Best Sports Pictures Of 2016
2016 was overall a great year for sports, some of the big events like Rio Olympic, Euro cup happened this year. The 2016 introduced the world to athletes such as American Gymnast Simone Biles, and saw the retirement of Olympic legends Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt. Game, match, win, loss, emotions we saw everything on field this year. So taking a review of this year’s sports events here we have collected some of the best pictures.
#Usain Bolt’s Million Dollar Look
Usain Bolt of Jamaica looks at Andre De Grasse of Canada as they compete in the men’s 100 m semi-final at Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 14
Simone Biles of the United States competes on the Women’s Floor final on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro
#Abbey D’Agostino and Nikki Hamblin Fair Play
Abbey D’Agostino and Nikki Hamblin both fell in the 5,000 m race and instead of leaving the other and running for the gold they both helped each other and showed the best example of fair-play and sports men ship. For this two won the Rio fair play award.
Paralympic gold medalist, Oscar Pistorius, prepares to walk across the courtroom without his prosthetic legs during the third day of his hearing at the Pretoria High Court for sentencing procedures in his murder trial in Pretoria on June 15, 2016.
#We Love You Muhammad
A banner stating “We Love You Muhammad” is displayed as well-wishers touch the hearse carrying the body of the late boxing champion Muhammad Ali during his funeral procession through Louisville, Kentucky, June 10, 2016.
#Michael Phelps Is Crying
Michael Phelps of the United States thanks the crowd after winning gold in the Men’s 4 x 100 m Medley Relay Final on Day 8
#Samir Ait Said’s Horrible Leg Injury
The most horrible injury if the Rio Olympic French gymnast suffered gruesome leg break which shattered his Olympic dreams. he landed awkwardly after taking a flight for the event and it is also said that the audience even heard the noise of braking bones..
Sam Switkowski of Box Hill competes for the ball covered in mud during the round 14 VFL match between Box Hill and Williamstown at City Oval on July 9, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.
The Olympic games does not get a better start than this. This picture of Pita Taufatofua,Tonga’s flag bearer turned most of the eyes as he walked in the opening ceremony. The taekwondo athlete emerged topless, wearing traditional Tongan dress and apparently covered in baby oil. It did not go unnoticed.
#The Euro Cup Champion
Portugal national team after winning the euro cup final in France.
#Kariman Abuljadayel Hijab Run
The 22 year old Sprinter Kariman Abuljadayel made history by becoming the first Saudi woman to compete in the 100m. She may have not won the race, but she managed to wins millions of hearts and the race of his life as she stepped on the track in full body kit and hijab.
# Breaking The Boundries
We all know north Korea I one of the most controversial nation in the worlds and both north and south Korea are having a sad political relation from last 70 years , but this picture when North Korean gymnast Hong Un-Jong posed for a selfie with South Korean athlete Lee Eun-ju , re defined sports man ship and broke all the boundaries .
#The Shortest And The Tallest Athlete In Rio
One photograph quickly demonstrated that the Olympic games caters for all shapes and sizes. This photo of US gymnast Ragan Smith and basketball player DeAndre Jordan swept across the internet as soon as she posted it online.
#Kitty van Male
Holland’s Kitty van Male takes a stick to the face against Argentina – her team would lose the final on penalties to Team GB
#Shaunae Miller’s Dive For Gold
Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller falls over the finish line to win gold ahead of United States’ Allyson Felix, right, in the women’s 400-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016.
#LeBron James and Kevin Love
LeBron James and Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate after defeating the Golden State Warriors, 93-89, in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 19, 2016 in Oakland, Calif.
#Rickie Fowler Is Single
Rickie Fowler of the United States wears a funny look as J.B. Holmes, Erica Holmes, Jimmy Walker, Erin Walker, Jordan Spieth, Annie Verret, Justine Reed and Patrick Reed celebrate during singles matches of the 2016 Ryder Cup
Dipa Karmakar ends her vault event with a graceful landing that made her the fourth best in the world.
Mark Webber drinks champagne from the boot of Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Red Bull Racing on the podium during the Formula One Grand Prix of Belgium at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 28, 2016 in Spa, Belgium
#Maryoly Gamez & Victoria Rios
Maryoly Gamez of Venezuela (L) battles for the ball against Victoria Rios of Uruguay during the International Womens Rugby Sevens at Deodoro Olympic Park on March 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
#Sarena’s Cute Gesture
Victoria Azarenka (BLR) holds the championship trophy as Serena Williams (USA) walks off the court with a wierd expression after the women’s final in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
Virat left heartbroken as the West Indian team celebrates reaching the final, in the background. He scored 89* and also took a wicket, but it wasn’t enough.
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