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First Place
Sam Morris The Las Vegas Sun
"Daddy's OK"
Second Place
Jonne Roriz Agencia Estado
"Ouch Target"
Third Place
Lexey Swall The Naples Daily News
"Father's Condolence"
Award of Excellence
Petrut Calinescu
"Jallikattu - The Indian Bull Fighting"
Award of Excellence
Chris Detrick The Salt Lake Tribune
"Ski Watcher"
Award of Excellence
Craig Golding The Sydney Morning Herald
"Football Hero"
Award of Excellence
Tomasz Gudzowaty Focus Fotoagentur
"Punching Women"
Award of Excellence
Fldi Imre Hungarian News Agency-MTI
Award of Excellence
John Locher The Las Vegas Review-Journal
"Rural Football"
Award of Excellence
Linus Meyer Freelance
"On the way up"
Award of Excellence
Donald Miralle Getty Images
"Midnight Run"
Award of Excellence
Gregg Newton SouthernCross Images
"Waiting for the Wave"
Award of Excellence
Mike Roy The Monitor
"Hold On"
Award of Excellence
Aksel Sundstrom
Award of Excellence
Petrut Calinescu
"Jallikattu - The Indian Bull Fighting" A bull painted and greased ( in order to make the participants effort harder) with coconat oil, is released in the arena. Every year, at the harvest celebration, over 100,000 Indians in Tamil Nadu state participate in the Jallikattu, the Indian version of the bull fighting. Over 200 bulls are released gradually into a crowd anxious to prove its manhood. Apparently, the rules are easy: wins the one able to stay on the back of the bull or hang from its horns for more than 50 metres. This year (2006) there were 5 casualties and over 300 severely injured participants
 

 

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