A look at the eye-opening sporting moments that were captured through cameras the past year.
A football fan blows a vuvuzela horn on the first day of the 2010 World Cup in Cape Town, on June 11, 2010. Africa's first World Cup kicked off with hosts South Africa taking on Mexico at Soweto's showpiece Soccer City venue in front of 95,000 spectators, in suburban Johannesburg, followed by France and Uruguay in Cape Town. - Photo by AFP.
Supporters of Ghana's football squad cheer during the Group D, first round, 2010 World Cup football match Germany vs Ghana on June 23, 2010 at Soccer City stadium in Soweto, suburban Johannesburg. Germany won by 1-0. - Photo by AFP.
Germany's midfielder Thomas Mueller (C) celebrates as he scores Germany's third goal past England's defender Matthew Upson (R) and England's goalkeeper David James (L) during the 2010 World Cup match Germany vs. England on June 27, 2010 at Free State stadium in Mangaung/Bloemfontein. Germany defeated England 4-1. - Photo by AFP.
Racers run in front of the Matterhorn mountain as they leave the Zermatt ski resort during the start of the Glacier Patrol, a famous ski alpinism race early on April 22, 2010 in Zermatt. The Glacier Patrol (Patrouille des Glaciers) organized by the Swiss Army sees highly-experienced hiker-skiers trek across the Haute Route along the Swiss-Italian border from Zermatt to Verbier. The race covers 53km (31.8 miles) by foot and ski, with over 7000m gained and lost along the way. - Photo by AFP.
Spanish Bullfighter Julio Aparicio is gored by a bull during a bulfight of the San Isidro Feria at the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, on May 21, 2010. - Photo by AFP.
Smoke comes from the car of Toro Rosso's Spanish driver Jaime Alguersuari at the Hungaroring circuit on August 01, 2010 in Budapest, after the start of the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix. - Photo by AFP.
Sweden's Sarah Sjoestroem competes during the women's 100m freestyle final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 11, 2010. Picture taken with underwater camera. - Photo by AFP.
Mercedes GP's German driver Michael Schumacher crashes with Force India's Italian driver Vitantonio Liuzzi at the Yas Marina circuit on November 14, 2010 in Abu Dhabi, during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix. - Photo by AFP.
The pack of riders including HTC Columbia's team rider Mark Cavendish (L) crash during their sprint next to the finish line in the fourth stage of the Tour de Suisse from Schwarzenburg to Wettingen June 15, 2010. - Photo by Reuters.
Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer soars through the air during the third event of the four-hills ski jumping tournament in Innsbruck January 3, 2010. - Photo by Reuters.
Antonio Margarito of Mexico is hit with a left by Manny Pacquiao (R) of the Philippines in the 5th round of their 12 round WBC World Super Welterweight title boxing fight in Arlington, Texas November 13, 2010. Pacquiao eventually cemented his place in the pantheon of boxing greats by recording an unanimous points victory over Margarito to claim the vacant WBC super welterweight title. - Photo by Reuters.
Poland's Anna Werblinska jumps to serve against Russia during their second round match of the FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship in Tokyo November 7, 2010. - Photo by Reuters.
Amateur 125cc rider Jordan Zamora of Australia crashes during the first practice session of the Australian Grand Prix in Phillip Island near Melbourne October 15, 2010. - Photo by Reuters.
Philadelphia Phillies Ben Francisco reacts after being hit in the head with a pitch by Cincinnati Reds Logan Ondrusek during the sixth inning in Game 2 of the MLB National League Division Series baseball playoffs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 8, 2010. - Photo by Reuters.
Cleveland Browns running back Jerome Harrison (35) dives for yardage after being tripped up by the Kansas City Chiefs during the first quarter of their NFL game in Cleveland, Ohio September 19, 2010. - Photo by Reuters.
Russia's Dimitry Vassiliev soars through heavy snow clouds during the practice for the third event of the four-hills ski jumping tournament in Innsbruck, January 2, 2010. The practice and the qualification were cancelled due to heavy wind and snowfall. - Photo by Reuters.
Sam Oldham of Britain falls from the high bar during the men's individual all-around final of the artistic gymnastics competition at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Singapore, August 18, 2010. - Photo by Reuters.
England's Paul Collingwood (R) leaps out of the way after Australia's Ricky Ponting hits out watched by Craig Kieswetter (C) during the third one-day international cricket match at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester June 27, 2010. - Photo by Reuters.