In a picture taken with an underwater camera, the Czech Republic team competes during the synchronized swimming free combination final at the European Swimming Championships on Aug. 8.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Laszlo Cseh of Hungary competes in the men's 200-meter individual medley heats at the European Swimming Championships.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LASZLO BALOGH / ReutersLink
A bull falls on its back during a bullfight in the northern Spanish town of Gijon on Aug. 12.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ELOY ALONSO / REUTERSLink
A competitor takes part in a practice session of the Red Bull X-Fighters motocross championships in front of the landmark Battersea Power Station in London on Aug. 12. The event features 12 of the world's best motocross riders.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The Toronto Blue Jays' J.P. Arencibia reacts after getting a shaving cream pie in the face from teammates after the Jays' 17-11 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game in Toronto on Aug. 7. Arencibia, who made his major league debut, hit two home runs in the game.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nathan Denette / Associated PressLink
Volker Riediger, on Ysreamyouscream, warms up before the fourth race of the Duhner Wattrennen mudflat meet on Aug. 8.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lars Baron / Bongarts/Getty ImagesLink
A young gymnast jumps off a bar during a training session at the gymnastics hall of a sports school on Aug. 10.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER SHANGHAI / REUTERSLink
Aaron Hernandez, left, and Tom Brady of the New England Patriots greet each other before a preseason game against the New Orleans Saints at Gillette Stadium on Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Rogash / Getty ImagesLink
Alves Jucelino of Brazil dives from Roche Dam (82 feet) during the World Cup Cliff Diving competition near Turin in northern Italy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEFANO RELLANDINI / REUTERSLink
Anna Popp, right, rides Baroness in the Duhner Wattrennen race in northern Germany on Aug. 8. About 30,000 spectators visited the event.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: INGO WAGNER / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Chris Narveson pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Prisching / Associated PressLink
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