Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Competitors ride a home-made vehicle on a downhill track during the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

  • Sumo wrestlers take part in a "honozumo," a ceremonial sumo exhibition, on the grounds of Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU

  • An aerial view shows a snow covered forest edge after a snowfall outside Moscow. AFP / Yuri KADOBNOV

  • A gaucho falls from a bucking colt during the traditional rodeo week in Montevideo. AFP / Pablo PORCIUNCULA BRUNE

  • Beekeeper Yip Ki-hok, 62, blows bees off a honeycomb after removing their honey-filled nest on a hillside in Hong Kong. AFP / Anthony WALLACE

  • Jan Agha, 49, an Afghan hunter, tries to catch his crane at a field in Bagram, Parwan province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

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