World sport: 10 photos we liked this week – 4-10 February

Bath, England, 9 February: The Great Britain team pose for a selfie after victory in their Fed Cup Europe and Africa Zone Group I promotion play-off against Serbia at University of Bath (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Birmingham, England, 10 February: The surprised look on Sophie McKinna’s face is priceless after the Great Yarmouth athlete wins the women’s shot put on day two of the British Indoor Athletics Championships at Arena Birmingham. (Photo by Stephen Pond – British Athletics/British Athletics via Getty Images)
Munich, Germany, 4 February: A surfer rides the Eisbach wave in the Englischer Garten (English Garden). It is recommended only experienced surfers tackle the man-made wave because of its forceful currents and the concealed concrete riverbed. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Maldegem, Belgium, 6 February: World cyclo-cross champion Mathieu van der Poel, of the Netherlands, during the 13th Maldegem Parkcross. (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)
Anaheim, California, United States, 8 February: Canada’s Kirsten Moore-Towers and her partner Michael Marinaro earn the highest score of the pairs short programme during the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championship. (Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
Pebble Beach, California, United States, 9 February: Jordan Spieth, of the United States, lines up a putt on the dramatic seventh green at Pebble Beach in the third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Lahti, Finland, 9 February: Team Japan I’s Akito Watabe, centre, and Norway II’s Magnus Krog, left, fall during the closing stages of the men’s Nordic combined HS130 2×7.5km team sprint at the Lahti Ski Games. (Photo by Antti Yrjonen/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 9 February: Mercedes Pereyra, centre, celebrates scoring a goal for River Plate against city rivals Boca Juniors in the Argentina Women’s First Division match at Monumental Stadium’s training pitch. (Photo by Jam Media/Getty Images)
Are, Sweden, 9 February: Norway’s silver medallist Aksel Lund Svindal, left, and gold medal-winning countryman Kjetil Jansrud celebrate their top-two finish in the men’s downhill at the World Ski Championships. (Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
Melbourne, Australia, 10 February: Jonathan Martinez, of the United States, lands a kick on opponent Wuliji Buren, of China, during their bantamweight bout at UFC234 in the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

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Publish date : 2019-02-11 12:08:10

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