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Sports photos of the week to December 3
Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Best sports photos from the World at Play for the week to December 3.

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Connor Wickham of Sunderland falls to the pitch under challenge by Sebastien Bassong of Norwich City during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Sunderland at Carrow Road on December 2, 2012 in Norwich, England.

(Jamie McDonald - AFP/Getty Images)
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A runner competes in the GORE-TEX 50 Mile Race in The North Face Endurance Challenge on December 1, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The 50 mile race began in the dark at 5am in the Marin Headlands just north of San Francisco. This year's route was changed because of severe weather.

(Ezra Shaw - AFP/Getty Images)
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Adriano Correia of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Athletic Club at Camp Nou on December 1, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.

(David Ramos - AFP/Getty Images)
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Graeme Smith of South Africa bats during day two of the Third Test Match between Australia and South Africa at WACA on December 1, 2012 in Perth, Australia.

(Robert Cianflone - AFP/Getty Images)
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Chris Ashton of England goes over to score a try during the QBE International match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on December 1, 2012 in London, England.

(Clive Rose - AFP/Getty Images)
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Kurtley Beale of Australia scores a last minute try to win the match under pressure from Alex Cuthbert of Wales during the International match between Wales and Australia at Millennium Stadium on December 1, 2012 in Cardiff, Wales.

(Laurence Griffiths - AFP/Getty Images)
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Nathan Lyon of Australia and his team appeal unsucessfully for the wicket of Faf du Plessis of South Africa during day five of the Second Test Match between Australia and South Africa at Adelaide Oval on November 26, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.

(Mark Kolbe - AFP/Getty Images)
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David Beckham of Los Angeles Galaxy drinks out of the MLS Trophy after the Galaxy defeat the Houston Dynamo 3-1 to win the 2012 MLS Cup at The Home Depot Center on December 1, 2012 in Carson, California.

(Harry How - AFP/Getty Images)
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Daniel Jacobs (R) connects on a punch to the face of Chris Fitzpatrick at Madison Square Garden on December 1, 2012 in New York City.

(Elsa - AFP/Getty Images)
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Goalkeeper Devon Manchester of New Zealand and Gurvinder Singh Chandi of India collide as they contest for the ball during the match between New Zealand and India during day two of the Champions Trophy on December 2, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

(Scott Barbour - AFP/Getty Images)
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Michael Matson #81 of the Connecticut Huskies runs onto the field with his teammates prior to the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats during the game at Rentschler Field on December 1, 2012 in East Hartford, Connecticut.

(Jared Wickerham - AFP/Getty Images)
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Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium plays his second shot on the ninth hole during the first round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club on November 29, 2012 in Sun City, South Africa.

(Warren Little - AFP/Getty Images)
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Sebastian Vettel, F1 World Champion in 2010, 2012 and 2012 speaks to the media at the Red Bull Racing Press Conference at the Red Bull Factory on November 27, 2012 in Milton Keynes, England.

(Laurence Griffiths - AFP/Getty Images)
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Cornerback Morris Claiborne of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates while crossing the goal line to score on a fumble recovery as quarterback Nick Foles of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on at Cowboys Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Arlington, Texas.

(Tom Pennington - AFP/Getty Images)
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