A Swiss Saint Bernard sleeps on the floor at the Hund 2010 Dog Exhibition in Winterthur, Switzerland, on Friday.
Women runners, including eventual winner Melissa Moon (front row c.), of Wellington, New Zealand, start the 33rd Annual Empire State Building Run-up in New York City on Tuesday.
Andrew Newell is turning cross-country skiing on its head, literally, and is one of the U.S. Team's best hopes for an olympic medal.
Al Hilal soccer team players celebrate with the trophy after clinching the Saudi Zain Premier League. Al Hilal defeated Ettifaq in their match at King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday.
Three days of severe weather, including mudslides and flooding, is largely courtesy of El Nino, say meteorologists.
A Haitian woman, Madame Marcus, holds her newborn baby boy after giving birth to her second child at a makeshift hospital run by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. A 6.1-magnitude shook the capital on Wednesday morning, a little over a week after the city was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake, which killed and displaced hundreds of thousands.
The Richmond Oval in British Columbia will hold 8,000 spectators at the speed skating events during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
American Lindsey Jacobellis catches air en route to winning the Olympic test event last year at Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver, British Columbia. In the snowboard cross and X-Games world in which she resides, Jacobellis is the most dominant figure in her sport.
Luge athlete Mellisa Hollingsworth, shown here while on a training run at the Whistler course, has the potential to win Canada’s first Olympic gold medal on home soil. USA Luge was miffed that Canada didn't honor an unwritten reciprocity agreement under which the neighbors have given each other extra training runs since the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid.
Canada's Olympic Ice Hockey goaltender Martin Brodeur stretches in Salt Lake City in 2002. Brodeur was named to Canada's team again for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.