Afghan horse riders compete for the goat during a friendly buzkashi match on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday. Buzkashi is a traditional and the national sport of Afghanistan, where players compete to place a goat carcass into a goal circle
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Andy Murray of Britain serves to Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic during men’s singles semi-final match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne on Thursday
Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia to win their women’s singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia.
A general view shows the One Day International (ODI) tri-series cricket match between Australia and England in the field as the sun sets at Bellerive Oval in Hobart, Tasmania
Lotte Smiseth Sejersted of Norway clears a gate during the final training run for the women’s Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill race in St Moritz on Friday
Benjamin Becker of Germany signs autographs after defeating Lleyton Hewitt of Australia in their second round singles match at the Australian Open in Melbourne
Jerzy Janowicz of Poland drops his racquet after defeating Gael Monfils of France in the men’s singles second round match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne
Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to compatriot Alexandra Panova during the women’s singles second-round match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne on Wednesday. Sharapova defeated Panova to win the match.
Kristina Mladenovic of France serves to Sabine Lisicki of Germany during their first round match at the Australian Open Tennis Championships in Melbourne, Australia
Visually impaired students at a school for the blind take part in a football match in New Delhi, India, on Monday.
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Men play cricket in a public park on a foggy morning in Kolkata, India on Friday
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Cyclists perform a stunt as they practise ahead of the Hip-Hop Carnival in Kolkata, India, on Tuesday.
Julia Lipnitskaia, of Russia, performs during the gala exhibition at the ISU Bompard Trophy figure-skating event in Bordeaux, France.
Competitors run on their arms and legs on a race course in a preliminary race during the Guinness World Record the 100-meter running on all fours at Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium in Tokyo in celebration of Guinness World Records Day. The 18-year-old Japanese Katsumi Tamakoshi set new record of 15.86 seconds Thursday.
Kyla Ross of the United States jumps onto the vault as she competes in the women’s all-round final of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championship at the Guangxi Gymnasium in Nanning, capital of southwest China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Friday
Ferrari Formula One mechanics push the car of Kimi Raikkonen of Finland during the first free practice session of the Russian F1 Grand Prix in the Sochi Autodrom circuit.
A costumed mascot waits for the men’s quarter-final match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Martin Klizan of Slovakia at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing.
Kazakhstan’s Anton Pinchuk (blue) is almost lifted out of the ring by Iran’s Ali Mazaheri during their men’s gold medal heavyweight 91kg boxing match at the Seonhak Gymnasium during the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Friday
Japan’s bronze medallist Sho Sakai competes in the Men’s 3m Springboard diving final at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on Thursday
South Korea’s Kim Yeongnam competes in the Men’s 1m Springboard diving final at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Centre during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea