What a shot! 26 amazing sports photos

Published 5:59 AM ET, Tue March 18, 2014
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Kamui Kobayashi loses control of his car after crashing into Felipe Massa during the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, March 16. It was the opening race of the Formula One season. Vladimir Rys Photography/Getty Images
A horse is cooled down with a hose Wednesday, March 12, after racing at the Cheltenham Festival in Cheltenham, England. TOBY MELVILLE/Reuters/Landov
Iowa State's Georges Niang lies on the court bleeding after taking a charge against Kansas in the semifinals of the Big 12 basketball tournament Friday, March 14. Rich Sugg/Kansas City Star/MCT/Getty Images
Sloane Stephens serves to Flavia Pennetta during the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, on Thursday, March 13. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images
Armenian skier Mher Avanesyan competes in the men's slalom Thursday, March 13, at the Winter Paralympic Games. The Paralympics were held in Sochi, Russia, just like last month's Olympics. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Russia's Elizaveta Nazarenkova performs Sunday, March 16, during the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup event in Debrecen, Hungary. ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images
Darren Sammy, captain of the West Indies cricket team, leaps in the air after hitting the final runs to win the second T20 match against England on Tuesday, March 11, in Bridgetown, England. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
Goeido, left, pushes Shohozan out of the ring Wednesday, March 12, at the Grand Sumo Tournament in Osaka, Japan. The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images
NASCAR driver Carl Edwards celebrates with a back flip after winning the Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 16. Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR/Getty Images
Giovani dos Santos refreshes himself Thursday, March 13, after crossing the finish line in the 10,000-meter race at the South American Games in Santiago, Chile. Claudio Reyes/AFP/Getty Images
Jockey Ruby Walsh falls with his horse Abbyssial during a race Friday, March 14, at the Cheltenham Festival in Cheltenham, England. Walsh was taken to the hospital for a broken arm. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Sweat sprays off the head of Jason Geria of the Melbourne Victory as he heads the ball away from Choi Bo-Kyung of Joenbuk Hyundai Motors during an Asian Champions League match in Melbourne on Wednesday, March 12. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Fabiana De Almeida competes in the women's pole vault final Friday, March 14, at the South American Games in Santiago, Chile. MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images
Slovenia's Peter Prevc jumps Friday, March 14, at the FIS Ski-Flying World Championships in Harrachov, Czech Republic. Stanko Gruden/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Jordan Burroughs of the United States, left, takes down Ezzatollah Akbari Zarinkolaei of Iran during the FILA Wrestling World Cup in Inglewood, California, on Saturday, March 15. Harry How/Getty Images
Venezuelan long jumper Yuliana Angulo Jama lands Thursday, March 13, during the South American Games in Santiago, Chile. Gabriel Rossi/LatinContent/Getty Images
Nikko Landeros celebrates after the U.S. ice sledge hockey team won the gold medal game against Russia on Saturday, March 15, at the Paralympic Games. Hannah Peters/Getty Images
Formula One driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, March 16. SRDJAN SUKI/EPA/Landov
Members of the Florida Gators men's basketball team celebrate Sunday, March 16, after winning the SEC tournament final against Kentucky. Scott Cunningham/Getty Images
Erick Ruiz warms up for the season opener of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour on Tuesday, March 11, in Mexico City. Sebastian Marko/Red Bull/Getty Images
Ireland's Brian O'Driscoll hugs his mother, Geraldine, after his team won the Six Nations rugby match against France on Saturday, March 15, in Paris. The win clinched the championship for Ireland. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Mack Lemmon of the Kingston Frontenacs falls to the ice after being tackled by Troy Henley of the Ottawa 67's during a fight in their Ontario Hockey League game Tuesday, March 11, in Ottawa. Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images
Jake Shields is locked in a hold by Hector Lombard during their welterweight bout at UFC 171, which was held Saturday, March 15, in Dallas. Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
Italy's Michele Campagnaro loses his shoe during a Six Nations rugby match against England on Saturday, March 15, in Rome. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/Reuters/Landov
Garin Cecchini of the Boston Red Sox slides into first base during a spring training game against Baltimore on Tuesday, March 11, in Sarasota, Florida. Leon Halip/Getty Images
Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Manchester United on Sunday, March 16, in Manchester, England. See 32 amazing sports photos from last week. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images