Riders are seen in silhouette as they cycle through the countryside on the Tour de France cycling race 162.5 km Stage 11 from Carcassone to Montpellier on Wednesday
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.
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
The pack of riders cycle during the 188-km (116.8 miles) 11th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Pau to Cauterets in the French Pyrenees mountains, France, on Wednesday
The pack of riders make its way past Didi Senft, a cycling enthusiast better known as ‘El Diablo’ (The Devil), during the 190.5-km (118.4 miles) 7th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Livarot to Fougeres, France on Friday
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Chinese Kazakh eagle hunters in the mountains of Qinghe County, Xinjiang, northwest China, travel to a festival organised by the local hunting community to promote traditional hunting practices in the mountainous region that borders Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia
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
Motorcyclists take part in a protest against the Yemeni Government’s decision to begin enforcing a long-standing motorbike ban, Sanaa, Yemen
Runners and riders in the parade ring before the Albany Stakes during Day Four of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire
Team Cannondale leads the chase of the first pack for their sprinter Peter Sagan of Slovakia, last in line in the best sprinter’s green jersey, during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 205.5 kilometers (128.5 miles) with start in Montpellier and finish in Albi, southern France. Centre is Daryl Impey of South Africa, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey.
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.