WORLD SWIMMING SPORTS 29 April 2013Adelaide, Australia Australian Ray Eliason competes in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke multi-class on 29 April, day four of the Australian Swimming Championships, at the South Australia Aquatic and Leisure Centre. The championships doubled as trials for the World Aquatics Championships. Eliason came third in the finals. (...)
THE AMERICA'S CUP: FROM LAND, SEA & AIR 15 September 2013San Francisco, USA Oracle Team USA leads Emirates Team New Zealand at the start of the tenth race of the America’s Cup The 34th America’s Cup was held in San Francisco Bay in September. Oracle Team USA had to defend their title against challengers Emirates Team New Zealand. A team needs to win a total of nine (...)
London 2012 - An Overview05 August 2012London, UK Olympic Games, London 2012—an overview. Andrea Baldini of Italy celebrates defeating Yuki Ota of Japan to clinch the gold medal for Italy, in men’s team foil fencing. Story Chris McGrath Nationality: AustraliaWebsite (...)
Synchronized Swimmer10 August 2012London, UK A member of the Australian synchronized swimming team competes at the Olympic Games in London, on 10 August. Russia won gold in the event for the fourth consecutive year. The Australian team came last out of eight finalists. Wei Zheng Nationality: ChinaAbout: (...)
The Golden Touch29 July 2012London, UK Fencing at the London 2012 Olympics. Max Hartung of Germany leaves the fighting position after his victory over Luigi Tarantino of Italy in the men’s individual sabre competition. Story Sergei Ilnitsky Nationality: RussiaWebsite: www.ilnitsky-photography.com (...)
Warm Up10 July 2012Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China Young gymnasts warm up at a juvenile sports school in Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China. Yongzhi Chu Nationality: ChinaAbout: Yongzhi Chu was born in 1973 in Yuexi County, Anhui Province. He is a documentary photographer working for Zhejiang Daily Press Group.
Cross Country Steeplechase11 August 2012Kolesa, Czech Republic The Velká Pardubická was first held in 1874, and has gained a reputation as one of the toughest and most grueling steeplechases in the world. Held each October in the town of Pardubice in the Czech Republic, the race has been run almost every year since its founding. The steeplechase was not held during the two world (...)
Joy at the end of the run12 February 2012West Sumatra, Indonesia A competitor and his charges reach the finish of a bull race, in Batu Sangkar, West Sumatra. Pacu Jawi is a 400-year-old tradition in the area, held after the rice harvest once the paddies have been cleared. Competitors yoke themselves barefoot to two bulls using a wooden (...)