in Long Beach

Two-ship cannon battles and tours are on the agenda for the brig Lady Washington and the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain when they visit Long Beach. The tall ships are anchored...   View Post»

   

Eid al-Fitr

Muslims gather to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Today is Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. Each year, Muslims spend the ninth month of the Islamic calendar observing...   View Post»

   

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

First images of Mercury from Messenger

The first images of Mercury from the Messenger spacecraft mission were sent back to Earth on Tuesday. On Wednesday, a selection of images were released by NASA. The spacecraft...   View Post»

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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