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BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

August 05, 2013 13:30 IST

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America’s teenager Missy Franklin dominated the headlines last week. Also  Barcelona's  ‘soccer clinic’ for peace garnered enough attention. But what caught us unaware was mixed martial arts.

Rediff.com gives a quick tour through BEST Photos of the Week!

Amanda Nunes of Brazil celebrates after defeating Sheila Gaff of Germany during the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) competition, in Rio de Janeiro.


Photographs: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

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The final day of the world swimming championships belonged to Missy Franklin as the American teenager became the first woman to win six golds at a single edition thanks to the US triumph in the medley relay on Sunday during the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain.


Photographs: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

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FC Barcelona's Neymar signs autographs for young Palestinian players, during a "soccer clinic" for peace, at Dura stadium in the West Bank village of Dura, near Hebron.

Thousands of Palestinians celebrated the arrival of Barcelona in the West Bank on Saturday where Argentine forward Lionel Messi and his team mates showed off their skills to adoring fans.


Photographs: /Ammar Awad/Reuters

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Hungary's head coach Tibor Benedek is thrown in the water by his players as they celebrate after winning against Montenegro at their men's water polo gold medal match during the World Swimming Championships at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona.


Photographs: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters

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Independiente's Sebastian Penco fights for the ball with Brown de Adrogue's Joel Barbosa during their Argentine Nacional B Division soccer match in Buenos Aires.


Photographs: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

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Australia's Ryan Harris celebrates after dismissing England's Ian Bell during the third day of the third Ashes Test cricket match at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester.


Photographs: Philip Brown/Reuters

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Britain's Prince Harry and Prince William compete in a charity polo match at CoworthPark, southern England.

Prince William made his first public appearance since leaving hospital with his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their newborn son.


Photographs: Jane Mingay/Reuters

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