During the pandemic, team mascots, who normally thrive on live interaction with an audience, have been left to play to the cameras, interacting with empty bleachers and cardboard cutouts of fans.
A special Sunday event: a photographic essay celebrating these magnificent birds of prey. These nocturnal hunters hail from Europe, Asia, North America, and South America, and are captured here in photos from recent years.
Images of some of the 560 competitors taking part in a 12-day, 4,660-mile (7,500-kilometer) off-roading adventure held entirely in Saudi Arabia this year.
A recent collection of photos of some of the kangaroos, cats, opossums, bees, and many other animals that have taken it upon themselves to intrude on us humans while we were in the middle of our many important sporting events.
Some of the AFP photographer Brian Bielmann’s coverage of the 2019 Tahiti Pro surfing event, as seen from the surface and from beneath the waves
Images of some of the action taking place in the arenas, parks, open fields, beaches, rivers, and streets of Lima
Images of some of the joy, effort, concentration, frustration, and exhaustion made apparent on the faces of the athletes competing in Peru
Scenes from above and below the water of the artistic swimmers at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in South Korea
Thousands of fans lined New York’s “Canyon of Heroes” to cheer for the U.S. women’s national soccer team, now the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup champions.
Images of the dazzling light of the low sun on churning water, and some of the amazing encounters and rides experienced by surfers along the New South Wales coast
Less than a week into the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, 14 of the scheduled 52 games have already been played by some of the 24 national teams at stadiums in nine cities across France.
A special Sunday event: a photographic essay celebrating these magnificent birds of prey. These nocturnal hunters hail from Europe, Asia, North America, and South America, and are captured here in photos taken over the past few years.
On January 7, a group of 334 competitors began the 41st annual Dakar Rally: a punishing 10-day, 3,000-mile race across the Peruvian desert.
I’ve been hearing a lot about a “blue wave” in the news lately, so I thought I should do my best to cover this tidal force with news photos.
In 2015, a rule change in Formula One racing brought titanium skid blocks back, in turn bringing about the return of the occasional bright rooster tail of sparks.
A sport in which athletes launch themselves into the air to volley or block a ball over a five-foot-high net using their feet, legs, head, back, or chest—anything other than their arms or hands
High in the Mountains of Lesotho, sits Afriski, one of only two ski resorts in southern Africa.
Soccer fans from around the world have been cheering and sending their support as their national teams battle it out in the World Cup in Russia.
A look at the beautiful game in action in some small and unusual venues around the world.
Athletes have gathered in Pyeongchang, South Korea, one more time for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
A look at some of the final events of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
A look at some of the competition from the first days of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Scenes of the spectacular performances, fireworks, official proclamations, and the parade of nations that just took place in Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium in South Korea, signaling the start of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Before the Opening Ceremony, a collection of images of the preparation and training in Pyeongchang over the past several weeks.
Images of the widespread damage in Beirut, a day after the devastating blast
A fire in a structure near the port area of Beirut, Lebanon, led to an enormous explosion that shook the city. The shockwave from the blast destroyed buildings close by and shattered glass for miles around.
A few glimpses of the landscape of New Jersey, and some of the animals and people calling it home
An open-air school in Kashmir, a Comic-Con blood drive in California, a successful Mars-rover launch, a sparsely attended Hajj in Saudi Arabia, a farewell to the late U.S. Representative John Lewis, and much more.