Mon, 26 Dec 2011 04:10:12 GMT | By Carlo R. Coloma
The best sports photos of 2011

Best photos of 2011 - Sports

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A boogie boarder rides a wave at the "Wedge" in Newport Beach, Calif., Thursday, May 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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  • Dragon supply capsule reaches orbiting ISS

    The unmanned Dragon capsule from the private US firm SpaceX successfully reached the International Space Station Sunday, its third trip carrying supplies and equipment to the orbiting lab.

  • Luis Suarez scored his 30th Premier League goal of the season at Norwich City on Sunday, becoming the first Liverpool player to achieve the feat since Ian Rush in 1987.

  • Pope makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace after gunbattle

    Pope Francis urged the international community to "prevent violence" in Ukraine in his Easter Sunday message after pro-Russian insurgents in the east of the country reported four people killed in a gunbattle.

  • Pope pleads for peace in Ukraine, Syria

    Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria in an Easter Sunday address before 150,000 faithful in which he also condemned the "neglect and dire poverty" behind the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa.

  • Pope leads Easter celebrations marred by Ukraine

    Pope Francis celebrated Easter mass on Sunday with a message of social solidarity as the world's Orthodox marked a holiday marred by bitter divisions over Ukraine and clashes broke out in Jerusalem.

  • Hamilton seals first F1 hat-trick in China

    Lewis Hamilton sealed his first hat-trick of Formula One wins and led Mercedes to their third straight one-two finish at the Chinese Grand Prix as the team tightened their grip on the season Sunday.