Post photographers take the field, presenting the sports highlights of the year.
The Winner and Still Champion Lamont Peterson exults after knocking down Kendall Holt during a IBF junior welterweight title fight at the D.C. Armory on Feb. 22. Peterson went on to win by technical knockout in the eighth round, retaining his title. Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post
Southern California wildfires, the supermoon, protests over Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, same-sex marriage legalized in Australia and more images from around the world.