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BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

August 19, 2019 17:12 IST

Another week of sporting action has come to a close. From the 2nd Ashes Test at Lord's to all the soccer action in La Liga and the English Premier League, it was all happening in the sporting universe.

Here we encapsulate all the sporting action from last week in this stunning photo feature.

Marnus Labuschagne is struck on the helmet by a delivery from Jofra Archer 

IMAGE: Australia's Marnus Labuschagne is struck on the helmet by a delivery from England's Jofra Archer on Day 5 of the 2nd Ashes Test at Lord's on Sunday, August 18. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

England's Charlie Ewels in action with Wales' Aaron Shingler during the Rugby World Cup warm-up match at Twickenham Stadium in Twickenham, Britain, on Sunday, August 11

IMAGE: England's Charlie Ewels in action with Wales' Aaron Shingler during the Rugby World Cup warm-up match at Twickenham Stadium in Twickenham, Britain, on Sunday, August 11. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Action Images via Reuters

Belgium's Nafissatou Thiam competes in the Women's Long Jump during the Muller Birmingham Grand Prix & IAAF Diamond League event at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, England, on Sunday, August 18

IMAGE: Belgium's Nafissatou Thiam competes in the Women's Long Jump during the Muller Birmingham Grand Prix & IAAF Diamond League event at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, England, on Sunday, August 18. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta argues as referee Stephanie Frappart shows him a yellow card during the UEFA Super Cup match against Liverpool at Vodafone Arena in Istanbul, Turkey, on Wednesday, August 14

IMAGE: Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta argues as referee Stephanie Frappart shows him a yellow card during the UEFA Super Cup match against Liverpool at Vodafone Arena in Istanbul, Turkey, on Wednesday, August 14. Photograph: John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters

Christos Glagos is slammed onto the ground by Drakkar Klose in the third round during their Lightweight Bout of  UFC 241 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, August 17

IMAGE: Christos Glagos is slammed onto the ground by Drakkar Klose in the third round during their Lightweight Bout of UFC 241 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, August 17. Photograph: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images

Great Britain's Esmee Hawkey in action during the W Series race, at Brands Hatch circuit at West Kingsdown, Britain on Sunday, August 11

IMAGE: Great Britain's Esmee Hawkey in action during the W Series race, at Brands Hatch circuit at West Kingsdown, Britain on Sunday, August 11. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Atlanta Falcons' Ito Smith is tackled by New York Jets' Doug Middleton during the first half of an NFL preseason game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday, August 15

IMAGE: Atlanta Falcons' Ito Smith is tackled by New York Jets' Doug Middleton during the first half of an NFL preseason game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday, August 15. Photograph: Todd Kirkland/Getty Images

Crystal Palace's Christian Benteke is locked in an aerial battle with Sheffield United's Chris Basham and George Baldock

IMAGE: Crystal Palace's Christian Benteke is locked in an aerial battle with Sheffield United's Chris Basham and George Baldock during their English Premier League match at Bramall Lane in Sheffield on Sunday, August 18. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters
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