A young Thai buffalo rider, centre, raises his arm after winning the preliminary round during an annual race in Chonburi Province, southeastern Thailand, on Friday. The race is a celebration among rice farmers before harvesting rice.
A man opens a bus door within a poster showing the Malaysia ethnic communities with traditional dress in Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysian government’s new measures to benefit the Malay majority are angering the multi-ethnic nation. Read more
The pack climbs towards Glandon pass during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 204.5 km. The stage started in Bourg-d’Oisans and finishes in Le Grand-Bornand, France, on Friday. Read more
Christopher Froome of the UK, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, rides in a pack on Thursday during the 18th stage of the Tour de France cycling race which runs for 172.5km starting in Gap and finishing in Alpe-d’Huez, France.
Christopher Froome of the UK, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, and Spain’s Alberto Contador, right, speed down the Manse pass on the final stretch of the 168km sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race which started in Vaison-la-Romaine and finished in Gap, France, on Tuesday.
Mark Cavendish of the UK, left, and Marcel Kittel of Germany, right, sprint towards the finish line of the 12th stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Tours, western France, on Thursday. Read more
Nuns of the Monastere de la Consolation in Draguignan cheer as the yellow jersey rider passes at speed during the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race. Cyclists on Wednesday raced over 228.5 km (142.8 miles) from Cagnes-sur-Mer to Marseille in southern France. The worlds biggest bike race ends in Paris on July 21 Read more
Relatives embrace each other as they race on horses through a cheering crowd during the traditional Fiesta of Sant Joan in downtown Ciutadella, on the Spanish Balearic island of Menorca. The riders of the horses are the representatives of ancient Ciutadella society – nobility, clergy, craftsmen and farmers.
Racegoers wearing top hats and tails stand next to police officers during Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot, southeast England on Thursday.
Racegoers react as they watch a race on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival in southern England