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.
Skijoring in Montana, a Russian presidential candidate in Moscow, a walkout against gun violence across the U.S., the stark and lonely route of a German volunteer mailman, and more.
AFP photographer Olivier Morin recently spent time with surfers above the Arctic Circle on the beaches of Norway’s Lofoten Islands.
Across the United States today, students participated in walkouts to protest gun violence one month after the deadly shooting in a Florida high school.
Athletes have gathered in Pyeongchang, South Korea, one more time for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.