Sports photography captures the moments we all go – "WOW". See what’s behind Getty Images powerful sports imagery, from the unexpected catches and crashes to the moments of triumph and defeat. Leading sports photographers at Getty Images captured the world's biggest sporting events - from the Olympic Games, to the unpredictable wins in soccer and tennis, to the breaking of baseball’s longest curse — these are the images that encapsulated the last year in sports.
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Photos: Cameron Spencer, Ryan Pierse, Cameron Spencer, Getty Images.