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.
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Pittsburgh Pirates’ Starling Marte poses in front of a photographer’s umbrella during photo day before a baseball spring training workout in Bradenton, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Switzerland’s Simon Ammann warms up prior to his training jump at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
David Ferrer of Spain holds up his trophy after defeating Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-2, 6-3 in the Rio Open tennis tournament men’s final match, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain steers his Mercedes GP car during the 2015 Formula One testing at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Maria Sharapova of Russia returns the ball to Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia during a Mexican Tennis Open quarterfinal match in Acapulco, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Top-seeded Sharapova beat Rybarikova 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the Mexico Open semifinals. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Scuderia Toro Rosso walks by the paddock during the 2015 Formula One testing at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Washington Nationals players ride a golf cart past a Casey at the Bat statue outside Space Coast Stadium on their way to the practice fields for a spring training baseball workout, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Mac Bohonnon, center, is kissed by Ashley Caldwell, right, and Kiley McKinnon, left, all of the U.S, as they stand on a podium celebrating their victory in the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup 2015 event in Raubichi, on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Ashley Caldwell took gold, Mac Bohonnon and Kiley McKinnon took silver. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Northern Iowa running back David Johnson runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Home plate is seen as Houston Astros’ Preston Tucker swings at a pitch in front of catcher Jason Castro during a spring training baseball workout, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Regan Smith (7) flips on the front stretch after being involved in a multi-car accident during a NASCAR Xfinity series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Sara Errani of Italy celebrates biting her trophy after defeating Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia 7-6, 6-1, in the final match of the Rio Open tennis tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Rafael Nadal, of Spain, eyes a ball at the quarter-finals match of the Rio Open tennis tournament against Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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