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Our world in photos: May 9

May 9, 2022 Michaela Keil
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KENTUCKY — Kentucky Derby: Sonny Leon celebrated after riding Rich Strike past the finish line to win the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs on Saturday, in Louisville.
Photo: Charlie Neibergall/AP


CUBA — Explosion: Rescuers searched for survivors at the site of Friday’s deadly explosion that destroyed the five-star Hotel Saratoga, in Havana, on Saturday.
Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


NEW YORK — Blue Marilyn: The 1964 painting Shot Sage Blue Marilyn by Andy Warhol was carried in Christie’s showroom in New York City on Sunday. The auction house predicted it will sell for $200 million on Monday, becoming the most expensive 20th-century artwork to sell at auction.
Photo: Ted Shaffrey/AP


GERMANY — Fireworks: Schalke supporters burned fireworks prior to the 2nd Bundesliga soccer match between FC Schalke 04 and FC St. Pauli at the Arena in Gelsenkirchen on, Saturday. Traditional club FC Schalke 04 can secure an immediate return to the German top league Bundesliga with a win over St. Pauli.
Photo: Martin Meissner/AP


HUNGARY — Giro d’Italia: Britain’s Mark Cavendish celebrated after winning the third stage of the Giro d’Italia cycling race, from Kaposvar to Balatonfured, on Sunday.
Photo: Gian Mattia D’Alberto/LaPresse via AP


CALIFORNIA — Celebration: Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) celebrated with Anthony Rendon (6) after a 5-4 win over the Washington Nationals in a baseball game in Anaheim, on Sunday. Rendon hit a walk-off single, allowing Ohtani to score.
Photo: Ashley Landis/AP


UKRAINE — Tower of cars: A territorial defenseman poses for a photo next to cars destroyed during the Russian occupation in Irpin, on the outskirts of Kyiv, on Saturday.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP



BRAZIL — Election: Confetti showered former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and his supporters after the announcement of his candidacy for the country’s upcoming presidential election, in Sao Paulo, on Saturday. Brazil’s general elections are scheduled for Oct. 2.
Photo: Andre Penner/AP


NEVADA — Punch: Dmitry Bivol, right, of Kyrgyzstan, threw a punch against Canelo Alvarez, of Mexico, during a light heavyweight title boxing match, on Saturday, in Las Vegas.
Photo: John Locher/AP

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