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Dec 06, 2018 01:06 PM IST | Sports

Best sports photos of 2018

From France winning the Football World Cup for the second time to Serena Williams’ infamous meltdown during the final of the US Open tennis tournament, there were several moments that made 2018 memorable to sports enthusiasts across the globe. Here is a collection of images that will help you relive many of those moments.

North and South Koreans wave flags together during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
North and South Koreans wave flags together during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
North Korean supporters hold up Korean unification flags during the ladies' 500 meters short-track speedskating at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, on February 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
North Korean supporters hold up Korean unification flags during the ladies' 500 meters short-track speedskating at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, on February 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Shaun White, of the United States, celebrates winning gold after his run during the men's halfpipe finals at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Shaun White, of the United States, celebrates winning gold after his run during the men's halfpipe finals at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, left, and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva, both representing the Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR), are embraced by their coach, Eteri Georgievna Tutberidze, at the women's free figure skating final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, on February 23, 2018.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, left, and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva, both representing the Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR), are embraced by their coach, Eteri Georgievna Tutberidze, at the women's free figure skating final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, on February 23, 2018.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Chloe Kim, of the United States, jumps during the women's halfpipe finals at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Chloe Kim, of the United States, jumps during the women's halfpipe finals at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after France took the lead with a third goal by Kylian Mbappe during the round of 16 match between France and Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, on June 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after France took the lead with a third goal by Kylian Mbappe during the round of 16 match between France and Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, on June 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
French President Emmanuel Macron cheers during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, on July 15, 2018. (Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik/Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
French President Emmanuel Macron cheers during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, on July 15, 2018. (Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik/Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
France's Benjamin Mendy celebrates with the trophy after his team won the final match against Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, on July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
France's Benjamin Mendy celebrates with the trophy after his team won the final match against Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, on July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles throws as he's hit by Minnesota Vikings' Eric Kendricks during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game on January 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles throws as he's hit by Minnesota Vikings' Eric Kendricks during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game on January 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, holds the Stanley Cup aloft during a victory rally on the National Mall in Washington on June 12, 2018. This was the first championship title for the Washington Capitals. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, holds the Stanley Cup aloft during a victory rally on the National Mall in Washington on June 12, 2018. This was the first championship title for the Washington Capitals. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his final match before retiring from test cricket, raises his cap as he walks off at the end of the fifth cricket test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London, on September 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his final match before retiring from test cricket, raises his cap as he walks off at the end of the fifth cricket test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London, on September 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Tiger Woods, lower center, and Rory McIlroy, lower left, emerge from a horde of fans following Tiger on their way to the 18th green during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta on September 23, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
Tiger Woods, lower center, and Rory McIlroy, lower left, emerge from a horde of fans following Tiger on their way to the 18th green during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta on September 23, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
Patrick Reed celebrates after winning the Masters golf tournament on April 8, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Patrick Reed celebrates after winning the Masters golf tournament on April 8, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Philippe Raud, of France, right, and Miguel Angel Alvarez Pineda, of Peru, both drivers of Toyota cars, point in opposite directions as they try to determine their way across the dunes during stage 5 of the Dakar Rally between San Juan de Marcona and Arequipa, Peru, on January 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Philippe Raud, of France, right, and Miguel Angel Alvarez Pineda, of Peru, both drivers of Toyota cars, point in opposite directions as they try to determine their way across the dunes during stage 5 of the Dakar Rally between San Juan de Marcona and Arequipa, Peru, on January 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Phillippines' Eumir Felix Marcial, left, lands a blow on the face of Uzbekistan's Israil Madrimov during their men's middleweight boxing semifinal at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Phillippines' Eumir Felix Marcial, left, lands a blow on the face of Uzbekistan's Israil Madrimov during their men's middleweight boxing semifinal at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Serena Williams argues with chair umpire Carlos Ramos during a match against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, in the women's final of the US Open tennis tournament on September 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Serena Williams argues with chair umpire Carlos Ramos during a match against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, in the women's final of the US Open tennis tournament on September 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, celebrates after defeating Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, during the men's final of the US Open tennis tournament on September 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, celebrates after defeating Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, during the men's final of the US Open tennis tournament on September 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in the men's final match of the French Open tennis tournament in Paris on June 10, 2018. Nadal won 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in the men's final match of the French Open tennis tournament in Paris on June 10, 2018. Nadal won 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Gold medalist Simone Biles of the United States performs on the floor on the second and last day of the apparatus finals of the Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, on November 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Gold medalist Simone Biles of the United States performs on the floor on the second and last day of the apparatus finals of the Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, on November 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Fans interfere with Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts trying to catch a ball hit by Houston Astros' Jose Altuve during the first inning in Game 4 of a baseball American League Championship Series on October 17, 2018, in Houston. Altuve was called out. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Fans interfere with Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts trying to catch a ball hit by Houston Astros' Jose Altuve during the first inning in Game 4 of a baseball American League Championship Series on October 17, 2018, in Houston. Altuve was called out. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
The Boston Red Sox celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on October 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won the game 5-1 to win the series 4 games to 1. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
The Boston Red Sox celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on October 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won the game 5-1 to win the series 4 games to 1. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) sits on the bench between guards George Hill, left, and Kyle Korver during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, California, on June 3, 2018. The Warriors won 122-103. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) sits on the bench between guards George Hill, left, and Kyle Korver during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, California, on June 3, 2018. The Warriors won 122-103. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James during the second half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals on June 8, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James during the second half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals on June 8, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, passes the Arc de Triomphe on July 29, 2018, during the twenty-first stage of the 116-kilometer (72.1-mile) Tour de France cycling race from Houilles to the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, passes the Arc de Triomphe on July 29, 2018, during the twenty-first stage of the 116-kilometer (72.1-mile) Tour de France cycling race from Houilles to the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Mclaren driver Fernando Alonso of Spain goes over the top of Sauber driver Charles Leclerc of Monaco at the start of the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, on August 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Mclaren driver Fernando Alonso of Spain goes over the top of Sauber driver Charles Leclerc of Monaco at the start of the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, on August 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
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