The sporting weekend in pictures

Collin Morikawa lifted the Claret Jug in his very first appearance at the Open, while Lewis Hamilton battled through controversy to win the British Grand Prix.

Here, PA looks at the best images from another packed weekend of sport.

The Open 2021 – Day Four – The Royal St George’s Golf Club
USA’s Collin Morikawa lifts the Claret Jug after winning Open at Royal St George’s (Richard Sellers/PA)
The Open 2021 – Day Four – The Royal St George’s Golf Club
The moment USA star Morikawa claimed victory at the Open (Richard Sellers/PA)
British Grand Prix 2021 – Race – Silverstone
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (Bradley Collyer/PA)
British Grand Prix 2021 – Race – Silverstone
Hamilton celebrates with the RAC trophy on the podium at Silverstone (Tim Goode/PA)
England v Pakistan – Second Vitality IT20 – Emerald Headingley
Liam Livingstone looks dejected after departing for 38 against Pakistan despite having earlier blasted a massive six (Zac Goodwin/PA)
England v Pakistan – Second Vitality IT20 – Emerald Headingley
Saqib Mahmood helped England to a 45-run win over Pakistan on Sunday (Zac Goodwin/PA)
DHL Stormers v The British and Irish Lions – Castle Lager Lions Series – Cape Town Stadium
Alun Wyn Jones made his impressive return for the British and Irish Lions after recovering from a dislocated shoulder in double-quick time (Steve Haag/PA)
DHL Stormers v The British and Irish Lions – Castle Lager Lions Series – Cape Town Stadium
Marcus Smith continued to enjoy a madcap month by making his British and Irish Lions debut against the Stormers (Steve Haag/PA)
Castleford Tigers v St Helens – Betfred Challenge Cup – Final – Wembley Stadium
St Helens star Regan Grace lifts the Betfred Challenge Cup trophy after victory over Castleford at Wembley (John Walton/PA)
Castleford Tigers v St Helens – Betfred Challenge Cup – Final – Wembley Stadium
Tommy Makinson knows St Helens are en route to their first Challenge Cup title in 13 years in the closing stages of Saturday’s 26-12 win over Castleford (John Walton/PA)