For the past two weeks, rally racers from 35 countries drove 5,965 miles (9,600 kilometers) from Moscow, Russia, to Xi'an, China.
Hundreds of athletes from 186 nations are gathered in Budapest, Hungary to compete in 75 events across six disciplines in the 17th FINA World Championships.
For the past 10 days in Baku, Azerbaijan, 6,000 athletes from 54 nations competed in 21 sports during the fourth iteration of the Islamic Solidarity Games.
A special Sunday event, a photographic essay celebrating a few of these magnificent raptors. Not Falcons (nor Patriots), these superb owls hail from all over the world.
Age can’t keep these senior track and field athletes from the finish line
The 2016 Summer Paralympic Games have reached day 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Today’s final entry encompasses rhythmic gymnastics, wrestling, triathlon, mountain biking, canoe, modern pentathlon, soccer, the Closing Ceremony, and much more.
Over the two weeks of the games, I’ll be featuring some amazing images from recent Olympic events. Today’s entry encompasses gymnastics, BMX racing, water polo, beach volleyball, taekwondo, kayaking, women’s wrestling, and much more.
Over the two weeks of the games, I’ll be featuring some amazing images from recent Olympic events. Today’s entry encompasses marathon swimming, weightlifting, steeple-chase, tennis, synchronized swimming, a marriage proposal, and more.
A collection of some of this year’s Olympic athletes in Rio making their medals appear simply delicious.
Over the next two weeks I’ll be featuring some amazing images from recent Olympic events. Today’s entry encompasses cycling, archery, volleyball, weightlifting, diving, sailing, judo, a passing capybara, and much more.
Over the next two weeks I’ll be featuring some amazing images from recent Olympic events. Today’s entry encompasses fencing, basketball, handball, swimming, diving, eventing, table tennis, archery, and much more.
The games of the 31st Olympiad are now under way in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The International Olympic Committee chose a group of 10 refugee athletes from South Sudan, Syria, Congo and Ethiopia to compete for the newly-formed Refugee Olympic Team.
Female wrestler Soronzonboldyn Battsetseg is determined to win gold in Rio next month.
Japanese women’s professional wrestling can be intense and brutal in the ring, while promoting fantasy elements to its mostly-male fan base.
Leaving Buenos Aires on January 2, nearly 350 competitors started the 37th annual Dakar Rally: a two-week off-roading adventure through Argentina and Bolivia.
The first World Indigenous Games is underway in Palmas, Brazil, having kicked off on October 23. The games include 2,000 athletes from dozens of Brazilian tribes, as well as indigenous groups from 22 other countries.
Since 1992, Red Bull has been organizing Flugtag (“flying day”) events around the world, where participants build and pilot homemade flying machines off a 28-foot-high flight deck above a body of water. The aerodynamic qualities of many of the creatively built aircraft are questionable, and most do not so much fly as... plummet.
On Sunday, the United States defeated Japan 5-2 to take their third World Cup title in front of 53,300 spectators at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, Canada.
Azerbaijan is hosting the first-ever European Games in its capital city of Baku.
San Francisco’s Candlestick Park is nearly gone. Only a few sections of the 55-year-old stadium remain standing as a months-long demolition is underway, making room for a new mall and housing units.
The Tough Guy Challenge, an annual event to raise cash for charity, took place Sunday in Perton, England. Every year, thousands of men and women tackle the course of 200 obstacles including water, fire, and tunnels.
Leaving Buenos Aires on January 4, more than 500 competitors started the annual Dakar Rally: a two-week off-roading adventure through Argentina, Chile, and Bolivia.
The removal of Confederate statues in Baltimore, big waves in Brazil, the World Jousting Championships in Australia, daily exercise at a pig farm in China, and much more.
George Frey, Getty images photographer, recently had the opportunity to visit the U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground, a sprawling top-secret military facility in the Utah desert.
India celebrated its 70th Independence Day on August 15, during a busy week across the nation.
In squares and streets across the United States, vigils and marches were held this weekend in response to the hatred and violence on display during a rally in Charlottesville on Saturday.