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What a shot! 25 amazing sports photos

Published 0438 GMT (1238 HKT) February 25, 2019
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Duke phenom Zion Williamson holds the back of his right leg, which he injured after his left shoe exploded just 33 seconds into a much-anticipated game against North Carolina on Wednesday, February 20. Williamson, who is thought by many to be basketball's brightest prospect since LeBron James, missed the rest of the game and is day-to-day with a knee sprain. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Italian skier Sofia Goggia speeds down the course during a World Cup downhill race she won in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, on Saturday, February 23. Marco Trovati/AP
Chinese gymnast Liu Yang hangs upside down on the rings at a World Cup competition in Melbourne on Thursday, February 21. He finished first in the event. Speed Media/Icon Sportswire/AP
Baylor basketball coach Kim Mulkey holds up her grandson Kannon Reid Fuller as she and her daughter Makenzie Fuller cut down the nets following a game against Kansas on Wednesday, February 20. The women's basketball team had just won the Big 12 regular-season title for the ninth consecutive year. Tony Gutierrez/AP
Manchester United players Romelu Lukaku, left, and Paul Pogba celebrate a goal in front of Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga on Monday, February 18. United defeated Chelsea 2-0 in London to advance to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup. Chelsea won the competition last season. JOHN SIBLEY/Action Images/Reuters
Lee Selby absorbs a blow from Omar Douglas during their lightweight bout in London on Saturday, February 23. Selby won by unanimous decision. ANDREW COULDRIDGE/Action Images/Reuters
Barcelona star Lionel Messi celebrates a goal with Ousmane Dembele during a Spanish league match against Sevilla on Saturday, February 23. Messi had a hat trick in the 4-2 win. It was the 50th hat trick of his career. Eric Verhoeven/Soccrates Images/Getty Images
Tiger Woods follows through on a spectacular bunker shot while playing a tournament in Mexico City on Friday, February 22. David Cannon/Getty Images
Former US President Barack Obama was among the celebrity fans taking in the Duke-North Carolina basketball game on Wednesday, February 20. Gerry Broome/AP
Germany's Vinzenz Geiger practices ski jumping before a Nordic combined event in Innsbruck, Austria, on Tuesday, February 19. Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images
Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks the ball during the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 17. He and LeBron James were the two team captains for the event. Jeremy Brevard/USA TODAY Sports
Formula One driver Lando Norris takes part in preseason testing in Montmelo, Spain, on Tuesday, February 19. LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images
Former American skier Lindsey Vonn, who recently called it a career, poses with a Laureus World Sports Award on Monday, February 18. SEBASTIEN NOGIER/EPA-EFE
Colorado goaltender Semyon Varlamov skates onto the ice before an NHL game in Denver on Monday, February 18. Ron Chenoy/USA TODAY Sports
New York Yankees infielder Angel Aguilar signs autographs for fans before a spring-training game against Boston on Saturday, February 23. Gerald Herbert/AP
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during a Champions League match against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, February 20. OSCAR DEL POZO/AFP/Getty Images
Detroit's Tyler Bertuzzi, left, and Anthony Mantha juggle the puck while warming up for an NHL game against Minnesota on Friday, February 22. Dave Reginek/NHLI/Getty Images
College sprinters take off from the starting line during a 4x400-meter relay race in Seattle on Friday, February 22. Alika Jenner/Getty Images
Horses race at the White Turf event in St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Sunday, February 17. STEFAN WERMUTH/AFP/Getty Images
Utah State center Neemias Queta celebrates with a fan after a home win over New Mexico on Wednesday, February 20. Eli Lucero/AP
A pole vaulter competes at the Sydney Track Classic on Saturday, February 23. Matt King/Getty Images
Members of the Brisbane Lions, an Australian Football League team, celebrate a victory over the Western Bulldogs on Saturday, February 23. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Cyclists compete in the first stage of the UAE Tour on Sunday, February 24. Justin Setterfield/Getty Images
Japanese canoeist Yoshiko Suematsu flips over during a competition in Penrith, Australia, on Sunday, February 17. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
New Orleans' Anthony Davis attempts a shot during an NBA game in Indianapolis on Friday, February 22. See 26 amazing sports photos from last week Ron Hoskins/NBAE/Getty Images