Best sports photos of the week

We round up the best sporting photos from the past week.

England's Steven Finn slides on the ground to prevent New Zealand from scoring a boundary during their T20 international cricket match at Seddon Park in Hamilton February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Simon Watts (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: SPORT CRICKET TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DO66
England's Finn slides on the ground to prevent New Zealand from scoring a boundary during their T20 international cricket match in Hamilton
England's Steven Finn slides on the ground to prevent New Zealand from scoring a boundary during their T20 international cricket match at Seddon Park in Hamilton February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Simon Watts (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: SPORT CRICKET TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DO66
A spectator holding an umbrella takes photographs during the two-men bobsleigh test event at the "Sanki" sliding center in Rosa Khutor, a venue for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics near Sochi February 16, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics opens on February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (RUSSIA - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION CITYSCAPE ENVIRONMENT SPORT OLYMPICS BOBSLEIGH TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DV4U
A spectator holding an umbrella takes photographs during the two-men bobsleigh test event at the "Sanki" sliding center in Rosa Khutor
A spectator holding an umbrella takes photographs during the two-men bobsleigh test event at the "Sanki" sliding center in Rosa Khutor, a venue for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics near Sochi February 16, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics opens on February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (RUSSIA - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION CITYSCAPE ENVIRONMENT SPORT OLYMPICS BOBSLEIGH TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DV4U
Biathletes exit a tunnel as they compete in the men's 15 km mass start race during the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Championships in Nove Mesto February 17, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny (CZECH REPUBLIC - Tags: SPORT BIATHLON) - RTR3DWYZ
Biathletes exit a tunnel as they compete in the men's 15 km mass start race during the International Biathlon Union World Championships in Nove Mesto
Biathletes exit a tunnel as they compete in the men's 15 km mass start race during the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Championships in Nove Mesto February 17, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny (CZECH REPUBLIC - Tags: SPORT BIATHLON) - RTR3DWYZ
Team Germany's Severin Freund soars through the air during the Team Ski Jumping World Cup in Oberstdorf February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY - Tags: SPORT SKIING) - RTR3DX9U
Team Germany's Freund soars through the air during the Team Ski Jumping World Cup in Oberstdorf
Team Germany's Severin Freund soars through the air during the Team Ski Jumping World Cup in Oberstdorf February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY - Tags: SPORT SKIING) - RTR3DX9U
Cleveland Cavaliers Tristan Thompson (13) hangs on the rim after a dunk during the first half of the NBA BBVA Rising Star Challenge basketball game in Houston, Texas, February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Donnan/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL) - RTR3DUYA
Cavaliers Thompson hangs on the rim after a dunk during the first half of the NBA BBVA Rising Star Challenge basketball game in Houston
Cleveland Cavaliers Tristan Thompson (13) hangs on the rim after a dunk during the first half of the NBA BBVA Rising Star Challenge basketball game in Houston, Texas, February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Donnan/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL) - RTR3DUYA
Wrestlers fight at a permanent mud wrestling ring at "Sia Ram bhajan samati akhaara", a traditional Indian wrestling training centre, on the banks of the river Ganges in Kolkata February 17, 2013. India's government will seek the support of other countries where wrestling is popular to help the sport remain an Olympic discipline, the country's sports minister said on Wednesday. Wrestlers fought friendly matches at the training centre on Sunday to support the movement to reinstate wrestling as an Olympic sport, a senior wrestler and trainer said. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS WRESTLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DWIT
Wrestlers fight at a permanent mud wrestling ring at traditional Indian wrestling training centre, on the banks of the river Ganges in Kolkata
Wrestlers fight at a permanent mud wrestling ring at "Sia Ram bhajan samati akhaara", a traditional Indian wrestling training centre, on the banks of the river Ganges in Kolkata February 17, 2013. India's government will seek the support of other countries where wrestling is popular to help the sport remain an Olympic discipline, the country's sports minister said on Wednesday. Wrestlers fought friendly matches at the training centre on Sunday to support the movement to reinstate wrestling as an Olympic sport, a senior wrestler and trainer said. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS WRESTLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DWIT
Latvia's Tomass Dukurs is seen on the track reflected in a puddle during the men's skeleton test event at the "Sanki" siding center in Rosa Khutor, a venue for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics near Sochi February 15, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics opens on February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (RUSSIA - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION CITYSCAPE ENVIRONMENT SPORT OLYMPICS SKELETON TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DTZK
Latvia's Tomass Dukurs is seen on the track reflected in a puddle during the men's skeleton test event at the "Sanki" siding center in Rosa Khutor, a venue for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics near Sochi
Latvia's Tomass Dukurs is seen on the track reflected in a puddle during the men's skeleton test event at the "Sanki" siding center in Rosa Khutor, a venue for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics near Sochi February 15, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics opens on February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (RUSSIA - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION CITYSCAPE ENVIRONMENT SPORT OLYMPICS SKELETON TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DTZK
Adam Scott of Australia hits out of a deep bunker onto the first green during the third round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles February 16, 2013. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF) - RTR3DVW1
Adam Scott of Australia hits out of a deep bunker onto the first green during the third round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles
Adam Scott of Australia hits out of a deep bunker onto the first green during the third round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles February 16, 2013. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF) - RTR3DVW1
West All-Star Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz competes in the slam dunk contest during the NBA basketball All-Star weekend in Houston, Texas, February 16, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL) - RTR3DWCH
West All-Star Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz competes in the slam dunk contest during the NBA basketball All-Star weekend in Houston
West All-Star Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz competes in the slam dunk contest during the NBA basketball All-Star weekend in Houston, Texas, February 16, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL) - RTR3DWCH
Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed jumps for the ball as South Africa's AB de Villiers (L) makes his ground on the fourth day of the second cricket test match in Cape Town, February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DX63
Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed jumps for the ball as South Africa's AB de Villiers makes his ground on the fourth day of the second cricket test match in Cape Town
Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed jumps for the ball as South Africa's AB de Villiers (L) makes his ground on the fourth day of the second cricket test match in Cape Town, February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DX63
Misel Zerak of Slovenia crashes after a gate flag flies away from his face after skiing through it during the national team event at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (AUSTRIA - Tags: SPORT SKIING) - RTR3DOWR
Misel Zerak of Slovenia crashes after a gate flag flies away from his face after skiing through it during the national team event at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming
Misel Zerak of Slovenia crashes after a gate flag flies away from his face after skiing through it during the national team event at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (AUSTRIA - Tags: SPORT SKIING) - RTR3DOWR
Romulo Otero (L) of Venezuela's Caracas FC challenges Wellington of Brazil's Fluminense during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Caracas February 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DRII
Otero of Venezuela's Caracas FC challenges Wellington of Brazil's Fluminense during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Caracas
Romulo Otero (L) of Venezuela's Caracas FC challenges Wellington of Brazil's Fluminense during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Caracas February 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DRII
Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway skis during the second run of the men's Giant Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler (AUSTRIA - Tags: SPORT SKIING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DU2H
Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway skis during the second run of the men's Giant Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming
Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway skis during the second run of the men's Giant Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler (AUSTRIA - Tags: SPORT SKIING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DU2H
FC Luzern's Otele Mounangue (L) challenges FC Zurich's (FCZ) Mario Gavranovic during their Swiss Super League soccer match in Lucerne, February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer (SWITZERLAND - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) - RTR3DWSA
FC Luzern's Mounangue challenges FC Zurich's Gavranovic during their Swiss Super League soccer match in Lucerne
FC Luzern's Otele Mounangue (L) challenges FC Zurich's (FCZ) Mario Gavranovic during their Swiss Super League soccer match in Lucerne, February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer (SWITZERLAND - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) - RTR3DWSA
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating David Nalbandian of Argentina in their men's singles final match to win the Brazil Open tennis tournament in Sao Paulo February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT TENNIS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DX8F
Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Nalbandian of Argentina to win the Brazil Open tennis tournament in Sao Paulo
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating David Nalbandian of Argentina in their men's singles final match to win the Brazil Open tennis tournament in Sao Paulo February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT TENNIS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DX8F
A swimmer dives into the icy water of the Houhai Lake in central Beijing, February 16, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DV01
A swimmer dives into the icy water of the Houhai Lake in central Beijing
A swimmer dives into the icy water of the Houhai Lake in central Beijing, February 16, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DV01

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