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10 BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

By Rediff Sports Desk
Last updated on: August 05, 2015 15:42 IST
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Steve Finn helped England dominate Australia in another Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Friday to take a 2-1 series lead.

A day later, there were celebrations across China as Beijing won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

And, on Sunday, Premier League club Arsenal finally won bragging rights after beating Chelsea 1-0 to clinch the Community Shield to kick-start their season on a positive note.

Rediff.com has all this and a lot more action from the week gone by, snapped right here!

Players in action at London Beach Rugby, a two day touch rugby event in aid to help Heroes at Finsbury Square in London on August 1

Players in action at London Beach Rugby, a two day touch rugby event in aid to help Heroes at Finsbury Square, in London, on August 1. Photograph: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for City Sports Management Ltd

A rainbow over the Pirelli Stadium during the Pre-Season football friendly between Burton Albion and Leicester City at Pirelli Stadium in Burton-upon-Trent, England, on July 28

A rainbow over the Pirelli Stadium during the Pre-Season football friendly between Burton Albion and Leicester City at Pirelli Stadium in Burton-upon-Trent, England, on July 28. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

Fireworks explode behind a snowboarding sculpture to celebrate Beijing being chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, in Chongli county of Zhangjiakou, jointly bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games with capital Beijing, July 31, 2015. Beijing was chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, becoming the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games

Fireworks explode behind a snowboarding sculpture to celebrate Beijing being chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, in Chongli county of Zhangjiakou, on July 31. Beijing was chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, becoming the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

A member of the Mexico team competes in the Women's Team Free Synchronised Swimming Preliminary on Day 4 of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, on July 28 

A member of the Mexico team competes in the Women's Team Free Synchronised Swimming Preliminary on Day 4 of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, on July 28. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Arsenal get morale-boosting win over Chelsea

Arsenal's Hector Bellerin, Mikel Arteta, Nacho Monreal and Santi Cazorla celebrate after beating Chelsea to win the FA Community Shield match at Wembley Stadium in London on August 2

Arsenal's Hector Bellerin, Mikel Arteta, Nacho Monreal and Santi Cazorla celebrate after beating Chelsea to win the FA Community Shield match at Wembley Stadium in London on August 2. Photograph: Mikel Arteta/Twitter

Edgbaston Test: England thrash Australia, go 2-1 up in Ashes series

England's Steven Finn is joined by teammates as he appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of Australia's Mitchell Marsh on Day 2 of the 3rd Ashes Test at Edgbaston in Birmingham on July 30

England's Steven Finn is joined by teammates as he appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of Australia's Mitchell Marsh on Day 2 of the 3rd Ashes Test at Edgbaston in Birmingham on July 30. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Late bloomer Froome wins second Tour de France title

5 odds Froome fought-off to make history at Tour de France

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, the race overall leader's yellow jersey, holds a glass of champagne as he cycles during the 109.5-km (68 miles) final 21st stage

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, the race overall leader's yellow jersey, holds a glass of champagne as he celebrates victory during the 109.5-km (68 miles) final 21st stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Sevres to Paris Champs-Elysees, France, on July 26. Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/Reuters

Celtic's Dedryck Boyata scores against FK Qarabag during the UEFA Champions League Third Qualifying Round, 1st Leg match, at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 29 

Celtic's Dedryck Boyata scores against FK Qarabag during the UEFA Champions League Third Qualifying Round, 1st Leg match, at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 29. Photograph: Steve Welsh/Getty Images

The Russia team compete in the Women's Free Combination Synchronised Swimming Final on Day 8 of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, on August 1

The Russia team compete in the Women's Free Combination Synchronised Swimming Final on Day 8 of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, on August 1. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox falls over the bullpen after catching a ball hit by Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox, which was ruled a home run after an official review showed the ball was dropped, in the sixth inning at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, on July 28.

Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox falls over the bullpen after catching a ball hit by Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox, which was ruled a home run after an official review showed the ball was dropped, in the sixth inning at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, on July 28. Photograph: Jim Rogash/Getty Images
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