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A photographic journey around the world of sports

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South Africa's Hashim Amla celebrates reaching his century as he is watched by teammate AB de Villiers (L) during the third cricket test match at Lord's in London August 19, 2012.

PHILIP BROWN/REUTERS

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Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell argues a call with home plate umpire Bill Welke (L) after Texas Rangers base runner David Murphy was called safe at home plate during the third inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto August 19, 2012. Texas won 11-2.

MIKE CASSESE/REUTERS

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) makes a one handed catch in the San Diego Chargers end zone but steps out of bounds, during their pre-season NFL football game in San Diego, California August 18, 2012. The Chargers won 28-20.

MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

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A visitor to the CNE gets a bird's eye view MLS action between the Toronto FC and Sporting Kansas City in Toronto on Saturday, August 18, 2012. Kansas City won 1-0.

Chris Young/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper (L) signs autographs for children before an MLB game against the New York Mets in Washington, August 17, 2012. The Nationals won 5-2.

LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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Li Na of China hits a return to Angelique Kerber of Germany in their championship match at the women's Cincinnati Open tennis tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio August 19, 2012. Li Na won 1-6 6-3 6-1.

JOHN SOMMERS II/REUTERS

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An unidentified boxer runs past a wall painted with figures during a boxing training session at a gymnasium in Mexico City August 18, 2012.

HENRY ROMERO/REUTERS

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during their Spanish first division soccer match against Valencia at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid August 19, 2012. The game ended in a 1-1 tie.

JUAN MEDINA/REUTERS

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New York Yankees batter Ichiro Suzuki follows through on his swing as he hits a home run against the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning of their MLB American League game at Yankee Stadium in New York, August 19, 2012. The Yankees won 4-1.

RAY STUBBLEBINE/REUTERS

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Sailing Paralympic athletes Brazil's Bruno Landgraf (R) and Elaine Cunha train in Guarapiranga lake in Sao Paulo August 18, 2012. Landgraf and Cunha will compete in the Skud 18 sailing class in the 2012 London Paralympic Games which will take place from August 29 to September 9.

PAULO WHITAKER/REUTERS

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Honda MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa of Spain leads Yamaha rider Ben Spies of the U.S. during the Indianapolis MotoGP at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana August 19, 2012. Pedrosa won the race edging compatriot Jorge Lorenzo.

PAT COCCIADIFERRO/REUTERS

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The Olympic Flag flies in front of "Christ the Redeemer" statue during a blessing ceremony in Rio de Janeiro August 19, 2012.

RICARDO MORAES/REUTERS

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San Diego Padres' Yonder Alonso beats the tag of San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey while scoring on a base hit by Alexi Amarista during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 in San Diego. The Padres won 7-1.

Lenny Ignelzi/AP

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NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant of the U.S. controls to the basket during a charity game in Shanghai August 18, 2012. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS

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REFILE - CORRECTING COMPETITORS' NAMES Mika Miyazato of Japan celebrates win to beat Brittany Lincicome of the U.S. and Park In-bee of South Korea with fans at the LPGA Safeway Classic in North Plains, Oregon August 19, 2012.

STEVE DIPAOLA/REUTERS

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Linus Sjoholm of Sweden competes in the Red Bull Joyride during Crankworx 2012 mountain bike festival in Whistler, British Columbia August 18, 2012. Thomas Genon of Belgium won the competition.

ANDY CLARK/REUTERS

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Jacques Villeneuve (22) goes after Justin Allgaier during his victory celebration at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 NASCAR Nationwide race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal on Saturday, August 18, 2012. Allgaier won the race after spinning Villeneuve on the last lap.

Tyler Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Australia's Wallabies' Kurtley Beale reacts after being defeated by New Zealand All Blacks in their Bledisloe Cup rugby union test match in Sydney August 18, 2012. New Zealand won 27-19.

DANIEL MUNOZ/REUTERS

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford watches from the sidelines near the Argos bench during a CFL football game between the Toronto Argonauts and Calgary Stampeders in Calgary on Saturday, August 18, 2012. The Argos won 22-14.

LARRY MACDOUGAL/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Chelsea's Fernando Torres (L) shoots at goal past Wigan Athletic goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi during their English Premier League soccer match at the DW Stadium in Wigan, northern England August 19, 2012. Chelsea won 2-0.

NIGEL RODDIS/REUTERS

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Vancouver, British Columbia's Steven Moretto pitches against Aguadulce, Panama's Juan Crisp in the second inning of a pool play baseball game at the Little League World Series, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, in South Williamsport, Pa. Panama won 8-3.

Matt Slocum/AP

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