David Ashdown's Sports Picture Diary

The Independent's award-winning photographer picks his most vivid pictures from the world of sport and explains the story behind the lens

This weekend David was at Adams Park to see Wasps crush Gloucester on a satisfying afternoon.

Follow the links below to discover the story behind the lens:

20 April: Arsenal v Chelsea, FA Cup semi-final

6 April: The Grand National

30 March: The Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race

23 March: Ireland v Wales in Cardiff

16 March: England v France at Twickenham

10 March: Cheltenham

1 March: Carling Cup final

24 February: Frank Bruno v Mike Tyson 1989 (Classic)

17 February: Wales v England

10 February: England v Italy

3 February: Gloucester v London Irish

26 January: Kettering Town v Fulham

19 January: The sports portrait

12 January: Lingfield Park racecourse

5 January: London Irish v Newcastle


15 December: Harlequins v Stade Francais

8 December: Amir Khan v Oisin Fagan

1 December: England v New Zealand

24 November: Charity auction football match

17 November: Cheltenham

10 November: England Rugby Internationals

3 November: Cycling World Cup

26 October 2008: NFL match at Wembley

19 October 2008: Newmarket

12 October 2008: England v Kazakhstan

5 October 2008: The Great North Run

29 September 2008: Ascot

22 September 2008: The Davis Cup

15 September 2008: Pro40

8 September 2008: The Tour of Britain

23 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - Diving

21 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - Volleyball

20 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - Synchronized swimming

19 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - Triathlon

17 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - Usain Bolt

16 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - Rebecca Adlington

15 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - The Birds Nest

14 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - Fencing

12 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - Kayaking

11 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - Michael Phelps

8 August 2008: Beijing Olympics - Velodrome

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