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SPORTS PIX OF 2013 WEEK 20

Loads of pics of teams becoming champions and winning prizes this week

 

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Neli Shoifer of Israel serves in her women’s single qualifying rounds at the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Paris. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Barcelona’s players celebrate on a bus with their supporters during their victory parade on the streets of Barcelona. ALBERT GEA/REUTERS

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Manchester United players hold the English Premier League trophy with retiring manager Alex Ferguson after their victory parade at Albert Square in Manchester . PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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Austria’s Starkbaum conceeds a goal to Russia during their 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship preliminary round match at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki . RIA NOVOSTI/REUTERS

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Smoke from tear gas and fireworks fill the air as PSG fans face riot Gendarmes in Paris. GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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Fans celebrate as they gather for Paris Saint-Germain players before they received the French Championship trophy at Trocadero square in front the Eiffel Tower in Paris. BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Chicago Bulls’ Robinson battles for a loose ball against Miami Heat’s Battier and Cole during the first half of Game 4 in their NBA Eastern Conference semi-final game in Chicago, Illinois. JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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Miami Heat’s James goes to the basket against Chicago Bulls’ Butler as the Heat’s Andersen and the Bulls’ Gibson look on during the first half of Game 4 in their NBA Eastern Conference semi-final game in Chicago. JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini leaves the team hotel in London. STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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Gasquet of France hits a return to Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their men’s singles match at the Rome Masters tennis tournament. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

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Benfica’s goalkeeper Artur punches the ball during a team training session at the Amsterdam Arena. MICHAEL KOOREN/REUTERS

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Theo Walcott of Arsenal scores against Wigan Athletic during their English Premier League soccer match at the Emirates Stadium in London. ANDREW WINNING/REUTERS

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Toronto Blue Jays’ Bautista jumps out of the way of pitch as San Francisco Giants’ Posey catches ball during MLB American League baseball game in Toronto. MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Chelsea fans celebrate in the centre of Amsterdam. STRINGER/REUTERS

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Chelsea and Benfica fans wait at the central station to buy train tickets in Amsterdam. STRINGER/REUTERS

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Chelsea’s Fernando Torres scores against Benfica in Europa League final soccer match at Amsterdam Arena. EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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Chelsea’s players and officials celebrate with the trophy after defeating Benfica in their Europa League final soccer match at the Amsterdam Arena. MICHAEL KOOREN/REUTERS

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Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic sits on a goalpost after they defeated Benfica in their Europa League final soccer match at the Amsterdam Arena. FRANCOIS LENOIR/REUTERS

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A combination photo of Spanish soccer player Fernando Torres of Chelsea celebrating with trophies after various international soccer matches. STAFF/REUTERS

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Russia’s Khubetzhty and Taylor of the U.S. flip over on their heads during the Rumble on the Rails wrestling event held inside the Grand Central Terminal in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Team USA’s Gibson dives into the net to make a save against Russia during their 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship quarter-final match at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki . GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS

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Olympic pole-vault champion Renaud Lavillenie of France trains at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco. ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS

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File photo of soccer player Beckham attending a news conference in Paris. GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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Canada’s Staal lies injured on the ice during their 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship quarter-final match against Sweden at the Globe Arena in Stockholm. ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS

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New York Knicks’ Smith leaps as he shoots and is fouled by Indiana Pacers’ Young in Game 5 of their NBA Eastern Conference playoff basketball series in New York. MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

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Orban of Argentina’s Tigre and Manzur of Paraguay’s Olimpia battle for the ball during their Libertadores Cup soccer match in Asuncion. JORGE ADORNO/REUTERS

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Williams of the U.S. hits a return to Suarez Navarro of Spain during their women’s singles match at the Rome Masters tennis tournament. TONY GENTILE/REUTERS

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The Chinese team performs during the 2013 BelSwissBank Minsk rhythmic gymnastics world cup in Minsk. VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS

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A competitor performs before the BMX freestyle vertical final during the 2013 X-Games Barcelona. ALBERT GEA/REUTERS

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Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring a goal against Atletico Madrid during their Spanish King’s Cup final soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. JUAN MEDINA/REUTERS

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Atletico Madrid’s captain Gabi lifts up the Spanish King’s Cup trophy after winning their final soccer match against Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. JUAN MEDINA/REUTERS

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New York Yankees’ Cano tosses his bat in front of Toronto Blue Jays’ Arencibia after striking out in their MLB American League baseball game in New York. RAY STUBBLEBINE/REUTERS

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France’s daredevil climber Casanova climbs the Bailong Elevator near a cliff in Zhangjiajie. CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

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A general view of the interior of the National Mane Garrincha Stadium is seen before its inauguration in Brasilia. UESLEI MARCELINO/REUTERS

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Athletes are reflected in a puddle of water during the men’s 1500m at the IAAF Diamond League Athletics meet in Shanghai. CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS

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Katy Viuf of U.S. fails a jump during the women’s pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League Athletics meet in Shanghai. CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS

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Willis of New Zealand falls during the men’s 1500m race at the IAAF Diamond League Athletics meet in Shanghai. ALY SONG/REUTERS

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Sweden’s players celebrate their victory over Finland after their 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship semi-final match at the Globe Arena in Stockholm . ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS

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Augsburg’s coach Weinzierl has beer poured over his head by Moelders and Klavan after German first division Bundesliga soccer match against Greuther Fuerth in Augsburg. MICHAELA REHLE/REUTERS

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Hoffenheim’s Suele, Vestergaard and Volland celebrate victory against Borussia Dortmund during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match in Dortmund. INA FASSBENDER/REUTERS

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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning his men’s singles semi-final match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic at the Rome Masters tennis tournament. TONY GENTILE/REUTERS

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Clermont Auvergne’s Fofana is tackled by Wilkinson and Armitage of Toulon during the Heineken Cup rugby tournament final at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. STRINGER/IRELAND/REUTERS

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Toulon celebrate after beating Clermont Auvergne in the Heineken Cup rugby tournament final in Dublin. STRINGER/IRELAND/REUTERS

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Paris Saint-Germain’s Ibrahimovic celebrates with team mates including Beckham after scoring the third goal for the team during their French Ligue 1 soccer match against Brest at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris . GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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Atletico Madrid’s captain Fernandez puts team scarf around neck of statue of Neptune as team celebrates their victory against Real Madrid in Spanish King’s Cup final, in central Madrid. JAVIER BARBANCHO/REUTERS

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Paris Saint-Germain’s Beckham breaks down in tears as he leaves pitch after being substituted in 81st minute during his team’s French Ligue 1 soccer match against Brest in Paris. GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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Paris Saint-Germain players throw David Beckham in the air at the end of their team’s French Ligue 1 soccer match against Brest at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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Horses take the run at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimor. KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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Carpenter of the U.S. waits for the last driver before celebrating taking the pole position for the Indianapolis 500. JOHN SOMMERS II/REUTERS

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Indiana Pacers’ Augustin passes to Hibbert around New York Knicks’ Stoudemire during their NBA Eastern Conference playoff basketball game in Indianapolis. BRENT SMITH/REUTERS

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Marylebone Cricket Club members wait in the queue outside the ground before the fourth day of the first test cricket match between England and New Zealand at Lord’s cricket ground in London. PHILIP BROWN/REUTERS

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Anderlecht’s Dieumerci Mbokani fights for the ball with Zulte Waregem’s Steve Colpaert during their Belgian First Division playoff I soccer match at the Constant Vanden Stock stadium in Anderlecht. LAURENT DUBRULE/REUTERS

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Honda MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa of Spain celebrates on podium after winning the French Grand Prix in Le Mans circuit, central France. BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Williams of the U.S. sprays champagne after winning women’s singles final match against Azarenka of Belarus at the Rome Masters tennis tournament. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

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New Zealand’s Martin is bowled by England’s Stuart Broad during the first test cricket match at Lord’s cricket ground in London. PHILIP BROWN/REUTERS

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Kalex Moto2 rider Redding of Britain rides his bike during the French Grand Prix in Le Mans circuit. BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Anderlecht’s captain Lucas Biglia holds up the trophy as he celebrates winning the Belgian championship with his teammates in Anderlecht. LAURENT DUBRULE/REUTERS

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Finland’s Raanta reacts after conceeding the match winning goal to Team USA’s Galchenyuk during their 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship bronze medal match at the Globe Arena in Stockholm. GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS

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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson walks down the tunnel for the last time in West Bromwich. EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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Manchester United’s Paul Scholes smiles as he is given a yellow card in West Bromwich. EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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Liverpool’s Carragher waves to the crowd as he walks around the pitch following their English Premier League soccer match against Queens Park Rangers in Liverpool. PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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The peloton climbs during the 15th stage of the Giro d’Italia, from Cesana to Col du Galibier. STRINGER/REUTERS

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Participants race in the Color Run in Manaus. STRINGER/BRAZIL/REUTERS

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Sweden’s Eriksson celebrates his goal against Switzerland with Gustafsson and Landeskog during their 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship final match at the Globe Arena in Stockholm . GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS

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Arsenal’s Koscielny scores against Newcastle United during their English Premier League soccer match in Newcastle. RUSSELL CHEYNE/REUTERS

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Norwich City’s Whittaker and Snodgrass challenge Manchester City’s Tevez during their English Premier League soccer match in Manchester. NIGEL RODDIS/REUTERS

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Tottenham Hotspur’s Bale reacts as referee Marriner shows him a yellow card in London. DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS

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Sweden’s players celebrate with the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship trophy after their final match victory over Switzerland at the Globe Arena in Stockholm . GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS

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Barcelona’s Lionel Messi carries his son Thiago during the Spanish league first division trophy celebrations at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. ALBERT GEA/REUTERS

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Neymar of Santos waves while carrying his son Davi Lucca before his Sao Paulo state soccer league final match against Corinthians in Santos. PAULO WHITAKER/REUTERS

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China’s Zhang Jike plays during his men’s singles final at the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Paris. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Wigan Athletic’s players and staff parade through the town in an open top bus after winning the English FA Cup in Wigan. NIGEL RODDIS/REUTERS

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Grasshopper players celebrate with trophy after winning Swiss Cup final soccer match against FC Basel in Bern. RUBEN SPRICH/REUTERS

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