POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Sports Life

First Place

Matthew Thomas / Freelance
“Champagne Bath”

Second Place

Maddie Meyer / Getty Images
“Slalom Gold”

Third Place

Julian Finney / Getty Images
“Serena Controversy”

Award of Excellence

Nic Bothma / European Pressphoto Agency
“Naked support”

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Third Place

“Serena Controversy”

Naomi Osaka of Japan poses with the championship trophy after winning the Women’s Singles finals match against Serena Williams of the United States on Day 13 of the 2018 U.S. Open.