The Week in Sports Pictures: April 30 - May 6
Wrestlers perform during the South American Wrestling Championship during the annual "Virada Cultural" event, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Sunday, May 6. The Virada Cultural is a cultural party which offers 24 hours of uninterrupted attractions in stages around the city, such as music, dance, cooking, theatre, exhibitions of art and history and other forms of expression.
Taking a ride
Zach Ralston (90) and Brett Hudson (11) drive past the flipping car of Mike Affarano (83) during the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 250 ARCA auto race at the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., on Friday, May 4.
Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver is doused with beer by teammates after pitching a a no-hitter against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, May 2 in Anaheim, Calif.
Lord of the rings
Kenya Kobayashi of Japan performs his rings routine at the Artistic Gymnastics NHK Trophy at Yoyogi National Gymnasium on Friday, May 4 in Tokyo.
Luisa Seau, mother of former NFL football player Junior Seau, grieves in the driveway her son's home on Wednesday, May 2 in Oceanside, Calif. Seau was found shot to death at his home Wednesday morning in what officials have ruled a suicide. He was 43.
Getting their kicks
Tony Ontam, left, of the US returns a strike to Hayashi Masanori of Japan during the ISTAF Super Series in the sport of Sepaktakraw on Thursday, May 3 in Singapore.
A goal is scored by Hungary during the Visa Water Polo International test event match between Hungary and Australia ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games on Saturday, May 5 in London, England.
Drawing a crowd
Norway's goalie Lars Haugen loses his helmet and is pushed into the goalmouth by Sweden's Henrik Zetterberg and teammates Lars Erik Spets, Jonas Holos and Ole-Kristian Tollefsen, during their men's ice hockey World Championship group B game in Stockholm on Friday, May 4.
Jump for joy
Great Britain's Alex Danson celebrates her goal against South Korea during the women's International Invitational Hockey Tournament in London on Wednesday, May 2.
Thank you sir ...
I'll Have Another, with jockey Mario Gutierrez aboard, heads to victory during the 138th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 5.
A little muscle
A young boy flexes his muscles during a regional bodybuilding competition in Kabul on Monday, April 30. Bodybuilding is one of the country's most popular sports, and was even permited during the 1996-2001 Taliban regime.
Ready to roll
A Lotus F1 Team mechanic marks wheels in the paddock of the Mugello racetrack on Wednesday, May 2.
A trainer (top) and his female student box under a street light in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday, May 2.
Roger Bossard, the head groundskeeper of the Chicago White Sox, waits for batting practice to end before preparing the field for a baseball game between the White Sox and the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, May 3.