Jimmer, urban tightrope, farts: world's most-watched sports videos

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Jimmer Fedette's pre-NBA draft workouts, urban tightrope walking in Paris, and stinking out the subtitutes bench are featured among the world's most-watched sports videos for the week ending June 24.

NBA draft fever propelled college basketball sensation Jimmer Fedette's road tour diary to third on YouTube, behind a goalkeeper's 90-yard goal and Roberto Carlos's Russian encounter.

CSKA Moscow popped up on Japan's Nicovideo as well, as Keisuke Honda scored one in the 3-0 win.

The Skyliners tightrope team took on two towers with a view over Paris, reaching number 2 spot on the France-based Dailymotion, while the Mexican bench was extra-warm and found first on China's Tudou.

YouTube's most watched sports videos of the week (total views)
1) Roberto Carlos pushes Mamaev (CSKA vs Anji) (1,230,209)
2) Amazing goalkeeper 90-yards goal! Andrey Zaitsev (Zenit-B vs Volga-B) 17/06/2011 (1,004,832)
3) Jimmer's Phoenix Workout (717,167)

Tudou's most watched sports videos of the week
1) Who farted on the substitute's bench? (51,680)
2) Saved on the line! Guadeloupe v USA (44,612)
3) 90-yard goal from Russia's super-ultra-keeper (29,203)

Dailymotion's most watched sports videos of the week
1) New iPad flight Simulator Rocks - Reno Air Races ad (20,214)
2) Skyliners Paris (17,956)
3) Near mid-air collision - Reno Air Races ad (10,970)

Nicovideo's most watched sports videos of the week
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1) Worst open goal miss ever (306,052)
2) Three great late-game plays (142,317)
3) CSKA Moscow: Keisuke Honda (41,659)