Sports Photos Of 2012 Week 05

This week’s biggest sporting event was Super Bowl XLVI and we’ve already posted 60+ images of that in this gallery. So, week five’s Sport Photos Of Week doesn’t feature a whole lot of NFL action, but we do have loads of football and skiing for you and some cricket, field hockey, ice hockey, basketball and Formula One. [58 photos total]

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New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady (R) is surrounded by cameras and reporters during media day for the NFL Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, January 31, 2012. The New York Giants will play the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on February 5. (REUTERS/Jim Young) #
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Innocent Emeghara (R) of FC Lorient challenges Cris of Olympique Lyon during their French League Cup semi-final soccer match at the Moustoir stadium in Lorient, January 31, 2012. (REUTERS/Stephane Mahe) #
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A man handcuffs himself to the goal post during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Manchester City in Liverpool, northern England January 31, 2012. (REUTERS/Nigel Roddis) #
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Montreal Canadiens' Josh Gorges (front, 26) battles for the puck with Buffalo Sabres' Thomas Vanek (middle, 26), in front of Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31), during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Montreal January 31, 2012. (REUTERS/Christinne Muschi) #
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Winnipeg Jets winger Chris Thorburn (22) fights with Philadelphia Flyers winger Tom Sestito (32) during the third period of their NHL ice hockey game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania January 31, 2012. (REUTERS/Tim Shaffer) #
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Team mates congratulate India's Vinay Kumar (C) after he took a catch to dismiss Australia's David Warner during their T20 match in Sydney February 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz) #
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The new McLaren MP4-27 Formula One racing car is seen in a studio photograph released in Woking, England February 1, 2012. (REUTERS/McLaren/handout) #
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India's MS Dhoni loses control of his bat during a T20 cricket match against Australia in Sydney February 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz) #
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Soccer fans flee from a fire at Port Said Stadium February 1, 2012. Seventy-three people were killed and at least 1,000 injured on Wednesday after a soccer pitch invasion in the Egyptian city of Port Said, a health ministry official said, in an incident that one player described as a war, not football. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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Ghana's Inkoom Samuel (L) challenges Bah Mamadou Dioulde of Guinea during their African Cup of Nations Group D soccer match at Franceville stadium February 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Louafi Larbi) #
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Leo Moura of Brazil's Flamengo (front) celebrates with teammate Ronaldinho after scoring against Bolivia's Real Potosi during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Rio de Janeiro February 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Miami Heat's LeBron James sticks his tongue out during a break in play against the Milwaukee Bucks in the first half of their NBA basketball game in Milwaukee, Wisconsin February 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Darren Hauck) #
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Elisabeth Goergl of Austria speeds down during the first practice of the women's Alpine Skiing World Cup Downhill race on the Kandahar course in Garmisch-Partenkirchen February 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay) #
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A groom pulls his horse through the equine pool after working out on the track during early morning workouts for the upcoming Derby race in Mumbai, February 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui) #
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Diadora-Pasta Zara's Giorgia Bronzini (L) of Italy crashes out during the second stage of the Tour of Qatar women's cycling race in Al Shimal Corniche, north of Doha, February 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous) #
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Arnd Peiffer of Germany competes in the biathlon World Cup men's sprint event in the Holmenkollen Ski Arena in Oslo February 2, 2012. (REUTERSHakon Mosvold Larsen/ Scanpix) #
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Charlotte Harrison (R) of New Zealand tries to block Margot Van Geffen of the Netherlands during their match in the Champions Trophy women's field hockey tournament in Rosario February 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian) #
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Soccer manager Harry Redknapp adjusts his glasses as he leaves Southwark Crown Court in London February 2, 2012. Redknapp is charged with tax evasion from when he was manager of Portsmouth Football Club. (REUTERS/Ki Price) #
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New England Patriots' running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis runs with his gloves stuck in his face mask during a practice for the NFL Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis February 2, 2012. The New York Giants will play the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on February 5. (REUTERS/Jim Young) #
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Lidewij Welten (R) of the Netherlands and Emily Taylor (L) of New Zealand battle for the ball during their match in the Champions Trophy women's field hockey tournament in Rosario February 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian) #
