In pictures: Today in sports

From unique stories of love and togetherness to fighting battles against the world for one's own sake, here's a roundup of a few stand-out moments from sport today.

Augusta Masters
Costume design 101 | Block colour polo tees do not come anywhere close to some interesting printed pants that patrons decided to wear to the 2019 Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. We like the green-sock-purple-and-yellow-shoe pairing. Photo: Reuters
Dion and Gobi
Finding Gobi | Meet Australian marathon runner Dion Leonard and his dog Gobi. The adorable story of how they met, lost each other and found their way back again is one you will want to read. Hollywood immortalisation coming up soon. The pair is seen here preparing for the Paris Marathon. Photo: AFP
Michigan State University
#MeToo | 22-year-old Michigan State University student Bailey Kowalski alleged that three former men's basketball players raped her in 2015 and that she was discouraged by counseling center staff from reporting what happened. She held a news conference urging victims of sexual assault to speak up and about her experiences of dealing with authorities when institutional prestige is at stake. Photo: AP
Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue of the United States
When you have to be social and meet other humans | Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue of the United States personify the millennial urge to be left alone as they perform their free style ice dance during the ISU World Team Trophy Figure Skating competition in Japan. Photo: AP
St. Louis Cardinals V Los Angeles Dodgers
Uptown funk | Celebratory jigs seem welcome in this baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Missouri. Photo: AFP
Kasbah, Algiers
Preserving childhood | This UNESCO world heritage site is working to safeguard more than just its city's structures. Children play football in the quaint streets of Kasbah, Algiers. Photo: AP
Cricket by the Krishna
Life in death | The Krishna River may have dried up, but life goes on children spend their summer holidays playing on a concrete pitch on the bed in Vijayawada. Photo: V Raju
dejection flamengo
When you're hyped for the weekend and your boss asks you to come in on Saturday | Flamengo's Bruno Henrique disappointment on missing a goal opportunityis a feeling we all know, in varying capacities. Flamengo was playing Bolivia's San Jose during their Copa Libertadores 2019 football match at the Maracana stadium. Photo: AFP
Hockey League
Divinity | Everyone wants a touch of stardom. Mikael Backlund, Travis Hamonic, and Sean Monahan of the Calgary Flames walk out, thronged by fans young and old, for the warm-ups prior to their game against the Colorado Avalanche in Canada. Photo: Getty Images
Chinese GP
Burden of aiding history | The stress on Ferrari's Team Principal Mattia Binotto's (R) face makes evident what the team stands to gain at the Chinese Grand Prix. Support staff have their work cut out, be it with seasoned Vettel or Charles Leclerc who will eye his first ever F1 win. Photo: AFP