Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Sat Sep 1, 2018 | 4:15pm BST

Top sports photos of August

Jenny Mensing of Germany warms up at the European Championships in Glasgow.  

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Jenny Mensing of Germany warms up at the European Championships in Glasgow. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Jenny Mensing of Germany warms up at the European Championships in Glasgow. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Close
1 / 30
McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner of the Belgian Grand Prix, August 26.  

REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner of the Belgian Grand Prix, August 26. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner of the Belgian Grand Prix, August 26. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Close
2 / 30
Athletes compete in the women's heptathlon 100m hurdles at the European Championships. 

   
REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Athletes compete in the women's heptathlon 100m hurdles at the European Championships. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Athletes compete in the women's heptathlon 100m hurdles at the European Championships. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
3 / 30
Team Israel competes in the synchronized swimming team free routine final at the European Championships. 


 REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Team Israel competes in the synchronized swimming team free routine final at the European Championships. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Team Israel competes in the synchronized swimming team free routine final at the European Championships. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Close
4 / 30
Simone Biles competes on the balance beam at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. 


REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Simone Biles competes on the balance beam at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Simone Biles competes on the balance beam at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Close
5 / 30
Amirhossein Azari of Iran and Nithipol Sawathavorn of Thailand in action during men's basketball 3x3 at the Asian Games. 
  

REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Amirhossein Azari of Iran and Nithipol Sawathavorn of Thailand in action during men's basketball 3x3 at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Amirhossein Azari of Iran and Nithipol Sawathavorn of Thailand in action during men's basketball 3x3 at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Close
6 / 30
West Ham's Andriy Yarmolenko in action against AFC Wimbledon. 

     
Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

West Ham's Andriy Yarmolenko in action against AFC Wimbledon. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

West Ham's Andriy Yarmolenko in action against AFC Wimbledon. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
Close
7 / 30
Siobhan-Marie of Britain competes in the 100m breaststroke final at the European Championships. 


REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Siobhan-Marie of Britain competes in the 100m breaststroke final at the European Championships. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Siobhan-Marie of Britain competes in the 100m breaststroke final at the European Championships. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Close
8 / 30
Odekta Elvina Naibaho of Indonesia collapses after the 5000m final at the Asian Games. 


REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Odekta Elvina Naibaho of Indonesia collapses after the 5000m final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Odekta Elvina Naibaho of Indonesia collapses after the 5000m final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
Close
9 / 30
Barcelona's Lionel Messi lifts the trophy as he celebrates winning the Spanish Super Cup with team mates. 



REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Barcelona's Lionel Messi lifts the trophy as he celebrates winning the Spanish Super Cup with team mates. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Barcelona's Lionel Messi lifts the trophy as he celebrates winning the Spanish Super Cup with team mates. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
10 / 30
Chen Aisen and Yang Hao of China during the 10m synchronized diving at the Asian Games. 
 
REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton

Chen Aisen and Yang Hao of China during the 10m synchronized diving at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton

Chen Aisen and Yang Hao of China during the 10m synchronized diving at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton
Close
11 / 30
Ayumi Uekusa of Japan in action with Gao Mengmeng of China during the women's +68kg final at the Asian Games.  


REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Ayumi Uekusa of Japan in action with Gao Mengmeng of China during the women's +68kg final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Ayumi Uekusa of Japan in action with Gao Mengmeng of China during the women's +68kg final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Close
12 / 30
A stadium security guard stands with her hand over her heart as Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas sit in silent protest during the national anthem prior to their game against the Arizona Cardinals. 


Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

A stadium security guard stands with her hand over her heart as Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas sit in silent protest during the national anthem prior to their game against the Arizona Cardinals. Mark...more

A stadium security guard stands with her hand over her heart as Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas sit in silent protest during the national anthem prior to their game against the Arizona Cardinals. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Close
13 / 30
Aberdeen's Joe Lewis in action against Burnley.  


Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough

Aberdeen's Joe Lewis in action against Burnley. Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough

Aberdeen's Joe Lewis in action against Burnley. Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough
Close
14 / 30
Cho Hyo Chul of South Korea wrestles with Xiao Di of China during the Asian Games. 


 REUTERS/Issei Kato

Cho Hyo Chul of South Korea wrestles with Xiao Di of China during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Cho Hyo Chul of South Korea wrestles with Xiao Di of China during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
15 / 30
Maryna Bekh of Ukraine competes in the long jump final at the Asian Games. 

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Maryna Bekh of Ukraine competes in the long jump final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Maryna Bekh of Ukraine competes in the long jump final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
16 / 30
South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo leaves after a practice session ahead of their fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Sri Lanka.  


REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo leaves after a practice session ahead of their fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo leaves after a practice session ahead of their fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
Close
17 / 30
Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki reacts after being hit by a pitch from the Pittsburgh Pirates.   

   
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki reacts after being hit by a pitch from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki reacts after being hit by a pitch from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Close
18 / 30
Singapore and Hong Kong celebrate during the 4x100m medley relay at the Asian Games. 


REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Singapore and Hong Kong celebrate during the 4x100m medley relay at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Singapore and Hong Kong celebrate during the 4x100m medley relay at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Close
19 / 30
Qian Jiarui of China reacts after defeating Kim Jiyeon of South Korea during the individual sabre semifinals at the Asian Games. 


