Sports Action: 1st prize singles
John G. Mabanglo, USA, European Pressphoto Agency.
Diver Chelsea Davis at FINA World Championships, Montreal, 22 July
Sports Action: 2nd prize singles
Sydney Seshibedi, South Africa, Sunday Times.
Sidney Maluleka fights with Sello Hanong, Johannesburg, 16 September
Sports Action: 3rd prize singles
Ryan Pierse, Australia, Getty Images.
Andy Roddick at Australian Open Championships, Melbourne, 26 January
Sports Action: 1st prize stories
Donald Miralle, Jr., USA, Getty Images.
Sports portfolio: Aaron Peirsol at Santa Clara Grand Prix, California, 26 June
Sports Action: 2nd prize stories
Adam Pretty, Australia, Getty Images.
Sports portfolio: Maria Sharapova at Australian Open Championships
Sports Action: 3rd prize stories
Benito Pajares, Spain, El Mundo/SaharaMarathon.
Sports Features: 1st prize singles
Henry Agudelo, Colombia, El Colombiano.
Sports Features: 2nd prize singles
David Guttenfelder, USA, The Associated Press.
Boys play football, Kabul, Afghanistan
Sports Features: 3rd prize singles
Ezra Shaw, USA, Getty Images.
Wheelchair athletes relax after race, Alaska
Sports Features: 1st prize stories
Mark & Jenny Evans, Australia.
At the horse races, Australia
Sports Features: 2nd prize stories
David Maialetti, USA, Philadelphia Daily News.
The Philly Roller Girls
Sports Features: 3rd prize stories
Tomasz Gudzowaty & Judit Berekai, Poland/Hungary, Yours Gallery/Focus for Pozytyw.
Traditional Indian wrestling