yellow river silt
People watch as water gushes from the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River in Jiyuan, Henan province, China, during an operation to clear silt from the waterGetty
mud olympics
Participants compete for the ball during a handball match at the Mud Olympics, in the northern German city of BrunsbuettelReuters
bodypainting festival
A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach, AustriaReuters
crocodile robot
Workers drag a 21-foot crocodile robot at Crocodile Park in Pasay city, metro Manila . The robot, inspired by Lolong, the largest saltwater crocodile ever to have been in captivity, took three months to buildReuters
rapa das bestas
Men struggle with a wild horse during the "Rapa Das Bestas" (Shearing of the Beasts) in the Spanish northwestern village of Sabucedo. During the 400-year-old horse festival, hundreds of wild horses are rounded up from the mountains and trimmed and groomedAFP
Billy Bugenig of Ferndale, California, wrestles a steer during day three of the Calgary Stampede rodeo in Calgary, Alberta, CanadaReuters
pamplona basque
Revellers shelter from the rain next to fresh graffiti saying "Freedom For The Basque Country" after the opening of the 2014 Festival of the San Fermin Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, SpainGetty
pamplona wine
A woman gets crushed as thousands of wine-soaked revellers sing and dance during the firing of the 'Chupinazo' rocket which starts the 2014 Festival of the San Fermin Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, SpainGetty
lewis hamilton british grand prix
Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain sprays himself with champagne after winning the British Grand Prix at SilverstoneReuters
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia eats some grass after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their men's singles final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis ChampionshipsReuters
wilmbledon petra
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic kisses the winner's trophy, the Venus Rosewater Dish, while posing for photographers after defeating Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in their women's singles final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in LondonReuters
tour de france yorkshire
The pack of riders cycles during the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race from York to SheffieldReuters
world cup stabbing
Police officers hold back fans after several men were stabbed while watching a public screening of the 2014 Brazil World Cup quarter-final game between Costa Rica and the Netherlands, in San Jose, Costa RicaReuters
wirless crowds
Medical teams help crushed people out of the crowd as The Libertines perform on stage at the British Summer Time festival in Hyde ParkAFP
israel gaza
Tariq Khdeir is greeted by his mother after being released from jail in Jerusalem. Tariq Khdeir from Tampa, Florida, is a cousin of Mohammed Abu Khudeir, 16, whose abduction and killing in Jerusalem on Wednesday sparked violent protests and calls from Palestinians for a new uprising against IsraelReuters