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World Sport in Pictures, May 2014

Promoter Eddie Hearn stands between Carl Froch and George Groves as they go head to head during a press conference to announce the upcoming WBA & IBF Super Middleweight World Championship fight between Carl Froch and George Groves at Wembley Stadium on May 29, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Promoter Eddie Hearn stands between Carl Froch and George Groves as they go head to head during a press conference to announce the upcoming WBA & IBF Super Middleweight World Championship fight between Carl Froch and George Groves at Wembley Stadium on May 29, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics is met at home plate by teammates after hitting a three-run walk-off homer to defeat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 at O.co Coliseum on May 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Michal Handzus #26 of the Chicago Blackhawks scores a goal against Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in double overtime to win Game Five of the Western Conference Final in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on May 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 5 to 4. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
The Philadelphia Phillies wait at home plate for Ryan Howard #6 after he hit a walk-off three-run home run in the ninth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Citizens Bank Park on May 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 6-3. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
British Prime Minister David Cameron chats with England football manager Roy Hodgson during his visit to England's football training headquaters at St Georges Park on May 29, 2014 in Burton-Upon-Trent, England. Cameron was on the field also to meet England's World Cup team. (Photo by Andrew Yates - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Manchester United owner Malcolm Glazer died at 85 May 28, 2014. Photo shows Glazer before play against the Chicago Bears November 27, 2005 in Tampa. The Bears defeated the Bucs 13 - 10. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder defends Tiago Splitter #22 of the San Antonio Spurs in the second half during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 27, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Colombia's Nairo Quintana celebrates on podium after winning the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race from Ponte di Legno to Val Martello, Italy, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Nairo Quintana moved into the overall lead in the Giro d'Italia after winning a tough and controversial stage, in difficult weather conditions across the legendary Gavia and Stelvio climbs. (AP Photo/Marco Alpozzi)
Maria Sharapova of Russia serves during her women's singles match against Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria on day four of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
Serena Williams of the United States reacts during her women's singles match against Garbine Muguruza of Spain on day four of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers crashes into Dustin Tokarski #35 of the Montreal Canadiens during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell Centre on May 27, 2014 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)
Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs and Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder go up for a loose ball in the first half during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 27, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Camila Giorgi of Italy returns a shot during her women's singles match against Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 27, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
Pit lane girls line up during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Pit lane girls line up during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco on May 25, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reacts during her women's singles match against Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 27, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
A horse and exercise rider train during sunrise at Belmont Park on May 27, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Hotaru Yamaguchi of Japan wins the ball over Konstantinos Makridis of Cyprus during the Kirin Challenge Cup international friendly match between Japan and Cyprus at Saitama Stadium on May 27, 2014 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Danny Welbeck and Wayne Rooney warm up during a training session at St Georges Park on May 27, 2014 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
Ryan Hunter-Reay driver of the #28 Andretti Autosport Dallara Honda kisses the Borg Warner Trophy at the yard of bricks during the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Trophy Presentation and Champions Portrait Session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
A mural of Brazilian soccer player Neymar, right, and others cover a wall by a bus stop in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, May 26, 2014. The mural was painted by Brazilian street artist Rodolfo Turini ahead of the World Cup soccer tournament that starts in June. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
View of the Maracana stadium during a press tour, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, May 26, 2014. Brazil will host the World Cup soccer tournament starting on 12 June and Maracana stadium will host the World Cup Final match on July 13. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazilian national football team player Thiago Silva, undergoing a medical check-up, at the squad's Granja Comary training complex, in Teresopolis, 90 km from downtown Rio de Janeiro, on May 26, 2014 in Teresopolis, Brazil. (Photo by Rafael Ribeiro/CBF via Getty Images)
David Luiz, undergoing a medical check-up, at the squad's Granja Comary training complex, in Teresopolis, 90 km from downtown Rio de Janeiro, on May 26, 2014 in Teresopolis, Brazil. (Photo by Rafael Ribeiro/CBF via Getty Images)
A groundsman pulls the rain cover across Court Suzanne Lenglen as rain interrupts play on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 26, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers reacts as Oswaldo Arcia #31 of the Minnesota Twins is called safe at third base during the first inning of the game on May 26, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The play was reviewed and the safe call was overturned. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
