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What a shot! 45 amazing sports photos

Published 1041 GMT (1841 HKT) August 25, 2015
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Ben Godfrey crashes during a British Superbike race in Louth, England, on Sunday, August 23. Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
Tiger Woods plays a shot Sunday, August 23, during the final round of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. Woods finished the tournament tied for 10th, ending his season on the PGA Tour. Woods needed to win the event to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Japanese figure skater Koshiro Shimada performs his short program Friday, August 21, at a Junior Grand Prix event in Bratislava, Slovakia. Joosep Martinson/ISU/Getty Images
Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs dives over a rolled-up tarp as he tries to catch a foul ball Tuesday, August 18, at Wrigley Field. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
India cricket captain Virat Kohli reacts after a teammate missed a catch in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Saturday, August 22. India still won the Test match by 278 runs. The two teams are now split with a third match to start later this week. DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/Reuters/Landov
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers during an NFL preseason game in Pittsburgh on Sunday, August 23. Jason Bridge/USA TODAY Sports
Manucho, a forward for Spanish club Rayo Vallecano, heads the ball during a home match in Madrid on Saturday, August 22. DANI POZO/AFP/Getty Images
Jamaica's Usain Bolt speeds past four American sprinters on his way to winning the 100-meter dash Sunday, August 23, at the World Championships. Bolt, a two-time Olympic champion in the event and its world-record holder, edged Justin Gatlin with a time of 9.79 seconds. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
Trinidad's Fabien Whitfield digs the ball Tuesday, August 18, at the World Series of Beach Volleyball. The tournament was held in Long Beach, California. Robert Laberge/Getty Images
In this long-exposure photo, sparks fly from the car of Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo as he practices for the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday, August 22. Peter J Fox/Getty Images
The eagle mascot of Swiss hockey team Geneve-Servette flies over the players of Sparta Prague before a Champions League hockey game Saturday, August 22, in Geneva, Switzerland. Geneve-Servette/Champions Hockey League/Getty Images
Horses head into the back straightaway during a race Saturday, August 22, at Melbourne's Moonee Valley Racecourse. Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images
High school players from Tokaidai Sagami celebrate after winning the national championship Thursday, August 20, in Nishinomiya, Japan. Masahiro Sugimoto/AP
Kenya's Ezekiel Kemboi, top right, leaps over an obstacle Monday, August 24, on his way to winning the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the World Championships. Kemboi has dominated the event since 2009, winning gold at the past four World Championships. He also won Olympic gold in 2012. Andy Wong/AP
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat, right, reacts during a Premier League match against Garry Monk's Swansea City on Saturday, August 22. The match in Sunderland, England, ended in a 1-1 draw. Alex Livesey/Getty Images
Philadelphia third baseman Andres Blanco throws to first base during a game in Miami on Friday, August 21. Rob Foldy/Getty Images
Danish pro golfer Andreas Harto proposes to his girlfriend, Louise De Fries, during the second round of a European Tour event in Aalborg, Denmark, on Friday, August 21. She said yes. Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
British runner Mo Farah celebrates after winning the 10,000 meters at the World Championships on Saturday, August 22. For the past five years, Farah has been the world's best at that distance. Michael Steele/Getty Images
Seattle running back Thomas Rawls lunges for a first down during an NFL preseason game in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday, August 21. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
A boy waves the Danish flag as athletes compete in an Ironman race Sunday, August 23, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Nigel Roddis/Getty Images
Misha Cirkunov celebrates after his victory over Daniel Jolly at a UFC event in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on Sunday, August 23. It was the UFC debut for Cirkunov, who won by first-round TKO. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
