Matthias Hangst is one of the most successful sports photographers. In this interview, he talks about both his career and covering the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil.
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Tom Sloan is a Product Specialist whose love of sports has led him to captaincy of the softball team at our London office.
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Clive Brunskill has covered 6 Summer Olympic Games, 3 FIFA World Cup Finals and over 50 Grand Slam tennis events but never a wedding, let alone a world exclusive for a world number one player.
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Join us with a look back at some of the highlights from Glasgow 2014.
Golf photographer David Cannon has teamed up with Glenmorangie to find the world’s most ‘unnecessarily well made’ golf holes. Here’s David’s Top 10.
See all the action and all the drama, in our hand-picked gallery of sports around the world.
In this CNN video hosted by former professional tennis player Pat Cash, Clive Brunskill discusses his craft while at Wimbledon.
The XX Commonwealth Games, hosted by Glasgow, commenced with an opening ceremony welcoming the competitiors from 71 nations and terrorities.
The 2014 Commonwealth Games will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014.
When Gareth Copley learned the Tour de France would be starting in his home county of Yorkshire, he was determined to capture all the action.
Getty Images World Cup team of 46 photographers shot around 600,000 pictures in Brazil and out of these came our favourite 20! Vote for your favourite
As the tournament wraps up, we shine a light on Rio from higher perspective – as in literally from up in the clouds.
The most striking images of European sports come together in our Top 10. Vote for your favorite!
As America celebrates Independence Day, we take a look back at some of the best moments from Team USA’s unforgettable World Cup journey.
Our editors are updating this selection of the best photos from the FIFA World Cup 2014 tournament being contested in Brazil.
We asked some of our Getty Images Sports Photographers what have been their highlights so far in this tournament.
Whatever draws you to the sport, we want to see your football passion. Snap an original video, group shot or selfie of your best football moment and share it with us on Instagram.
Getty Images offers all bloggers the opportunity to select, embed and share multiple images from the FIFA World Cup – at no cost – for non-commercial use on websites, blogs and social media channels.
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better know as Pelé, is regarded by many as the best player of all time.
And as Authorized Photographic Agency of FIFA, we'll be there
Getty Images photographers Hannah Peters and Dave Rogers share their perspectives from both sides
As the World Cup kicks off, we've asked our search team who are the Top 10 most searched sports stars on Getty Images?
Stu Forster gives us the photographer’s perspective on the famous ‘Gazza’s Tears’ shot from the Italia World Cup 1990.
Built from scratch between 1956 and 1960 to give the nation a new capital, Brasilia is the epitome of urban legend.
Chosen by a panel of photographers and editors, here are the Top 10 European Sports Pictures of May 2014. Vote for your favorite!
The ‘pequeno’ of them all, Cuiabá, the capital of the state of Mato Grasso, is the smallest host city of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Keen to market itself as not just another urban sprawl, the capital of the state of Paraná is Brazil’s budding model city.
It’s hot, it’s humid. Capital of the state of Ceará and the sunshine capital of Brazil, Fortaleza is one the country’s most addictive tastes of the tropics.
Home to almost two million people, Manaus sits in the heart of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest and is the only World Cup host city located in the northwest fringes of the country.
Named so after being established as settlement on December 25th 1599, Natal is Brazil’s ‘Christmas town’ in perennial holiday season.
Set in the heartland of Brazil’s deep south, Porto Alegro is the latin-infused hub on the doorstep of South America’s cowboy country.
Of all the images associated with England and sporting success, there is one picture which continues to remain more iconic than most.
Some of the country’s best beaches are the main lure to this coastal city also known as the Brazilian Venice.
Always in contention for “Most Beautiful City on Earth” gongs, there’s a lot more to Rio than just Carnival and the Copacabana.
The capital of the north-eastern state of Bahia, Salvador is the rhythmic heartbeat of the country’s Afro-Brazilian Culture, and hosts a repeat of the 2010 World Cup final between Spain and Netherlands.
Brazil’s economic and cultural powerhouse, São Paolo (a.k.a. ‘Sampa’) is not only the country’s biggest city but also the largest metropolis in the Southern Hemisphere, and will host the opening game of the FIFA World Cup 2014
“BH” to its locals, the inland city’s dramatic location and big-city buzz is preparing to broaden a new wave of travellers’ horizons, as it prepares to host six games at the FIFA World Cup 2014
Joga bonito they call it in Brazil and few adhere so strictly to the dictum of practicing and preaching as the Seleção.
"Our Diego, who is on the pitches, hallowed be thy left hand, bring us your magic. Make your goals remembered on earth as in heaven." So goes the Church of Maradona's version of the Lord's Prayer
Glenmorangie Single Malt Scotch whisky is asking you to vote for the world’s most ‘Unnecessarily Well Made’ golf holes with some help from David Cannon
Be it Marco Tardelli's famous wild-eyed celebration in 1982 or Roberto Baggio rooted to the spot after missing form a penalty in the final in 1994, Italy have provided some of the most dramatic scenes that the World Cup has witnessed throughout its history.
