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AP PHOTOS: Kenya’s Maasai compete in athletics

Maasai warriors look up as a competitor makes the high jump, in which athletes must touch a high line with the top of their heads, at the annual Maasai Olympics in the Sidai Oleng Wildlife Sanctuary near to Mt. Kilimanjaro, southern Kenya, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Maasai men and women from the Amboseli and Tsavo region compete for medals and prizes in the event which aims for a sports competition of Maasai skills such as running, jumping, and throwing, to replace lion-hunting as the traditional warrior activity. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

SIDAI OLENG WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, Kenya (AP) — At the foot of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, Kenya’s famed Maasai warriors competed for honor and prestige, not by hunting lions but by running, jumping and throwing.

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Grace holds on to slim lead at Alfred Dunhill

MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — Branden Grace had his lead cut to just one stroke at the Alfred Dunhill Championship after shooting a level-par 72 in the third round Saturday, allowing several challengers to close the gap behind him.

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Grace increases lead to 5 strokes in South Africa

MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — Branden Grace increased his lead to five strokes after a 6-under 66 Friday in the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

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