Poland's Pawel Wojciechowski lies on the mat after crashing out in the World Championships' pole-vault final on Monday, August 24. He finished in third place. Wong Maye-E/AP
Freestyle skier Janina Kuzma practices on the halfpipe during the New Zealand Winter Games on Saturday, August 22. She won silver in the event one day later. Neil Kerr/Getty Images
Germany's Corinna Knauf performs on Fabiola during the vaulting final of the European Equestrian Championships. She won silver in the event, which finished Sunday, August 23, in Aachen, Germany. Christof Koepsel/Getty Images
Jamie Macmillan of the North Melbourne Kangaroos marks over Nick Suban of the Fremantle Dockers during an Australian Football League match Sunday, August 23, in Melbourne. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Houston pitcher Mike Fiers celebrates after he threw a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, August 21. Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Adama Traore of Aston Villa, left, tries to shield Pape Souare of Crystal Palace during a Premier League match in London on Saturday, August 22. Neville Williams/Aston Villa FC/Getty Images
Horses kick up sand during a race in Melbourne on Saturday, August 22. Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images
An athlete swims during an Ironman race in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Sunday, August 23. Harry Engels/Getty Images
Arizona's Jaron Brown, center, reaches for the ball with San Diego's Richard Crawford, left, and Darrell Stuckey during an NFL preseason game in Glendale, Arizona, on Saturday, August 22. Norm Hall/Getty Images
Mitch Moreland of the Texas Rangers breaks his bat as he hits an RBI single against Seattle on Wednesday, August 19. Sarah Crabill/Getty Images
Libertad goalkeeper Rodrigo Munoz covers the face of Carlos Gonzalez, a forward for the Santiago Wanderers, as they vie for the ball during a Copa Sudamericana match Tuesday, August 18, in Asuncion, Paraguay. Libertad won the match 2-1 and advanced to the next stage of the tournament. JORGE ADORNO/Reuters /Landov
England batsman Joe Root avoids a short ball from Australia's Mitchell Johnson during a cricket match in London on Friday, August 21. England lost the match but still won the Ashes series. Root won the Compton-Miller Medal for player of the series. Stu Forster/Getty Images
Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey, left, collides with St. Louis safety T.J. McDonald during an NFL preseason game in Nashville, Tennessee, on Sunday, August 23. Mark Zaleski/AP
Belarussian athlete Svetlana Kudelich falls during a steeplechase race at the World Championships on Monday, August 24. Wong Maye-E/AP
Sosaia Feki scores a try for the Cronulla Sharks during a National Rugby League match in Sydney on Saturday, August 22. Cronulla defeated the Wests Tigers 40-18. Renee McKay/Getty Images
Cyclist Danny Summerhill falls during stage six of the USA Pro Challenge, which took place Saturday, August 22, in Loveland, Colorado. He had a sense of humor about his fall, posting it to his Instagram account with the caption "Hey look, a penny." Jonathan Devich/Getty Images
Phillip Adams of the Atlanta Falcons tackles Chris Ivory of the New York Jets during an NFL preseason game Friday, August 21, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Al Bello/Getty Images
Daniel Pearce of the Western Bulldogs, left, spoils the mark for Mark Hutchings of the West Coast Eagles during an Australian Football League match in Perth on Sunday, August 23. Paul Kane/Getty Images
Texas' Adrian Beltre jumps out of the way of a wild pitch during a game in Detroit on Saturday, August 22. Dave Reginek/Getty Images
Dutch heptathlete Nadine Visser lands in the sand pit after a long-jump attempt Sunday, August 23, at the World Championships. ANTONIN THUILLIER/AFP/Getty Images
Saskatchewan's Marshay Green, right, breaks up a pass intended for Calgary's Eric Rogers during a CFL game in Regina, Saskatchewan, on Saturday, August 22. Green also intercepted the pass, which came on a two-point conversion attempt. Brent Just/Getty Images
Lydia Ko hits out of a bunker during the final round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, which was held Sunday, August 23, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Ko won the tournament in a playoff. Harry How/Getty Images
Tampa Bay's Grady Sizemore drops a ball during a game in Oakland, California, on Friday, August 21. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrates after defending her world title in the 100 meters on Monday, August 24. She also won the race at the 2013 World Championships and the 2012 Olympics. See 35 amazing sports photos from last week OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images