Images of world sport: women show their mettle as world champions

Australian team members celebrate, after winning the ICC Women’s cricket World Cup in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Australia defeated West Indies by 114 runs to lift the cup. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Ronda Rousey, left, tries to pull an armbar on Liz Carmouche during their UFC 157 women’s bantamweight championship mixed martial arts match in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Rousey won the first women’s bout in UFC history, forcing Carmouche to tap out in the first round. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Nicklas Grossmann (8) collects a rebound and prepares to shoot it over a goal crease full of Pittsburgh Penguins players for a goal in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. The Flyers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

An Austrian athlete is reflected in a puddle of rain, competes in the men’s training race at the Sliding Center Sanki during the the Luge World Cup 2013, in Krasnaya Polyana resort, some 60 kilometers (37 miles) east of Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Italy’s Andrea Masi, his face bleeding, reaches for the ball during the six-nations rugby union international match between Italy and Wales, at Rome’s Olympic stadium, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Wales wore down Italy with two second-half tries and Leigh Halfpenny added 16 points with the boot for a 26-9 victory in intermittent rain, its second consecutive win in the Six Nations on Saturday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron plays cricket with Indian boys at the Oval Maidan, a communal cricket pitch in the centre of Mumbai, India Monday Feb. 18, 2013. British Prime Minister David Cameron called on India to further open up to foreign investment and loosen regulations that hamper businesses, saying Monday that the countries’ “special relationship” could blossom into a powerful economic partnership. On his second visit to Britain’s former colony, Cameron led a delegation of more than 100 British CEOS and investors and stopped first in Mumbai, India’s financial capital. He is to continue to New Delhi and meet with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday.

Indian school children perform Surya Namaskar or Sun salutation during a function to mark 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Hundreds of school children across India performed Surya Namaskar, a Yoga posture which comprises 12 different bodily postures that ought to be performed in particular sequence. Swami Vivekananda, an Indian Hindu monk, who spread the message of India’s spiritual heritage across the world. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Pumas’ Luis Fuentes, top, heads the ball over Morelia’s Aldo Leao during a Mexican soccer league match in Mexico City, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Pumas won 1-0. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)

Centenarian marathon runner Fauja Singh, 101, center, originally from Beas Pind, in Jalandhar, India but who now lives in London, runs in a 10-kilometer race, part of the annual Hong Kong Marathon, in Hong Kong Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Singh will retire from public racing after competing in the marathon. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)