It was a good week for sport. We had The Open golf championship won by a legend from yesteryear, Ernie Els. We had the finish to the Tour de France, which was won by Bradley Wiggins. We had the German Grand Prix. And we had a thing called the London Olympics about to kick off and athletes from around the world arriving in London Town to start their final preparations. See you Friday for a complete pix report on the openeing ceremony.

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Miami Marlins' Infante celebrates with teammate Bonifacio after the Marlins defeated the Washington Nationals in their MLB baseball game in Miami. JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are shown kissing on the Kiss Cam screen during a timeout in the Olympic basketball exhibition game between the U.S. and Brazil national men's teams in Washington. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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Farah and Hassan, Somalia's representatives to the 2012 Olympics, wave from a plane at the Aden Abdulle International Airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. FEISAL OMAR/REUTERS

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Oscar Pistorius of South Africa trains before the men's 400 meters event at the 23rd International Athletics Meeting in Lignano Sabbiadoro. ALESSANDRO GAROFALO/REUTERS

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File photo of RadioShack-Nissan rider Schleck posing on the podium ahead of the 99th Tour de France cycling race in Liege. STEPHANE MAHE/REUTERS

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Salvadorean paralympic wheelchair racer Luis Morales shows his gloves after a training at the Nacional Magico Gonzalez stadium in San Salvador. STRINGER/EL SALVADOR/REUTERS

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Spectators watch Justin Rose of England hit out of a bunker during a practice round ahead of the British Open golf championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes. EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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Ibrahimovic of Sweden, newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris St Germain, holds his new jersey as he poses at Trocadero square in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Argonauts' Owens celebrates his touchdown with teammates Watt and Durie against the Blue Bombers during their CFL football game in Toronto. MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Lopes of the L.A. Galaxy falls onto Richards of the Vancouver Whitecaps during their MLS soccer match in Vancouver. BEN NELMS/REUTERS

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Yoshinori Fujimoto of Japan hits from a bunker during the first round of the British Open golf championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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Sky Procycling rider wearing leader's yellow jersey Wiggins of Britain and riders await start before 17th stage of 99th Tour de France cycling race. STEPHANE MAHE/REUTERS

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Tiger Woods of the U.S. hits from the rough during the first round of the British Open golf championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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Bo Van Pelt of the U.S. lines up his putt during the first round of the British Open golf championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes. EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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Street artist James Cochran, also known as Jimmy C, works on his spray painted picture of Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt in Sclater street car park in east London. PAUL HACKETT/REUTERS

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New York Yankees Swisher fields a double by Oakland Athletics' Moss during their MLB game in Oakland. ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS

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Calgary Stampeders' Smith tackles Saskatchewan Roughriders' Dressler during their CFL football game in Calgary. TODD KOROL/REUTERS

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England's Prior jumps as he plays a delivery from South Africa's Morkel during the first test cricket match in London. PHILIP BROWN/REUTERS

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Sky Procycling rider Cavendish of Britain holds up his arms as he wins the 18th stage of the 99th Tour de France cycling race between Blagnac and Brive-La-Gaillarde. BOGDAN CRISTEL/REUTERS

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Queens Park Rangers Shaun Wright-Phillips kicks the ball during the friendly match against Malaysia's team Kelantan in Kuala Lumpur. BAZUKI MUHAMMAD/REUTERS

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John Daly of the U.S. plays a shot during the second round of the British Open golf championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes. EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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Tiger Woods of the U.S. reacts after chipping in from a bunker to make birdie during the second round of the British Open golf championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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British Royal Marine abseils from a helicopter with the Olympic Flame during Day 63 of the Torch Relay in central London. POOL/REUTERS

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Inmates take part in tug of war competition in strict-security camp in Ariysk. ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS

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An aerial view of Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, located in east London. DAVID GRAY/REUTERS

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India's Gambhir is bowled out by Sri Lanka's Kulasekara during the first One Day International cricket match in Hambantota. DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS

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Chinese cyclists Linjun Hung and her team mate Guo Shuang train in the Olympic Velodrome at the Olympic park in Stratford. PAUL HACKETT/REUTERS

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Sri Lanka's Sangakkara bowled out by India's Yadav during the first One Day International cricket match in Hambantota. DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS

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New York Mets center fielder Andres Torres makes an out in front of Mets left fielder Scott Hairston against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning of their MLB National League baseball game at CitiField in New York. ADAM HUNGER/REUTERS

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People compete in a canvas bag jumping event at the Hipster Olympics (Hipster Olympiade) in Berlin. THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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Ferrari Formula One Alonso of Spain is doused in champagne by second placed Red Bull Vettel of Germany and McLaren Mercedes Button of Britain after winning German F1 Grand Prix in Hockenheim. WOLFGANG RATTAY/REUTERS

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Workers wrap the statue of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno as they prepare to remove the statue outside Beaver Stadium in State College Pennsylvania. CRAIG HOUTZ/REUTERS

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FC Thun's Ngamukol celebrates after scoring goal against FC Zurich during their Swiss Super League soccer match in Zurich. MICHAEL BUHOLZER/REUTERS

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Sky Procycling rider and leader's yellow jersey Bradley Wiggins of Britain holds a British national flag as he celebrates his overall victory on the Champs Elysees in Paris. BOGDAN CRISTEL/REUTERS

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Team Penske's Castroneves of Brazil celebrates winning the Edmonton Indy race with his crew in Edmonton.. TODD KOROL/REUTERS

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Toronto Blue Jays players Snider, Davis and Rasmus celebrate their win over the Boston Red Sox at the conclusion of the ninth inning of American League MLB baseball action at Fenway Park in Boston. JESSICA RINALDI/REUTERS

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San Jose Earthquakes' Beitashour crashes into Earthquakes goalkeeper Busch near Vancouver Whitecaps' Mattocks during their MLS soccer match in Vancouver. BEN NELMS/REUTERS

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Carmelo Anthony of Team USA fights for a ball against Federico Kammerichs of Team Argentina during their men's exhibition basketball game ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Palau Sant Jordi arena, in Barcelona. ALBERT GEA/REUTERS

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Sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica poses during a photo shoot beside a traditional routemaster bus in London. DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS

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Kenrick Monk stretches during a training session of the Australian swimming team at the main pool of the Aquatics Centre before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games in London. DAVID GRAY/REUTERS

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Switzerland's Federer returns the ball during a training session at the All England Lawn Tennis Club before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games in London. STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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A combination of pictures show Doctor Juan Antonio Avila Gordillo stretching Mexican diver Yahel Castillo at the Aquatics Centre before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games in London. DAVID GRAY/REUTERS

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A diver practices at the Aquatics Centre before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games in London. DAVID GRAY/REUTERS

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Pau Gasol stretches during a training session of the Spanish basketball team ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona. GUSTAU NACARINO/REUTERS

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Swimmers take part in a training session at the main pool of the Aquatics Centre before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games in London. FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS

Jul 23, 2012