Week in sports
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Hamidou Diallo dunks over Shaquille O'Neal in the Slam Dunk Contest during the NBA All-Star Weekend. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel in action in the giant slalom at the Alpine World Ski Championships. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
Cuba's Juan Miguel Echevarria in action during the men's long jump at the IAAF World Indoor Tour in Birmingham. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
Borussia Dortmund's Thomas Delaney in action with Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko. REUTERS/David Klein
NASCAR Cup Series driver Corey LaJoie gets a front end full of sparks from driver Casey Mears in turn four during the Gander RV Duel 2 at Daytona International Speedway. John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
Jaguares' Jeronimo de la Fuente in action against the Lions in Buenos Aires. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
Ireland's Nhat Nguyen in action during his men's singles match at the European Mixed Team Badminton Championships in Copenhagen. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen via REUTERS
Malmo fans with flares before their match against Chelsea in Malmo, Sweden. Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra
Switzerland's Daniel Yule falls during the men's slalom at the Alpine World Ski Championships. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari during training in Amsterdam. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay
Benfica's Haris Seferovic scores their second goal against Galatasaray. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
Gold medalists Switzerland's Aline Danioth, Andrea Ellenberger, Wendy Holdener, Sandro Simonet, Daniel Yule and Ramon Zenhaeusern pose with their medals in the mixed alpine team event at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden. ...more
Britain's Tom Gale in action during the men's high jump at the IAAF World Indoor Tour in Birmingham. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
Winner Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. poses after the women's slalom at the Alpine World Ski Championships. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen in action during the men's giant slalom at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. in action during the women's slalom at the Alpine World Ski Championships. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
Newcastle United's DeAndre Yedlin in action against the Wolverhampton Wanderers. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Scarves are left on a statue of Gordon Banks outside the stadium in Stoke-On-Trent after Banks, the goalkeeper on England's 1966 World Cup winning team, passed away. Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
New York Knicks forward Dennis Smith Jr dunks over Recording artist J Cole during NBA All-Star Weekend. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
Austria's Marco Schwarz and Italy's Simon Maurberger in action during the mixed alpine team event at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
Thirty years have passed since the last Soviet troops withdrew from Afghanistan.
Sediment-filled water from recent flooding in Queensland is flowing into Australia's 1,400-mile-long coral reef system, reducing light and water quality.
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Soldiers drink cobra blood and assault the beach in Thailand as part of Asia's largest annual multilateral military exercise.