There were four minutes left on the clock when Andrés Iniesta's locked eyes on the ball before disappearing under an avalanche of his delirious team-mates
It had taken 68 years but Japan finally made it to a World Cup in France in 1998.
Few teams were enthused about the prospect of making the long and difficult journey to Uruguay in 1930 but one of those that did make it was the US
Real Madrid CF takes on Club Atlético de Madrid at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal in the 22nd UEFA Champions League final, but the first between two teams from the same city.
There is 120 seconds gone in the final of the 1974 World Cup before a German player gets to touch the ball first time in the match.
When Germany hosted the World Cup in 2006, its importance cannot be understated. By then the time was ripe for the country to move on from the horrors of the past and to feel pride in the nation once again..
The first World Cup may have been held in South America but it was a European, or more specifically the Frenchman Lucien Laurent, who scored the tournament's first ever goal.
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Last year, Laurence Griffiths used his Getty Images Editorial Fellowship to document football in the favelas of Rio and what it means to the children there. Here's his behind the scenes diary...
Als Deutschland 2006 die Weltmeisterschaft bei sich austragen durfte, bestand kein Zweifel mehr an der Wichtigkeit des Fußballsports.
Dall'emozionante esaltazione di Marco Tardelli nel 1982 all'immobile disperazione di Roberto Baggio dopo il rigore sbagliato nella finale del 1994, l'Italia ha offerto alcuni dei momenti più drammatici e indimenticabili nella storia della Coppa del Mondo.
El minutero marcaba unos escasos cuatro minutos para el final del partido cuando Andrés Iniesta se hizo con el control del balón antes de que la avalancha de sus compañeros, locos de alegría, le hiciera desaparecer
Pas als er 120 seconden gespeeld zijn tijdens de finale van de Wereldkampioenschappen in 1974, maakt de eerste Duitse speler balcontact tijdens de wedstrijd.
Ninguem coloca em prática a expressão "Joga bonito" como a Seleção Brasileira. Para a Seleção, um jogo bom é um jogo bonito.
Al Bello goes inside an American football game with the GoPro Hero 3+ camera.
Michael Heiman is responsible for the operations of major global sports events and our sports editors in North America. Also a big fan of pina coladas...
Chosen by a panel of photographers and editors, here are the Top 10 European Sports Pictures of April 2014. Vote for your favorite!
Clive Brunskill brings us behind the scenes as he shoots the latest Pepsi campaign with some of the world's biggest football stars.
Alex Livesey, a Getty Images Sports Photographer, discusses his favourite pictures and the stories behind them on BT Sport.
Bryn Lennon is a sports photographer for Getty Images specialising in covering competitive cycling. He shares his experiences covering the Paris-Roubaix, one of cycling's oldest races.
A Veteran Photographer becomes an Augusta Rookie
Photographer Ryan Pierse recalls the moment the Royal couple touched down in Sydney to begin the Australian leg of the Royal Tour.
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Bruce Bennett celebrates shooting his 5000th hockey game by looking back at his career and picking his Top 10 images.
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Getty Images is teaming up with Team SCA in a competition aimed at empowering women to become professional photographers.
Chosen by a panel of photographers and editors, here are the top 10 European Sports Pictures from March 2014. Vote for your favorite!
Life inside the favela communities of Rio De Janeiro with photographer Mario Tama.
We've selected the top five winners in our Master Class | Shooting Winter Sports competition. Check out the winners and all the entries.
Sports photographer Bruce Bennett decided to shoot two NHL games using an infrared camera and the results are stunning.
Bryn Lennon has scooped the prestigious ‘Sports Photographer of the Year’ award while Laurence Griffiths picked up the award for Sport Picture of the Year at the annual Sports Journalist Association awards in London.
On March 22nd and 23rd, the storied Sydney Cricket Ground will host Major League Baseball’s 2014 Opening Series. Cameron Spencer discusses his excitement to capture the sport for the first time in Australia.
Getty Images sport photographers, Alan Crowhurst, Richard Heathcote, Mike Hewitt and Andrew Redington have each picked out their favourite images from the four days of racing and give a little detail into how they got these pictures.
Sports Photographer Julian Finney discusses his favourite shots from the Indoor Athletics Championships in Poland.
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Al Bello, Chief Sports Photographer for Getty Images in North America, delivers an informative and inspiring talk about the defining moments of his career.
"Photography is the universal language, no matter where you live."
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Hannah Peters is a staff sports photographer for Getty Images specialising in winter sports, paralympic sports and multisport competitions.
Chosen by a panel of photographers and editors, here are the top 10 European Sports Pictures from February 2014. Vote for your favorite:
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Enjoy a look back at the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi
"One of the most compelling aspects of the game is the one-on-one matchups that occur."
"You feel like you are part of the action and can easily see just how close together these riders are"
Today's picture shows just how smooth and fast these skaters are!