Andy Schleck climbs Galibier pass, where he won the 18th stage of the 2011 Tour de France. Thursday's 124.6-mile course ran between Pinerolo and Galibier Serre-Chevalier ski resort.
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South African runner Oscar Pistorius, right, runs in the 400 meter race in France, July 8, 2011. His time in a race in Italy Tuesday was good enough to send him to the World Championships.
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Members of the U.S. women's national team look on after losing the FIFA Women's World Cup Final against Japan. The Americans lost on penalty kicks after overtime expired with the teams tied, 2-2.
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Power In Reserve: Strikers Alex Morgan (second from left) and Lauren Cheney have added firepower to the U.S. lineup, while midfielder Megan Rapinoe has adjusted to coming in off the bench to energize the American attack — and set up goals for Abby Wambach.
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The South Sudan delegation, including Vice-President Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon (second from right), are congratulated by a delegate as they take their seats after the U.N. General Assembly voted to admit the newly formed nation.
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