- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 6, 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 a gymnast flying high during the Commonwealth Games in Scotland, sailors entering the water before a test race for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and a soccer player getting a face full of corner flag at a match in Charlotte, N. C.

This gallery contains photos published July 30-Aug. 5.


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

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