A player tries to 'putt' during a round of footballgolf at the Soccerpark Dirmstein on May 25, 2014 in Dirmstein, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Tim Cahill of the Socceroos kicks for goal during the International Friendly match between the Australian Socceroos and South Africa at ANZ Stadium on May 26, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Serge Ibaka #9 of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts after blocking the shot of Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs in the second half during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 25, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 25, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Adam Scott of Australia poses with the Leonard trophy after winning on a third playoff hole on the 18th hole during the Final Round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial at the Colonial Country Club on May 25, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland throws his ball to the crowd after holing a birdie putt on the 18th green during day four of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on May 25, 2014 in Virginia Water, England. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
Danny MacAskill performs onboard the Red Bull Energy Station during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco on May 25, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - MAY 25: Danny MacAskill front flips off of the Red Bull Energy Station during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco on May 25, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates following his victory during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco on May 25, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
Olivia Vivian competes on the Beam during the Australian National Gymnastics Championships at Hisense Arena on May 25, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Head coach Carlo Ancelotti of Real Madrid CF holds the UEFA Champions League cup celebrating their victory on the UEFA Champions League Final match against Club Atletico de Madrid at Cibeles square on the early morning of May, 25, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. Real Madrid CF achieves their 10th European Cup at Lisbon 12 years later. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
Jonny Wilkinson the Toulon captain, raises the Heineken Cup as his team mates celebrate after their victory during the Heineken Cup Final between Toulon and Saracens at the Millennium Stadium on May 24, 2014 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
Michael Mercieca of Queensland performs on the Pommel Horse during the Australian National Gymnastics Championships at Hisense Arena on May 23, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Red Bull X-Fighter rider during training for the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour on May 23, 2014 in Osaka, Japan. (Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images)
Deon Thompson of FC Bayern Muenchen is challenged by Coby Karl of Ludwigsburg during the Beko BBL Playoffs semifinal match on May 21, 2014 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. (Photo by Daniel Kopatsch/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy celebrates chipping in for an eagle during day one of the BMW PGA Championship at the Wentworth Club, Surrey. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy reacts during day one of the BMW PGA Championship at the Wentworth Club, Surrey
Martina Mueller and Anna Blaesse of VfL Wolfsburg celebrate with the trophy after victory during the UEFA Women's Champions Final match between Tyreso FF and Wolfsburg at Do Restelo Stadium on May 22, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Xabi Alonso of Real Madrid arrives with teamates at Lisbon airport prior to the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Athletico Madrid at Estadio da Luz on May 22, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
Italian actress Elisabetta Pellini poses during portrait session in the run up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Coverciano on May 21, 2014 in Florence, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)
Italian actress Elisabetta Pellini poses during portrait session in the run up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Coverciano on May 21, 2014 in Florence, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid CF during the Real Madrid media day, prior to UEFA Champions League final against Club Atletico de Madrid, at Valdebebas Sport City on May 20, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs is fouled by Nick Collison #4 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first quarter in Game Two of the Western Conference Finals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 21, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Composite image shows a fan of each 32 national teams taking part in the 2014 World Cup starting on June 12, 2014 in Brazil. (Photo by Getty Images)
Jack Wilshere of Arsenal celebrates victory with fans after the FA Cup with Budweiser Final match between Arsenal and Hull City at Wembley Stadium on May 17, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal players celebrate victory with the trophy after the FA Cup with Budweiser Final match between Arsenal and Hull City at Wembley Stadium on May 17, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Tomas Rosicky of Arsenal leads the trophy celebrations after the FA Cup with Budweiser Final match between Arsenal and Hull City at Wembley Stadium on May 17, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings is elbowed by Kyle Palmieri #21 of the Anaheim Ducks in the third period of Game Seven of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 16, 2014 in Anaheim, California. The Kings defeated the Ducks 6-2. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Teemu Selanne #8 of the Anaheim Ducks acknowledges the fans following his final NHL game in Game Seven of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 16, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Michael Phelps wins the men's 100m butterfly final during day 1 of the Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on May 16, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Richard Bland of England hits his third shot on the 18th hole out of the bunker during Day 2 of the Open de Espana held at PGA Catalunya Resort on May 16, 2014 in Girona, Spain. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Danika Brace #8 of the Las Vegas Sin is introduced before the team's game against the Green Bay Chill at the Thomas & Mack Center on May 15, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Rotherham United supporters invade the pitch after the Sky Bet League One Play Off Semi Final Second Leg between at Rotherham United and Preston North End at The New York Stadium on May 15, 2014 in Rotherham, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)
