Great sports photos from around the world in 2017

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Scenes from around the world in sports for 2017.

Katie Ledecky competes in the women's 1500m freestyle
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Katie Ledecky competes in the women's 1500m freestyle final during the swimming competition at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, on July 25, 2017.

The Australia team enter the pool during the
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The Australia team enter the pool during the Men's Water Polo, preliminary round match between Brazil and Australia on day ten of the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships on July 23, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees is
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Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees is unable to catch a single hit by Joe Mauer of the Minnesota Twins during the eighth inning of the game on July 17, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis.

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Usain Bolt of Jamaica struts his stuff alongside
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica struts his stuff alongside cheerleaders after victory in the men's 100m during the IAAF Diamond League Meeting Herculis on July 21, 2017 in Monaco.

Sara Andres Barrio of Spain celebrates after winning
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Sara Andres Barrio of Spain celebrates after winning bronze in the Womens 200m T44 final during day ten of the IPC World ParaAthletics Championships 2017 at London Stadium on July 23, 2017 in London, England.

Jajuan Williams (R) of Antigua & Barbuda heads
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Jajuan Williams (R) of Antigua & Barbuda heads at goal under pressure from Anderson Peters of Trinidad & Tobago during the Beach Soccer match 2 between Trinidad & Tobago and Antigua & Barbuda on day 2 of the 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games at QE Sports Centre on July 19, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas.

Yukiko Inui of Japan competes during the Synchronised
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Yukiko Inui of Japan competes during the Synchronised Swimming Solo Free, preliminary round on day four of the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships on July 17, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

Uzbekistan's Nadiya Dusanova competes in the AG Insurance
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Uzbekistan's Nadiya Dusanova competes in the AG Insurance Urban Memorial Liege high jump event, on May 6, 2017, in Liege.

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Slovenia's goaltender Gasper Kroselj (L) blocks the puck
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Slovenia's goaltender Gasper Kroselj (L) blocks the puck during the IIHF Men's World Championship group B ice hockey match Finland versus Slovenia on May 10, 2017 in Paris.

Germany´s Yasin Ehliz vies for the puck during
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Germany´s Yasin Ehliz vies for the puck during IIHF Icehockey world championship first round match between Sweden and Germany in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, western Germany, on May 6, 2017.

Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets pitches
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Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets pitches in the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on May 14, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Gorkys Hernandez #66 of the San Francisco Giants
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Gorkys Hernandez #66 of the San Francisco Giants is unble to catch a RBI double in the first inning off the bat of Rene Rivera #44 of the New York Mets at Citi Field on May 9, 2017.

Watford's French midfielder Etienne Capoue (R) heads the
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Watford's French midfielder Etienne Capoue (R) heads the ball as Chelsea's Bosnian goalkeeper Asmir Begovic (L) keeps goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge in London on May 15, 2017.

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Frankie Dettori celebrates after riding Western Hymn to
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Frankie Dettori celebrates after riding Western Hymn to win The Boodles Diamond Ormonde Stakes at Chester Racecourse on May 12, 2017 in Chester, England.

Dortmund's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) falls beside
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Dortmund's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) falls beside of Augsburg's Dutch defender Paul Verhaegh (R) during the German first division Bundesliga football match between FC Augsburg and Borussia Dortmund on May 13, 2017 in Augsburg, southern Germany.

Competitors take part in the Tough Mudder London
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Competitors take part in the Tough Mudder London West at Culden Farm on May 6, 2017 in Henley-on-Thames, England.

Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan defender Diego Godin (L) heads
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Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan defender Diego Godin (L) heads the ball with Real Madrid's Brazilian midfielder Casemiro (C) and Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, on May 2, 2017.

Maria Sharapova of Russia strikes a pose inside
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Maria Sharapova of Russia strikes a pose inside the Rome Colosseum on Day Two of The Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2017 at the Foro Italico on May 14, 2017 in Rome, Italy.

Pedro of Chelsea is chucked in the air
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Pedro of Chelsea is chucked in the air by his team mates as they celebrate winning the leauge after the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on May 12, 2017 in West Bromwich, England. Chelsea are crowned champions after a 1-0 victory against West Bromwich Albion.

Ecem Cankaya of Turkey competes in the Individual
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Ecem Cankaya of Turkey competes in the Individual Gymnastics Qualification during day one of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the National Gymnastics Arena on May 12, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Repsol Honda Team's Spanish rider Dani Pedrosa competes
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Repsol Honda Team's Spanish rider Dani Pedrosa competes at Jerez de la Frontera during the Spanish Red Bull MotoGP Grand Prix at Jerez de la Frontera race track on May 7, 2017.

Hanley Ramirez of the Boston Red Sox gives
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Hanley Ramirez of the Boston Red Sox gives his hat to a young fan before a game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on April 27, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Nacho Monreal of
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Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Nacho Monreal of Arsenal attempt to tackle Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on April 30, 2017 in London.

