The sporting weekend in pictures

Hosts Japan caused another Rugby World Cup shock with victory over Ireland.

Liverpool and Manchester City won away in the Premier League while Tottenham got back on track despite a howler from goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Lewis Hamilton continued his quest for a sixth Formula One championship with victory in Russia.

Here, the PA news agency picks out some highlights from the past few days in pictures.

Japan celebrated a shock 19-12 World Cup win over Ireland
Japan celebrated a shock 19-12 World Cup win over Ireland (Adam Davy/PA)
St Helens beat Wigan 40-10 to reach the Super League Grand Final
St Helens beat Wigan 40-10 to reach the Super League Grand Final (Richard Sellers/PA)
Georginio Wijnaldum netted Liverpool's winner at Sheffield United
Georginio Wijnaldum netted Liverpool’s winner at Sheffield United (Richard Sellers/PA)
Dominic Calvert-Lewin netted Everton's goal in the 3-1 defeat to Manchester City
Dominic Calvert-Lewin headed in Everton’s goal in the 3-1 defeat to Manchester City (Peter Byrne/PA)
Manchester City closed the gap on Liverpool
Manchester City closed the gap on Liverpool (Peter Byrne/PA)
Rory McIlroy took advice from his dad Gerry at the Alfred Dunhill Links
Rory McIlroy took advice from his dad Gerry at the Alfred Dunhill Links (Kenny Smith/PA)
Former West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez scored in Burnley's 2-2 draw at Aston Villa
Former West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez scored in Burnley’s 2-2 draw at Aston Villa (Nick Potts/PA)
Gareth Davies scores a try in Wales' 29-25 World Cup win over Australia
Gareth Davies dives over in Wales’ 29-25 World Cup win over Australia (Adam Davy/PA)
Andriy Yarmolenko took a tumble during West Ham's 2-2 draw at Bournemouth
Andriy Yarmolenko took a tumble during West Ham’s 2-2 draw at Bournemouth (Mark Kerton/PA)
Errol Spence Jr, left, beat Shawn Porter on points in Los Angeles
Errol Spence Jr, left, beat Shawn Porter on points in Los Angeles (Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP)
Jorginho's penalty sealed Chelsea's 2-0 win over Brighton
Jorginho’s penalty sealed Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Brighton (Steven Paston/PA)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix (Luca Bruno/AP)
Norwich lost 2-0 to Crystal Palace
Norwich lost 2-0 to Crystal Palace (John Walton/PA)
Tonga's performed their war dance before the 28-12 defeat to Argentina
Tonga performed their war dance before the 28-12 defeat to Argentina (Mike Egerton/PA)
Harry Kane was on target in Tottenham's 2-1 win over Southampton
Harry Kane was on target in Tottenham’s 2-1 win over Southampton (Yui Mok/PA)
South Africa hammered Namibia 57-3
South Africa hammered Namibia 57-3 (David Davies/PA)
Ollie Watkins scored a hat-trick of headers in Brentford's 3-1 win at Barnsley
Ollie Watkins scored a hat-trick of headers in Brentford’s 3-1 triumph at Barnsley (Richard Sellers/PA)
The weather played havoc during the UCI Road World Championships
The weather played havoc during the UCI Road World Championships (Tim Goode/PA)
Wolves beat bottom-placed Watford 2-0 to claim their first Premier League win of the season
Wolves beat bottom-placed Watford 2-0 to claim their first Premier League win of the season (Dave Howarth/PA)
Uruguay failed to build on their win over Fiji after losing 33-7 to Georgia
Uruguay failed to build on their win over Fiji after losing 33-7 to Georgia (Shuji Kajiyama/AP)
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid played out a goalless draw in the first El Clasico of the season
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid played out a goalless draw (Bernat Armangue/AP)
Christian Coleman won the men’s 100m final at the World Championships in Qatar
Christian Coleman won the men’s 100m final at the World Championships in Qatar (Martin Rickett/PA)
Rianna Dean scored the only goal in Tottenham Women's win over West Ham
Rianna Dean scored the first goal in Tottenham Women’s 2-0 victory over West Ham at the London Stadium (John Walton/PA)
Naomi Osaka threw her racket in frustration during her win over Jessica Pegula at the China Open
Naomi Osaka threw her racket in frustration during her win over Jessica Pegula at the China Open (Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Charlton upset Leeds 1-0 at the Valley
Charlton upset Leeds 1-0 at the Valley (Isabel Infantes/PA)
Annemiek Van Vleuten won the women's elite road race ahead of Anna Van Der Breggen and Amanda Spratt
Annemiek Van Vleuten won the women’s elite road race ahead of Anna Van Der Breggen and Amanda Spratt (Tim Goode/PA)
Denmark’s Mads Pedersen won the men's elite road race from Leeds to Harrogate
Denmark’s Mads Pedersen won the men’s elite road race from Leeds to Harrogate (Bradley Collyer/PA)
Isaac Hayden was sent off as Newcastle were hammered by Leicester
Isaac Hayden was sent off as Newcastle were hammered 5-0 by Leicester (Nick Potts/PA)
Dina Asher-Smith won the silver medal in Doha
Dina Asher-Smith won the silver medal in Doha (Mike Egerton/PA)
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