In this Tuesday, April 17, 2012, photo, Kendrick Farris practices the snatch at Louisiana State-Shreveport in Shreveport, La. With less than 100 days until the 2012 Olympic Games get underway in London, Farris, a veteran weightlifter of the 2008 Games in Beijing, will have to cheer on the very teammates he's competing against at the Pan-American Championships held in Antigua, Guatemala, on May 10-18, in order to earn consecutive Olympic berths.
Show me the dough!
Competitors of the Italian team perform with their dough during the freestyle event at the Pizza World Championships, in Salsomaggiore Terme, northern Italy on Wednesday.
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia, is followed by spectator boats as it finishes leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Auckland, New Zealand, to Itajai, Brazil on Tuesday. The group completed the leg to claim fourth place and collect a vital 15 points 31 days after leaving Auckland.
Need a lift?
Weightlifter Kendrick Farris practices ahead of the Pan-American Championships in Antigua, Guatemala in May, with an eye toward making the 2012 Olympics squad. Check out our full 2012 Olympics coverage here.
Orange you glad?
Flyers fans party outside the arena before a Game 3 victory over the Penguins in the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Flyers took the first three games in the series. Check out NHL Playoff Central.
Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull Racing drives during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai, China on Sunday. Nico Rosberg went on to win the race.
The Stanley Cup playoffs are off to a violent start, with hits like this one on the Blackhawks' Marian Hossa from the Coyotes' Raffi Torres a perfect example. Hossa was taken to the hospital; Torres was suspended indefinitely. Get full playoff coverage here.
Wild ride ahead
BMX racer Nic Long flies over a jump in New York's Times Square as the US Olympic team marked the 100-day countdown to the London Olympics. Get full Olympics coverage here.
The Great Britain team practices its routine during previews to the FINA Olympic Games Synchronised Swimming Qualification event at London Aquatics Centre on Tuesday. Get full Olympics coverage here.
Not easy being green
Members of the media take pictures of Kermit the Frog during the New York Yankees home opener against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium on Friday. Follow baseball's Great American Race.
Eye on the Cup
Sixteen teams took the ice in search of the elusive Stanley Cup, including the New Jersey Devils with Dainius Zubrus. Unfortunately for the Devils, they quickly fell behind 2-1 in their series with the Panthers. Check out NHL Playoff Central.
Chelsea's Didier Drogba, left, reacts as he scores a goal against Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes during their Champions League semifinal in London on Wednesday. Get the latest on the match here.
Jeff Spear (left) fences Benjamin Igoe in their bout during the Division I National Championships at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
Call it a day
Runners pull up after finishing at Newmarket racecourse on Wednesday in Newmarket, England.
Reigning NASCAR champ Tony Stewart talks to President Barack Obama on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday. Check out the story and photos from the event.
Ryley Batt (No. 3) of Australia breaks past Patrice Simard (No. 14) of Canada to score a goal on Day 1 of the LOCOG Test Event for London 2012 International Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament in London, England.
Grab a towel
Rally towels sit in a box prior to Game 3 between the Washington Capitals and the Boston Bruins at Verizon Center. They didn't help, as the Capitals fell 4-3 to fall behind 2-1 in the series. Get full NHL Playoffs coverage.
Ukraine's Daria Iushko and Keseniya Sydorenko perform their duet's technical routine during the FINA synchronised swimming London 2012 Olympic games qualification tournament in Olympic Park, London on Wednesday. Check out our full Olympics coverage.
Just out of reach
Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco dives but cannot reach a foul ball hit by St. Louis Cardinals' Erik Komatsu in the ninth inning Tuesday.
Is that even legal?
Baltimore's Remus Medley walks on his hands across the finish line of the 116th Boston Marathon on Monday.
Did that used to be a car?
The remaining pieces of NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan's vehicle after an explosion during qualifying for the Four Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway.