- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Here’s a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.

This week’s images include Tour de France riders cycling through the English countryside; Novak Djokovic triumphantly posing with his Wimbledon trophy; and the agony of a Brazil fan as Germany beat the home team in the World Cup semis.

This gallery contains photos published July 2-8.

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This gallery was curated by photo editor Alyssa Goodman in New York.