World sport: 10 photos we liked this week - 22-28 July

A selection of some of the most striking sports photographs taken around the world this week:

TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 27: Karla Borger (L) of Germany competes in the Women’s semifinal match between April Ross and Alix Klineman of the United States and Julia Sude and Karla Borger of Germany on day four of the FIVB Volleyball World Tour Tokyo, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Test Event, at Shiokaze Park on July 27, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
Tokyo, Japan, July 27: Germany's Karla Borger returns the ball during the women's semi-final between April Ross and Alix Klineman of the United States and Julia Sude and Borger of Germany on day four of the FIVB Volleyball World Tour Tokyo. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 27: A general view of PETCO Park during a game between the San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants at PETCO Park on July 27, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
San Diego, California, USA, July 27: A view of PETCO Park during a Major League Baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
Cormons, Italy, 27 July: The peloton rides past a field of sunflowers during stage 4 of the Adriatica Ionica Race from Padola to Cormons in Italy. (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)
Cormons, Italy, 27 July: The peloton rides past a field of sunflowers during stage four of the Adriatica Ionica Race from Padola to Cormons in Italy. (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)
South Africa's Zane Waddell (C) competes in the semi-final of the men's 50m backstroke event during the swimming competition at the 2019 World Championships at Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center in Gwangju, South Korea, on July 27, 2019. (Photo by Ed JONES / AFP) (Photo credit should read ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
Gwangju, South Korea, 27 July: The start of the semi-final of the men's 50m backstroke event during the swimming competition at the 2019 World Championships at Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center. (Photo by Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
27th July 2019, M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool, England; Rhythmic Gymnastics and Acrobatic Gymnastics 2019 British Championship Day Three; Erin Mcintosh, Finesse GC Junior Ribbon Individual (photo by Roger Evans/Action Plus via Getty Images)
Liverpool, England, 27 July: Great Britain's Erin Mcintosh competes at the Rhythmic Gymnastics and Acrobatic Gymnastics 2019 British Championship in the junior ribbon individual event. (Photo by Roger Evans/Getty Images)
24th July 2019, Empress Ballroom Winter Gardens Blackpool; 2019 Betfred World Matchplay Darts; Day Five; Peter Wright throws his dart (photo by Simon Whitehead/Action Plus via Getty Images)
Blackpool, England, 24 July: Peter Wright throws his dart during the Betfred World Matchplay Darts at the Empress Ballroom Winter Gardens. (Photo by Simon Whitehead/ Getty Images)
GWANGJU, SOUTH KOREA - JULY 26: Bronte Halligan #4 of Australia takes a shot against Natasa Rybanska #5 of Hungary during the Women's Water Polo Bronze Medal match on day 14 of the Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships at Nambu University on July 26, 2019 in Gwangju, South Korea. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Gwangju, South Korea, July 26: Bronte Halligan of Australia takes a shot against Natasa Rybanska of Hungary during the Women's Water Polo Bronze Medal match on day 14 of the Gwangju 2019 Fina World Championships at Nambu University. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 25: Jordanne Whiley of Great Britain during her match against Diede De Groot of Netherlands on day three of the LTA British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships at Nottingham Tennis Centre on July 25, 2019 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images for LTA)
Nottingham, England, July 25: Jordanne Whiley of Great Britain in action during her match against Diede De Groot of Netherlands on day three of the LTA British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships at Nottingham Tennis Centre. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)
CHOFU, JAPAN - JULY 24: Mathias Christiansen and Alexandra Boje of Denmark compete in the mixed doubles match against Rinov Rivaldy and Pitha Haningtyas Mentari of Indonesiaon day two of the Daihatsu Yonex Japan Open Badminton Championships, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games test event at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza on July 24, 2019 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
Chofu, Japan, 24 July: Mathias Christiansen, right, and Alexandra Boje of Denmark compete in the mixed doubles match against Rinov Rivaldy and Pitha Haningtyas Mentari of Indonesia on day two of the Daihatsu Yonex Japan Open Badminton Championships, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games test event at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 23: A group photo of the cars at the WEC Prologue on July 23, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by James Moy Photography/Getty Images)
Barcelona, Spain, July 23: The cars bunch at corner at the World Endurance Championship Prologue. (Photo by James Moy/Getty Images)

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