From the Asian Beach Games in China to preparations for the Olympics in London, here's what happened this week around the world.
Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat dunks against Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Finals on June 17 in Miami, FL.
Lee Seul of South Korea leads the pack during the Roller Skating Ladies 20000m Elimination Final of the 3rd Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, China.
Giant Olympic rings were installed under the walkways of Tower Bridge on June 18 in London. The rings will be lowered into view later this month in preparation for the Olympic games.
Torchbearer Josephine Loughran carries the Olympic Flame on the Scots Guardsman steam locomotive as they make the journey from York to Thirsk during the Olympic Torch Relay. The Olympic Flame is almost halfway through a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles.
Giant fish made with plastic bottles on display at Botafogo Beach in Rio de Janeiro. The United Nations Rio +20 Conference on Sustainable Development was held this week.
This year’s Maui Film Festival took place June 13-17 in Wailea, Hawaii.
An art installation of 857 empty school desks stands on the National Mall in Washington, DC. According to the College Board, each of the desks represents one of the 857 US students who drops out every hour of every school day.
The annual Order of the Garter Service took place at St. George's Chapel on June 18 in Windsor, England. The Order of the Garter is the oldest British Order of Chivalry, founded by Edward III in 1348.
Webb Simpson hits his tee shot on the 8th hole during the final round of the 112th US Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, CA.
A girl cools herself at a fountain as temperatures reach 95 degrees in central Budapest.
Seamie Heffernan rides Ishvana on his way to winning the Jersey Stakes during Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 20 in England.
of Montreal performs during the Northside Festival in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and US astronaut Sunita Williams put on their space suits before an examination training exercise at the Star City Space Center outside Moscow. The astronauts are part of a 3-person team preparing for a mission to the International Space Station on July 15.
The Dalai Lama attends a multi-faith service entitled "A Moment of Prayer and Reflection in the presence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama" at Westminster Abbey on June 20 in London.
The Pitti Immagine Uomo 82 fashion exhibit kicked off this week at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence, Italy.
An Italy fan eagerly awaits the UEFA EURO 2012 match between Italy and Ireland at Municipal Stadium in Poznan, Poland.