POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Recreational Sports

First Place

Luis Tato / Agence France-Presse

Second Place

Stephanie Chambers / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“Game Face”

Third Place

Aaron Ontiveroz / The Denver Post
“The Rider”

Award of Excellence

Moe Zoyari / Freelance
“Daily Life of Cuban Dancers”

Award of Excellence

Matt Gade / The Daily Republic
“Mutton bustin’”

First Place: Luis Tato / Agence France-Presse

First Place


A man practices boxing in a remote area near Mbanza-Ngungu, Democratic Republic of Congo on Dec. 25, 2018, five days ahead of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s delayed elections.