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What a shot! 41 amazing sports photos

Published 1052 GMT (1852 HKT) July 14, 2015
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U.S. soccer player Megan Rapinoe holds up the Women's World Cup trophy as teammate Carli Lloyd, left, and head coach Jill Ellis, right, wave to fans during a parade in New York City on Friday, July 10. Behind Rapinoe is New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. Mary Altaffer/AP
Serena Williams returns a ball to Victoria Azarenka during their Wimbledon quarterfinal on Tuesday, July 7. Williams went on to win the tournament -- her fourth Grand Slam title in a row and the 21st of her illustrious career. Pavel Golovkin/AP
A member of Mexico's synchronized-swimming team competes at the Pan American Games in Toronto on Saturday, July 11. Mexico won silver in the event. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images
A man plays handball Saturday, July 11, during the Mudflat Olympic Games in Brunsbuttel, Germany. Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images
Arizona's A.J. Pollock slides safely into second base as the ball flies past Texas' Rougned Odor on Tuesday, July 7. Sarah Crabill/Getty Images
Venezuelan weightlifter Yusleidy Figueroa Roldan shouts after struggling on a lift attempt Sunday, July 12, during the Pan American Games. She won silver in her weight class. Rebecca Blackwell/AP
A "recortador" jumps over a bull during the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, on Saturday, July 11. Joseba Etxaburu/Reuters/Landov
Costa Rica's Jose Mendoza, left, and Switzerland's Noel Ott reach for a ball during a match at the Beach Soccer World Cup on Saturday, July 11. Switzerland won the match 4-3 in Espinho, Portugal. Alex Grimm/FIFA/Getty Images
American diver Maren Taylor pierces the water's surface while competing on the 3-meter springboard Sunday, July 12, at the Pan American Games. Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images
Canadian judoka Antoine Bouchard, top, reacts as the referee gives him the win over Cuba's Carlos Tondique at the Pan American Games on Sunday, July 12. Julio Cortez/AP
Cyclists begin the fourth stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday, July 7. Tony Martin won the stage, which began in Seraing, Belgium, and ended in Cambrai, France. Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
Seattle's Brad Miller steals third base during a home game against Detroit on Wednesday, July 8. Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images
Canada's Isabela Onyshko performs on the uneven bars during the Pan American Games on Sunday, July 12. Canada finished second in the team event. Gregory Bull/AP
Justin Rose tries to keep dry as he lines up a putt at the Scottish Open on Friday, July 10. Kenny Smith/PA Wire/SIPA
Felicia Stancil of the United States goes around Colombia's Mariana Pajon Londono on her way to winning the women's BMX final at the Pan American Games on Saturday, July 11. Londono, the 2012 Olympic champion, fell on a turn but finished the race. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Triathletes at the Pan American Games begin the cycling portion of their race on Saturday, July 11. Harry How/Getty Images
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic dance to the Bee Gees at the Wimbledon champions dinner on Sunday, July 12. Williams won the tournament for the sixth time in her career. Djokovic has now won three Wimbledon titles. Thomas Lovelock/AP
Sam Perrett of the Canterbury Bulldogs tackles Daniel Vidot of the Brisbane Broncos during a National Rugby League match in Sydney on Saturday, July 11. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Pittsburgh's Gregory Polanco is tagged out at home plate by St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina on Thursday, July 9. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Cruzeiro's Leandro Damiao, center, crashes into two Fluminense players during a Brazilian league soccer match in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, July 9. Buda Mendes/Getty Images
Brazil's Gabriela Mantellato Dias swims with the ball during a water polo match at the Pan American Games on Thursday, July 9. Felipe Dana/AP
Richard Gasquet falls to the ground while playing Stanislas Wawrinka in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Wednesday, July 8. Gasquet won the match in five sets, with the final set finishing 11-9. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Horses race at Melbourne's Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, July 11. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Blood drips from UFC fighter Rory MacDonald during his welterweight title bout against Robbie Lawler on Saturday, July 11. Lawler defended his title with a fifth-round stoppage. John Locher/AP
Jaden Clark goes flying off a horse Saturday, July 11, during the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta. Todd Korol/Reuters/Landov
Michelle Wie reacts to a missed putt Saturday, July 11, at the U.S. Women's Open in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Frank Franklin II/AP
Mexico midfielder Andres Guardado kicks the ball in front of Guatemala defender Dennis Lopez during a Gold Cup match Sunday, July 12, in Glendale, Arizona. Ross D. Franklin/AP
Fabian Coulthard leads a group of V8 Supercars during a race in Townsville, Australia, on Saturday, July 11. Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images
Philadelphia shortstop Freddy Galvis, top, loses the ball after forcing out San Francisco's Brandon Belt on Saturday, July 11. Jeff Chiu/AP
Yui Kamiji, right, and Jordanne Whiley play in Wimbledon's wheelchair doubles final against Jiske Griffioen and Aniek Van Koot on Sunday, July 12. Kamiji and Whiley won the match to defend their title. Kyodo/AP
From top, teams from the Netherlands, New Zealand, Germany and Australia compete at a rowing event in Lucerne, Switzerland, on Friday, July 10. Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images
Danish long jumper Martha Traore lands in the sand pit Thursday, July 9, while competing at the European Under-23 Championships. Joosep Martinson/Getty Images
Brisbane's Jed Adcock goes flying after colliding with Sydney's Nick Smith during an Australian Football League match on Sunday, July 12. Chris Hyde/Getty Images
Novak Djokovic holds his Wimbledon trophy after defeating Roger Federer in the final on Sunday, July 12. The Serbian has now won nine Grand Slam titles. Jonathan Brady/AP
Brazil's Arthur Zanetti competes on the rings during the Pan American Games on Saturday, July 11. Brazil won silver in the team event. Gregory Bull/AP
Cyclists climb toward the Namur Citadel in Namur, Belgium, during the fourth stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday, July 7. Laurent Cipriani/AP
Haitian midfielder Wilde Donald Guerrier falls to the ground after attempting a bicycle kick against the United States on Friday, July 10. Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports
Canada's Eric Hedlin competes in the Pan American Games' open water swimming competition on Sunday, July 12. Felipe Dana/AP
Synchronized swimmers from Brazil perform their technical routine during the Pan American Games on Thursday, July 9. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty mages
U.S. gymnast Samuel Mikulak competes on the parallel bars during the Pan American Games on Saturday, July 11. Mikulak and the Americans won gold in the team competition. Jeff Swinger/USA TODAY Sports
Italian sprinter Giovanni Galbieri celebrates after winning the 100-meter dash Thursday, July 9, at the European Under-23 Championships. See 38 amazing sports photos from last week Joosep Martinson/Getty Images