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APTOPIX Britain Wimbledon Tennis

APTOPIX Britain Wimbledon Tennis

Rafael Nadal is congratulated by Spain's Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia, after climbing on the roof of a commentary box following his defeat of Roger Federer, in the Men's Singles final on the Centre Court at Wimbledon, Sunday July 6 , 2008. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

June 02, 2014 3:41 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 file photo, a Pakistani Army soldier with the 20th Lancers Armored Regiment stands atop the 8000-foot mountain during a patrol near his outpost, Kalpani Base, in Pakistan's Dir province on the Pakistan-Afghan border. Anja Niedringhaus, a courageous and im…

April 04, 2014 2:06 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009 file photo, an Afghan boy holds a toy gun as he enjoys a ride with others on a merry-go-round to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Anja Niedringhaus, a courageous and immensely talented Associated Press photographer who has cover…

April 04, 2014 2:07 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Sunday, March 30, 2003 file photo, Iraqi women line up for a security check by British soldiers on the outskirts of Basra, as they try to flee from this southern Iraqi town. Anja Niedringhaus, a courageous and immensely talented Associated Press photographer who has covered ev…

April 04, 2014 2:04 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 25, 2008 file photo, Switzerland's Roger Federer walks across the court as a shaft of late afternoon light illuminates the Centre Court during his second round match against Sweden's Robin Soderling at Wimbledon, England. Anja Niedringhaus, a courageous and imm…

April 04, 2014 2:05 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002 file photo, hundreds of U.S. Marines gather at Camp Commando in the Kuwait desert during a Christmas eve visit by Santa Claus. Anja Niedringhaus, a courageous and immensely talented Associated Press photographer who has covered everything from sports to …

April 04, 2014 2:06 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 file photo, an Afghan man with his five children on his motorbike pays money to enter a park in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. Anja Niedringhaus, a courageous and immensely talented Associated Press photographer who has covered everything from sports to w…

April 04, 2014 2:02 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, a woman reacts while sitting in a New York taxi as different television networks call the presidential race for Barack Obama, in New York. Anja Niedringhaus, a courageous and immensely talented Associated Press photographer who has covered eve…

April 04, 2014 1:58 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 29, 2008 file photo, German chancellor Angela Merkel, center, grimaces, as she tours CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, with Rolf Heuer, CERN Director designated, left, and Robert Aymar, Director General CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland. Anja Nied…

April 04, 2014 1:59 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this May 13, 2013 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, an Afghan boy flies his kite on a hill overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, Apri…

April 04, 2014 1:55 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a Canadian soldier with the 1st RCR Battle Group, The Royal Canadian Regiment, chases a chicken seconds before he and his unit were attacked by grenades shot over the wall during a pat…

April 04, 2014 1:56 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Saturday, June 4, 2011 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, injured U.S.Marine Cpl. Burness Britt reacts after being lifted onto a medevac helicopter from the U.S. Army's Task Force Lift "Dust Off," Charlie Company 1-214 Aviation Regiment. Niedri…

April 04, 2014 1:56 pm
Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

Photo gallery of works by Anja Niedringhaus

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 16, 2009 file photo, an Israeli soldier jumps off an armored vehicle carrying a flag of Israel's 60th anniversary as he celebrates with his unit their return from the Gaza Strip on the Israeli side of the border. Anja Niedringhaus, a courageous and immensely talen…

April 04, 2014 1:57 pm
Taliban attack foreigners in Afghan capital

Taliban attack foreigners in Afghan capital

An Afghan policeman guards a road after the attack on the California-based Roots of Peace charity in Kabul.

March 28, 2014 1:30 pm
Frustration in Afghan women's rights struggle

Frustration in Afghan women's rights struggle

Wazhma Frogh says she tried to escape an abusive militia commander by temporarily going to the U.S., but her visa was denied. 

