Gallery: Sports in action
Author: Maxim Korotchenko (RU)
Location: Astrakhan (Russia)
Description: Some people enjoy diving from the platforms of the pool at the water centre in the city of Astrakhan, one of the many structures of the “Star” sports centre, which also hosts a hotel for athletes and coaches.
Author: Scott Barbour (AU)
Location: Melbourne (Australia)
Description: A striking shot of the tennis player Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria playing during the quarter-final match against Kyle Edmund from Great Britain, at the 2018 Australian Open.
Author: aidan williams (AU)
Location: NazarÃ© (Portugal)
Description: The Russian surfer Andrey Karr, famous for having sailed in Nazaré the highest wave ever, is balancing on a 2,5 cm wide piece of webbing while behind him enormous waves reaching sizes of more than 30 meters smash on a rock.
Author: Tom Jenkins (GB)
Location: Liverpool (UK)
Description: Jockey Nina Carberry flies off her horse Sir Des Champs as they fall at The Chair fence during the Grand National Steeplechase at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England.
Author: Suvajit Mukherjee (IN)
Location: Kolkata (India)
Description: During a wrestling match in Kolkata, India, the match referee’s action captured from above magnifies the scene where the overall composition and the strong contrast of colours perfectly convey the tension of the moment.
Author: Shoeb Faruquee (BD)
Location: Cox's Bazar (Bangladesh)
Description: A group of children from a fishing village play soccer on the beach of Cox’s Bazar which, with its 120 kilometers, is the second longest beach in the world, after Praia do Cassino in Brazil.
Author: Ming Li (CN)
Location: Xilinhot (China)
Description: An unusual point of view and the dynamism conveyed by the animal’s legs represent the strengths of an image that recalls the hard work of training horses.
Author: Julian Finney (GB)
Location: Liverpool (UK)
Description: De Luain Gorm, ridden by G.Gallagher, falls at The Chair jump in the John Smith’s Fox Hunters Steeple Chase run during day one of the John Smith’s Grand National meeting at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool.
Author: Christian Pondella (US)
Description: The famous Canadian ice climber Will Gadd, known for his world paragliding record, inside a Moulin on the Greenland Ice Cap.
Author: Simon Bruty (US)
Author: Remy Whiting (GB)
Description: British swimmer Oliver Anson shot at night whilst training in Mallorca, this was shot on a Canon 5D mk4 in an modified Aquatech housing with Elinchrom Quadra Ranger lighting.
Author: Mathieu Belanger (CA)
Location: Quebec City
Author: Lars Baron (DE)
Author: Fiorenzo Rosa (IT)
Author: Eric Tkindt (BE)
Author: Clive Mason (GB)
Author: Andrés Soriano (ES)
Author: Vegard Aasen (NO)
Location: Sogndal, Norway