The Rundown

The most amazing sporting videos of 2013

After yet another bumper year of hilarious, shocking, awe-inspiring and outrageous viral sport videos, we've gone through the archives to present a best-of-the-best from 2013.

Enjoy!

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Bowler denied perfect score in outrageously unlucky circumstances

Troy Walker was moments from the greatest joy a ten pin bowler can know... then this happened.

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Mountain biker recovers from crash to win with ‘wall of death’ move

With two fellow competitors zooming past him after a crash, it seemed there was no way back for Michal Marosi... Then, he pulled off this stunt.

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Surfer pulls off trick hailed as the greatest in sport’s history

A 20-year-old Hawaiian surfing prodigy pulled off an incredible trick at the Oakley Pro in Bali, earning a perfect 10 for his efforts.

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The most amazing injury time comeback in football history

Forget Manchester United in the 1999 Champions League final: Polish side Gornik Walbrzych topped even that craziness as they were reduced to nine men, conceded an apparent winner in injury time - then hit back in unbelievable fashion thanks to a 16-year-old among their ranks.

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How did he win from there??? Horse snatches victory after epic comeback

Gornik (above) mnight have produced football's most amazing comeback win of the year, but a horse in America produced an even more outrageous win from behind. Talk about leaving it to the last second...

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Open goal, two yards out, she can’t miss! Or can she…?

A women's top flight match in the Netherlands witnessed a miss that will surely never be bettered (or should that be 'worsened'?) as long as the game of football is played.

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The worst five seconds of football you'll ever see

It really is.

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Motocross star’s victory fist pump costs her victory

Eighteen-year-old Meghan Rutledge was enjoying the race of her life as she charged towards victory in the WMX women's motocross race at the X-Games. But it ended up being unforgettable for all the wrong reasons.

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Leader almost loses Ironman race with ridiculous showboat celebration

Meghan Rutledge (above) wasn't the only one worrying about cocky celebrations when they should have been concentrating on finishing up their race: Jérémy Jurkiewicz of France very nearly blew an Ironman race - that's 3 miles swimming, 112 miles on a bike and a full, 26-mile marathon - in the last 50m as he decided to show off his wobbly-aeroplane celebration.

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Baseball pitcher makes outrageous catch

As if playing for a team called the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters was not cool enough, Bobby Keppel pulled off this amazing behind-the-back grab.

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Striker sent off for putting shorts on his head

Muang Thong's Mario Djurovski was already on a yellow when he did this. The ref was not impressed.

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Ballgirl ruins game by picking up ball that was still in play

This was the most viewed video on our website this year. Obviously a lot of closet baseball fans in Britain, right? And nothing to do with the girl or the Hooters uniform that she's somehow squeezed herself into...

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Moment of genius – but the player himself never even saw it go in

Marvey'o Otey was having the game of his life for William Byrd High School, and ended up scoring 30 points - but it was the amazing shot in the final quarter of the game that earned him the most plaudits.

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Linesman banned for life after shocking assault on player

Chechen linesman Musa Kadyrov claimed he was provoked by a comment about his mother; but the FIFA assessor who happened to be working at the match wasn't impressed: "In all my refereeing career I have never seen anything like it. This guy should not be a referee. He had no clue about rules, even worse, attacked a player. On a scale of one to 10, I'd give him a zero."

Amazingly, he wasn't even the most violent linesman of the year - an honour which went to a bloke from Cambridgeshire.

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Driver and steward both surive horrific crash at Suzuka

Next time somebody tells you that motor racing is becoming too sanitised, point them towards this absolutely incredible of a crash which shows just how far safety stands have come.

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How to jump 5'4" from a standing start

Kevin Bania is the unofficial world record holder at a fabulously pointless, but magnificently impressive event.

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The worst free throw attempt you will ever see

Shanteona Keys of Georgia College briefly became the most famous basketball player in the world with this... this..., well, this.

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Not a dry eye in house as seven-year-old with cancer scores unforgettable touchdown

We'll finish off with probably the most uplifting video of the year: little Jack Hoffman living out his dream despite the horrific illness which has blighted his life. Wonderful stuff, and proof - as if it were needed - of sport's power to brighten people's lives, no matter what the circumstances.