Michael Phelps trains ahead of the Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on May 15, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Frankie Dettori riding Shamshon (R) win The British Stallion Studs EBF Conditions Stakes at York racecourse on May 15, 2014 in York, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)
Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a backhand on the grandstand court in his match against Jurgen Melzer of Austria during day five of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia tennis 2014 on May 15, 2014 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images) ***BESTPIX***
Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during day 5 of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2014 on May 15, 2014 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals bunts his way onto first base during the 1st inning of the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Kauffman Stadium on May 18, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. Both teams wear throwback uniforms in observance of Salute to the Negro Leagues Day. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Yaya Toure of Manchester City looks on at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on May 11, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia sprays champagne as he celebrates defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain in the final during day eight of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia tennis 2014 on May 18, 2014 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain smokes his cigar and poses with the trophy after winning the Open de Espana held at PGA Catalunya Resort on May 18, 2014 in Girona, Spain. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Ryan Donaldson of Cambridge United celebrates his goal with team mates during the Skrill Conference Premier Play-Offs Final between Cambridge United and Gateshead FC at Wembley Stadium on May 18, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
The Juventus FC players celebrate with the Serie A trophy at the end of the Serie A match between Juventus and Cagliari Calcio at Juventus Arena on May 18, 2014 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)
Serena Williams of USA celebrates winning a game against Sara Errani of Italy in the final during day eight of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia tennis 2014 on May 18, 2014 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Rene Bourque #17 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates his second period goal with teammates Lars Eller #81 and P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens against the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 17, 2014 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers scores a goal in the first period past goaltender Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 17, 2014 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Serena Williams of USA celebrates defeating Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during day seven of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia tennis 2014 on May 17, 2014 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Antonio Felix da Costa of Portugal and BMW Team MTEK drives during the qualifying for the second round of the DTM 2014 German Touring Car Championship at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben on May 17, 2014 in Oschersleben, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Franck Ribery and Claudio Pizarro of Bayern Muenchen hold the Bundesliga championship trophy in celebration after the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and VfB Stuttgart at Allianz Arena on May 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal of Spain slides to reach a backhand against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in their quarter final match during day seven of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 9, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Paul Kipsiele Koech (C) of Kenya competes in the 3000m Steeplechase during the 2014 Doha IAAF Diamond League at Qatar Sports Club on May 9, 2014 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
Pietro Vecchio of Germany celebrates victory over Dario Hadic of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the WKU World Cup 83kg division during Steko's Fight Night at Bavaria Film Studio 9 on May 9, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Timothy Peters, driver of the #17 Red Horse Racing Toyota, German Quiroga, driver of the #77 OtterBox Toyota, Spencer Gallagher, driver of the #23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, and Ron Hornaday Jr., driver of the #30 Rheem Chevrolet, spin out after an incident during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series SFP 250 at Kansas Speedway on May 9, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)
Chris Dawes of the Demons marks infront of Fletcher Roberts of the Bulldogs during the round eight AFL match between the Melbourne Demons and the Western Bulldogs at Melbourne Cricket Ground on May 10, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Sam Carter of the Brumbies dives to score a try during the round 13 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Sharks at Canberra Stadium on May 10, 2014 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)
Ragnar Klavan of Augsburg (C) celebrates his team's first goal with team mates Andre Hahn (L) and Halil Altintop during the Bundesliga match between FC Augsburg and Eintracht Frankfurt at SGL Arena on May 10, 2014 in Augsburg, Germany. (Photo by Daniel Kopatsch/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Pep Guardiola head coach of Bayern Muenchen celebrates with the Bundesliga championship trophy as he is soaked after the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and VfB Stuttgart at Allianz Arena on May 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Manuel Neuer of Bayern Muenchen pours beer over Thiago Alcantara of Bayern Muenchen as they celebrate after the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and VfB Stuttgart at Allianz Arena on May 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Tiana Coudray of The USA riding Ringwood Magister during the Show Jumping on day five of the Badminton Horse Trials on May 11, 2014 in Badminton, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Luis Suarez of Liverpool appeals during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on May 11, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Vincent Kompany of Manchester City lifts the Premier League trophy at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on May 11, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Marvin Bakalorz of Paderborn celebrates during the match between SC Paderborn and VFR Aalen at Benteler Arena on May 11, 2014 in Paderborn, Germany. (Photo by Martin Stoever/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City lifts the Premier League trophy at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on May 11, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Andrelton Simmons #19 of the Atlanta Braves is unable to hold on to an 8th inning line drive against the Chicago Cubs at Turner Field on May 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