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Michael Forslund of Sweden takes off from a jump during his qualifying run at the FIS Ski Cross World Cup at Blue Mountain in Collingwood, Ontario February 2, 2012. Forslund was 10th in qualifying. (REUTERS/Geoff Robins) #
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Germany's Marion Thees heads for a fifth place finish at sunset during the women's World Cup Skeleton in Whistler, British Columbia February 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Andy Clark) #
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Canada's Mellisa Hollingsworth heads for a first place finish at sunset during the women's World Cup Skeleton in Whistler, British Columbia February 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Andy Clark) #
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New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony reacts to the Chicago Bulls missing a free throw attempt in the second quarter of their NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, February 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Adam Hunger) #
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Alberto Joshimar Acosta (R) of Mexico's Tigres fights for the ball with Jaime Sebastian of Chile's Union Espanola during their Copa Libertadores soccer match at the Universitario stadium in Monterrey February 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Daniel Becerril) #
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Janne Ryynaenen of Finland soars through the air during his large hill penalty race ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual event in Italy's northern mountain resort of Predazzo, February 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito) #
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The new Ferrari Formula One F2012 car is seen in this official undated handout image from the Ferrari Press Office. Ferrari unveiled the car via the Internet on February 3, 2012 after their usual glittering launch had been cancelled due to snow in Maranello, where driver Felipe Massa was given a frosty reminder that he must shape up this year. (REUTERS/Ferrari Press Office/Handout) #
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Noel Barrionuevo (2nd R) of Argentina celebrates with teammates after scoring against China during a match in the Champions Trophy women's field hockey tournament in Rosario February 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian) #
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Manchester United's Javier Hernandez (L) heads the ball to score a goal against Chelsea during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge in London February 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth) #
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Italy's Francesca Marsaglia speeds down the slope during training for the women's Alpine Skiing World Cup Downhill race on the Kandahar course in Garmisch-Partenkirchen February 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler) #
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Fraenzi Aufdenblatten of Switzerland reacts following the second practice run for the women's Alpine Skiing World Cup Downhill on the Kandahar course in Garmisch-Partenkirchen February 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay) #
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Bode Miller of the U.S. competes in the men's Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill event in Les Houches near Chamonix, French Alps, February 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Yves Herman) #
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The Vince Lombardi Trophy is shown between a New England Patriots and New York Giants helmets at the head coaches press conference before the Super Bowl XLVI NFL football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 3, 2012. Super Bowl XLVI is set for play on February 5. (REUTERS/Mike Segar) #
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A combination photo shows women competitors prepared against the freezing temperatures during the second practice of the Alpine Skiing World Cup Downhill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen February 3, 2012. Top row L-R: Andrea Fischbacher of Austria, Laurenne Ross of the U.S., Stacey Cook of the U.S. Lotte Smiseth Sejersted of Norway and Mariella Voglreiter of Austria. Middle row L-R: Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany, Lindsey Vonn of the U.S., Julia Mancuso of the U.S., Tina Maze of Slovenia, Stacey Cook of the U.S. and Carolina Ruiz Castillo of Spain. Bottom row L-R: Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany, Lucia Recchia of Italy, Alice McKennis of the U.S., Kelley Vanderbeek of the Canada, Martina Schild of Austria and Margot Bailet of France. (REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay) #
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Sauber Formula One drivers Kamui Kobayashi (L) of Japan and Sergio Perez of Mexico pose next to the C31-Ferrari during the official presentation of the Sauber Formula One Team 2012 at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain February 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo) #
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Arsenal's Robin van Persie keeps the match ball up his jersey as he salutes the fans after their English Premier League soccer match against Blackburn Rovers at the Emirates Stadium in London February 4, 2012. (REUTERS/Eddie Keogh) #
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Washington Wizards guard Jordan Crawford goes to the basket against Toronto Raptors forward Ed Davis (32) during the first half of their NBA basketball game in Toronto February 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Mike Cassese) #
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Latvia's Martins Dukurs runs with his sled during the men's World Cup Skeleton in Whistler, British Columbia February 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Andy Clark) #
