The Week in Sports Pictures: Aug. 22 - 28
A jockey races along the beach during the annual beach horse race at Sanlucar de Barrameda, near Cadiz, on Saturday, Aug. 27.
Field of dreams
Huntington Beach, Calif.'s Nick Pratto, center, celebrates with teammates after driving in the winning run against Hamamatsu City, Japan in the championship game of the Little League World Series on Sunday, Aug. 28 in South Williamsport, Pa.
Cameron Rahles-Rahbula of Australia competes in the Men's Giant Slalom race during day 11 of the Winter Games NZ at Coronet Peak on Tuesday, Aug. 23 in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Serve it up
Andy Roddick serves to Edouard Roger-Vasselin during the Winston-Salem Open on Tuesday, Aug. 23 in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Going all out
Sri Lanka bowler Seekkuge Prasanna dives to stop a ball as Australia batsman Ricky Ponting jumps during their fifth one-day international cricket match in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Monday, Aug. 22.
Marcel Kittel, right, sprints across the finish line as a big crash develops behind him at the seventh stage of the Vuelta tour of Spain cycling race on Friday, Aug. 26. Kittel won the stage.
Renaud Lavillenie of France competes in the Men's Pole Vault at the 13th IAAF World Championships, in Daegu, Republic of Korea on Saturday, Aug. 27.
Eight seconds to glory
Bareback rider Chris Harris of Itasca, Texas celebrates his eight-second ride after dismounting a horse named Global Rocket during the first night of the Kitsap County Fair and Stampede on Wednesday, Aug. 24 in Bremerton, Wash.
Bryan Petersen of the Florida Marlins helps the ground crew of the Philadelphia Phillies cover the field as hurricane Irene approaches at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, Aug. 27 in Philadelphia.
On the beach
Olga Kucherenko of Russia competes in the women's long jump final at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, Korea on Sunday, Aug. 28.
Dutch equestrian Maikel van der Vleuten jumps over an obstacle during the FEI Nations Cup on Friday, Aug. 26 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Cleveland Indians third baseman Jack Hannahan dives into the stands, but can't catch a foul pop by Kansas City's Alex Gordon during the first inning of their baseball game on Friday, Aug. 26 in Cleveland.
Sergio Perez of Mexico drives during practice for the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix on Friday, Aug. 26 in Spa Francorchamps, Belgium.
Nowhere to run
England's midfield trio (from left) of Mike Tindall, Manu Tuilagi and Jonny Wilkinson combine to tackle Ireland's Andrew Trimble during their friendly rugby international test match on Saturday, Aug. 27 in Dublin.
Megumi Kinukawa of Japan is carried by the chief umpire after she collapsed at the finish line of the women's 10,000-meter final at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, Republic of Korea on Saturday, Aug. 27.