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BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

August 20, 2013 10:04 IST

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Bolt getting jiggy, Bell being castled and some other exciting action from last week encapsulated by Rediff.com! 

World champion Usain Bolt performs the traditional Russian dance 'Kazachok' after Jamaica won the men's 4x100 metres relay final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on August 18.


Photographs: Phil Noble/Reuters

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Mari Klaup of Estonia competes in the Women's Heptathlon 100 metres hurdles at the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on August 12. 


Photographs: Ian Walton/Getty Images

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France's Mathieu Valbuena (right) is challenged by Belgium's Marouane Fellaini (left) and Vincent Kompany (centre) during their international friendly soccer match at the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels on August 14.


Photographs: Yves Herman/Reuters

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Russia’s Kseniya Ryzhova and Tatyana Firova kiss as teammates Yulia Gushchina (left) and Antonina Krivoshapka celebrate their gold-medal victory in the women's 4x400 metres relay event during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on August 17.


Photographs: Grigory Dukor/Reuters

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George Kitchens of the U.S. competes in the men's long jump qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on August 14. 


Photographs: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

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England batsman Ian Bell is bowled by Ryan Harris on Day 5 of 4th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Emirates Durham ICG in Chester-le-Street, England, on August 12. 


Photographs: Stu Forster/Getty Images

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Defending champion Akira Yaegashi (left) of Japan punches Oscar Blanquet of Mexico in the face during their World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight title boxing match in Tokyo on August 12. 


Photographs: Yuya Shino/Reuters

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Nadine Broersen of the Netherlands, Yorgelis Rodriguez of Cuba and Ellen Sprunger of Switzerland compete in the Women's Heptathlon 100 metres hurdles at the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on August 12. 


Photographs: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo (top) and Real Betis' Damien Perquis vie for possession during their La Liga match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on August 18. 


Photographs: Sergio Perez/Reuters

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A man competes in the Splashdiving World Championships in Berlin on August 17.

Some 100 divers from six countries took part in the freestyle sport event that was staged in a public swimming pool in Berlin. Contestants were judged by the jump's degree of difficulty and the volume of splashing water. 


Photographs: Thomas Peter/Reuters
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Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia bows to thank the spectators as she celebrates after winning gold in the women's pole vault final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on August 13. 


Photographs: Phil Noble/Reuters

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Sweden's Emma Green-Tregaro has her fingernails painted in different colours as she competes in the women's high jump qualification heats at the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on August 15.

Green-Tregaro, who painted her fingernails in the colours of the rainbow flag in support of Russia's gay community, was told not to repeat the gesture in Saturday's world championship final. Green-Tregaro had her fingernails painted red when competing in the women's high jump final on Saturday. 

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Photographs: Phil Noble/Reuters

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