With a solo home run at the top of the 10th inning, Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano and the American League team defeated the National League, 2-1, in the 2017 All-Star Game at Marlins Park in Miami on July 11.
Daniel Wanjiru and Mary Keitany, both from Kenya, won the men's and women's divisions of the 2017 London Marathon on April 23, 2017. More than 50,000 people competed in the annual marathon, which began in 1981. Prince Harry was on hand to congratulate the winners.
Major League Baseball swings into action with the opening of the 2017 season, with teams across the country playing their first games. The regular season runs until October 1. Here's a look at some moments from some of the first games of the season.
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