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The sports week in pictures
From euphoric celebrations to pint-swilling politicians, join us for a look back at the most striking sporting images from the last seven days.
The sports week in picturesSergio Aguero came off the bench to score twice on his debut for Manchester City against Premier League newcomers Swansea on Monday night.
The sports week in picturesFrom one debut to another, as Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas crumbles under a two-footed challene from Real Madrid's Marcelo. The "tackle" sparked a bench-clearing confrontation between the sides.
The sports week in picturesFly-half Ronan O'Gara sizes up a penalty during Ireland's World Cup warm-up against France at the Stade Chaban-Delmas in Bordeaux on Saturday. Ireland eventually lost the game 19-12.
The sports week in picturesThe Minnesota Twins' Jim Thorne salutes the crowd at a pre-game ceremony honouring his 600th career home run.
The sports week in picturesJelena Jankovic in action during the Western & Southern tennis tournament in Ohio on Wednesday. The following day, the Serb was delayed en route to the venue after her car ran out of petrol.
The sports week in picturesUSPGA champion Keegan Bradley tweeted this picture of the Wanamaker during his post-round press conderence on Sunday night. He hash-tagged the image #pgachampion #triplebogies #happiness.
The sports week in picturesIreland's Brian Gregan celebrates victory in his semi-final of the men's 400m at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China.
The sports week in picturesIreland's Michael Doyle (C) passes a cooling station while competing in the men's 20km walk at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China. He eventually finished on 19th place.
The sports week in picturesEverton manager David Moyes takes to the field ahead of his team's friendly with Bohemians at Daleymount Park.
The sports week in picturesTipperary's Patrick Maher clashes with Dublin's Michael Carton during his side's narrow victory in last weekend's All-Ireland Semi-Final.
The sports week in picturesShamrock Rovers' Gary McCabe celebrates scoring a crucial goal during his side's 1-1 draw with Partizan Belgrade during the third qualifying round for this year's UEFA Champion's League.
The sports week in picturesBritish Prime Minister David Cameron enjoys a pint during the Fourth Test between England and India at The Oval cricket ground in London.
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