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What a shot! 30 amazing sports photos

Published 1033 GMT (1833 HKT) March 24, 2015
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Dayton's Kyle Davis leaps over Boise State's Chandler Hutchison during an NCAA Tournament game played Wednesday, March 18, in Dayton, Ohio. Dayton won 56-55 in what was a "First Four" matchup, and the team would go on to beat Providence in the next round before losing to Oklahoma in the round of 32. Joe Robbins/Getty Images
The Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team copes with rough waters as it passes East Cape, the easternmost point of New Zealand, during the fifth stage of the Volvo Ocean Race on Wednesday, March 18. The ocean marathon, which started in October, visits 11 ports in 11 countries over nine months. Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race/Getty Images
Spanish skier Carolina Ruiz Castillo falls after her downhill run in the World Cup Finals on Wednesday, March 18. She finished sixth in the event, which took place in Meribel, France. JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT/EPA/Landov
Stoke City forward Mame Biram Diouf celebrates after he scored a goal against Crystal Palace in a Premier League match played Saturday, March 21, in Stoke-on-Trent, England. Crystal Palace fought back to win 2-1. Dave Thompson/Getty Images
Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter wheels off the court after the first half of an NCAA Tournament game Saturday, March 21, in Jacksonville, Florida. Hunter tore his Achilles tendon earlier this month while celebrating his team's win in the Sun Belt Conference tournament. He nearly hurt himself again when he fell off a rolling stool during his team's upset victory over Baylor. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Malaysian diver Pandelela Rinong tucks her body as she competes in the 10-meter platform Saturday, March 21, during a Diving World Series event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Warren Little/Getty Images
Elle Tinkle, left, and her Gonzaga teammates celebrate their second-round victory over Oregon State in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 22. Tinkle's father, Wayne, is the coach of Oregon State. Timothy J. Gonzalez/AP
Hockey players from the University of Minnesota rejoice after defeating Harvard 4-1 to win the NCAA championship Sunday, March 22, in Minneapolis. It is Minnesota's third national title in the past four years. Hannah Foslien/AP
American skier Lindsey Vonn catches some air on her way to winning the downhill race at the World Cup Finals on Wednesday, March 18. Vonn, in her comeback season after a serious knee injury, won World Cup titles in both the downhill and the super-G. PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images
Wichita State point guard Fred VanVleet reacts after hitting a 3-pointer against Kansas during an NCAA Tournament game played Sunday, March 22, in Omaha, Nebraska. VanVleet and the Shockers upset the higher-seeded Jayhawks 78-65 to clinch a spot in the tournament's "Sweet Sixteen." Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Kenyan runner Magdalene Masai, foreground, splashes into the water during a steeplechase race Saturday, March 21, at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge. Masai finished second in the 3,000-meter race, which was won by Australia's Madeline Heiner. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky reaches back for a save during an NHL game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Thursday, March 19. Jeff Vinnick/NHLI/Getty Images
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is tripped during a Champions League game against Manchester City on Wednesday, March 18. Barcelona won the home match 2-1 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the European tournament, which it last won in 2011. Manu Fernandez/AP
Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera drops a catch during the Cricket World Cup quarterfinal against South Africa on Wednesday, March 18. South Africa won by nine wickets and advanced to the semifinals against New Zealand, which is one of the tournament co-hosts along with Australia. STEVE CHRISTO/Reuters/Landov
U.S. President Barack Obama and his brother-in-law, Craig Robinson, react while watching Robinson's daughter play in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 21. Leslie Robinson and her Princeton team defeated Wisconsin-Green Bay 80-70 in College Park, Maryland. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
Columbus' Corey Tropp, left, fights Calgary's Michael Ferland during a NHL game played Saturday, March 21, in Calgary, Alberta. Derek Leung/Getty Images
Lewis Jetta of the Sydney Swans has his shirt ripped during an Australian Football League match against the Greater Western Sydney Giants on Sunday, March 22. Mark Nolan/Getty Images
Austrian skier Anna Fenninger can be seen through the trophy that she won Sunday, March 22, for winning the World Cup overall title. Fenninger also won the overall title last season. Giovanni Auletta/AP
Western Kentucky guard Alexis Govan, left, battles for the ball with Texas' Tasia Forman during an NCAA Tournament game played Friday, March 20, in Berkeley, California. Texas advanced to the second round with a 66-64 victory. Lance Iversen/USA TODAY Sports
Speedskaters make a turn Sunday, March 22, during a World Cup race in Erfurt, Germany. Erfurt was the final event on this season's World Cup calendar. Jordan Mansfield/ISU/Getty Images
Ireland's Luke Fitzgerald, center, holds off two Scottish rugby players during a Six Nations match Saturday, March 21, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Ireland won the match 40-10 and retained its Six Nations title on points differential. Ireland, England and Wales all finished the competition with four wins and one loss, but Ireland had the final edge with a points differential of +62. England finished second at +57, while Wales finished third at +53. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
A cyclist splashes through mud Friday, March 20, during the Cape Epic, a mountain bike race held annually on South Africa's Western Cape. NIC BOTHMA/EPA/Landov
A competitor dressed as Batman skims across the water during the Pond Water Skipping event in Cantley, Quebec, on Saturday, March 21. Justin Tang/The Canadian Press/AP
Tottenham's Harry Kane takes a shot against Leicester City during a Premier League match played Saturday, March 21, in London. Kane had a hat trick in the 4-3 home win, and he now has 29 goals over all competitions this season. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Jordan Taufua of the Crusaders celebrates after scoring a try during a Super Rugby match Saturday, March 21, in Christchurch, New Zealand. Martin Hunter/Getty Images
Sweden's Anna Swenn-Larsson, left, competes against Switzerland's Charlotte Chable at the World Cup Finals on Friday, March 20. CHRISTIAN HARTMANN/Reuters/Landov
Horsemen in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, participate in the traditional sport of buzkashi on Tuesday, March 17. In buzkashi, players compete to place a goat carcass into a goal circle. IGOR KOVALENKO/EPA/Landov
Mexican diver German Sanchez competes in the 10-meter platform Saturday, March 21, during a Diving World Series event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Warren Little/Getty Images
Nemanja Gudelj of Dutch soccer club AZ Alkmaar celebrates Saturday, March 21, after he scored the first goal of his team's 2-1 league victory over SC Cambuur in Alkmaar, Netherlands. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
Villanova's Dylan Ennis is defended by two North Carolina State players during their NCAA Tournament game Saturday, March 21, in Pittsburgh. Villanova was the top-seeded team in its region, but it lost 71-68 in the round of 32. See 37 amazing sports photos from last week Jared Wickerham/Getty Images