March 08, 2014 11:43 am
SUIZA-REFERENDUM

SUIZA-REFERENDUM

Propaganda del nacionalista Partido del Pueblo que pide votar a favor de un referendo contra la inmigración, en el centro de Ginebra, el 10 de febrero de 2014. El cartel dice “El exceso de inmigración daña a Suiza”. La votación fue el domingo 9 y los suizos aprobaron nuevos obstáculos a la i…

February 21, 2014 10:34 am
SUIZA-REFERENDUM

SUIZA-REFERENDUM

Propaganda del nacionalista Partido del Pueblo que pide votar a favor de un referendo contra la inmigración, en el centro de Ginebra, el 10 de febrero de 2014. El cartel dice “El exceso de inmigración daña a Suiza”. La votación fue el domingo 9 y los suizos aprobaron nuevos obstáculos a la i…

February 10, 2014 2:10 pm
Syria antagonists in 'half-steps' of peace talks

Syria antagonists in 'half-steps' of peace talks

U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi gestures during a press briefing at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. The U.N. mediator trying to broker peace after three years of civil war in Syria says "we haven't achieved much" after two brief face-to-face enc…

January 25, 2014 2:40 pm
AFGANISTAN

AFGANISTAN

Dos policías afganos se toman un receso para fumar una pipa de agua en un puesto de control en un punto desde se domina la vista de Kabul, la capital de Afganistán el lunes 25 de noviembre del 2013. El presidente de Afganistán Hamid Karzai afirmó el lunes que le dijo a la asesora de segurida…

November 27, 2013 11:23 am
Aides: US-Afghan deal offers concessions for each

Aides: US-Afghan deal offers concessions for each

Afghan soldiers secure a road in Kabul, Afghanistan. It is part of ramped-up security after a blast on Saturday, days before the scheduled Loya Jirga, a gathering of thousands of prominent Afghans to debate the security agreement with the U.S.

November 18, 2013 6:23 pm
Photo: A day at the park in Afghanistan

Photo: A day at the park in Afghanistan

An Afghan man with his five children on his motorbike pays money to enter a park in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, Friday, Nov 1, 2013. On Fridays, the Islamic day of rest and prayer, children and their families traditionally gather in one of the few parks. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

November 01, 2013 4:21 pmLoading…
Russia Athletics Worlds

Russia Athletics Worlds

Dominican Republic's Felix Sanchez looks at the timing board after competing in a men's 400-meter hurdles heat at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

August 12, 2013 10:35 am
AP top photos: 10 things to see

AP top photos: 10 things to see

AP10ThingsToSee - A woman stands in Lake Geneva at sunrise in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, July 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

July 25, 2013 11:25 am
No. 34 Bernard Lagat

No. 34 Bernard Lagat

No. 34 Bernard Lagat: The Tucson resident was fourth in the London Olympics at 5,000 meters and first at the world indoor championships in the 3,000 meters.

July 20, 2013 9:27 pm
Afghan translator for US arrested on suspicion of murder, torture

Afghan translator for US arrested on suspicion of murder, torture

Shopkeeper Habib Noor, above, said he was arrested by U.S. special operations forces and beaten by Zakaria Kandahari, an Afghan translator for the U.S., after a roadside bombing.

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Wimbledon • Women's final: Bartoli: unconventional champ

Wimbledon • Women's final: Bartoli: unconventional champ

Marion Bartoli of France embraces former French star Amelie Mauresmo, the last player from France to win a Grand Slam title, at Wimbledon in 2006.

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Wimbledon: Lisicki soars after slowing down allergies

Wimbledon: Lisicki soars after slowing down allergies

Sabine Lisicki, who has hay fever, used to struggle with Wimbledon's grass. But she's a win away from her first Grand Slam trophy there.

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Wimbledon: Djokovic-del Potro 'most epic'

Wimbledon: Djokovic-del Potro 'most epic'

Novak Djokovic's semifinal victory over Juan Martin del Potro lasted 4 hours 43 minutes, a Wimbledon record for a semifinal match.

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Wimbledon: Lisicki, Bartoli crash Wimbledon final

Wimbledon: Lisicki, Bartoli crash Wimbledon final

Sabine Lisicki was two points away from losing on two separate occasions in her semifinal. "I just fought with all my heart," she said.

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Wimbledon: There's no quit in this Brit

Wimbledon: There's no quit in this Brit

Scotsman Andy Murray turned an atmosphere so silent that birds could be heard chirping into a celebration worthy of a final after his amazing rally.

July 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Djokovic still making noise at Wimbledon

Djokovic still making noise at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts as he defeats Tommy Haas of Germany during a Men's singles match at Wimbledon in London Monday.      

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Wimbledon men: Djokovic keeps his streak alive

Wimbledon men: Djokovic keeps his streak alive

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns to Tommy Haas of Germany in a men's singles match in Wimbledon. Djokovic beat Haas on Monday to advance to his 17th straight Grand Slam quarterfinal.

