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Paris attacks: Sporting world shows solidarity with French capital

Updated 0138 GMT (0938 HKT) November 16, 2015
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Djokovic would later ask fans to join him in a round of applause for the victims and offer his own sympathies in a post match interview. "All my heart goes to the families of the lost ones," he said. Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Tennis fans at the ATP World Tour Finals tournament in London paused to pay their respects for the victims in Paris. Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Novak Djokovic (R) of Serbia and Kei Nishikori of Japan observe a minute's silence before their group stage match at the ATP World Tour Finals in London. Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Benjamin Herbert of France wears a cap which reads "pray for Paris" to commemorate the victims of Friday's attacks in the French capital during the Shanghai Masters golf tournament. The world of sport was united in sending a message of solidarity to Paris in its hour of need this weekend. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Patrick Reed (L) of the US and Kristoffer Broberg (R) of Sweden pass a sign placed to commemorate the victims of the Paris attacks during the Shanghai Masters. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Sydney FC fans hold up a French flag during a moments silence for victims of the Paris terror attacks prior to their team's A-League football match against Melbourne Victory. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
In Gelsenkirchen, Germany, a charity soccer match for former Schalke and German national team player, Gerald Assamoah was preceded by a minutes silence. Mika Volkmann/Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images
The national teams of Sweden and Denmark pay their respects before their Euro 2016 first-leg playoff match in Stockholm, Sweden. MARCUS ERICSSON/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The sentiment was just as strong in North America. Here, Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings ice hockey teams pause for a moment of silence before their game at the TD Garden. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
A young fan displays a sign NFL match between the Chicago Bears and the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on Sunday. Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
New Orleans Saints players fall silent before playing the Washington Redskins at FedExField, Maryland. Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
In Los Angeles, players taking part in the US tour of Cricket All-Stars Series featuring legends of the game Shane Warne Sachin Tendulkar bowed their heads at Dodger Stadium. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
A fan holds up a sign in honor of the victims at the US tour of Cricket All-Stars Series. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
An emotional Toulouse and France rugby captain Thierry Dusautoir (L) lines up with his team for a minutes silence during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Saracens and Toulouse at the Allianz Stadium in Barnet, England. David Rogers/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Players and officials reflect before the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leinster Rugby and Wasps at the RDS Arena in Dublin, Ireland. Ian Walton/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Mercedes' German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg arrives in the paddock at the Brazilian Grand Prix wearing a black armband in tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks. MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Shortly after, F1 drivers paraded around the Interlagos circuit with the French flag to show their solidarity with the Paris victims. Clive Mason/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
At the FIA World Rally Championship Great Britain in Deeside, Wales, The Volkswagen Polo car of French pair Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia displayed the French tricolor. Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images