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5 August 2017: Jamaica's Usain Bolt realises he's come third in his last ever solo race, the final of the men's 100m at the 2017 World Athletics Championships at the London StadiumPhil Noble/Reuters
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5 August 2017: Justin Gatlin reacts after winning the final of the men's 100m athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in LondonAndrej Isakovic/AFP
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5 August 2017: US athlete Justin Gatlin kneels in front of Jamaica's Usain Bolt after Gatlin won the final of the men's 100m athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London StadiumAntonin Thuillier/AFP
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5 August 2017: Fans surround Usain Bolt during a lap of honour after he finished third in the men's 100m final at the World Athletics Championships in LondonDavid Ramos/Getty Images
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9 August 2017: Karsten Warholm of Norway reacts after winning the men's 400m hurdles final at the World Athletics Championships in LondonLucy Nicholson/Reuters
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9 August 2017: Karsten Warholm of Norway celebrates after winning gold in the men's 400m hurdles final in LondonKai Pfaffenbach/Reuters
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11 August 2017: Deborah John of Trinidad and Tobago falls during the women's 100m hurdles heats at the World Athletics Championships in LondonToby Melville/Reuters
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11 August 2017: Trinidad and Tobago's Deborah John cries after falling while competing in the women's 100m hurdles athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World ChampionshipsBen Stansall/AFP
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11 August 2017: Rico Freimuth of Germany competes in the men's decathlon long jump in LondonPawel Kopczynski/Reuters
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11 August 2017: Dani Stevens of Australia competes in the women's discus qualification event in LondonFabrizio Bensch/Reuters
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10 August 2017: Will Claye of the US competes in the men's triple jump final in the London StadiumDylan Martinez/Reuters
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6 August 2017: Greece's Ekateríni Stefanídi wins gold in the final of the women's pole vault athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in LondonAndrej Isakovic/AFP
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5 August 2017: Fabrice Lapierre of Australia competes in the men's long jump final during day two of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships in LondonMichael Steele/Getty Images
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5 August 2017: Nafissatou Thiam of Belgium competes in the shot put event of the women's heptathlon in LondonDylan Martinez/Reuters
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11 August 2017: Shadae Lawrence of Jamaica competes in the women's discus qualification during day eight of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships London 2017Michael Steele/Getty Images
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7 August 2017: Laura Muir of Great Britain and competitors react after the women's 1500 metres final during day four of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships London 2017 at The London StadiumDavid Ramos/Getty Images
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8 August 2017: People perform during a National Fitness Day event in Rongan in China's southwestern Guizhou provinceAFP
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5 August 2017: A streaker is chased by a steward after invading the track at the World Athletics Championships in LondonKai Pfaffenbach/Reuters
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9 August 2017: Raven Saunders of the US competes in the women's shot put final in LondonKai Pfaffenbach/Reuters
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5 August 2017: Carlos Martinez of the St Louis Cardinals holds a pair of baseballs up to his eyes in the dugout during the second inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OhioJamie Sabau/Getty Images
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10 August 2017: Seattle Mariners' Mike Zunino breaks his bat during a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field in SeattleJoe Nicholson/Reuters
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5 August 2017: Lars Christian Vold of Norway finishes first in the Isklar Norseman Extreme Triathlon in Eidfjord, Norway. The race comprised a 3.8km swim, 180km cycle and 42.2km run up Mount GaustaAlexander Koerner/Getty Images for Isklar Norseman Extreme Triathlon
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10 August 2017:Floyd Mayweather Jr of the US hits a speed bag during a workout at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, NevadaLas Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus/Reuters
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7 August 2017: Students from Auckland Grammar school perform a haka following the funeral service for Sir John Graham, former All Blacks captainHannah Peters/Getty Images
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9 August 2017: Officials clear water off the track in the London Stadium during the World Athletics ChampionshipsKai Pfaffenbach/Reuters
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9 August 2017: A nun wearing a bin liner on her head to protect her from the pouring rain walks along the South Bank in LondonDan Kitwood/Getty Images
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8 August 2017: Buildings are engulfed by floodwaters in Nagahama, western Japan, after heavy rain caused by Typhoon NoruKyodo/Reuters
Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2017
11 August 2017: Painted houses in terraced streets are seen from a hot air balloon during the 2017 Bristol Balloon FiestaMatt Cardy/Getty Images
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7 August 2017: Construction workers rebuild platforms and tracks at Waterloo Station in LondonCarl Court/Getty Images
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7 August 2017: A scuba diver is surrounded by schools of silversides in the Devil's Grotto area near George Town, Cayman IslandsPredrag Vuckovic/Reuters
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7 August 2017: A snow leopard (Panthera uncia) rests at a centre run by NABU (Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union) near Issyk Kul lake, on the outskirts of Semenovka, some 330 kilometres southeast of Bishkek, the capital of KyrgyzstanVyacheslav Oseledko/AFP
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8 August 2017: A giant panda named Xing Ya flips over his birthday ice cake made for his fourth birthday at the Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen, the NetherlandsMichael Kooren/Reuters
Puck Fair goat Ireland
A crown is affixed to a wild goat as it is crowned King Puck during the Puck Fair in Killorglin, County Kerry, IrelandClodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters
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7 August 2017: Fans in Spider-Man costumes wait for the arrival of cast member Tom Holland and director Jon Watts during the Japan premiere of Spider-Man: Homecoming in TokyoKim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters
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11 August 2017: Burryman Andrew Taylor meets residents as he parades through South Queensferry in Scotland encased in burrs. The parade takes place on the second Friday of August each year and although the exact meaning of this tradition has been lost through the years though it is thought to have begun in the 17th century. The tradition is believed to bring good luck to the townspeople if they give him whisky offered through a straw or a donation of moneyJeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
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7 August 2017: Edinburgh Festival Fringe entertainers perform on the Royal Mile in the Scottish capitalJeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
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Russian President Vladimir Putin sunbathes during his holiday in the remote Tuva region in southern SiberiaAlexey Nikolsky/Sputnik/AFP
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5 August 2017: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau falls in the water while kayaking near Sidney, British ColumbiaAdam Scotti/Prime Minister's Office/Reuters
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10 August 2017: U.S. President Donald Trump, flanked by Vice President Mike Pence, speaks to reporters at his golf estate in Bedminster, New JerseyJonathan Ernst/Reuters
Oval Office
11 August 2017: The Oval Office of the White House sits emptied of all furniture, carpet and other decor during renovations at the White HouseJim Bourg/Reuters
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10 August 2017: Thousands of people take part in a rally in support of North Korea's stance against the US, on Kim Il-Sung square in PyongyangKCNA/AFP
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8 August 2017: South Africa's President Jacob Zuma celebrates with his supporters after he survived a no-confidence motion in parliament vote in Cape TownMike Hutchings/Reuters
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7 August 2017: African migrants react after crossing the border from Morocco to Spain's North African enclave of CeutaJesus Moron/Reuters
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9 August 2017: Chinese paramilitary police sleep on the ground after an 18-hour rescue operation following a deadly earthquake in Jiuzhaigou in China's southwestern Sichuan provinceAFP
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5 August 2017: Revellers dance during the 23rd Woodstock Festival in Kostrzyn-upon-Odra, PolandKacper Pempel/Reuters
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9 August 2017: Flames and smoke rise from a forest in fire near Sarande in the Muzina mountain region, southern AlbaniaGent Shkullaku/AFP
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10 August 2017: A firefighter tackles a wildfire close to the village of Pucarica in Abrantes, PortugalPatricia de Melo Moreira/AFP
Kenya election protests
9 August 2017: Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga set up a flaming tyre barricade in Kibera slum in NairobiGoran Tomasevic/Reuters
Kenya election protests
9 August 2017: Kenyan police arrive to break up a protest of supporters of the Kenyan opposition presidential candidate in the Mathare slums of NairobLuis Tato/AFP
Kenya election protests
9 August 2017: The mother of a man allegedly shot in the head by Kenyan police covers her son's body in an alley in Nairobi's Mathare slum after unrest broke out a day following the general electionMarco Longari/AFP
Kenya election protests
9 August 2017: A woman cries after a supporter of opposition leader Raila Odinga was killed by police, witnesses said, in Mathare slum in NairobiGoran Tomasevic/Reuters
Venezuela coup
6 August 2017: An anti-government activist shows cartridges gathered after a protest in Venezuela's third city, ValenciaRonaldo Schemidt/AFP
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8 August 2017: A huge cloud of dust and smoke billows following a reported air strike on a rebel-held area in the southern Syrian city of DaraaMohamad Abazeed/AFP
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8 August 2017: Palestinian children look through a hole in a sheet metal fence outside their home in Gaza CityMahmud Hams/AFP