Leading Off: Pictures of the Week
Mark Cavendish of England, Gerald Ciolek and Heinrich Haussler of Germany and Loyd Mondory of France crash near the finish line of the fourth stage Schawarzenburg to Wettingen on June 15 during the Tour of Switzerland cycling race.
Italy's midfielder Simone Pepe trips as he kicks the ball during a match against Paraguay on June 14 at Green Point stadium in Cape Town.
Robert J Barton of the Tiger-PC Swim Club is airborne during the fourth heat of the 50m freestyle June 19 during the Santa Clara International Grand Prix.
Tiger Woods plays his second shot on the sixth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.
Michael Goulian of the U.S. in action during the Red Bull Air Race on June 19 in New Jersey.
Boston Celtics Paul Pierce passes during Game 7 of the NBA Finals in Los Angeles.
Phil Mickelson chose to hit right handed out of the rough on the ninth hole during the third round of the U.S. Open.
Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera makes a save against South Africa's Katlego Mphela during a first round World Cup match in South Africa.
Elizabeth Beisel during the 200-meter breaststroke finals at the Santa Clara International Invitational.
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot against Aravane Rezai of France on the second day of the AEGON International tennis tournament on June 15 in Eastbourne, England.
Supporters of Japan's national team cheer before the Group E match against Cameroon. Japan won 1-0.
As guards held back cheering fans, Lakers forwards Pau Gasol and Ron Artest reveled in their 83-79 victory over Rajon Rondo and the Celtics in Game 7 of the NBA Finals at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The win gave the Lakers their 16th title, one short of Boston's record.
Residents of a squatters' camp in Kliptown, near the Johannesburg township of Soweto, set a small bonfire and watched the World Cup game between South Africa and Uruguay on June 16 on a TV fed with illegally tapped electricity. The home team lost 3-0.