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What a shot! 38 amazing sports photos

Published 1032 GMT (1832 HKT) July 7, 2015
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The U.S. soccer team celebrates after winning the Women's World Cup on Sunday, July 5. Carli Lloyd scored a hat trick as the Americans defeated Japan 5-2 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The United States has now won three Women's World Cups -- more than any other nation. Mike Hewitt/FIFA/Getty Images
Austin Dillon's car crashes into a fence Sunday, July 5, during a last-lap crash at the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Daytona Beach, Florida. Dillon walked away from the crash, but several fans were injured. Chris Graythen/Getty Images
The night before, Dillon won the Xfinity Series race at the same racetrack. The Xfinity Series is the second tier of NASCAR. Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Dustin Brown, a German tennis player ranked No. 102 in the world, plays Rafael Nadal in the second round of Wimbledon on Thursday, July 1. Brown upset Nadal -- a two-time Wimbledon champion -- in four sets. Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA/Landov
Boston's Pablo Sandoval falls into Houston's dugout while catching a ball Saturday, July 4, in Boston's Fenway Park. Jim Rogash/Getty Images
Horses race through a water obstacle during an equestrian event in Hamburg, Germany, on Tuesday, June 30. Axel Heimken/DPA/Corbis
Cyclists recover on the ground after a massive crash in the third stage of the Tour de France on Monday, July 6. The man in the foreground, Swiss cyclist Fabian Cancellara, was leading the race, but he had to withdraw after suffering two fractured vertebrae. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
A shirtless Alexis Sanchez celebrates Saturday, July 4, after he scored the winning penalty kick for Chile in the final of the Copa America soccer tournament. The match against Argentina went to a shootout after ending 0-0 in extra time. It is the first Copa America title for Chile, who hosted this year's tournament. Marcos Brindicci/Reuters/Landov
Nicholas Lucena dives for a ball Thursday, July 2, while playing against a team from Qatar in the Beach Volleyball World Championships. The tournament took place in the Netherlands. Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images
Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton holds up his trophy after winning the British Grand Prix on Sunday, July 5. It's already the fifth win of the season for Hamilton, a British driver who was last season's world champion. Clive Mason/Getty Images
Serena Williams stretches for a forehand while playing Timea Babos in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, July 1. Williams, the world's top-ranked player, won in straight sets. She is looking to win her sixth Wimbledon title and her fourth Grand Slam title in a row. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Japan goalkeeper Ayumi Kaihori fails to stop a long-range shot from Carli Lloyd during the Women's World Cup final on Sunday, July 5. Lloyd's shot came from the midfield line and gave the United States a 4-0 first-half lead. Mike Hewitt/FIFA/Getty Images
Lloyd, right, celebrates with teammate Lauren Holiday after scoring her second goal of the World Cup final. Rich Lam/Getty Images
Nathan Fox competes in the triple jump Saturday, July 4, at the British Championships in Birmingham, England. Michael Steele/Getty Images
Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick crashes into the wall while making a catch Sunday, July 5, in Boston. Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports
Philadelphia's Freddy Galvis, bottom, slides into Milwaukee second baseman Scooter Gennett as Gennett turns a double play Tuesday, June 30, in Philadelphia. Rich Schultz/Getty Images
A practice session is held Wednesday, July 1, for the Palio di Siena, a bareback horse race held twice a year in Siena, Italy. The historic race dates to the 17th century. Ten riders represent their local neighborhood as they race around the iconic city square three times. Max Rossi/Reuters/Landov
High jumper Isobel Pooley celebrates after setting a British record Saturday, July 4, at the British Championships. Pooley's winning jump was 1.97 meters (6.46 feet). Stephen Pond/British Athletics/Getty Images
Weldon Brown, a defensive back with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, breaks up a pass intended for Toronto's Tori Gurley, left, during a Canadian Football League game in Regina, Saskatchewan, on Sunday, July 5. Brent Just/Getty Images
Luke Dahlhaus of the Western Bulldogs grabs the ball Saturday, July 4, during an Australian Football League match against the Carlton Blues in Melbourne. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Chad Besplug is tossed off the bull Teen Spirit on Friday, July 3, during the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta. Todd Korol/Reuters/Landov
People swim across Lake Zurich during a public race held Wednesday, July 1, in Zurich, Switzerland. The race stretched over a distance of 1,500 meters (4,921 feet). Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters/Landov
Tiger Woods hits a shot during the third round of the Greenbrier Classic on Saturday, July 4. Woods finished tied for 32nd in the event, which took place in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Darren Carroll/Getty Images
Worcestershire's Saeed Ajmal gets caught up in a short ball while playing Nottinghamshire during a County Championship cricket match in Nottingham, England, on Tuesday, June 30. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Franziska Hentke sets a German record in the 200-meter butterfly while swimming in Essen, Germany, on Friday, July 3. She finished the race in 2 minutes and 5.26 seconds. Martin Schutt/EPA/Landov
An England player battles for the ball while playing New Zealand in the Women's Rugby Super Series on Wednesday, July 1. New Zealand won the match 26-7 in Red Deer, Alberta. Mike Ridewood/Getty Images
Men compete in the 3,000-meter steeplechase during the British Championships on Saturday, July 4. Ben Hoskins/Getty Images
From left, England soccer players Carly Telford, Toni Duggan, Claire Rafferty and Steph Houghton show off their medals after defeating Germany 1-0 in the Women's World Cup third-place match on Saturday, July 4. Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images
Brazil's Juliana Silva bumps the ball during a match at the Beach Volleyball World Championships on Friday, July 2. Silva and Maria Antonelli won bronze at the event. Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images
Argentina's Lionel Messi controls the ball during the Copa America semifinal against Paraguay on Tuesday, June 30. Argentina smashed Paraguay 6-1. Miguel Tovar/LatinContent/Getty Images
San Diego's Justin Upton snags a line drive while playing in St. Louis on Saturday, July 4. Jeff Curry/Getty Images
The rally car of Lorenzo Bertelli and Lorenzo Granai catches some air in Mikolajki, Poland, on Saturday, July 4. Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images
Crews work on the demolition of San Francisco's Candlestick Park on Tuesday, June 30. The stadium used to be home to the San Francisco 49ers and the San Francisco Giants. Eric Risberg/AP
Jack Riewoldt of the Richmond Tigers is poked in the face Saturday, July 4, during an Australian Football League match against the Greater Western Sydney Giants. Michael Dodge/AFL Media/Getty Images
Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Enrique Hernandez can't collect a ground ball during a home game against the New York Mets on Sunday, July 5. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA TODAY Sports
Svetlana Kuznetsova follows through on a shot Friday, July 2, while playing Karolina Pliskova in the second round of Wimbledon. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Qatar's Younousse Cherif celebrates after winning a match Friday, July 2, at the Beach Volleyball World Championships. Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images
U.S. captain Abby Wambach holds the American flag as she celebrates the team's World Cup title on Sunday, July 5. See 38 amazing sports photos from last week Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images