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Best Sports Photos of The Week!

Last updated on: February 19, 2013 10:41 IST

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There is never a dull moment in the world of sports. Rediff.com brings you some of best sports images of the week from across the world

Runners cheer after they finish the Color Run at Sydney Olympic Park on February 10.

According to organisers, more than 20,000 runners completed the 5km course around the Sydney Olympic Park, being covered in blue, pink, orange and yellow powder on their way to finish line.


Photographs: Daniel Munoz/Reuters
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Wrestlers fight at a permanent mud wrestling ring at the Sia Ram Bhajan Samati Akhaara, a traditional Indian wrestling training centre, on the banks of the river Ganges in Kolkata on February 17.


Photographs: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters

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Cleveland Cavaliers Tristan Thompson (13) hangs on the rim after a dunk during the first half of the NBA BBVA Rising Star Challenge basketball game in Houston, Texas, on February 15.

Photographs: Bob Donnan/Pool/Reuters

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Adam Scott of Australia hits out of a deep bunker onto the first green during the third round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles on February 16.

Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo spits out water just before the start of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match against Manchester United at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain, on February 13.

Photographs: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images

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A boy watches from an apartment during the annual Shrovetide football match in Ashbourne, central England on February 12.

The aim of the teams -- the Up'ards and the Down'ards -- is to score by tapping the ball three times on stone goal plinths three miles apart on the banks of the River Henmore.

The game dates back to the 17th century.


Photographs: Darren Staples/Reuters

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Team Germany's Severin Freund soars through the air during the Team Ski Jumping World Cup in Oberstdorf on February 17.

Photographs: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

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Richie Gray of Sale Sharks wins the line out ball during the Aviva Premiership rugby match between London Welsh and Sale Sharks at Kassam Stadium in Oxford, England, on February 17.

Photographs: Warren Little/Getty Images

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Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed jumps for the ball as South Africa's AB de Villiers (left) makes his ground on the fourth day of the second cricket Test match in Cape Town, on February 17.

Photographs: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

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Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway skis during the second run of the men's Giant Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, Austria on February 15.


Photographs: Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters

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