What a shot! 24 amazing sports photos

Published 0852 GMT (1652 HKT) August 22, 2017
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Dallas running back Alfred Morris is tackled during an NFL preseason game in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday, August 19. Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Barcelona players -- wearing their city on their jerseys instead of their names -- observe a minute of silence before a Spanish league match against Real Betis on Sunday, August 20. Three days earlier, a van rammed into a crowd of people in Barcelona, killing 13 and injuring more than 100. Manu Fernandez/AP
A synchronized swimmer from Thailand checks her makeup before competing in the Southeast Asian Games on Sunday, August 20. EDGAR SU/REUTERS/Newscom
Houston defensive end J.J. Watt runs between pyrotechnics before an NFL preseason game on Saturday, August 19. Bob Levey/Getty Images
Sam Mikulak competes on the high bar Thursday, August 17, during the P&G Gymnastics Championships in Anaheim, California. He finished the event in third place. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia presents NESN broadcaster Jerry Remy with a giant glove during a pregame ceremony on Sunday, August 20. Remy, who is battling lung cancer, has been calling Red Sox games for 30 years. Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images
Seattle center Justin Britt puts his hand on Michael Bennett's shoulder as Bennett protests during the national anthem on Friday, August 18. Bennett recently told ESPN that he thought white players getting involved in anthem protests "would change the whole conversation" regarding racism and social inequality, and Britt was one of several white players who showed solidarity with their black teammates during anthems this past week. Read more: Bennett tells CNN why he can't stand for the anthem Ric Tapia/AP
Rowan Scott, riding Set in Stone, wins a race in Newbury, England, on Friday, August 18. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Ho Sung Lee winds up for a pitch during a Little League World Series game in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, August 20. Gene J. Puskar/AP
Thailand's Pornchai Kaokaew, center, kicks a ball during a sepak takraw match against Indonesia on Friday, August 18. Vincent Thian/AP
Adam Blair offloads the ball as he's crushed by members of the St. George llawarra Dragons during a rugby match in Brisbane, Australia, on Friday, August 18. Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images
Makoto Hasebe clutches his leg during a German league match in the city of Freiburg im Breisgau on Sunday, August 20. Hasebe, the captain of Eintracht Frankfurt, played all 90 minutes of a 0-0 draw. Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images
Brazilian soccer star Neymar kicks a ball off the Broken Chair sculpture in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday, August 15. The sculpture is a symbol for landmine victims around the world. Laurent Gillieron/AP
Marcos Alonso whips a free kick over a Tottenham wall, scoring the first goal in Chelsea's 2-1 victory in London on Sunday, August 20. He scored the winning goal as well. Dan Istitene/Getty Images
Wade Ormsby hits a tee shot in front of a large photo during the Fiji International on Saturday, August 19. Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images
Washington center fielder Michael Taylor makes a catch at the wall during a Major League Baseball game in San Diego on Friday, August 18. Gregory Bull/AP
Paula Creamer, left, and Gerina Piller pose with the Solheim Cup trophy after Team USA defeated Europe on Sunday, August 20. Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
Juventus goalkeeper Carlo Pinsoglio trains in Vinovo, Italy, on Wednesday, August 16. Daniele Badolato/Juventus FC/Getty Images
Ketel Marte stretches with the Houston Astros' mascot, Orbit, before a game on Thursday, August 17. Bob Levey/Getty Images
Players reach for the ball during an Australian rules football match in Melbourne on Saturday, August 19. Robert Prezioso/AFL Media/Getty Images
Colette Chan Wan Xuan, a gymnast from Singapore, competes in the floor exercise during the Southeast Asian Games on Monday, August 21. Mohd Samsul Mohd Said/Getty Images
Tennessee wide receiver Tre McBride dives for a ball but can't make the catch during an NFL preseason game in Nashville on Saturday, August 19. James Kenney/AP
Shakur Stevenson, right, punches David Paz during their super-featherweight bout in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Saturday, August 19. Stevenson won by unanimous decision. Nati Harnik/AP
A triathlete swims in Svolvar, Norway, during an Arctic Triple event on Saturday, August 19. The Lofoten Triathlon Extreme started with a swim of about 2.5 miles, and it was followed by a bike ride of nearly 122 miles and a run of 28 miles. See 28 amazing sports photos from last week Kai-Otto Melau/Getty Images