It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how all the action of the last seven days looked through the camera lens.

Jonathan Walters gives new meaning to the phrase ‘getting your nose to the ball’.

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Astonishing image captured by Tommy Dickson as the Munster ‘A’ side took on the Rotherham Tigers on Sunday.

A general view of a line out Source: Tommy Dickson; ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson/INPHO

James Gallagher after his Bellator victory in Dublin.

James Gallagher celebrates his victory Source: Gary Carr; ©INPHO/Gary Carr/INPHO

It’s that time of the year…for walking in the air. And Alexis Sanchez has done it many times for Arsenal.

Everton v Arsenal - Premier League - Goodison Park Source: Peter Byrne

Horses jump the last in The Betfred ‘Wishes You A Merry Christmas’ Handicap Steeple Chase at Uttoxeter Racecourse.

Christmas Raceday - Uttoxeter Races Source: Mike Egerton

Anthony Daly still loves getting his hands on some silverware, as he showed after Munster’s Inter-Pro win over Leinster.

Anthony Daly celebrates after the game Source: Tommy Dickson; ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson/INPHO

The agony of defeat…in more ways than one. Tom Duquesnoy submits Ballymena’s Alan Philpott to retain the BAMMA belt.

Tom Duquesnoy submits Alan Philpott via rear naked choke Source: Gary Carr/INPHO

A competitor speeds down the slope at womens’ World Cup downhill training in Val d’Isere, France.

France Alpine Skiing World Cup Source: Giovanni Auletta

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Toronto Raptors’ guard DeMar DeRozan dunks the ball as Philadelphia 76ers guard Nik Stauskas, bottom right, and Robert Covington, bottom left, can only watch.

Raptors 76ers Basketball Source: Chris Szagola

Terminally-ill five-year-old Bradley Lowery was a VIP at BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year awards in Birmingham on Sunday.

Sports Personality of the Year 2016 - Arrivals Source: Ian West

Mario Balotelli’s French revolution shows no sign of ending anytime soon

Pep in their step: Manchester City conjure valuable comeback win over the Gunners

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