Love or hate him, Boris Johnson gives good photo opportunities. Whether it's boxing, busking, or playing basketball or tennis, the Mayor of London really throws himself into it, with often hilarious results.

Here at IBTimesUK, we've rounded up some of the funniest photos of the Mayor of London, in the Best of Boris.

Boris Johnson funny photos
Boris Johnson boxes with a trainer during his visit to Fight for Peace Academy in North Woolwich on 28 October, 2014Leon Neal/AFP
Boris Johnson funny photos
The Mayor of London addresses a brick as he speaks at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, on 30 September, 2014Darren Staples/Reuters
Boris Johnson funny photos
Boris Johnson visits training ship Tenacious on the River Thames at Woolwich on 8 September, 2014Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Boris Johnson funny photos
The Mayor of London wears a traditional headdress during a visit to the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, a major new Hindu temple being built in Kingsbury on 28 May, 2014Rob Stothard/Getty Images
Boris Johnson funny photos
David Cameron and Boris Johnson play a game of table football against apprentices and students during a visit to Harrow Skills Centre on 12 May, 2014Stefan Rousseau/AFP
Boris Johnson funny photos
An image of Boris Johnson is projected onto a high-rise building behind the London Eye, during the build-up to New Year celebrations on 31 December, 2013Toby Melville/Reuters
Boris Johnson funny photos
Boris Johnson gives an animated performance as he delivers his speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester on 1 October, 2013Oli Scarff/Getty Images
Boris Johnson funny photos
Boris Johnson poses with models to launch the 'London: Home of Menswear Heritage Map' during London Collections: MEN SS14 on 18 June, 2013Fred Duval/Getty Images
Boris Johnson funny photos
Boris Johnson plays tennis during the Rally Against Cancer charity match on day seven of the Aegon Championships at Queens Club on 16 June, 2013Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Boris Johnson funny photos
Boris Johnson shoots and scores with his back to the basket at Tower Bridge, on 8 April, 2013Andrew Winning/Reuters
Boris Johnson funny photos
Boris Johnson delivers his keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham on 9 October, 2012Toby Melville/Reuters
Boris Johnson funny photos
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Boris Johnson watch the men's basketball gold medal game between the United States and Spain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena on 12 August, 2012Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Boris Johnson funny photos
The Mayor of London campaigns for the Conservative party in Camden on 30 April, 2010Oli Scarff/Getty Images
Boris Johnson funny photos
Boris Johnson busks at London Bridge Underground Station as he launches a competition to find London's best public musician or busker, on 9 March, 2010Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Boris Johnson funny photos
Boris Johnson poses alongside his newly unveiled waxwork at Madame Tussauds in London on 5 May, 2009Tim Whitby/Getty Images
Boris Johnson funny photos
Boris Johnson is dressed in a shawl by local community members during his visit to the Husseini Mosque in Northolt on 4 April, 2008Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
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Boris Johnson is congratulated by Ken Livingstone after Johnson won the London Mayoral election at City Hall on 3 May, 2008Toby Melville/Reuters

And, lest we forget, two classic Boris moments caught on video: