From the Summer Olympics and Michael Phelps becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time to boxing fights and Mexican wrestling, here’s a look at the best sports images from around the world in 2012.
Dec. 13 Photo Brief: The golden Queen, tanks in Eygpt, vacation time in Australia and legislators in Kiev come to blows
The Queen inspects the gold reserves, people flock to the beaches in Sydney, Egyptian tanks surround the Presidential palace, Parliament in Kiev dukes it out and more in today’s daily Photo Brief.
Nov. 28 photo brief: Syrian rebels shoot down government plane, Dev Deepawali is celebrated, rioting in Tahrir Square, England has a new baby
Syrian rebels shoot down a Syrian government plane, Dev Deepawali is celebrated in India, rioting continues in Tahrir Square, Buddy Guy goes to Washington, England has a new baby, Kate has a new do and more in today’s daily brief.
A fleet of Santas march through Manhattan for America’s 110th Annual Sidewalk Santa Parade, animal rights activist in Vienna simulate medical tests, a naked man brings central London traffic to a standstill by climbing to the top of the statue of Prince George outside the Ministry of Defence and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 21 Photo Brief: A troubled turkey, a wax Thanksgiving, an Indian camel fair, a prosthetic hospital
A wax Thanksgiving in London with George Clooney, Rihanna, Morgan Freeman and President Obama, a troubled turkey, an Indian camel fair, a prosthetic hospital in Kabul and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 14 Photo Brief: Anti-austerity strikes across Europe, Afghan rag pickers, Diwali is celebrated, the Prince and the Hobbit, a homemade submarine
Anti-austerity protests and strikes across Europe, yellow fever in Darfur, the latest Twilight film premiers in London, Diwali is celebrated, Prince Charles meets a Hobbit, a dangerous school crossing and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 7 Photo Brief: Newborn twins named Mitt and Barack, a gaggle of geese, glowing fish, Russians remember the Nazi invasion and the Bolshevik Revolution
A Kenyan mother names her newborn twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, a department store collapses in Ghana, Russians commemorate the 95th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution and the 71st anniversary of the Nazi invasion, Greek workers protest austerity and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 6 Photo Brief: Miss Earth beauty pageant, honor-killing parents, Bonfire Night, Samhain, V for Vendetta and Guy Fawkes
Ninety-one bikini-clad contestants prepare to compete for the Miss Earth crown on November 24, Pakistani parents are jailed for killing their daughter with acid because she looked at a boy, Bonfire Night lights up the streets in Lewes, Sussex in England, Anonymous protests outside the Houses of Parliament and more in today’s daily brief.
Oct. 26 Photo Brief: Baltimore Halloween Brew-ha-ha, Islam’s Feast of the Sacrifice, zombies in Berlin, Halloween at the zoo, pregnant pigs in a cage
Baltimore Bike Party, Graphic animal slaughter images from the first day of Islam’s Eid al-Adha celebration, or “Feast of the Sacrifice,” a polar bear and white lion play with pumpkins in a Russian zoo, European pigs will soon have more room in their cages, zombies from the Middle Ages emerge from the Berlin Dungeon and more in today’s daily brief.