Seattle Seahawks’ Malcom Smith makes an angel in the confetti after his team defeated the Denver Broncos in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Read more
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe puts on a jersey of the Boston Red Sox, while Red Sox mascot Wally looks, on at Mr Abe’s office. Japanese Major League Baseball (MLB) players Junichi Tazawa and Koji Uehara gave the jersey to Mr Abe. Read more
Tennis fans protect themselves from the sun during a first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Read more
After falling from his motorbike, Stephane Hamard of France gets help during the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Salta, Argentina and Uyuni, Bolivia.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia signs autographs after his men’s singles match against Lukas Lacko of Slovakia at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne. Djokovic won 6-3 7-6 (7-2) 6-1.
Venus Williams of the US prepares to serve against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Read more
Serena Williams of the US serves to Dominika Cibulková of Slovakia during their women’s singles match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament. Read more
Competitors wait to get on the stage during a bodybuilding competition in Mumbai.
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National Hunt jockey Tony McCoy rides Keen Eye during the second race at Exeter Racecourse. He has ridden 3,998 winners over jumps and is chasing a record-breaking 4,000th. He has two rides at Chepstow tomorrow.