Grid girls line up for the drivers parade before the United States Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas on November 18, 2012 in Austin, Texas.
French alpinist Lionel Daudet goes paragliding from above Chamonix on Nov. 15 at the end of his trip around France following coastal and terrestrial borders without any motorized transport, walking more than 5,000 km and crossing 1,000 mountain tops.
A Russian artist performs during the 25th International Festival of Modern Choreography in Vitebsk, Belarus, on Nov. 21. Dancers from Germany, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Japan, Ukraine, Switzerland, Italy and other countries took part in the event.
Grid girls line up for the drivers parade prior to the U.S. Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas on Nov. 18 in Austin, Texas. The race marked the return of the series to America for the first time since 2007.
Novak Djokovic looks at a child playing during a friendly game of tennis in the gym Maracanazinho on Nov. 17 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Djokovic was on hand for an exhibition match.
McLaren's Jenson Button takes practice laps for the U.S. Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas on Nov. 16 in Austin, Texas. His teammate, Lewis Hamilton, went on to win the race.
Fight for it
Mariners' Bernie Ibini competes for the ball (apparently with both opposing players and a winged soccer enthusiast) during the Round Seven A-League match between the Melbourne Victory and the Central Coast Mariners at Etihad Stadium on Nov. 17 in Melbourne, Australia.
Great Britain's Jason Kenny (No. 109) crashes out of the men's Kierin Final on Day Two of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome on Nov. 17 in Glasgow, Scotland. Quentin Lafargue of France also went down with Kenny.
Canada's Paul Poirier and Piper Gilles perform during the Gala Exhibition on Day Three of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Trophee Eric Bompard at Omnisports Bercy on Nov. 18 in Paris, France.
Billy Smith takes a run as a photographer takes shots for a feature on Nov. 17 in Swansea, Wales.
What a view!
Oman fans sit under the scoreboard while the sun sets during the FIFA World Cup Asian qualifier match between Oman and Japan at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Nov. 14Muscat, Oman.
In his face
Venezuela forward Jose Rondon (23) collides with Nigeria goalie Ejide Austine during the first half of an international friendly soccer match on Nov. 14 in Miami. Nigeria won, 3-1.
Alicia Fernandez-Castano, wife of Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, and two of their children swim with a dolphin during a European Tour players' family event at Dolphin Bay, Atlantis prior to the start of the DP World Tour Championship on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates on Nov. 21 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Just missed it
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero beats Brad Guzan for his team's second goal, from the penalty spot, to make the score 2-0 during the Barclays Premier League match against Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium on Nov. 17 in Manchester, England. Manchester City went on to win, 5-0.
The Chinese team's performance wins the gold medal during the teams free final synchronized swimming at the 9th Asian Swimming Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Nov. 18.
Can't miss this!
American John Daly plays a shot from the trees during the first round of the UBS Hong Kong open at The Hong Kong Golf Club on Nov. 15 in Hong Kong.
Ophelie Au-Kouen of Reunion Island wins her Round One heat at the Swatch Girls Pro China on Nov. 21 in Hainan Island, China.
Tough to take
Inter Milan's Diego Alberto Milito reacts after missing a goal during the Serie A football match between Inter Milan and Cagliari at San Siro Stadium in Milan on Nov. 18.
Running back Johnathan Franklin of the UCLA Bruins celebrates his team's 38-28 victory over the USC Trojans at the Rose Bowl on Nov. 17 in Pasadena, Calif.
What a face
The Georgia Bulldogs mascot Uga IX (formerly known as Russ) watches the action against the Georgia Southern Eagles at Sanford Stadium on Nov. 17 in Athens, Georgia. Georgia won, 45-14.