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Photos of the week: A flying car, a painful defeat, and coronavirus


Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters


Entertaining sport events are always a treat for photographers, and if you weren’t at the venue, you can have a look at the photos that bottle up the emotions and share with viewers.

Mediamax Sport has selected several such pictures, published by Reuters, for this edition of Photo Stories

 

Portuguese shores always attract surfers and unprecedented surfing events, but this wave’s size impressed even seasoned professionals.

Photo: Reuters

Speed lovers can’t avoid accidents and injuries. During the car race in Florida, this crew thankfully escaped the burning car.

Photo: Reuters

In another shot from Florida, Ryan Newman is seen flying off the circuit and out of the competition.

Photo: Reuters

Winter sports lovers are following the Biathlon World Championships these days. This photo shows the moment exhausted athletes fall to the ground after crossing the finish line.

Photo: Reuters

This picture shows a member of the U.S. luge team, which is competing in the World Championship in Sochi now.

Photo: Reuters

Figure skating lovers are watching the performance in Seoul. Everyone is wary of coronavirus, which explains the face masks.

Photo: Reuters

The photo was made during the Aston Villa – Tottenham match in the Premier League. This is how Aston Villa players are reacting when their goalkeeper Pepe Reina concedes the third goal.

Photo: Reuters

We conclude the story with the photo made in Glasgow. Swedish athlete Armand Duplantis’s record jump of 6.18m made him the world champion.

Photo: Reuters

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