Photojournalism of the Week: April 27, 2012

Americanphotomag.com runs down some of the week's most compelling images

IOTY April 27
IOTY April 27

Olympic hopeful Abdul Rashid Bangura, 27, shadow boxes while training at the national stadium in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown. The Sierra Leone boxing team is currently struggling to raise enough money to send their athletes to the 2012 Olympic games. Finbarr O'Reilly is Reuters chief photographer for West and Central Africa and is based in Senegal. Follow him on Twitter to keep up to date with his incredible images and check out more of his work on his site.

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