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What a shot! 24 amazing sports photos

Published 1055 GMT (1855 HKT) July 19, 2016
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Phil Mickelson reacts Thursday, July 14, after barely missing a putt that would have given him a first-round 62 at the British Open. No one has ever shot 62 in a major tournament. Mickelson finished with a 63 and went on to finish the tournament in second place behind Henrik Stenson. Matt Dunham/AP
Richie Porte, left, was competing in the 12th stage of the Tour de France when he crashed into a TV motorcycle that slowed down in front of him on Thursday, July 14. The crash also took out Bauke Mollema, center, and overall leader Chris Froome, right. Tim de Waele/Corbis/Getty Images
Polish ski jumper Maciej Kot won the Grand Prix event in Courchevel, France, on Saturday, July 16. It was the first event of the new season. Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Jose Montoya falls off an ostrich during a race in Shakopee, Minnesota, on Saturday, July 16. "Extreme Race Day" also featured camel, horse and zebra races. Aaron Lavinsky/AP
Daniel Murphy, right, celebrates with Washington teammate Jayson Werth after hitting a home run against Pittsburgh on Sunday, July 17. Pittsburgh would go on to win the game in 18 innings. Nick Wass/AP
Henrik Stenson pumps his fist after a birdie in the final round of the British Open on Sunday, July 17. Stenson ended with a 63 -- tied for the best score ever in a major -- to win his first major championship. David Cannon/R&A/Getty Images
Michael Phelps hugs Allison Schmitt as she is interviewed Saturday, July 16, in San Antonio. It was media day for the U.S. Olympic swimming team. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Connecticut's Chiney Ogwumike pulls down a rebound in front of Indiana's Eriana Larkins during a WNBA game in Indianapolis on Wednesday, July 13. Ron Hoskins/NBAE/Getty Images
A rainbow appears over Nationals Park during a Major League Baseball game in Washington on Saturday, July 16. Matt Hazlett/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Sprint Cup race in Loudon, New Hampshire, on Sunday, July 17. It was his second win of the season. Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Bob Hawkins performs a flaming burnout during the Dragstalgia event in Wellingborough, England, on Saturday, July 16. Split Second/Corbis Sport/Getty Images
Devin Clark kicks Alex Nicholson during a UFC event in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on Wednesday, July 13. Nicholson won with a first-round knockout. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
British long jumper Holly Mills competes at the European Youth Championships on Sunday, July 17. Mills won the event. Joosep Martinson/Getty Images
Watford's Allan Nyom, right, competes for a ball with Stevenage's Matt Godden during a preseason friendly match in Stevenage, England, on Thursday, July 14. Tony Marshall/Getty Images
Houston's Carlos Correa is hit by a pitch during a Major League Baseball game in Seattle on Sunday, July 17. Ted S. Warren/AP
British tennis player Kyle Edmund celebrates his Davis Cup victory over Serbia's Dusan Lajovic on Sunday, July 17. Edmund's win clinched a semifinal spot for Great Britain. Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images
Boca Juniors soccer player Frank Fabra, right, battles for the ball with Jose Angulo of Independiente del Valle on Thursday, July 14. Independiente won the match in Buenos Aires and clinched a spot in the final of Copa Libertadores, the premier club competition in South America. The Ecuadorian club will face Colombian club Atletico Nacional in the finals. Natacha Pisarenko/AP
Fans of FC Cincinnati cheer on their soccer team during a home match against England's Crystal Palace on Saturday, July 16. Kirk Irwin/Getty Images
Lucy Gossage crosses the finish line to win the Ironman race in Bolton, England, on Sunday, July 17. Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images
Casey Martin wrestles a steer in the mud during the Calgary Stampede on Sunday, July 17. Jeff McIntosh/AP
Miami's Yefri Perez slides into home, scoring a run at St. Louis on Sunday, July 17. Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images
Sam Thaiday of the Brisbane Broncos is tackled by South Sydney Rabbitohs during a National Rugby League match in Sydney on Saturday, July 16. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
A triathlete in the Mixed Relay World Championship swims in Hamburg, Germany, on Sunday, July 17. Petko Beier/Getty Images
U.S. Marines stand with the American flag before the national anthem was sung at the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 12. See 32 amazing sports photos from last week Jae C. Hong/AP