The sporting weekend in pictures

Ben Stokes’ Ashes heroics highlighted the weekend’s sporting action.

Here, the PA news agency picks out the best images from across the two days.

Ben Stokes celebrates hitting the winning runs as his incredible knock earned England a one-wicket win in the third Ashes Test
Ben Stokes celebrates hitting the winning runs as his incredible knock earned England a one-wicket win in the third Ashes Test (Mike Egerton/PA)
Joe Root and Joe Denly's partnership on Saturday evening put England in with a chance of chasing the record total to keep the Ashes alive
Joe Root and Joe Denly’s partnership on Saturday evening put England in with a chance of chasing the record total to keep the Ashes alive (Mike Egerton/PA)
Joel Matip heads in the opener as Liverpool beat Arsenal 3-1 to maintain their winning start to the season
Joel Matip heads in the opener as Liverpool beat Arsenal 3-1 to maintain their winning start to the season (Anthony Devlin/PA)
Sergio Aguero was on target as champions Manchester City saw off Bournemouth
Sergio Aguero was on target as champions Manchester City saw off Bournemouth (Adam Davy/PA)
Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy won the Tour Championship in Atlanta to secure the FedEx Cup title and first prize of US dollars 15million (£12.3million) on Sunday night (John Amis/AP)
Warrington lift the Challenge Cup trophy after their victory against St Helens at Wembley
Warrington lifted the Challenge Cup trophy after their victory against St Helens at Wembley (Paul Harding/PA)
Marcus Rashford reacts after missing a penalty in Manchester United's home defeat to Crystal Palace
Marcus Rashford reacts after missing a penalty in Manchester United’s home defeat to Crystal Palace (Nigel French/PA)
Sheffield-born Jamie Vardy gets gets acquainted with the Sheffield United fans after scoring in Leicester's win
Sheffield-born Jamie Vardy gets gets acquainted with the Sheffield United fans after scoring in Leicester’s win (Richard Sellers/PA)
Ojie Edoburun celebrates his surprise 100m at the British Championships in Birmingham
Ojie Edoburun celebrates his surprise men’s 100m win at the British Championships in Birmingham (Simon Cooper/PA)
Dina Asher-Smith set a new championship record of 10.96 seconds to win her 100m event
Dina Asher-Smith set a new championship record of 10.96 seconds to win the women’s 100m (Simon Cooper/PA)
Tammy Abraham hugs Mason Mount as the pair's goals secure Chelsea a 3-2 win at Norwich
Tammy Abraham hugs Mason Mount as the pair’s goals secure Chelsea a 3-2 win at Norwich (Joe Giddens/PA)
Elliot Daly runs in one of England's eight tries in their rout of Ireland at Twickenham
Elliot Daly runs in one of England’s eight tries in their rout of Ireland at Twickenham (Adam Davy/PA)
Newcastle fans celebrate their surprise win at Tottenham
Newcastle fans celebrate their surprise win at Tottenham (John Walton/PA)
Chris Harris scores a try as Scotland beat France in their World Cup warm-up
Chris Harris scores the winning try as Scotland beat France in their World Cup warm-up (Ian Rutherford/PA)
Sebastien Haller scored with an acrobatic effort as his two goals secured West Ham a 3-1 win at Watford
Sebastien Haller scores with an acrobatic effort as his two goals secured West Ham a 3-1 win at Watford (Aaron Chown/PA)
VAR overturns Lewis Dunk's goal and Brighton go on to lose 2-0 to Southampton
VAR overturns Lewis Dunk’s goal and Brighton go on to lose 2-0 to Southampton (Steven Paston/PA)
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck gets emotional as he announces his retirement aged 29
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck gets emotional as he announces his retirement aged 29 (AJ Mast/AP)
The pressure on Stoke manager Nathan Jones intensified with a 3-0 defeat at home to Leeds
The pressure on Stoke manager Nathan Jones intensified with a 3-0 defeat at home to Leeds (Dave Howarth/PA)
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