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What a shot! 34 amazing sports photos

Published 0210 GMT (1010 HKT) March 7, 2017
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Wichita State's Darral Willis Jr. (No. 21) competes for a rebound with Illinois State's DJ Clayton during the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference on Sunday, March 5. Wichita State won 71-51 to claim the conference's automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament. Jeff Roberson/AP
Sprinters cross the finish line of a 60-meter race at the European Indoor Championships on Friday, March 3. Michael Steele/Getty Images
Genoa midfielder Olivier Ntcham does a flip after scoring a goal against Empoli during an Italian league match on Sunday, March 5. Genoa won 2-0. Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images
Justine Munro walks on stage during the Arnold Sports Festival, a bodybuilding event in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, March 4. She finished sixth in the Bikini International competition. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
A freestyle skier trains for the moguls at the World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain, on Monday, March 6. David Ramos/Getty Images
Italian long jumper Filippo Randazzo lands in the pit Friday, March 3, at the European Indoor Championships. Michael Steele/Getty Images
A goalkeeper reaches for the ball as Sporting Lisbon defender Sebastian Coates heads it during a match in Portugal on Sunday, March 5. PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images
People tussle in a river Tuesday, February 28, as they take part in the Royal Shrovetide Football match, a brutal, rugby-style game that occurs annually in Ashbourne, England. Hundreds of participants try to get a ball into one of two goals positioned 3 miles apart at either end of Ashbourne. PA Images/Sipa USA
Yulia Timoshinina and Viktor Minibaev, synchronized divers from Russia, compete during the Diving World Series event in Beijing on Sunday, March 5. They finished second in the 10-meter platform. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images
West Virginia guard Tynice Martin shouts after a Big 12 Tournament win against Texas on Sunday, March 5. Martin had 29 points in the semifinal. Sue Ogrocki/AP
Competitors take part in the annual Wife Carrying Race in Dorking, England, on Sunday, March 5. Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/ZUMA Press
A driver competes in a dune buggy race in Qatar's Sealine Desert on Friday, March 3. Naim Chidiac/Red Bull Content Pool
Israel's Cody Decker fouls off a pitch during the World Baseball Classic, which started Monday, March 6, in Seoul, South Korea. Israel upset the host nation 2-1 in extra innings. Lee Jin-man/AP
Texas A&M guard J.C. Hampton runs into the scorers' table during a home game against Kentucky on Saturday, March 4. Sam Craft/AP
Columbus' Boone Jenner checks Montreal's Alexei Emelin during an NHL hockey game on Tuesday, February 28. Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press/AP
Dustin Johnson lines up a putt on the last hole of the WGC-Mexico Championship on Sunday, March 5. Johnson, the world's No. 1 player, won the tournament by a stroke. Christian Palma/AP
Philadelphia's Jahlil Okafor, top, competes against New York's Kyle O'Quinn during an NBA basketball game on Friday, March 3. Matt Slocum/AP
Sheffield's Geoff Walker goes airborne during the Challenge Cup final against Cardiff on Sunday, March 5. Cardiff won 3-2 on home ice. It was the second time in three seasons that the Devils won the Challenge Cup, a tournament for pro teams in the United Kingdom. Stu Forster/Getty Images
Skaters start a downhill ice-cross race in Ottawa on Friday, March 3. Balazs Gardi/Red Bull Content Pool
Ulster's Andrew Trimble, left, jumps near Benetton Treviso's Tito Tebaldi during a Pro12 rugby match in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Friday, March 3. Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile/Getty Images
Dallas goalie Kari Lehtonen greets 6-year-old Zavier Green before an NHL hockey game on Thursday, March 2. Jerome Miron/USA TODAY Sports
Oregon State's Breanna Brown, right, vies for a loose ball with UCLA's Kennedy Burke, left, and Kelli Hayes during a Pac-12 Tournament game on Saturday, March 4. Elaine Thompson/AP
Course marshals carry umbrellas at an LPGA event in Singapore on Friday, March 3. Wong Maye-E/AP
German pole vaulter Raphael Holzdeppe competes at the European Indoor Championships on Friday, March 3. ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images
Cross-country skiers climb a hill during a World Championship race in Lahti, Finland, on Saturday, March 4. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images
Keith Thurman punches Danny Garcia during their welterweight title fight in New York on Saturday, March 4. Thurman won by split decision. Frank Franklin II/AP
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch celebrates with the checkered flag Saturday, March 4, after winning the Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Phoenix's Marquese Chriss slams the ball during an NBA basketball game against Oklahoma City on Friday, March 3. Christian Petersen/Getty Images
A shelter dog trained as a tennis-ball retriever shows off his skills in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Saturday, March 4. Shelter dogs performed before a semifinal match at the Brazil Open. Andre Penner/AP
India's Lokesh Rahul watches Australia's Peter Handscomb drop a catch during a cricket match in Bangalore, India, on Saturday, March 4. Aijaz Rahi/AP
Washington State guard Ike Iroegbu is hit in the face by UCLA's Ike Anigbogu during a Pac-12 basketball game on Saturday, March 4. Mark J. Terrill/AP
Fans of the Portland Timbers unveil a tifo of famous painter Bob Ross before the MLS season opener on Friday, March 3. The theme was "Happy Little Trees" -- Ross' catchphrase and a play on the soccer team's name. Diego Diaz/Icon Sportswire/Getty Images
Jeff Dahl rides a horse to pull his son, Greg, during a skijoring competition in Leadville, Colorado, on Saturday, March 4. In skijoring, a skier navigates jumps and slalom gates while grabbing rings for points. Leadville has been hosting skijoring competitions since 1949. JASON CONNOLLY/AFP/Getty Images
Cincinnati basketball players celebrate after winning their home finale against Houston on Thursday, March 2. See 36 amazing sports photos from last week John Minchillo/AP