Will Routley of Canada riding for Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies is awarded the king of the mountain polka dot jersey after earning it in stage one of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California on May 11, 2014 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Vincent Kompany of Manchester City lifts the Barclays Premier League trophy aloft outside Manchester Town Hall at the start of the Manchester City victory parade around the streets of Manchester on May 12, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Milan Lucic #17 and Jarome Iginla #12 of the Boston Bruins battle for a loose puck against goalie Carey Price #31, Josh Gorges #26 and David Desharnais #51 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game Six of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 12, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)
Infiniti Red Bull Racing mechanics await a pitstop during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 11, 2014 in Montmelo, Spain. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
Sir Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain riding for Team Sky takes the podium after defending the overall race leader's yellow jersey with his ninth place finish in stage three of the the 2014 Amgen Tour of California from San Jose to Mount Diablo on May 13, 2014 in Clayton, California. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Sir Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain riding for Team Sky leads a group of riders up Mount Diablo during stage three of the the 2014 Amgen Tour of California from San Jose to Mount Diablo on May 13, 2014 in Clayton, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
France's Nacer Bouhanni receives the traditional kiss from race hostess on podium after winning the fourth stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, from Giovinazzo to Bari, Italy, Tuesday May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Gian Mattia D'Alberto)
A view of Rory McIlroy's golf bag during a practice round ahead of The Players Championship on The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on May 7, 2014 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Javier Pastore of PSG and Nelson Miguel Castro Oliveira of Rennes battle for the ball during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Rennais FC at Parc des Princes on May 7, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Edin Dzeko of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on May 7, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria apologises after he smashed his racket in his match against Marius Copil of Romania during day five of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 7, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Jimmy Walker of the United States plays a bunker shot during a practice round ahead of The Players Championship on The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on May 7, 2014 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
A tee marker is seen during a practice round ahead of The Players Championship on The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on May 7, 2014 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal of Spain serves against Juan Monaco of Argentina in their second round match during day five of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 7, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits a shot from the 18th tee during a practice round for The Players championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Wednesday, May 7, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Look out for the Giro Big Start Volunteers. Over 1,000 have been recruited by Volunteer Now to marshal the route for over 140,000 spectators during Giro d'Italia 2014
A Manchester City fan holds a message for his team referencing Steven Gerrard's slip against Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on May 7, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
A pink sheep stands in a field in Ballintoy, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, May, 6, 2014 in preparation for the Giro d'Italia. Many towns and villages across Ireland have been going pink in preparation for the Giro d'Italia (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Cyclists make their way through the countryside along the Antrim coast, Northern Ireland, Sunday, May, 4, 2014. To celebrate the arrival of the Giro d'Italia cyclists took part in a sportive called the Big Italian Bike Ride which took in the route that the Giro will take on Stage 2. The Giro d'Italia starts in Belfast on May 9th with a Time Trial followed by two road stages finishing in Dublin on May 11. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Cyclists make their way along the Antrim road in North Belfast, Northern Ireland, Sunday, May, 4, 2014. To celebrate the arrival of the Giro d'Italia cyclists took part in a sportive called the Big Italian Bike Ride which took in the route that the Giro will take on Stage 2. The Giro d'Italia starts in Belfast on May 9th with a Time Trial followed by two road stages finishing in Dublin on May 11. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
A tractor painted pink is parked on a driveway beside the stage 2 route of the Giro d'Italia that passes the village of Ballintoy, Northern Ireland, Tuesday May 6, 2014. Many towns and villages across Ireland have been going pink in preperation for the Giro d'Italia which has three stages in Ireland running from May 9-11. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
A pink statue of a man fishing next to his bike sits on the rocks at Waterfoot, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, May, 6, 2014, in preparation for the Giro d'Italia. Many towns and villages across Ireland have been going pink in preparation for the Giro d'Italia which has three stages in Ireland running from May 9-11. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
The iconic Harland & Wolff cranes, which have dominated the east Belfast skyline for decades, are due for a Giro makeover, starting tonight. At 9pm on Tuesday 6th May, Goliath turned pink to celebrate the forthcoming start of the 2014 Giro DItalia in Belfast. The once in a lifetime lighting event created by NITB and partners will be visible each night until Sunday 11th May. Picture by Brian Morrison.
