From Shraddha Kapoor gyrating at the opening ceremony of an IPL match to breathtaking moves on the soccer field, Rediff.com brings you the Images that made memorable sporting moments this week.
IMAGE: Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor danced to Bollywood numbers in a 19-minute opening ceremony to mark the start of the first Indian Premier League match of the season at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday, April 13. Photograph: BCCI
IMAGE: Sergio Garcia of Spain embraces fiancee Angela Akins in celebration after defeating Justin Rose to win the Augusta Masters on Sunday, April 9. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images
IMAGE: Roberto Firmino of Liverpool scores his side’s first goal during the Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, April 16. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images
IMAGE: Juventus' Mario Mandzukic (left) and Barcelona's Lionel Messi vie for possession during their Champions League quarter-final, first leg match at Juventus Stadium in Turin on Tuesday, April 11. Photograph: Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images
IMAGE: The Borussia Dortmund team bus after the explosion near their hotel before their Champions League match against AS Monaco on Tuesday, April 11. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters
IMAGE: The Rising Pune Supergiant's Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of Royal Challengers Bangalore's Shane Watson during their Indian Premier League match in Bengaluru, on Sunday, April 16. Photograph: BCCI