Mikael Lustig (L) and Scott Brown of Celtic
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Mikael Lustig (L) and Scott Brown of Celtic celebrate their team's third goal scored by Callum McGregor during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on April 29, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rafael Nadal of Spain dives in the swimming
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Rafael Nadal of Spain dives in the swimming pool with ballboys after his victory against Dominic Thiem of Austria in their final match on day seven of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell on April 30, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

Daniel Murphy #20 of the Washington Nationals gets
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Daniel Murphy #20 of the Washington Nationals gets out of the way of a pitch during the seventh inning against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on April 30, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Katie Taylor takes part in an open training
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Katie Taylor takes part in an open training session ahead of her world title eliminator fight against Nina Meinke on the Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko bill at Wembley Stadium on April 26, 2017 in London, England.

Ryan McDonagh #27 of the New York Rangers
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Ryan McDonagh #27 of the New York Rangers gets the stick up on Brendan Gallagher #11 of the Montreal Canadiens during the third period in Game Three of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 16, 2017.

Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals
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Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals looks on after the ball got stuck to his chest protector allowing Matt Szczur #20 of the Chicago Cubs to advance to first after a swinging third strike during the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on April 6, 2017 in St Louis, Missouri.

APRIL 06: Horses jump a fence during the
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APRIL 06: Horses jump a fence during the Manifesto Novices' Steeple Chase at Aintree Racecourse on April 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Javier Baez #9 of the Chicago Cubs collides
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Javier Baez #9 of the Chicago Cubs collides with Jason Heyward #22 while chasing a fly ball during the sixth inning of a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on April 7, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Danny Willett of England presents Sergio Garcia of
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Danny Willett of England presents Sergio Garcia of Spain with the green jacket after Garcia won in a playoff during the final round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia.

Addison Russell #27 of the Chicago Cubs loses
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Addison Russell #27 of the Chicago Cubs loses his bat during the fourth inning of a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field on April 12, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots steals
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Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots steals Tom Brady's jersey before the opening day game between the Boston Red Sox and the Pittsburgh Pirates at Fenway Park on April 3, 2017.

Francisco Cervelli #29 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts
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Francisco Cervelli #29 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts to an inside pitch in the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves on Opening Day at PNC Park on April 7, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Jayson Werth #28 piles on top of Bryce
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Jayson Werth #28 piles on top of Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals as Harper scores the game winning run in the tenth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on April 14, 2017 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The Nationals won the game 3-2.

Patric Hornqvist #72 of the Pittsburgh Penguins scores
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Patric Hornqvist #72 of the Pittsburgh Penguins scores on the powerplay at 7:45 of the second period against Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on April 6, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.

Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks
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Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks the ball as Jonas Valanciunas #17 of the Toronto Raptors looks on in the first half of Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre on April 18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada.

Riders in action during the Poole Pirates v
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Riders in action during the Poole Pirates v Somerset Rebels speedway at Poole Stadium on April 14, 2017 in Poole, England.

Catcher Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City
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Catcher Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals dumps a bucket of water over the head of center fielder and game MVP Lorenzo Cain #6 after the Royals defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-1 to win the game at Kauffman Stadium on April 13, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Bayern Munich's Chilian midfielder Arturo Vidal and Dortmund's
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Bayern Munich's Chilian midfielder Arturo Vidal and Dortmund's French striker Ousmane Dembele vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich v BVB Borussia Dortmund in Munich, southern Germany, on April 8, 2017.

Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo spits during the WC
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Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo spits during the WC 2018 group B football qualifing match Portugal vs Hungary at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on March 25, 2017.

Jockies ride in the UAE derby at the
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Jockies ride in the UAE derby at the Dubai World Cup in the Meydan Racecourse on March 25, 2017 in Dubai.

Norichika Aoki #7 of team Japan dives away
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Norichika Aoki #7 of team Japan dives away from an inside pitch in the eighth inning against team United States during Game 2 of the Championship Round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium on March 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Sasha Zhoya of Western Australia reacts as he
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Sasha Zhoya of Western Australia reacts as he fails to clear the bar one an attempt for a new record in the mens under 17 pole vault on day two of the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on March 27, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.

Anthony Crolla of Great Britain looks on after
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Anthony Crolla of Great Britain looks on after being knocked down by Jorge Linares of Venezuela during the WBC Diamand and Ring Magazine Lightweight Championship rematch between Jorge Linares and Anthony Crolla at Manchester Arena on March 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Head coach Frank Martin of the South Carolina
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Head coach Frank Martin of the South Carolina Gamecocks celebrates by cutting down the net after defeating the Florida Gators with a score of 77 to 70 to win the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden on March 26, 2017.

Tiarna Mason of NSW lies on the track
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Tiarna Mason of NSW lies on the track after competing in the womens 200m under 20s final on day two of the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on March 27, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.

Elijah Macon #45 of the West Virginia Mountaineers
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Elijah Macon #45 of the West Virginia Mountaineers comes down on top of Johnathan Williams #3 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the second half during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament West Regional at SAP Center on March 23, 2017 in San Jose, California.

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals warms
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals warms up in a custom pair of ice skates before playing the Columbus Blue Jackets at Verizon Center on March 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. The skates feature Saint Basil's Cathedral and the United States Capitol on one side, and the Russian flag and United States flag, on the other side.

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