The best photos from the week in sports: March 2 - March 9

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Sports photos of the week: March 2 - March 9
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Sports photos of the week: March 2 - March 9
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 09: A detailed view of feet on the beam during The Women's Junior All-Around Subdivision 1 Round during the Gymnastics British Championships at Echo Arena on March 9, 2018 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09: The 36ers celebrate with head coach Joey Wright after winning game two of the NBL Semi Final series between the Adelaide 36ers and the Perth Wildcats at Perth Arena on March 9, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - MARCH 09: Athletes ski during a training session ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games at Alpensia Olympic Park on March 9, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 09: Hannah Adye from Auckland competes in the Under 18 Womens Pole Vault during the New Zealand Track & Field Championships on March 9, 2018 in Hamilton, New Zealand. (Photo by Michael Bradley/Getty Images)
SOFIA, BULGARIA - MARCH 08: Feiyao Tang and Yongchao Yang of China compete in the Pairs Free Skating during the World Junior Figure Skating Championships at Arena Armeec on March 8, 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria. (Photo by Joosep Martinson - ISU/ISU via Getty Images)
MANNHEIM, GERMANY - MARCH 08: Andy Schmid (C) of Rhein-Neckar Loewen is challenged by Jens Schoengarth and Jacob Bagersted of Goeppingen during the DHL HBL match between Rhein-Neckar Loewen and Frisch Auf Goeppingen at SAP Arena on March 8, 2018 in Mannheim, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - MARCH 7: Jake Jackett of Sunderland (8) misses his penalty to allow Newcastle win in a penalty shoot out during the Premier League International Cup between Sunderland and Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light on March 7, 2018, in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images)
Tunisia's Esperance Sportive de Tunis (ES Tunis) goalkeeper, Moez Ben Cherifia (Rear) deflects a shot by Kenya's Gor Mahia (GMFC) Meddy Kagere (R) during their Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League, first round match in Machakos on March 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - MARCH 04: Adam Peaty of Loughboro University competes in the Men's 50m Breaststroke Event during The Edinburgh International Swim meet incorporating the British Championships at The Royal Commonwealth Pool on March 4, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Gold Medallist, Andrew Pozzi of Great Britain dips for the line to win the Men's 60 Metres Hurdles Final during the IAAF World Indoor Championships on Day Four at Arena Birmingham on March 4, 2018 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images for IAAF)
TOPSHOT - Competitors ride in the women's points race final during the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Apeldoorn on March 4, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
DURHAM, NC - MARCH 03: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils celebrates with Grayson Allen #3 of the Duke Blue Devils as they defeat the North Carolina Tar Heels 74-64 during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 3, 2018 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
TUCSON, AZ - MARCH 03: Dusan Ristic #14 of the Arizona Wildcats and Kingsley Okoroh #22 of the California Golden Bears jump for a rebound during the second half of the college basketball game at McKale Center on March 3, 2018 in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Golden Bears 66-54 to win the PAC-12 Championship. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - MARCH 3: Devon Hall #0 of the Virginia Cavaliers shoots over Rex Pflueger #0 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the second half during a game at John Paul Jones Arena on March 3, 2018 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Virginia defeated Notre Dame 62-57. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Maicel Uibo of Estonia competes in the High Jump Mens Heptathlon during the IAAF World Indoor Championships on Day Two at Arena Birmingham on March 2, 2018 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images for IAAF)
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MARCH 02: Xander Schauffele plays a shot a sand trap to the eight green during the second round of World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec on March 2, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Mar 8, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Mikal Bridges (25) goes to the basket against Marquette Golden Eagles center Matt Heldt (12) during the first half in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Soccer Football - Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg - Tottenham Hotspur vs Juventus - Wembley Stadium, London, Britain - March 7, 2018 Tottenham's Son Heung-min reacts Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Mar 5, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Marion Bartol hugs Serena Williams after their TieBreak Tens tennis match at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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After two months packed with playoff football and the Winter Olympics, you might think it would be time for the world sports to take a little breather. 

Luckily, you would be wrong. 

As fans gear up for March Madness, plenty of tennis, soccer, basketball and swimming events are taking place around the world. Click through the slideshow above to see the best photos from the past week in sports, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best shots from the coming seven days. 

 

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