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Freestyling Afghans

A group of young Afghan men and women gather on a hill outside Kabul to practice a variety of freestyle cycling tricks they have learnt from online videos via YouTube, Facebook and other social…

A group of young Afghan men and women gather on a hill outside Kabul to practice a variety of freestyle cycling tricks they have learnt from online videos via YouTube, Facebook and other social…

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Usain Bolt doc out now

‘I Am Bolt’ is a new documentary about the athlete known as “the fastest man alive”: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.

‘I Am Bolt’ is a new documentary about the athlete known as “the fastest man alive”: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.

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World Chess Championship: Carlsen outclasses Karjakin in Game 10

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen outclassed challenger Sergey Karjakin of Russia in Game 10 to draw level 5-5 with two games left in New York on Thursday.

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen outclassed challenger Sergey Karjakin of Russia in Game 10 to draw level 5-5 with two games left in New York on Thursday.

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Long specials await the competitors of 2017 Dakar Rally

The official presentation and the route details for the 2017 edition of the Dakar Rally were unveiled on Wednesday at a ceremony in Paris.

The official presentation and the route details for the 2017 edition of the Dakar Rally were unveiled on Wednesday at a ceremony in Paris.

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Video: final day's action of the all-female Amazon Raid

After a week of gruelling challenges including mountain biking, canoing and a foot race, the 15th edition of the ‘Raid Amazones’ came to a close this week.

After a week of gruelling challenges including mountain biking, canoing and a foot race, the 15th edition of the ‘Raid Amazones’ came to a close this week.

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Qingdao Grand Prix: Japanese fighters strike on day two

Four gold medals were up for grabs on day two of the Qingdao Grand Prix in China and Japanese judoka’s won two of them to finally open up their account on the east…

Four gold medals were up for grabs on day two of the Qingdao Grand Prix in China and Japanese judoka’s won two of them to finally open up their account on the east…

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On-form world number one Kerber focused ahead of season-ending finals

Angelique Kerber enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2016 – a year that saw the 28-year-old German win two Grand Slam titles – the Australian Open and US Open – and take over the world number one ranking

Angelique Kerber enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2016 – a year that saw the 28-year-old German win two Grand Slam titles – the Australian Open and US Open – and take over the world number one ranking

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'I am Bolt' documentary to hit the screens in November

A documentary film trailing Jamaican sprinting superstar Usain Bolt hits the cinema screens next month and gives fans a chance to see the nine-time Olympic champion behind the…

A documentary film trailing Jamaican sprinting superstar Usain Bolt hits the cinema screens next month and gives fans a chance to see the nine-time Olympic champion behind the…

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Anouck Jaubert shines in China

France’s Anouck Jaubert proved too strong for her opponents in Wujiang as she became the first Athlete to secure four Climbing Speed World Cups in a season.

France’s Anouck Jaubert proved too strong for her opponents in Wujiang as she became the first Athlete to secure four Climbing Speed World Cups in a season.

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Hunt seals sixth cliff diving world title

England’s Gary Hunt celebrated a record sixth Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series title in seven years on Sunday courtesy of a third place finish at the penultimate event of the season in…

England’s Gary Hunt celebrated a record sixth Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series title in seven years on Sunday courtesy of a third place finish at the penultimate event of the season in…

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USA: wife-carrying competition

The city of Newry, Maine, has held the latest edition of the North American Wife Carrying Championship.

The city of Newry, Maine, has held the latest edition of the North American Wife Carrying Championship.

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[360° video] Flying high at the Coupe Icare

Fancy dress, aerial stunts and breathtaking views – the Coupe Icare has it all. And Euronews was there to capture it all in 360° video The event

Fancy dress, aerial stunts and breathtaking views – the Coupe Icare has it all. And Euronews was there to capture it all in 360° video The event

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Navratil wins in Mostar for World Cliff Diving double

Czech diver Michal Navratil and Canadian Lysanne Richard both secured their second wins of the Cliff Diving World Series season at the historic Stari Most bridge in Bosnia and Herzegovina on…

Czech diver Michal Navratil and Canadian Lysanne Richard both secured their second wins of the Cliff Diving World Series season at the historic Stari Most bridge in Bosnia and Herzegovina on…

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World Nomad Games: creating cultural connections

Cholpon-Ata, a city in the heart of the Kyrgyz Republic, is host to the Second World Nomad Games, with athletes from over forty countries.

Cholpon-Ata, a city in the heart of the Kyrgyz Republic, is host to the Second World Nomad Games, with athletes from over forty countries.

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Word World champion crowned in Lille

For most players, it’s a fun but challenging board game, but for the competitors at the World Scrabble Championships it is a serious sport, with a serious prize.

For most players, it’s a fun but challenging board game, but for the competitors at the World Scrabble Championships it is a serious sport, with a serious prize.

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World Nomad Games opening ceremony 2016

Athletes from 40 countries come together from September 3 – 8 to compete in 23 types of traditional sports at the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan

Athletes from 40 countries come together from September 3 – 8 to compete in 23 types of traditional sports at the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan

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Hong Kong Open: Mohamed El Shorbagy suffers shock exit

World champion Gregory Gaultier and world number one Mohamed El Shorbagy were both dumped out of the Hong Kong Open on Thursday.

World champion Gregory Gaultier and world number one Mohamed El Shorbagy were both dumped out of the Hong Kong Open on Thursday.

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Video: Rheeder wins Red Bull Joyride event

It’s easy to see why Canada’s Whistler Mountain Bike Park is more commonly known as the Boneyard.

It’s easy to see why Canada’s Whistler Mountain Bike Park is more commonly known as the Boneyard.

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Belarus: A star in the air

At the Minsk air festival, a team of skydivers formed a star in the air as they clung together.

At the Minsk air festival, a team of skydivers formed a star in the air as they clung together.

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Impressive aerobatics in Hungary

From July 20 to 30 2016, Matkó Airport near the Hungarian town of Kecskemét was host to the 19th World Glider Aerobatic Championship.

From July 20 to 30 2016, Matkó Airport near the Hungarian town of Kecskemét was host to the 19th World Glider Aerobatic Championship.

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High-diving competition in Kosovo

Hundreds of spectators attended the 60th edition of a high-diving competition, which takes place in Gjakova, western Kosovo.

Hundreds of spectators attended the 60th edition of a high-diving competition, which takes place in Gjakova, western Kosovo.

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Freefaller Luke Aikens dives full throttle into the record books

American Luke Aikens have dived into the record books by becoming the first person ever to leap from twenty five thousand feet without a parachute or wing suit.

American Luke Aikens have dived into the record books by becoming the first person ever to leap from twenty five thousand feet without a parachute or wing suit.