The 2012 winners in Pankration during the FILA World Championships in Cracow, Poland. Pankration is a blend of boxing and wrestling but with almost no rules disallowing biting and gouging of the opponent's eyes.
John Degenkolb of Germany won a rainy sprint in Krakow to take the victory in last stage of this year's Tour de Pologne. Moreno Moser of Italy won the overall classification, beating the Polish favourite Michal Kwiatkowski.
A seven-hour-long concert on Szeroka Street in Krakow's Jewish district culminated this year's Jewish Culture Festival. The organisers compare this event to a "Jewish Woodstock" due to its joyful atmosphere.
Paul Shapiro and his Ribs and Brisket Revue perform in the Tempel Synagogue in KraKow during the Jewish Culture Festival. The band plays a mix of jazz, blues, R&B and rock music with a distinct Jewish touch.
A large group of people gather at Wolnica Square near the old Jewish district in Krakow to dance a traditional Jewish dance. The group, led by Steve Weintraub and accompanied by Jewish professional musicians, dances for the Jewish Culture Festival.
Forest rangers in Wloszczowa were first to realize that something was infecting their ash trees. They sent samples to Professor Tadeusz Kowalski who was the first person to discover and name the fungus.