November 1 – 8: Sport and Beyond

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Adrian Grygiel of Augsburger skates onto the ice before the DEL Ice Hockey match between Augsburger Panther and Schwenninger Wild Wings at Curt Frenzel Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Augsburg, Germany. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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Atletico’s Diego Gofin, top center, and Joao Miranda, top right, in action with Cordoba’s Pinillos, left, during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Cordoba at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, November 1, 2014. (Photo by Andres Kudacki/AP Photo)

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A trainer helps Kirabo Beatrice as she rehearses her acting moves during a martial arts class organised by local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and residents, in the Wakaliga slums of Uganda’s capital Kampala, November 1, 2014. The slum-based children are trained to take up acting roles in movies which cover issues affecting their communities like child sacrifice, poverty, and theft among others. Earnings from these films have helped the children, who all come from poor families, to stay in school, according to the organisers. (Photo by Edward Echwalu/Reuters)

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Children rehearse for their movie roles during a martial arts class organised by local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and residents, in the Wakaliga slums of Uganda’s capital Kampala, November 1, 2014. (Photo by Edward Echwalu/Reuters)

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Participants wear costumes while competing in the Shanghai International Marathon November 2, 2014. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

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Participants, in fancy dress, while competing in the Shanghai International Marathon November 2, 2014. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

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A trainer (in white shirt) helps participants to prepare backstage before the 5th “Strongo Cup” open amateur bodybuilding tournament at the State Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk November 1, 2014. Participants from all over Russia took part in the tournament competing in bodybuilding, body fitness and bikini fitness disciplines. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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Participants of the bikini fitness competition perform during the 5th “Strongo Cup” open amateur tournament at the State Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, November 1, 2014. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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Participants talk as they prepare backstage before the 5th “Strongo Cup” open amateur bodybuilding tournament at the State Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, November 1, 2014. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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Participants prepare backstage before the 5th “Strongo Cup” open amateur bodybuilding tournament at the State Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, November 1, 2014. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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Germany’s Nelli Zhiganshina and Alexander Gazsi perform during the exhibition gala at the 2014 Skate Canada International in Kelowna, British Columbia November 2, 2014. (Photo by Ben Nelms/Reuters)

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Daredevil Nik Wallenda performs his blindfolded walk along a tightrope between two skyscrapers suspended 500 feet (152.4 meters) above the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2014. (Photo by Jim Young/Reuters)

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This photo provided by Discovery Communication shows Nik Wallenda walking across the Chicago skyline blindfolded for Discovery Channel’s Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda on Sunday, November 2, 2014. (Photo by Jean-Marc Giboux/AP Photo/Discovery Communication)

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Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks along a tightrope between two skyscrapers suspended 500 feet (152.4 meters) above the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2014. (Photo by Jim Young/Reuters)

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A newly married couple, members of the amateur rope-jumping group “Exit Point”, jumps from a 44-metre high (144-ft) water pipe bridge in the Siberian Taiga area outside Krasnoyarsk, November 2, 2014. Rope-jumping, an extreme sport, involves jumping from a high point using an advanced leverage system combining mountaineering and rope safety equipment. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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A member of the amateur rope-jumping group “Exit Point” wears Halloween make-up as he jumps from a 44-metre high (144-ft) water pipe bridge in the Siberian Taiga area outside Krasnoyarsk, November 2, 2014. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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A member of the amateur rope-jumping group “Exit Point” jumps from a 44-metre high (144-ft) water pipe bridge in the Siberian Taiga area outside Krasnoyarsk, November 2, 2014. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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A member of the amateur rope-jumping group “Exit Point” jumps from a 44-metre high (144-ft) waterpipe bridge in the Siberian Taiga area outside Krasnoyarsk, November 2, 2014. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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A member of the amateur rope-jumping group “Exit Point” jumps from a 44-metre high (144-ft) waterpipe bridge in the Siberian Taiga area outside Krasnoyarsk, November 2, 2014. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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A girl carries a barrel soaked in tar in front of visitors at the Tar Barrel festival in Ottery St Mary, Devon, England November 5, 2014. Believed to have its origins in the 1605 Gunpowder Plot, the failed attempt to assassinate King James I of England, the Tar Barrel festival is celebrated yearly in the southwestern English town. (Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/Reuters)

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A burning barrel soaked in tar is carried in front of visitors at the Tar Barrel festival in Ottery St Mary, Devon, England November 5, 2014. (Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/Reuters)

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A boy runs with a burning barrel soaked in tar while attendees cheer him up in Ottery St. Mary November 5, 2014. (Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/Reuters)

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Rowers gather at the start of a boat race near the Royal Palace during the annual Water Festival on the Tonle Sap river in Phnom Penh November 6, 2014. Cambodians celebrate the Water Festival from November 5 to 7. (Photo by Samrang Pring/Reuters)

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The Royal Palace guards at Tonle Sap river bank watch boatmen rowing their boat in front of Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, November 7, 2014. The three-day annual festival, started Wednesday, dedicates to the kingdom’s ancestral naval warriors. (Photo by Heng Sinith/AP Photo)

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Kalex Moto2 rider Esteve Rabat of Spain races during the first free practice session ahead of the Valencia Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Ricardo Tormo racetrack in Cheste, near Valencia, November 7, 2014. (Photo by Heino Kalis/Reuters)

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Paris Cotton (34) fumbles the ball as he is tackled by Calgary Stampeders’ Juwan Simpson during the first half of a CFL football game as snow falls in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, November 1, 2014. (Photo by Jeff McIntosh/AP Photo/The Canadian Press)

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A P-51 Mustang named “Charlotte’s Chariot” from the Southern Heritage Air Foundation flies past a cloud of smoke and fire from a nearby battle reenactment during the Wings Over Houston Airshow in Houston, on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Battle reenactments are part of the yearly show held at Ellington Airport. (Photo by Kar Hlava/AP Photo/Bay Area Citizen)

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A People’s Liberation Army soldier jumps over a burning obstacle during a training session on a snowfield, in Heihe, on November 2, 2014. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)

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A windsurfer rides on the northern coast of Italy in Aurelia (western Genova) on November 4, 2014 in Andora. (Photo by Olivier Morin/AFP Photo)

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