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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.


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Prisching / Associated Press

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