Over the last few weeks, we have gathered a selection of some of our favorite sports moments captured by AP photographers.
Here’s a look at some of the high intensity, high impact moments from around the world.
Click on any image to launch the Sports Roundup: Jan. 16, 2015 gallery.
Unidentified men stand outside a ticketing office ahead of the opening African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Friday Jan. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Members of the North Dakota State team celebrate following the FCS Championship NCAA college football game against Illinois State Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, in Frisco, Texas. North Dakota State won the game 29-27 for their fourth straight national championship. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)
Norway’s Anders Jacobsen soars during the trial jump at the third stage of the four hills ski jumping tournament in Innsbruck, Austria, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Atletico de Madrid Fernando Torres lies during a King’s Cup soccer match between Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams (13) reacts after dunking against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
Members of the Army salute during the National Anthem prior to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl high school football game, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Mississippi defensive back Senquez Golson speaks during an interview after the Peach Bowl NCAA football game between TCU and Mississippi, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in Atlanta. TCU won 42-3. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Ohio State’s Nick Vannett celebrates his touchdown catch with teammates during the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Oregon Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
TCU cheerleaders perform during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA football game, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Ohio State players celebrate after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Oregon Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Ohio State won 42-20. (AP Photo/Tom Pennington)
Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates after she won the women’s final match against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 6-7, 6-3, 6-3 during the Brisbane International tennis tournamentin Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)
In this picture taken with a longtime exposure Austria’s Stefan Kraft soars during the trial jump of the fourth stage of the four hills ski jumping tournament in Bischofshofen, Austria, on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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