Top 10 Sports Photos of 2016

It’s been a heavy year for sport. A lot has happened with many medals won, records broken and (of course) plenty of controversy. Want to see the best of it in photo form? Yeah you do…

Usain Bolt cruises to an easy win in the men’s 100-meter semifinal at the Rio Olympics.

Usain Bolt cruises to an easy win in the men's 100-meter semifinal at the Rio Olympics.

Neymar brings home a gold medal for Brazil at the Rio Olympics.

Neymar brings home a gold medal for Brazil at the Rio Olympics.

Laurence Griffiths/Getty

Jonnie Peacock of Great Britain wins his second straight gold medal in the 100 meters at the Rio Paralympics.

Jonnie Peacock of Great Britain wins his second straight gold medal in the 100 meters at the Rio Paralympics.

Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images

Iceland players lead fans in an organized celebration during their surprise run at Euro 2016.

Iceland players lead fans in an organized celebration during their surprise run at Euro 2016.

Claude Paris/AP

British cyclist Chris Froome runs up a mountain at the Tour de France after an ugly crash.

British cyclist Chris Froome runs up a mountain at the Tour de France after an ugly crash.

Bernard Papon/AP

Leicester celebrates winning the Premier League championship, overcoming 5,000-1 odds.

Leicester celebrates winning the Premier League championship, overcoming 5,000-1 odds.

Michael Regan/Getty

Maria Sharapova speaks at a press conference after testing positive for a banned substance.

Maria Sharapova speaks at a press conference after testing positive for a banned substance.

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

The Brownlee brothers collapse at the finish line after winning gold and silver in the triathlon.

The Brownlee brothers collapse at the finish line after winning gold and silver in the triathlon.

Bryn Lennon/Getty

Fans pay tribute to the players of Brazilian team Chapecoense Real at the club’s stadium in Chapeco after 19 players were killed in a plane crash in the Colombian mountains.

Fans pay tribute to the players of Brazilian team Chapecoense Real at the club's stadium in Chapeco after 19 players were killed in a plane crash in the Colombian mountains.

Buda Mendes/Getty

Crowds gather in Muhammad Ali’s childhood neighborhood during his funeral procession.

Crowds gather in Muhammad Ali's childhood neighborhood during his funeral procession.

Mark Humphrey/AP

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