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Spectators watch from windows as cyclists participate in the Gastown Grand Prix cycling race in Vancouver, British Columbia. The competition involves women's and men's races that run through the cobbled streets of Vancouver's historic Gastown area.


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Dana NcGregor's pet goats Pismo, left, and Goatee surf at San Onofre State Beach, Calif.. McGregor started taking Pismo's mother Goatee to the beach, and it wasn't long before she was on a surfboard. When Pismo was born, McGregor put her on a board too, and she was a natural, he says.

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Ty Pozzobon, centre, from Merritt, B.C., gets stepped on by bull Little Bit of Sugar during bull riding rodeo action at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary. This is the 100th anniversary of the Stampede.


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This image made available by LOCOG shows US Olympian sprinter torchbearer 001 Michael Johnson holding the Olympic Flame at Stonehenge, England. Johnson, who won four Olympic gold medals and eight world championship gold medals, currently holds the world and Olympic records in the 400m and 4 x 400 meters relay. The Olympic Torch is being carried around England in a relay of Torchbearers to make its way to the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Danny Lawson/LOCOG /AP

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Photographers aim their cameras as the sun sets through the buildings on 42nd Street in New York's Manhattan borough during a phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge. Manhattanhenge, sometimes referred to as the Manhattan Solstice, happens when the setting sun aligns with the east-to-west streets of the main street grid. The term references Stonehenge, at which the sun aligns with the stones on the solstices in England.

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An entertainer balances on top of his bicycle atop a lamp post prior to the 11th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 148 kilometers with start in Albertville and finish in La Toussuire, French Alps.

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A wild cow jumps over revellers during festivities in the bullring following the sixth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona. Several runners suffered light injuries in the fastest run (two minutes and twenty seconds) so far in this festival, according to local media.


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Dave McKay of Canada competes in the pole vault at the Toronto International Track & Field Games in Toronto.


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A Mongolian boy in costume runs past a member of guard of honor during the Naadam Festival in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Mongolians celebrate the anniversary of Genghis Khan's march to world conquest on July 11 with the annual sports festival featuring traditional Mongolian events including wrestling, archery, and horse racing.

Andy Wong/AP

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