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BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

April 08, 2019 17:49 IST

When Olympic champion Usain Bolt takes on an auto-rickshaw and beats it, not only does it make news, it also makes for a good picture. Last week also saw the opening of the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium and in the La Liga, Real Madrid went down to Valencia in a mid-week game. 

Rediff.com encapsulates all the sporting action from the past week in this eye-catching photo feature.

Usain Bolt runs against a moto-taxi as part of a sponsored event in Lima, Peru, on Tuesday, April 2

IMAGE: Usain Bolt runs against a moto-taxi as part of a sponsored event in Lima, Peru, on Tuesday, April 2. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters

Sakshi Dhoni watches the IPL-12 game between the Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday, April 3

IMAGE: Sakshi Dhoni watches the IPL-12 game between the Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday, April 3. Photograph: BCCI

Valencia's (centre) Ezequiel Garay scores his side's second goal against Real Madrid CF at Estadio Mestalla in Valencia on Wednesday

IMAGE: Valencia's (centre) Ezequiel Garay scores his side's second goal against Real Madrid CF at Estadio Mestalla in Valencia on Wednesday. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Beat Maendli of Switzerland falls off Dsarie during the FEI World Cup Final 1 Show Jumping event at Gothenburg Horse Show in Scandinavium arena, Sweden on Wednesday, April 4, 2019

IMAGE: Switzerland's Beat Maendli falls off Dsarie during the FEI World Cup Final 1 Show Jumping event at Gothenburg Horse Show in Scandinavium arena, Sweden on Wednesday, April 4. Photograph: Bjorn Larsson Rosvall/TT News Agency via Reuters

Brighton & Hove Albion fans before the FA Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Brighton & Hove Albion at Wembley Stadium, London, on Saturday, April 6

IMAGE: Brighton & Hove Albion fans before the FA Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Brighton & Hove Albion at Wembley Stadium, London, on Saturday, April 6. Photograph: Jon Super/Reuters

Fireworks explode off the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as part of its inaugural ceremony ahead of the English Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on Wednesday, April 3

IMAGE: Fireworks explode off the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as part of its inaugural ceremony ahead of the English Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on Wednesday, April 3. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Rajasthan Royals' Rahul Tripathi drops a catch to give Kolkata Knight Riders' Sunil Narine's a reprieve, off the bowling of Dhawal Kulkarni during their IPL match on Sunday, April 7

IMAGE: Rajasthan Royals' Rahul Tripathi drops a catch to give Kolkata Knight Riders' Sunil Narine's a reprieve, off the bowling of Dhawal Kulkarni during their IPL match on Sunday, April 7. Photograph: BCCI

Runners pass along discarded cups at a refreshment point during the Vienna City Marathon in Vienna, Austria, on Sunday, April 7

IMAGE: Runners pass along discarded cups at a refreshment point during the Vienna City Marathon in Vienna, Austria, on Sunday, April 7. Photograph: Lisi Niesner/Reuters

Minnesota Wild goaltender Alex Stalock (32) and defenseman Brad Hunt (77) and defenseman Jonas Brodin (25) defend the goal against Dallas Stars center Mattias Janmark (13) during the second period of their ice hockey match at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday, April 6

IMAGE: Minnesota Wild goaltender Alex Stalock (32) and defenseman Brad Hunt (77) and defenseman Jonas Brodin (25) defend the goal against Dallas Stars center Mattias Janmark (13) during the second period of their ice hockey match at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday, April 6. Photograph: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates with teammate Andrew Robertson after scoring the second goal against Southampton during their English Premier League match, at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton on Friday, April 5.

IMAGE: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates with teammate Andrew Robertson after scoring the second goal against Southampton during their English Premier League match, at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton on Friday, April 5. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Reuters
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