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What a shot! 34 amazing sports photos

Published 1043 GMT (1843 HKT) March 10, 2015
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A header from Ajax's Anwar El Ghazi, center, flies past Excelsior goalkeeper Alessandro Damen during an Eredivisie match in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Sunday, March 8. It was the only goal in the match. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
Notre Dame guard Jerian Grant dunks the ball during the Fighting Irish's 81-67 home win over Clemson on Saturday, March 7. Michael Hickey/Getty Images
An aerial view shows cross-country skiers climbing a hill during the Engadin Ski Marathon, held Sunday, March 8, near the Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz. ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS/LANDOV
Rob Refsnyder is tagged out at third base while playing for the New York Yankees during a spring-training game Thursday, March 5, in Bradenton, Florida. Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Motocross riders race during the MXGP event in Bangkok, Thailand, on Sunday, March 8. Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images
Ukrainian ice dancers Maxim Nikitin and Alexandra Nazarova perform Saturday, March 7, during the World Junior Figure Skating Championships. They finished third in the competition, which was held in Tallinn, Estonia. Jordan Mansfield/ISU via Getty Images
Cologne striker Anthony Ujah celebrates a goal with his team's mascot, Hennes the goat, during a Bundesliga match in Cologne, Germany, on Sunday, March 8. Cologne defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 4-2. Simon Hofmann/DFL via Getty Images
Colorful darts player Peter Wright competes against Michael van Gerwen during a Premier League Darts match Thursday, March 5, in Exeter, England. Dan Mullan/Getty Images
LSU guard Raigyne Moncrief falls to the floor after being fouled during an SEC Tournament game Saturday, March 7, in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Nelson Chenault/USA TODAY Sports
NASCAR driver Austin Dillon celebrates after winning the Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Jerome Miron/USA TODAY Sports
Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille, right, scores a shorthanded goal past Detroit goaltender Jonas Gustavsson during the Bruins' 5-3 home win on Sunday, March 8. Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports
Cyclists in Melbourne take part in the World Naked Bike Ride on Sunday, March 8. The mission of the clothing-optional event, according to its website, is to "peacefully expose the vulnerability of cyclists, humanity and nature in the face of cars, aggression, consumerism and non-renewable energy." Scott Barbour/Getty Images
A red sky is seen over Hobart, Australia, as Ireland plays Zimbabwe in a Cricket World Cup match on Saturday, March 7. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
A drink is thrown as Zolani Tete, the IBF super flyweight champion, celebrates his title defense over Paul Butler on Saturday, March 7. Tete stopped Butler in the eighth round of the fight, which took place in Liverpool, England. PETER BYRNE/PA PHOTOS/LANDOV
Kyriakos Ioannou of Cyprus competes in the high jump Saturday, March 7, during the European Indoor Championships. Ian Walton/Getty Images
Canadian fans in Vancouver, British Columbia, cheer for Milos Raonic during his Davis Cup match against Japan's Tatsuma Ito on Friday, March 6. Raonic won in straight sets, helping Canada advance to the next round of the tournament. Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images
Dylan Walker of the South Sydney Rabbitohs sticks out his tongue after scoring a try against the Brisbane Broncos during a National Rugby League match Thursday, March 5, in Brisbane, Australia. The Rabbitohs, the defending league champions, won 36-6. Chris Hyde/Getty Images
Michelle Phillips and her team of sled dogs charge down an Anchorage, Alaska, street during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod on Saturday, March 7. Loren Holmes/Alaska Dispatch News/AP
Chicago Fire forward Quincy Amarikwa, right, is tackled by Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Juninho during the MLS season opener Friday, March 6, in Carson, California. The Galaxy, last season's champions, won the match 2-0. Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports
Members of Pakistan's cricket team celebrate Saturday, March 7, after defeating South Africa in a Cricket World Cup match in Auckland, New Zealand. Pakistan won by 29 runs. Anthony Au-Yeung/IDI via Getty Images
Johanna Defay competes in the Roxy Pro Gold Coast, the opening event of the women's World Surfing Tour, on Tuesday, March 3. The event is taking place in Coolangatta, Australia. Kelly Cestari/WSL via Getty Images
Austrian skier Anna Fenninger slices through snow during a World Cup event in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on Sunday, March 8. Fenninger finished third in the super-G. Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Hurdlers leave the blocks during a 60-meter race Friday, March 6, at the European Indoor Championships. Ian Walton/Getty Images
Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka is run out by Michael Clarke of Australia during a Cricket World Cup match Sunday, March 8, in Sydney. Australia won the match by 64 runs. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Members of the Cincinnati Bearcats' swim team try to distract a free-throw attempt by Memphis' Kedren Johnson during a college basketball game Sunday, March 8, in Cincinnati. Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Competitors take part in the annual Wife Carrying Race in Dorking, England, on Sunday, March 8. Ben Cawthra/Sipa USA
From left, Temple guards Quenton DeCosey, Jaylen Bond and Josh Brown reach for a rebound with Connecticut forward Kentan Facey during a game in Philadelphia on Saturday, March 7. Laurence Kesterson/AP
Ahmed El-Ahmar, a handball player with German club Flensburg-Handewitt, throws a goal during a Bundesliga match against BBM Bietigheim on Sunday, March 8. Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images
France's Gael Monfils hits a shot while playing Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in a Davis Cup match Friday, March 6, in Frankfurt, Germany. Monfils won the match in straight sets, and France would eventually advance to the next round with a 3-2 victory. Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images
Aston Villa fans celebrate victory on the field after their club defeated one of its rivals, West Bromwich Albion, in an FA Cup quarterfinal match Saturday, March 7, in Birmingham, England. Michael Regan/Getty Images
Philadelphia's Luke Schenn hits New Jersey's Tuomo Ruutu during an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 8, in Newark, New Jersey. Mel Evans/AP
Louisville's Montrezl Harrell throws down a dunk during the Cardinals' home game against Notre Dame on Wednesday, March 4. Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Drew Petrie of the North Melbourne Kangaroos, top, challenges James Frawley of the Hawthorn Hawks during an Australian Football League match Sunday, March 8, in Shepparton, Australia. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Milwaukee center John Henson dives to keep a loose ball in play during an NBA game in Oakland, California, on Wednesday, March 4. See 30 amazing sports photos from last week Kelley L Cox/USA TODAY Sports