The Week in Sports Pictures: May 21 - May 27
Players compete during the Beach Polo World Cup 2012 on Sunday, May 27 in Hoernum, Germany.
Natalia Ischenko and Svetlana Romashina of Russia compete in the duet free routine synchronized swimming finals during the European Diving Championships and Synchronized Swimming in Eindhoven, The Netherlands on Sunday, May 27.
No pain, no gain
New York Yankees batter Derek Jeter is hit by a pitch from Oakland's Graham Godfrey during their game on Saturday, May 26 in Oakland, Calif.
Boston's Paul Pierce is fouled by Andre Iguodala of the Philadelphia 76ers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Wednesday, May 23 in Philadelphia.
Marcel Nguyen of Germany performs in the floor exercise during the Men's European Artistic Gymnastic Championships in Montpellier, France on Thursday, May 24.
Jonathan Swain of South Africa adjusts the sail trim after a tack onboard PUMA Ocean Racing during leg seven of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday May 26.
Britain's Daniel Purvis competes on the parallel bars during the Seniors apparatus finals of the Men's Artistic Gymnastics European Championships in Montpellier, France on Saturday, May 26.
The real deal?
Roger Mackay, a member of the Madame Tussauds maintenance team, puts the finishing touches to a wax model of tennis star Rafael Nadal in London on Wednesday, May 23.
Competitors race in the cycle leg during race three of the Elite Male World Triathlon Series on Sunday, May 27 in Madrid, Spain.
Sung Ji-hyun of South Korea returns a shuttlecock against Wang Yihan of China during the final match at the Uber Cup world badminton team championships in Wuhan, China on Saturday, May 26. China defeated South Korea 3-0.
Edmonton Oil Kings goalie Laurent Brossoit dives after a puck as a Shawinigan Cataractes player scores a goal during the Memorial Cup tie-breaker on Thursday, May 24 in Shawinigan, Quebec.
Jon Bruton surfs during the South African Surfing Championships in Cape Town, South Africa on Thursday, May 24. The South African Surfing Championships is the premier surfing event in South Africa with a field of more than 150 competitors.