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Wimbledon: Brits Murray, Robson win

Wimbledon: Brits Murray, Robson win

The locals couldn't have been happier Friday after Andy Murray advanced, following a Laura Robson victory.

June 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Wimbledon: Seeds fall on 'very black day' for tennis

Wimbledon: Seeds fall on 'very black day' for tennis

Third-seeded Roger Federer wasn't the only seeded player to lose Wednesday; he wasn't even the only third seed to lose.

June 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Britain Wimbledon Tennis

Britain Wimbledon Tennis

Michelle Larcher De Brito of Portugal reacts after beating Maria Sharapova of Russia during their Women's second round singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

June 26, 2013 10:35 am
WIMBLEDON LATINOAMERICANOS

WIMBLEDON LATINOAMERICANOS

La boricua Mónica Puig devuelve un envío de Sara Errani el 24 de junio del 2013 en Wimbledon. Puig eliminó a la quinta cabeza de serie. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

June 24, 2013 12:40 pm
Afghan police accused of killing 8 during protest of NATO raids

Afghan police accused of killing 8 during protest of NATO raids

An Afghan soldier at a training facility on the outskirts of Kabul. Afghanistan said earlier this week that its forces were fired on in its eastern Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border.

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Kerry, Karzai profess harmony after Kabul meeting

Kerry, Karzai profess harmony after Kabul meeting

An Afghan prisoner waits for his release from Parwan after the U.S. military ceded control to Afghan authorities.

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Angry Afghan villagers want US out

Angry Afghan villagers want US out

Habib Noor shows a bandage that he says was needed after a beating by two U.S. special forces and their Afghan translator in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan.

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Karzai, citing abuses, tells US forces to leave province

Karzai, citing abuses, tells US forces to leave province

President Hamid Karzai ordered U.S. special forces to leave Wardak province amid allegations of abuses by affiliated Afghan troops.

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Los 10 momentos del deporte mundial en 2012

Los 10 momentos del deporte mundial en 2012

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January 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Residents: Afghanistan better under Taliban rule

Residents: Afghanistan better under Taliban rule

Afghan women shop in a bazaar in the heart of Lashkar Gah, southern Helmand's provincial capital in Afghanistan. After 11 years of war, residents are frustrated by the lack of development and widespread insecurity.

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UN envoy: Afghanistan won't collapse

UN envoy: Afghanistan won't collapse

Afghan National Police officers lined up with tea pots to get their breakfasts at the Police Academy in Kabul on Tuesday. Fears remain that Afghanistan could fracture along ethnic lines once foreign troops leave.

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Classifying Paralympians sometimes gets a tad tricky

Classifying Paralympians sometimes gets a tad tricky

Runner Oscar Pistorius is classed as a double amputee below the knee and is eligible to compete only against others in the same category.

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Athletes with local ties have a solid showing of medals

Athletes with local ties have a solid showing of medals

Left: Bernard Lagat, a Tucson resident, left, and Britain's Mohamed Farah competed in the men's 5,000-meter final at the London Olympics. Lagat finished fourth, just off the bronze, after he was tripped in the final stretch.

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Bolt finishes Games perfect 3 for 3

Bolt finishes Games perfect 3 for 3

With Jamaica's world record time in the background, Usain Bolt mugs for the camera after pulling away on the anchor leg of the 4x100 relay.

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Bolt finishes Games perfect 3 for 3

Bolt finishes Games perfect 3 for 3

Tucsonan Bernard Lagat, a volunteer assistant coach at the UA, finished fourth in the 5,000 meters after he tripped on the last turn. Britain's Mohamed Farah, right, was the winner.

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Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Track leads athletic field

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Track leads athletic field

Hurdler Georganne Moline leads a strong contingent of UA track athletes into the 2012-13 season.

August 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Olympic highlights, Aug. 11

Olympic highlights, Aug. 11

Britain's Mohamed Farah, right, embraces United States' Bernard Lagat after the men's 5000-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.(AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

August 11, 2012 2:15 pm
Olympic highlights, Aug. 11

Olympic highlights, Aug. 11

United States' women's 4 X400-meter relay team from left, Francena McCorory, Allyson Felix, Sanya Richards-Ross and Deedee Trotter celebrate after winning the gold medal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja N…

August 11, 2012 1:54 pm

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