The Week in Sports Pictures: March 5-11
Cross-country skiers climb a hill during the Engadin Ski Marathon near the Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz on Sunday, March 11. More than 11,000 skiers participated in the 26.2-mile race between Maloja and S-chanf.
Taking the plunge
British swimmer Robert Renwick competes in the 200-meter freestyle final at the British Gas Swimming Championships, the British team trials for the London 2012 Olympics. Renwick won the gold medal.
Vanderbilt forward James Siakam celebrates with his teammates after they defeated No. 1 Kentucky 71-64 in the SEC final on Sunday, March 11 in New Orleans.
Going for a ride
Laimutis Adomaitis (top) of Lithuania is thrown by Zhan Beleniuk of Ukraine during their men's Greco-Roman bronze medal bout at the Wrestling European Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Sunday, March 11.
Agony of defeat
Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy's Marquita Daniels, center, cries on the bench after her team's 68-44 loss to Wesleyan in the Girls high school class-A state championship basketball game on Saturday, March 10.
A gaucho is thrown off an untamed horse during the Patria Gaucha Festival in Tacuarembo, Uruguay on Thursday, March 8. The festival celebrates the preservation of the country's rural traditions.
Stefan Reinartz of Bayer Leverkusen is challenged by Mario Mandzukic of Wolfsburg during their Bundesliga match on Saturday, March 10 in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Florida State forward Okaro White shoots as Miami's Rion Brown, bottom, and DeQuan Jones defend during the second half of their quarterfinal game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament on Friday, March 9 in Atlanta.
Tyler Zeller, left, of North Carolina fouls Sean Mosley of Maryland during their ACC quarterfinal game on Friday, March 9 in Atlanta.
Over the bar
Greece's Konstantinos Baniotis competes in the men's high jump final at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Istanbul on Sunday, March 11.
And then there was one
Ana Maria Paval of Romania celebrates victory against Roksana Maria Zasina of Poland in the women's freestyle wrestling bronze medal match at the European Wrestling Championship in Belgrade on Thursday, March 8.
Life on the trail
Musher Bill Pinkham collects hot water during his stop in Takotna, Alaska, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Wednesday, March 7.
Cozy in the snow
Wolvie and Roscoe stir as Karen Ramstead prepares to feed them in Nikolai, Alaska, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Wednesday, March 7.
Justin Ferris from New Zealand hooks up the new halyard onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing during leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Sanya, China to Auckland, New Zealand on Friday, March 9.
No holding back
Minnesota Twins left fielder Trevor Plouffe flips over the left field wall after catching a ball hit by Tampa Bay's Lee Hak-Ju during the sixth inning of a spring training baseball game in Fort Myers, Fla., on Thursday, March 8.