Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Pictures Of The Day

People prepare to throw basketballs in the air as they participate in an event which set the world record for basketball bouncing and which marked the opening of "Eurobasket 2011" in Vilnius, on August 29, 2011. At the event, approximately 60,000 people bounced basketballs for 5 minutes. The EuroBasket 2011 championships will begin on August 31st.  (Photo by Petras Malukas/AFP)
The Boston Cannons celebrate their win against the Hamilton Nationals at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on August 28, 2011 in Annapolis, Maryland. The Cannons defeated the Nationals 10-9.  The ACC has six players on the Cannons roster: Kip Turner, Matt Poskay, Ryan Nizolek and JJ Morrisey by way of Virginia and Brad Ross and Max Quinzani from Duke. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images North America)
German President Christian Wulff (R), Dirk Nowitzki(notes) (C) and kids pose during the 'Silbernes Lorbeerblatt' (Silver by leaf) ceremony at the presidential Bellevue palace in Berlin on August 28, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. The Silver Bay Leaf is Germany's highest honour for outstanding performance in sports. (Photo by Matthias Kern/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim competes in the men's high jump qualification round at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Daegu on August 30, 2011.  (Photo by Peter Parks/AFP)
 Dmitry Starodubtsev of Russia breaks his pole during the men’s pole vault final at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.  (Photo by Phil Noble/Reuters)
The USA Women's Eight compeate in the heats during day one of the FISA Rowing World Championships at Lake Bled on August 29, 2011 in Bled, Slovenia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Europe)

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