Sochi 2014 | Getty Images Picture of the Day | Feb 19

The longer shutter speed gives a better feel for the high speed at which Alena Zavarzina is traveling down the course and the lens flare from the sun backlighting adds to the artistic drama.

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Anything But Routine

Matthew Stockman Captures A Flawless Performance

Sochi 2014 | Getty Images Picture of the Day | Feb 18

The shape of the riders along with the colors almost resemble a rainbow

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Sochi 2014 | Getty Images Picture of the Day | Feb 17

Everyone's feeling the frustration of fog delays

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Shots On Goal

Over the last 39 years, Getty Images staff photographer Bruce Bennett has been at nearly every major event in hockey.

Sochi 2014 | Getty Images Picture of the Day - Feb 15

The puck drops on an instant classic between USA and Russia.

Our Top 10 Photos From Sochi

Vote for your favorite Sochi photo...

Sochi 2014: Getty Images Picture of the Day - Feb 13

"It’s been a balmy day at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, with temperatures reaching the 60s, and a bright sun and blue sky."

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Sochi 2014: Getty Images Picture of the Day - Feb 10

"It’s very rare in an event like slalom to be able to capture the three medalists reacting to their achievements – all at the same time, in the same picture."

Sochi 2014: Getty Images Picture of the day - Feb 11

"Once you get everything right photographically, you have to rely on the athlete to comply with your plan!”

A brief history of Olympic Figure Skating

A brief history in pictures at the Winter Olympic Games, finishes with one of the oldest Winter Olympic sports, figure skating

Sochi 2014: Getty Images Picture of the Day - Feb 8

"Freezing an elite athlete at the top of his form with the all-important sense of place that tells the reader this is the Winter Olympics."

Sochi 2014: Getty Images Picture of the day - Feb 9

"It comes down to that fraction of a second when the skier comes flying down the mountain at 120 kilometers an hour"

A brief history of Germany at the Winter Olympic Games

A brief history in pictures at the Winter Olympic Games, continues as we look back on Germany

A brief history of the Netherlands at the Winter Olympic Games

A brief history in pictures series on the Winter Olympic Games, continues with the Netherlands

A brief history of Canada at the Winter Olympic Games

A brief history in pictures series on the Winter Olympic Games continues, this time focused on Canada

A brief history of Olympic Snowboarding

A brief history in pictures series on the Olympic Games, continues with Snowboarding

Lars Baron: My Iconic Winter Olympic Photo

Lars Baron is a sports photographer for Getty Images and is currently in Sochi covering the Winter Olympic Games. He shares his most iconic picture

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Top 10 photos: Sochi Winter Olympic Games - one day to go

One day till the start of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. We've been capturing the athletes preparations - here's our top 10 photos

Master Class: How to Capture in 360

The 360 images allow the photographer expand his/her horizons and capture the world in a new way. Learn how.

High above Super Bowl XLVIII

John Moore, an award winning photographer, found a whole new angle on Super Bowl XLVIII - courtesy of the US Customs and Border Protection

Ascot: An Alternative View

Alan Crowhurst is the winner of the Getty Images European Editorial Award 2013 for 'Alternative View'. He talks through how he captures these winning images at Ascot.

A brief history of Olympic Speed Skating

A brief history in pictures series on the Olympic Games, continues with Speed Skating

A brief history of Team GB at the Winter Olympic Games

A brief history in pictures series on the Winter Olympic Games, this time focused on Great Britain

A brief history of Olympic Ice Hockey

A brief history in pictures series on the Olympic Games, continues with Ice Hockey

Master Class: Shooting Winter Sports

Richard Heathcote, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, shares his expert insight on shooting winter sports. Check out your chance to apply and showcase your creativity, passion and skill at shooting winter sports.

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Seahawks win Super Bowl XLVIII

Seattle Seahawks triumphed over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII - relive the action and celebrations

SUPER BOWL XLVIII

The Getty Images team is braving the elements and gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday.

The feed by Getty Images

See what's trending now on Twitter, visualized via the feed by Getty Images

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Top 10 European Sport Pictures from January

Choosen by a panel of photographers and editors, here are the top 10 European Sports Pictures from January - vote for your favourite!

A brief history of the USA at the Winter Olympic Games

A brief history in pictures series on the Winter Olympic Games, this time focused on the USA

Packing for Sochi

Julian Finney, sports photographer,  on packing for the Sochi Winter Olympics

A brief history of Olympic Alpine Skiing

A brief history in pictures series on the Olympic Games, starting with Alpine Skiing

GB Athletes arrive in Olympic Athletes village in Sochi

Team photo released as first team GB Athletes arrive in Olympic Athletes village in Sochi

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2013 Getty Images Asia Pacific Pictures Of The Year

2013 Getty Images Asia Pacific Pictures Of The Year - and winners are...

Dakar 2014 Day Fourteen

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

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Dakar 2014 Day Thirteen

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

North American Sports Photographers of the year

Join us to congratulate the winners of the North American Sports Photographers of the year

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Guest Edit: Nordic Athletes to watch in Sochi

Kristoffer Hansson is a Swedish sports agent based in London. We asked him for his top 10 Nordic Athletes to watch in Sochi

Dakar 2014 Day Twelve

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

Dakar 2014 Day Eleven

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

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Dakar 2014 Day Ten

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

Dakar 2014 Day Nine

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

Dakar 2014 Day Eight

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

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2013 Getty Images European Editorial Photography Awards

2013 Getty Images European Editorial Photography Awards took place Wednesday 15th January. View all the winners here.

Dakar 2014 Day Seven

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

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Dakar 2014 Day Six

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

Dakar 2014 Day Five

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

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Dakar 2014 Day Four

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

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Dakar 2014 Day Three

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

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Dakar 2014 Day Two

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

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Dakar 2014 Day One

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

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Dakar 2014 Media Call

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

Dakar 2014 Media Accreditation

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

USA Athletes to watch in Sochi

In the lead up to the Winter Olympics being held in Sochi, Russia, Janey Marks, Director of Sales, shares her thoughts on some of the US athletes to watch.

Dakar 2014 Preparation

Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Sports Photographer for Getty Images, is charged with capturing the 2014 Dakar Rally, and shares his experiences.

Year in Focus Asia Pacific

Stuart Hannagan, VP of Editorial Photography Asia Pacific, shares his selection of the best of 2013.

Getty Images Award Winning Imagery of 2013

Go on a visual journey with these spectacular images across news, sports, entertainment and creative. 

The Best of Getty Images Instagram 2013

Getty Images uses Instagram to share the behind-the-scenes activity that goes in to creating our content. View the best of these images from 2013.

Looking Back at 2013

As we prepare the best of our imagery for the 2013 Year in Focus ebook, see our Editor's first round of choices.

Best of Creative Imagery 2013

From complex human and animal emotions, via amazingly original landscapes to cutting edge still life, each picture tells its own, unique story.

FIFA World Cup Technical Tour

Seven days, 12 flights, 14,850 miles and some amazing sites. Michael Heiman, Managing Editor for Major Events shares his experiences...

Counting Down to Sochi

As the days tick down to Opening Ceremonies on February 7th, 2014, the Getty Images major events team is preparing in Sochi. Michael Heiman gives an update.

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Ice Hockey: Preparing for Sochi

Bruce Bennett, sports photographer for Getty Images discusses how he is preparing for the Ice Hockey at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Julian Finney: My 2013 Iconic Shot

Julian Finney's image of Andy Murray's big win at Wimbledon became front page in 2013...

Alpine Skiing: Preparing for Sochi

Skiing down an Olympic course with 30kgs of camera equipment on your back in minus 18 degree temperatures is just one of the challenges facing photographers shooting Alpine Skiing...

Laurence Griffiths: My most iconic image

An old piece of advice helped Laurence Griffiths capture his most iconic image...

In the Classroom: David Cannon teaches Adam Scott

From one professional to another, golfer Adam Scott gets a photography lesson from Getty Images photographer David Cannon.

Laurence Griffiths: Children of the Favela

Laurence Griffiths uses the Getty Images Editorial Fellowship to produce a short film on street football in Brazil...

Shooting the ATP World Tour Finals

Blue hues, dry ice and low lighting all make the ATP World Finals difficult to capture. Read how Getty Images photographers meet the challenge...

Michael Regan: My most iconic image

Sports photographer Michael Regan discusses his iconic image of "The Rocket"...

Behind the Shoot: USOC Media Summit

How Getty Photographers Doug Pensinger and Harry How captured the US Winter Olympic Athletes...

Photographing the America's Cup 2013

Getty Images photographer Ezra Shaw on capturing one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history…

Tommy Hindley: a tribute

Getty Images Senior Tennis Photographer, Clive Brunskill pays tribute.

IAAF: The innovations behind the imagery

Follow the technological journey of our 30 year coverage of the IAFF World Championships.

The IAAF Championships 2013: A photo diary

Getty Images photographer Julian Finney captures the excitement at the Moscow championships...

Infographic: Sports

How does Getty Images add power to sports media?

Schlegelmilch: on F1

He’s photographed all the motor-racing stars. Watch Rainer Schlegelmilch: In conversation.

Leading the field

It's a race to the finish line to bring you images faster, from more angles in different ways.

Clive Brunskill: shooting tennis and sports stars

His amazing shots of sports and tennis stars set him apart. See Clive Brunskill in profile.