The Week in Sports Pictures: July 11 - July 17
Going for gold
Japan's players celebrate with the trophy after winning their Women's World Cup final soccer match against the U.S. in Frankfurt on Sunday, July 17.
Lining up the shot
Phil Mickelson of the U.S. and his caddie Jim Mackay line up a putt on the 5th green during the final round of The British Open on Sunday, July 17 in Sandwich, England.
Drink of champions
Winner Emma Moffatt of Australia (center) is sprayed with beer by third placed Emma Snowsill of Australia as second placed Emma Jackson of Australia smiles during the Women Elite Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship on July 17 in Hamburg, Germany.
Using your head
U.S. striker Abby Wambach heads the ball during the FIFA Women's Football World Cup final match against Japan on Sunday, July 17 in Frankfurt, Germany.
Dutch Rabo rider Laurens ten Dam is covered with blood after he crashed descending from the Col d'Agnes mountain pass on Saturday, July 16 during the 14th stage of the Tour de France. The rider finished the stage with gauze wrapped around his face to cover his bloodied nose.
Take a punch
Frankie Gavin (right) competes against Curtis Woodhouse during their WBO intercontinental welterweight championship boxing match on July 16 in Liverpool, England.
Jump on in
Participants dive into the water during the XIX Swimming Crossing at Valencia Port, in the eastern Mediterranean city of Valencia, Spain, on Sunday, July 17. Around 600 swimmers participated in the event.
Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland celebrates victory on the 18th green during the final round of The 140th Open Championship at Royal St George's on Sunday, July 17 in Sandwich, England.
Dustin Miller, left, and Paul Mudd, of the LivFast MotoX Freestyle Team, perform an aerial stunt during the 'Good Vibrations' show, on Saturday, July 16 in Keizer, Ore.
Making a splash
British equestrian Oliver Townend and his mount Neo du Breuil take a spill at the water hazard at the Chio World Equestrian festival in Aachen, Germany on July 16.
A fan is held by his feet as he tries to reach for a home run ball in the outfield bleachers during the Major League Baseball All-Star Home Run Derby in Phoenix, Ariz. on Monday, July 11.
Catching a wave
A surfer rides a wave in the evening surf at Watergate Bay on Thursday, July 14 near Newquay, England. With many state schools about to break for the summer holidays many resorts in Cornwall and the rest of the UK are hoping that good weather will continue.