Barefoot runners wearing tunics take part in a footrace in the ancient stadium of Nemea, southwest of Athens on June 11, 2016.
Fifty-five days before the Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, participants from around the world are taking part in very different kind of sporting tournament. The races, only include a 90 meter sprint on a straight dirt course at a 2,300-year-old stadium and a 7.5 kilometer run through fabled olive groves and vineyards, where in ancient Greek mythology Hercules, god of strength, sport and fertility,slayed a fearsome lion.
The British royal family watches a fly past during the Trooping the Colour, marking the Queen's 90th birthday at The Mall on June 11 in London. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual birthday parade and dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle.
Women react as they watch cyclists participate in the World Naked Bike Ride, which organizers say is a protest against reliance on cars and oil, on Westminster Bridge London on June 11.
An English supporter injured after a street brawl is helped by a rescue squad ahead of the Euro 2016 football match England vs Russia in Marseille, France, on June 11.
People take part in the annual Equality Parade in front of the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, Poland on June 11.
A child takes pictures as she sits in front of Pope Francis during a special audience during a Jubilee for the sick and disabled in Paul VI hall at the Vatican on June 11.
A cloud of dust is seen after a building collapsed as a Syrian woman is helped to leave the area following reported air strikes on June 11 in the town of Kfar Batna, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus.