Photos of the Week (07/25/21)

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrates with the MVP Trophy following game six of the NBA Finals against the Phoenix Suns in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 20, 2021. Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) The Milwaukee Bucks win the NBA Championship! Photo gallery: TMJ 4.

2) A woman shouts and waves a Cuban flag as she drives past outside Versailles restaurant, in reaction to reports of protests in Cuba against its deteriorating economy, in Miami, Florida. Photo: REUTERS/Marco Bello

3) Top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to accusations by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as he testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee about the origin of COVID-19, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photo: AP

4) Billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos is launched with three crew members aboard a New Shepard rocket from Blue Origin’s Launch Site 1 near Van Horn, Texas, July 20, 2021. Bezos, the world’s richest person, soared some 66.5 miles above the Texas desert aboard his company Blue Origin’s New Shepard launch vehicle and returned safely to Earth, a historic suborbital flight that helps usher in a new era of space tourism. Photo: REUTERS/Joe Skipper

5) This still image from video by Blue Origin shows billionaire Jeff Bezos and pioneering female aviator Wally Funk emerging from New Shepard spacecraft after returning from the world’s first unpiloted suborbital flight near Van Horn, Texas. Photo: Reuters

6) Ramon Castro, a U.S. Marine veteran, holds the American flag as he takes part in the “Walk the Line” walk at the border between the U.S. and Mexico, to call for the return of war veterans who were deported to Mexico, in Sunland Park, New Mexico. Photo: REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

7) In London people without face masks shop on Oxford street as coronavirus restrictions are lifted. England lifted virtually all of its coronavirus restrictions on 19 July, setting it at odds with the three other nations of the UK and sparking concern among scientists. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

8) In Brighton, UK, clubbers line up around the block at a few minutes to midnight waiting for Covid-19 restrictions to be dropped and for Pryzm nightclub to open its doors. Photograph: Chris Eades/Getty Images

9) Nina Gomes, 4, collects garbage in the sea accompanied by her father Ricardo Gomes at the Praia Vermelha beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 9, 2021. The girl picks trash with her father, a marine biologist and director of the NGO Instituto Mar Urbano, from the water along the beaches of Rio. “She is already a mini-defender of the ocean,” her father said. Asked why she collects waste from the sea, she says: “Because (otherwise) fish and turtles die.” Photo: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

10) The Met Life and Chrysler buildings glow through a thick haze hanging over Manhattan in New York, July 20, 2021. Wildfires in the American West are creating hazy skies as far away as New York. Photo: AP

11) A woman stands in front of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic mascots Miraitowa and Someity in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: REUTERS/Thomas Peter

12) A woman holds a placard during a protest against the hosting of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP/Getty

13) Maria Fazekas of Hungary attends a table tennis training session at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: AP

14) Fireworks light up the sky over the Olympic Stadium during the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 opening ceremony. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

15) Empty seats inside the stadium for the opening ceremony. Photograph: Maja Hitij/Getty Images

16) Disabled Manuel Molina, 80, sits on an amphibious chair as he is helped by lifeguards Olga Diaz and Micaela before swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, at Barcelona’s Nova Icaria Beach, Spain. Photo: Reuters

17) Cameron Smith explores Moby’s Cave, which forms part of a network of caves under the Arbroath Cliffs on the Angus coast of Scotland. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA

18) A bear cub clings to a tree after being spotted by a safety officer at the Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon. Photograph: Bryan Daniels/AP

19) A Common Loon chick hitches a ride on its mother’s back on Maranacook Lake in Winthrop, Maine, July 20, 2021. Photo: AP

20) A visitor takes pictures of Two Figures by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei during the presentation of his exhibition, Ai Weiwei: Intertwine at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, Portugal. Photograph: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images

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