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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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