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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERT LABERGE/GETTY IMAGES Stare Down Lance Armstrong (yellow jersey) keeps a close watch on Jan Ullrich during stage 13 of the Tour de France last Saturday. After the 15th stage on Monday, Armstrong was the overall leader with a 67-second advantage over Ullrich. The race concludes this Sunday.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY SIMON BRUTY Luo Tide China's Luo Xuejuan churns through her qualifying heat in the 100-meter breaststroke at the swimming world championships in Barcelona on Monday (page 60). She advanced to the final that was scheduled for Tuesday.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GETTY IMAGESArrow-minded Competitors in the 42nd World Archery Championships got in a little practice at the Van Cortlandt Park Parade Grounds in the Bronx on July 15 before they took their quivers to Manhattan's Central Park over the weekend for the finals. The field consisted of 500 archers from 70 nations.