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A 76ers fan holds a poster before the start of the NBA basketball game between Miami Heat and the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania February 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Tim Shaffer) #
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China's Liu Yang (blue) challenges Australia's Carli Renzi in their under 57 kg preliminary round match at the Paris International Grand Slam judo tournament February 4, 2012. (REUTERS/Regis Duvignau) #
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BSC Young Boys (YB) and FC Servette players fight for the ball during their Swiss Super League soccer match in Bern February 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Pascal Lauener) #
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Athletes compete during the 15 km men's mass start competition at the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in Rybinsk, February 4, 2012. (REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva) #
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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant jumps with the ball during the Lakers 93-89 win over the Denver Nuggets in their NBA basketball game in Denver February 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Evan Semon) #
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Sabine Lisicki of Germany prepares to serve against Iveta Benesova of Czech Republic during their first group tennis match of the FedCup in Stuttgart February 4, 2012. (REUTERS/Alex Domanski) #
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Lotus Formula One drivers Kimi Raikkonen (L-R) of Finland, Jerome d'Ambrosio of Belgium and Romain Grosjean of France pose next to the E20 during the official presentation of the Lotus Formula One Team 2012 at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain February 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo) #
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Manchester United's goalkeeper David de Gea makes a save during their English Premier League soccer match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in London February 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth) #
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Competitors walk downhill after the trial jump was cancelled due to adverse wind conditions, during the women's World Cup ski jumping competition in Hinzenbach February 4, 2012. (REUTERS/Lisi Niesner) #
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Challenger Steve USS Cunningham of the U.S. takes a heavy punch from Yoan Pablo Hernandez of Cuba during their IBF cruiserweight World Championship title re-match in Frankfurt February 4, 2012. Hernandez won the fight after 12 rounds by a 3-0 judge decision. (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach) #
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Former Boca Juniors' soccer player Martin Palermo acknowledges fans during his farewell match at La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires, February 4, 2012. (REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci) #
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Toro Rosso Formula One drivers Jean-Eric Vergne (R) of France and Daniel Ricciardo of Australia pose with the STR7 during the official presentation of the Toro Rosso Formula One Team 2012 at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain February 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo) #
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Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki goes in for a lay up during the fourth quarter of their NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland, February 4, 2012. (REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk) #
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Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic (L) reacts after a tackle by Manchester United's Ashley Young during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge in London February 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth) #
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Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (L) helps host Alec Baldwin with his trademark pre-game pose during the inaugural National Football League Honors at the Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, Indiana February 4, 2012. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) #
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Mali's Adama Tamboura (R) fights for the ball with Gabon's Eric Mouloungui during their African Cup of Nations quarter-final soccer match at the Stade De L'Amitie Stadium in Gabon's capital Libreville, February 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya) #
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New England Patriots running back Danny Woodhead catches a second quarter touchdown pass past New York Giants outside linebacker Michael Boley (59) and strong safety Kenny Phillips in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Pierre Ducharme) #
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Olympique Lyon's Michel Fernandes (R) challenges Olympique Marseille's Charles Kabore during their French Ligue 1 soccer match at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, February 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier) #
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Ghana's Andre Ayew (2nd L) celebrates his goal with teammates during their African Nations Cup quarter-final soccer match against Tunisia at Franceville stadium February 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Louafi Larbi) #
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New York Giants middle linebacker Chase Blackburn (L) intercepts a pass intended for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski during the third quarter in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Mike Segar) #

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