The January/February 2014 issue featured images of athletes around the world.

(Left to right, top to bottom)

Afghanistan: Boxing, Abbie Trayler-Smith/Panos Pictures
Poland: Equestrianism, Tom Kondrat
Bhutan: Archery, Peter Adams Photography Ltd/Alamy
Dominican Republic: Baseball, Brendan Hoffman/Prime
England: Paralympic Rowing, Anderson & Low
South Sudan: Dinka Bor Wrestling, Benedicte Desrus
Canada: Synchronized Swimming, Jean-François Bérubé
Mexico: Charreada Rodeo, Alison Wright
India: Elephant Polo, Superstock
Norway: Free Diving, Fredrik Naumann/Panos Pictures
China: Gymnastics, Adam Pretty/Getty Images
Thailand: Muay Thai, Ian Allen
Philippines: Arnis Eskrima, Logan Bannatyne/Alamy
Bolivia: Wrestling, Heiko Meyer/laif/Redux
USA: Land Speed Racing, Markus Altmann/Gallery Stock
Brazil: Soccer, Blue Images/Corbis
Mongolia: Falconry, Biosphoto/SuperStock