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A skier competes during the 22nd edition of the summer ski jumping world cup Courchevel Grand Prix, on Aug. 15 in Courchevel, French Alps.
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Australia's Wallabies' Kurtley Beale reacts after being defeated by New Zealand All Blacks in their Bledisloe Cup rugby union test match in Sydney Aug. 18.
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