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Japan trains Sudan wrestlers for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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(Sudan, Khartoum-AFP) -- In a crumbling Khartoum sports hall, a dozen Nuba men in sweat-faded singlets practise wrestling moves under the critical gaze of their Japanese coach. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2015.


Old-time cricket master carves 'Stradivarius in willow'

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(New Zealand, Waipawa-AFP) -- Few cricket fans have heard of James Laver, even though the master craftsman's bats -- likened to "Stradivarius in willow" -- have graced the innings of legends such as Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2015.


Will Ferrell honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Actor and comedian Will Ferrell was honored Tuesday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2015.


China Fashion Week kicks off in Beijing

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(Beijing-AFP) -- A show by young designers kicks off China Fashion Week 2015 which organisers hope will help launch local talent onto the world stage. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2015.


Shaun the Sheep directors unveil Aardman exhibition in Paris

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(France, Paris-AFP) -- Aardman Animations, the studio behind the "Wallace and Gromit" movies, launch a new exhibition in Paris showcasing the studio's work - where they revealed how much they modelled "Shaun the Sheep" on silent-movie star Buster Keaton. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2015.


Vinitaly, one of world's largest wine fairs, opens

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(Italy, Verona-AFP) -- Vinitaly, one of the world's largest wine fairs has opened. Now in its 49th year, 4000 wine producers are in attendance. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2015.


Lagos hosts first African beach polo tournament

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(Nigeria, Lagos-AFP) -- Eko Atlantic, the new city development in Lagos, hosts the first African Beach Polo Tournament. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2015.


Jennifer Lopez launches clothing line in Mexico

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(Mexico, Mexico City-AFP) -- Jennifer Lopez launched Monday her eponymous clothing line in Mexico, the first country outside the United States where the singer of Porto Rican descent sets out to implant her brand for women of limited means. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2015.


Uphill race for China's winter sports campaign

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(Beijing-AFP) -- China is making efforts to lift its winter sports pedigree as it seeks to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2015.


Copa America counts down 100 days to kick-off

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(Chile, Santiago-AFP) - The Latin world gears up for a titanic clash for the Copa America, a tournament that will pit the world's top football players against each other in Chile. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2015.