The Game: 2010 Sports Photos of the Year
A selection of the best sports photos of the year.
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Quentin Robbins of New Zealand competes during the Extreme Day of the World Heli Challlenge at Mount Aspiring National Park on August 5, 2010 in Wanaka, New Zealand.
Photo by Clive Rose / Getty Images
Iker Casillas of Spain catches the ball ahead of Robin Van Persie of the Netherlands as Carles Puyol of Spain falls to the ground during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium on July 11, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso / Getty Images
US challenger BMW Oracle Racing (L) giant trimaran sails at the start of the opening race of the 33rd America’s Cup off Valencia’s coast on February 12, 2010 in Valencia, Spain.
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Pierre Thomas #23 of the New Orleans Saints leaps into the end zone to score a touchdown against of the Indianapolis Colts in the third quarter during Super Bowl XLIV on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Photo by Shaun Botterill / Getty Images
David Moeller of Germany competes during the Luge Men’s Singles on day 2 of the 2010 Winter Olympics at Whistler Sliding Centre on February 13, 2010 in Whistler, Canada.
Photo by AP Photo / James Miller
Mike Conway, of England, crashes in the third turn in the closing laps of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 30, 2010.
Photo by Christian Petersen / Getty Images
Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives for a shot attempt against Kevin Garnett #5, Tony Allen #42 and Rasheed Wallace #30 of the Boston Celtics in Game One of the 2010 NBA Finals at Staples Center on June 3, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers won 102-89.
Photo by AP Photo / Yves Logghe
Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer looks at the ball hit the goal post during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Germany and England at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, South Africa, Sunday, June 27, 2010.
Photo by AP Photo / Mark Baker
Russia’s Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin perform their original dance during the ice dance figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010.