REUTERS/Beawiharta

Qian Jiarui of China reacts after defeating Kim Jiyeon of South Korea during the individual sabre semifinals at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Qian Jiarui of China reacts after defeating Kim Jiyeon of South Korea during the individual sabre semifinals at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta
Close
20 / 30
AEK Athens fans with flares before their match against Celtic in Athens. 


REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

AEK Athens fans with flares before their match against Celtic in Athens. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

AEK Athens fans with flares before their match against Celtic in Athens. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
Close
21 / 30
Jeon Hee Sook of South Korea in action with Sera Azuma of Japan during the women's individual fencing at the Asian Games. 


REUTERS/Beawiharta

Jeon Hee Sook of South Korea in action with Sera Azuma of Japan during the women's individual fencing at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Jeon Hee Sook of South Korea in action with Sera Azuma of Japan during the women's individual fencing at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Beawiharta
Close
22 / 30
A competitor takes part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

A competitor takes part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

A competitor takes part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden
Close
23 / 30
An athlete from Indonesia competes during the mixed 4x400m relay at the Asian Games. 


REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

An athlete from Indonesia competes during the mixed 4x400m relay at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

An athlete from Indonesia competes during the mixed 4x400m relay at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
Close
24 / 30
Soyoka Hanawa of Japan in action on the balance beam during the Asian Games. 


REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton

Soyoka Hanawa of Japan in action on the balance beam during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton

Soyoka Hanawa of Japan in action on the balance beam during the Asian Games. REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton
Close
25 / 30
Athletes in action during the 3000m steeplechase final at the Asian Games. 


REUTERS/Issei Kato

Athletes in action during the 3000m steeplechase final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Athletes in action during the 3000m steeplechase final at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
26 / 30
Corinthians fans cheer their team during their match against Chile's Colo Colo in Sao Paulo. 

REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Corinthians fans cheer their team during their match against Chile's Colo Colo in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Corinthians fans cheer their team during their match against Chile's Colo Colo in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Close
27 / 30
Athletes pose after the decathlon 1500m event at the Asian Games. 


REUTERS/Issei Kato

Athletes pose after the decathlon 1500m event at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Athletes pose after the decathlon 1500m event at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
28 / 30
U.S. swimmer Jaimie Monahan competes during the Classic race from Lausanne to Evian, during her attempt to be the fastest swimmer to achieve six marathon swims (more than 10 km) on six continents (USA, Colombia, Australia, Singapore, Egypt and Switzerland to France) in Lausanne, Switzerland.


 REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

U.S. swimmer Jaimie Monahan competes during the Classic race from Lausanne to Evian, during her attempt to be the fastest swimmer to achieve six marathon swims (more than 10 km) on six continents (USA, Colombia, Australia, Singapore, Egypt and...more

U.S. swimmer Jaimie Monahan competes during the Classic race from Lausanne to Evian, during her attempt to be the fastest swimmer to achieve six marathon swims (more than 10 km) on six continents (USA, Colombia, Australia, Singapore, Egypt and Switzerland to France) in Lausanne, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
Close
29 / 30
Sam Mikaluk competes on the parallel bars at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Sam Mikaluk competes on the parallel bars at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Sam Mikaluk competes on the parallel bars at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Close
30 / 30

Next Slideshows

Mourning for John McCain

A bitterly divided Congress came together to commemorate the late Senator John McCain in the Capitol Rotunda on the third of five days of memorial celebrations.

31 Aug 2018

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

30 Aug 2018

John McCain lies in state

Residents line up at the Arizona statehouse to pay respects to the late Senator John McCain, the Vietnam War hero and two-time Republican presidential candidate...

30 Aug 2018

The great tomato fight

Revellers are painted red during Spain's annual Tomatina festival.

29 Aug 2018

MORE IN PICTURES

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Jeffrey Epstein's private Caribbean island

Jeffrey Epstein's private Caribbean island

Images of Little St. James Island, Jeffrey Epstein's 70-acre private island in the Caribbean.

Life under lockdown in Kashmir

Life under lockdown in Kashmir

Rare images from inside Indian-controlled Kashmir after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and moved to quell widespread unrest by shutting down communications and clamping down on freedom of movement.

Tourists retrace slave route from Africa

Tourists retrace slave route from Africa

This month's anniversary of the first Africans to arrive in Virginia has caused a rush of interest in ancestral tourism, with people from the United States, the Caribbean and Europe seeking out their roots in West Africa.

Migrants jump off stranded rescue ship

Migrants jump off stranded rescue ship

Tensions rose on a rescue ship stranded off southern Italy on Tuesday, as 10 of the migrants aboard jumped into the sea and tried to swim ashore, according to the Spanish charity that operates the vessel.

Turkish police use water cannon on Kurdish protesters

Turkish police use water cannon on Kurdish protesters

Riot police fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters demonstrating in southeast Turkey on Tuesday against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five months after they were elected.

Life in Hong Kong, city of protest

Life in Hong Kong, city of protest

Scenes of daily life amid weeks of anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong, which began in June as opposition to a now-suspended extradition bill and have since swelled into wider calls for democracy.

Woodstock site hosts concerts on 50th anniversary

Woodstock site hosts concerts on 50th anniversary

Ringo Starr, Carlos Santana, Arlo Guthrie and other acts perform at the original site of the Woodstock Festival, on the 50th anniversary of the iconic counterculture event.

The face of drag

The face of drag

Drag enthusiasts put their best faces forward at DragWorld, Europe's largest drag celebration in London.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast