This sporting weekend: September 3, 2012

  • Swimmers train on the third day of the London 2012 Paralympic games. Andrew Winning / Reuters
  • Swimmers train on the third day of the London 2012 Paralympic games at the Olympic Park in Stratford in London. Andrew Winning / Reuters
  • Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic serves to Maria Kirilenko of Russia during their women's singles match at the U.S. Open. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
  • Kelly Cartwright of Australia competes in the women's Long Jump F42/44 final at the Olympic Stadium. Cartwright won the gold medal.  Julian Stratenschulte / EPA
  • Southampton's goalkeeper Kelvin Davis fails to stop Robin van Persie's third goal for Manchester United at Saint Mary's Stadium in Southampton. Dylan Martinez / Reuters
  • AC Milan's Giampaolo Pazzini celebrates with his teammates after scoring his third goal against Bologna during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the Dall'Ara stadium in Bologna. Alessandro Garofalo / Reuters
  • Atletico de Madrid's Radamel Falcao of Colombia, center, holds aloft the Super Cup in Madrid after defeating Chelsea 4-1 in Monaco. Andres Kudacki / AP Photo
  • Western Kentucky wide receiver Austin Aikens pulls in a reception past Austin Peay cornerback Steven Ragin during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Joe Imel / AP Photo
  • An emotional Ozlem Becerikli of Turkey with her bronze medal after the Powerlifting Women's 56kg competition during the Paralympic Games at ExCel in London.  Julian Finney / Getty Images
  • Britain's Richard Whitehead celebrates after winning the men's 200m T42 final race at Olympic Stadium. Lefteris Pitarakis / AP Photo
  • A tyre rolls away from Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso after he was involved in a crash at the start of the Belgian Grand Prix. Francois Lenoir / Reuters
  • Germany's Bjoern Otto competes in the men's pole vault event at the The Internationales Stadionfest athletics competition in Berlin. Tobias Schwarz / Reuters
  • A man stands on his board during a the Ride for the Cause stand up paddle charity event on Lake Leman in Montreux, near Geneva, Switzerland. The NGO "Waves for Development" collects funds for children education programs in Peru. Denis Balibouse / Reuters

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