What a shot! 27 amazing sports photos

Published 0034 GMT (0834 HKT) July 25, 2017
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A synchronized swimmer from Russia performs at the FINA World Championships on Wednesday, July 19. The Russian women won gold in the team free routine. CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images
Golfer Jordan Spieth looks at the Claret Jug after winning the Open Championship on Sunday, July 23. Spieth held off fellow American Matt Kuchar to win by three strokes at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England. It is the third major victory of his career. The 23-year-old only needs a PGA Championship to complete the career Grand Slam. Warren Little/R&A/Getty Images
Japan's Toshiya Saito, left, competes against Italy's Daniele Garozzo at the World Fencing Championships on Sunday, July 23. Saito won 15-12 to advance to the final of the men's foil competition. Jan Woitas/AP
Chris Froome leads a pack of cyclists past Paris' Arc de Triomphe on his way to winning the Tour de France on Sunday, July 23. It was Froome's fourth Tour de France title and his third in a row. Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, strikes his signature pose with cheerleaders after winning the 100-meter race at the Diamond League meet in Monaco on Friday, July 21. Michael Steele/Getty Images
Spanish sprinter Sara Andres Barrio celebrates after a race at the World Para Athletics Championships on Sunday, July 23. She won bronze in the T44 200 meters. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Martin Truex Jr. climbs out of his car after crashing with Kyle Busch at the Brickyard 400 on Sunday, July 23. Despite not finishing the race, Truex still leads the standings in NASCAR's top circuit. Jamie Gallagher/AP
A bodybuilder peeks out from a curtain as competitors perform at the Haiti Bodybuilding Classic on Sunday, July 23. Dieu Nalio Chery/AP
Boston's Mookie Betts, right, slides past Angels catcher Martin Maldonado during a Major League Baseball game in Anaheim, California, on Friday, July 21. It was the start of a five-run first inning for the Red Sox, who won 6-2. Chris Carlson/AP
Chaewoon Kim, a rhythmic gymnast from South Korea, competes at the World Games in Wroclaw, Poland, on Friday, July 21. Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images
Robert Barrera eats a punch from Ryoichi Taguchi during their light-flyweight bout in Tokyo on Sunday, July 23. Taguchi defended his WBA title with a ninth-round stoppage. Toru Takahashi/AP
Japan's Hayato Miwa jumps over Ukraine's Oleksandr Veresiuk during a World Games sumo match on Sunday, July 23. Miwa won the match and eventually took bronze in the open-weight finals. Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images
Nelson Cruz is mobbed by his Seattle teammates after his base hit beat the New York Yankees on Saturday, July 22. Ted S. Warren/AP
American long jumper Taleah Williams lands in the sand pit during the World Para Athletics Championships on Sunday, July 23. She finished first in the T47 competition. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Santos goalkeeper Vanderlei gets Tulio de Melo's shirt stuck in his teeth during a Brazilian league match against Chapecoense on Wednesday, July 19. Ricardo Nogueira/Getty Images
Motorcycle racer Josh Brookes makes a turn as he practices for the British Superbike Championship on Friday, July 21. Ker Robertson/Getty Images
San Francisco star Buster Posey breaks his bat while hitting an RBI single against Cleveland on Thursday, July 18. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
Competitors jump in the Bosphorus strait as they take part in the Bosphorus Cross Continental Swim on Sunday, July 23. The swimmers start from the Asian side of Istanbul and race 6.5 kilometers (4 miles) to the European side. OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images
Polish Paralympian Lukasz Mamczarz competes in the T42 high jump at the World Para Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 22. He finished tied for fourth. Mike Hewitt/British Athletics/Getty Images
India's Rajeshwari Gayakwad tries to run out England's Jenny Gunn during the Women's World Cup final on Sunday, July 23. England won by nine runs. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
UFC fighter Thomas Almeida kicks Jimmie Rivera during their bantamweight fight in Uniondale, New York, on Saturday, July 22. Rivera won by unanimous decision and remains undefeated in the UFC. Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
Jajuan Williams, right, heads a ball for Antigua and Barbuda during a beach soccer match at the Youth Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, July 19. Trinidad and Tobago won after a penalty shootout. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Swiss Paralympian Marcel Hug leads a pack of racers at the World Para Athletics Championships on Sunday, July 23. He won the T54 5,000 meters. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Players from the Richmond Tigers and the Greater Western Sydney Giants compete for the ball during an Australian Football League match on Sunday, July 23. Michael Willson/AFL Media/Getty Images
Water polo players from Brazil and Australia face off at the FINA World Championships on Sunday, July 23. Adam Pretty/Getty Images
Toronto's Josh Donaldson catches a foul ball during a Major League Baseball game in Cleveland on Saturday, July 22. Tony Dejak/AP
Officials remove a sign at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club so that Rory McIlroy, hands on hips, could play a shot at the Open Championship on Friday, July 21. McIlroy's ball was embedded in the ground, so he was unable to take a free drop to avoid the sign. See 27 amazing sports photos from last week Richard Heathcote/R&A/Getty Images