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Photos of the Month by The Game Magazine, April 2024

As we do every month, The Game Magazine celebrates the extraordinary talent and narrative prowess of visual storytellers who bring not just images but stories to life. This April, we showcase the top three photos from IMAGO photographers across three categories: Entertainment, News, and Sports.

In addition to these top picks, we are expanding our showcase to include a broader collection of images. This enhanced display serves to underline the significant impact that photographers and photojournalists from around the world have on our daily lives, capturing moments that define, inform, and entertain.

The Best Sports Photo

A photo of a race car speeding past Sakura blossoms, taken by PanoramiC, is our top sports photo of the month. The picture was captured during the 2024 Formula One World Championship at the Suzuka International Racing Course.

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IMAGO / PanoramiC | The 2024 Formula One World Championship at the Suzuka International Racing Course. April 5 to 7, 2024, Suzuka, Japan.

The Best News Photo

A child watches the rubble after an airstrike in the Maghazi refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, captured by Dawood from Xinhua.

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IMAGO/ Xinhua / Dawood | A boy stands in front of the rubble after an airstrike in the Maghazi refugee camp. Gaza, April 4, 2024.

The Best Entertainment Photo

CFOTO’s aerial photograph of the Nanjing Finless Dolphin Music Festival in China has been selected as the best entertainment photo of April.

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IMAGO / CFOTO | A bustling crowd attends the 2024 Nanjing Finless Dolphin Music Festival. April 14, 2024, Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China.
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IMAGO / ANP | Marathon runners on the Erasmus Bridge seen from a high point during the 42nd edition of the NN Marathon Rotterdam on April 14, 2024, in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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IMAGO / ABACAPRESS | The celebration for FC Internazionale’s twentieth championship after the Derby won against Milan in Piazza Duomo, Milan, Italy. April 22, 2024.

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IMAGO / ZUMA Wire / Paul Kitagaki Jr. | Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) sits on the court after the game against the Sacramento Kings during an NBA play-in game at Golden 1 Center on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, in Sacramento, California, USA.

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IMAGO / Pixsell / Sanjin Strukic | European Senior Judo Championship: Matteo Piras and Lios Manzi fight during the men’s up to 66 kilos bronze match in Zagreb, Croatia, on April 25, 2024.

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IMAGO / ANP | Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is arrested during a blockade of the A12 highway in The Hague.

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IMAGO / i Images | Horses run loose through Central London after throwing their riders. London, United Kingdom, April 24, 2024.

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IMAGO / UPI Photo / Yuki Iwamura | Former President Donald Trump waits for the start of proceedings at Manhattan Criminal Court in New York on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

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IMAGO / ZUMA Wire / Sandra Dahdah | The University of Texas Students held a protest and law enforcement officers including State Troopers arrested many students and some faculty. April 24, 2024. Austin, Texas, USA.

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IMAGO / ABACAPRESS / Alessia Giuliani | The Guard prepares for the upcoming swearing-in ceremony in Vatican City on April 30, 2024.

IMAGO/ABACAPRESS | Photos of the Month by The Game Magazine, April 2024
IMAGO / ABACAPRESS / Franck Castel | Michael Douglas on stage presents the premiere of Franklin during the Closing Ceremony of the 7th Canneseries International Festival on April 10, 2024, in Cannes, France.

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IMAGO / ZUMA Wire / Suvra Kanti Das | Bangladeshi passengers on board an overcrowded train as they head home ahead of Eid al-Fitr at a railway station in Gazipur, Bangladesh. April 9, 2024.

See photos of the month collections of April 2024 selected by IMAGO photo editors:

Entertainment: Pictures of the Year 2024, April.

News: Pictures of the Year 2024, April.

Sports: Pictures of the Year 2024, April.

Discover more of the best photos monthly via The Game Magazine.