Long Shot: Sport from around the World

  • Everton supporters attend the English Premier League football match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England.  Paul Ellis / AFP Photo
  • New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) holds off Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams (95) during the second half of an NFL football game.  Bill Wippert / AP Photo
  • Czech Lukas Hvala vies during the first competition jump of the Four-Hills-Tournament in Oberstdorf, southern Germany.  Johannes Eisele / AFP Photo
  • Cain Velasquez of San Jose celebrates after his UFC 155 heavyweight championship mixed martial arts match against Junior dos Santos of Brazil at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.  David Becker / AP Photo
  • Team USA's Jacob Trouba celebrates his goal in front of Slovakia's Emil Bagin (C) and golie Patrik Romancik (R) during the first period of their preliminary round game at the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa.  Mark Blinch / Reuters
  • Roberta Vinci of Italy hits a return to Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia during their women's singles match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane.  Daniel Munoz / Reuters
  • US player of French team JL Bourg-en-Bresse, L.D. Williams, jumps to score and wins the dunk challenge during the France's national basketball league (LNB) 2012 All Star Game.  Miguel Medina / AFP Photo
  • The competition area is reflected in the goggles of Germany's Tobias Bogner during the practice for the first jumping of the 61st four-hills ski jumping tournament in Oberstdorf, southern Germany.  Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters
  • Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud (L) celebrates scoring their sixth goal with English striker Theo Walcott (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at The Emirates Stadium in north London, England.  Glyn Kirk / Reuters
  • Norway's Anders Jacobsen soars through the air during his final jump at the first stage of the four hills ski jumping tournament in Oberstdorf, southern Germany.  Matthias Schrader / AP Photo

December 31, 2012

The National View presents the best sports images of the weekend from around the world.

Photo edit and sequencing by photo editor James O'Hara

 

               
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