This really unusual sports picture is just one example of the best news photos of the year from the World Press Photo competition. Click on the link below to see a slideshow of the winners.
Robert Gauthier / Ho/EPA
This picture by photographer Robert Gauthier, USA, Los Angeles Times Magazine, won 1st prize Sports Features Singles in the World Press Photo of the Year 2009 contest. It shows Yankee fans trying to distract Angels left fielder Juan Rivera in Yankee Stadium.