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Sporting world pays tribute to victims of Paris terror attacks

Updated 1358 GMT (2158 HKT) January 11, 2015
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The sporting world showed solidarity with the victims of the Paris terror attacks this weekend through a range of colorful and moving tributes.

Here, football supporter hold signs reading "Je suis Charlie" (I am Charlie) during the French Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Lens at the Roudourou stadium Saturday.
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Norway's Jan Schmid soars through the air over a 'Je suis Charlie' message created in the snow at a World Cup Nordic Combined skiing event in eastern France. Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images
At the Auguste Delaune stadium, the players of Reims and Saint-Etienne's stood side-by-side in a circle before the Ligue 1 clash between the two sides on Saturday evening. FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
In the stands, Reims' supporters held black flags and the French tricolor aloft to mark their own tribute to the victims of this week's terror attacks. FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
A solitary t-shirt was placed on the turf before OGC Nice took on Lorient in Ligue 1, Saturday. The garment reads "Nous sommes tous Charlie" (We are all Charlie).
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In the southern French city of Toulouse, rugby players stood together as a mark of respect before the French Top 14 rugby union match between Toulouse and La Rochelle on Saturday evening PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
A giant screen reads "Je suis Charlie" and players stand in a huddle before the Ligue 1 match between Montpellier and Marseille, Friday.
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It wasn't just France where tributes were paid. In Sapin, the players of Real Madrid and Espanyol observed a minutes silence before their match at the Santiago Bernabeu, Saturday. GERARD JULIEN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
Liverpool's French defender Mamadou Sakho (left) donned a black armband as a mark of respect during his side's 1-0 victory over Sunderland in the English Premier League. Laurence Griffiths/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
Congo's head coach Claude Le Roy wore a t-shirt to show his support during a friendly game between Congo and Cape Verde at the Leopold Sedar Senghor stadium in Dakar, Senegal, ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 which begins on January 17. SEYLLOU/AFP/GETTY