Athletes compete during their men’s 110 metres hurdles heat at the IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, Aleec Harris of the U.S., Nicholas Hough of Australia, Matthias Buhler of Germany and Ben Reynolds of Ireland compete during their men’s 110 metres hurdles heat at the IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China
Cuba’s Maykel D. Masso competes in men’s long jump qualification at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird’s Nest stadium in Beijing
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England’s Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of Australia’s Adam Voges during the fifth Ashes test at the Oval in Kennington, London on Friday
Miami Marlins’ Dee Gordon slides safely past Milwaukee Brewers’ catcher Jonathan Lucroy during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Milwaukee.
Anky van Grunsven ot the Netherlands competes on Whizashiningwalla BB during the Reining team final at the FEI European Championships in Aachen, Germany, Friday
Sri Lanka’s Jehan Mubarak and India’s Rohit Sharma watch as a monkey runs past the middle of the ground during the third day of their first test cricket match in Galle
England’s Pamela Cookey, left, battles with Australia‘s Laura Geitz during their Netball World Cup in Sydney, Australia
Downhill bikers Kemal Mulic (L-R), Tarik Hadzic and Kamer Kolar train on the disused bobsled track from the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics on Trebevic mountain near Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Abandoned and left to crumble into oblivion, most of the 1984 Winter Olympic venues in Bosnia’s capital Sarajevo have been reduced to rubble by neglect as much as the 1990s conflict that tore apart the former Yugoslavia.
England’s Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of Australia’s Mitchell Johnson during day two of the Fourth Investec Ashes Test at Trent Bridge
England’s Stuart Broad celebrates the wicket of Australia‘s Adam Voges during day one of the Fourth Investec Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
A spectator watches the morning heats at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia on Monday
A local worker is carried by a digger past the base of a ski slope at Wanlong Ski Resort, in Chongli, Zhangjiakou county, ahead of China’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Swimmers start the women’s 10km open water race at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
Spain’s Ona Carbonell performs in the synchronised swimming solo free routine preliminary at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia on Monday
Land Rover BAR skippered by Sir Ben Ainslie sail’s against Team France, Team Oracle USA and Artemis Racing during practice in Portsmouth in Americas cup practice
Cannondale-Garmin rider Andrew Talansky of the U.S., AG2R La Mondiale riders Romain Bardet of France and Jan Bakelants of Belgium cycle during the 186.5-km (115.88 miles) 18th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Gap to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in the French Alps mountains, France
Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the best sprinter’s green jersey, rides in the pack during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 161km (100 miles) with the start in Digne-les-Bains and finish in Pra Loup, France, on Wednesday
British comedian known as Lee Nelson (unseen) throws banknotes at FIFA President Sepp Blatter as he arrives for a news conference after the Extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee Meeting at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday
A course worker shelters under an umbrella in the stands as play is suspended during day two of The Open Championship 2015 at St Andrews, Fife.
A spectator wearing trousers in the design of the Canadian flag watches as Graham DeLaet of Canada makes a birdie on the ninth hole during the first round of the British Open golf championship on the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland on Thursday