Players putt on the 17th green during a practice round ahead of THE PLAYERS Championship on The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on May 6, 2014 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
A banner for Manchester United's Ryan Giggs after the Barclays Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester. Tuesday May 6, 2014
Mark Selby celebrates after winning the final of the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield
Mark Selby celebrates with his wife Vikki after winning the final of the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield
Hiroshi Aoyama of Japan and Drive M7 Aspar rounds the bend during the MotoGp tests at Circuito de Jerez on May 5, 2014 in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)
Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in action against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada during day three of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 5, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Elena Czeschner of SG Schwabmuenchen-Noerdlingen 06 competes in the women's 100 m butterfly heat during day three of the German Swimming Championship 2014 at Eurosportpark on May 4, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Boris Streubel/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Luis Suarez of Liverpool arrives prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on May 5, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Dwight Gayle #16 (R) of Crystal Palace celebrates with teammate Yannick Bolasie after scoring his team's third goal to level the scores at 3-3 during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on May 5, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
A dejected Luis Suarez of Liverpool reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on May 5, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
A dejected Luis Suarez, holds his shirt to his face following the end of the English Premier League soccer match (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Steven Gerrard consoles the dejected Luis Suarez (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge reacts, after missing a chance on goal, during their English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park stadium in London, Monday, May 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Amir Khan throws a left at Luis Collazo during their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Sevilla's Stephane Mbia from Cameroon celebrates on the end their Europa League semifinal second leg soccer match against Valencia at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Thursday, May 1, 2014. Valencia lost 2-0 in the first leg at Sevilla. The game ended 3-1 and Sevilla qualified for the final Europa League. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Former Argentinian soccer star Diego Armando Maradona lifts his fist from the stands during the Europa League semifinal second leg soccer match between Juventus and Benfica at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy, Thursday, May 1, 2014. (AP Photo/ Massimo Pinca)
Branco du Preez of South Africa dives on a loose ball during the South Africa and Kenya match during day two of the IRB Glasgow Sevens at Scotstoun Stadium on May 4, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
Adam Matuschyk of Cologne lifts the trophy after winning the Second Bundesliga title at RheinEnergieStadion on May 4, 2014 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Juergen Schwarz/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Gary Paffett of Great Britain and Mercedes HWA drives during the first round of the DTM 2014 German Touring Car Championship at Hockenheimring on May 4, 2014 in Hockenheim, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Dave Lewis of Exeter Chiefs dives over for his side's first try during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Harlequins at Sandy Park on May 4, 2014 in Exeter, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Olivier Giroud of Arsenal after scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates Stadium on May 4, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Neil Callan of Ireland riding Ocean Power celebrates after winning the Sheung Wan Handicap at Sha Tin racecourse on May 4, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)
Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates atop of California Chrome #5 after crossing the finish line to win the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Pablo Sosa (L) of Argentina exchange punches with Eduard Gutknecht (R) of Germany during their light heavy weight fight at Velodrom on May 3, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Andrea Petkovic of Germany in action against Sara Errani of Italy during day one of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 3, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Edin Dzeko of Manchester City scores his team's second goal past Tim Howard of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on May 3, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
FC Barcelona fans display a huge banner in memory of former FC Barcelona head coach Tito Vilanova prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Getafe CF at Nou Camp on May 3, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
Andy Murray of Great Britain serves in a practice session during day one of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 3, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Andy Murray of Great Britain serves in a practice session during day one of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 3, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris of Spurs and Gylfi Sigurdsson of Spurs fail to stop the ball going into the net as teamateHarry Kane of Spurs scores an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on May 3, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Fans wrestle in barbecue sauce in the infield following qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron's 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits his tee shot on the 5th hole during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 2, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, sits in her car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)
Michelle Wie reacts after hitting a tee shot during Round One of the North Texas LPGA Shootout Presented by JTBC at the Las Colinas Country Club on May 1, 2014 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Ruby Walsh riding Boston Bob (nearest) clear the last to win The Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup from First Lieutenant (L) at Punchestown racecourse on April 30, 2014 in Naas, Ireland. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)
Goalkeeper Timo Pielmeier of Ingolstadt celebrates winning after game seven of the DEL final play-offs between Koelner Haie and ERC Ingolstadt at Lanxess Arena on April 29, 2014 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Photographs from football, rugby, golf and other sports from around the world. Compiled and edited by Gary Fennelly

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