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Sports Pictures of the Week

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Round 16 NBL match between Melbourne United and Sydney Kings.

2. May 2021, in Melbourne, Australia

Casper Ware of the Sidney Kings drives to the basket under pressure from Mason Peatling of Melbourne United. Melbourne won 103-78.


Ice Hockey

Pittsburgh Penguins play against Washington Capitals.

1. May 2021, in Washington, USA.

Michael Raffl of the Washington Capitals is upended behind Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins won 3 - 0.



FINA Diving World Cup - Day 2

2. May 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.

Minami Itahashi and Matsuri Arai of Japan compete in the Women's 10 meter Synchro Platform Preliminary at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.


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Philadelphia Phillies play against the St. Louis Cardinals.

29. April 2021 in St Louis, USA

J.T. Realmuto of the Philadelphia Phillies bats in a run with a double against the St. Louis Cardinals in the third inning. St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3.


Wheelchair Rugby

Wheel Blacks Team Announcement

3. May 2021 in Cambridge, New Zealand

Wheel Blacks Hayden Barton-Cootes and team members at the New Zealand Paralympic Committee Wheelchair Rugby team announcement .

The Wheel Blacks, Wheelchair Rugby team members and staff.


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Sugar Ray Robinson was born 100 years ago.

3. May 1921 – 12. April 12 1989

American middleweight boxer Sugar Ray Robinson was born 100 years ago on 3. May 1921. He is one of the greatest boxers of all time and competed from 1940 to 1965.



Serie A: UC Sampdoria play against AS Roma

2. May 2021 in Genoa, Italy

Serie A match between UC Sampdoria and AS Roma at Stadio Luigi Ferraris: Daniel Fuzato of AS Roma looks on as team mate Gianluca Mancini stumbles. Davide Santon clashes with Manolo Gabbiadini of UC Sampdoria. Sampdoria won 2-0.


Formula 1

F1 Grand Prix of Portugal

2. May 2021 in Portimao, Portugal

Charles Leclerc of Monaco in the Scuderia Ferrari SF21 leads a line of cars. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) won the race in front of Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes).


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