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Dublin: 10°C Sunday 9 May 2021

It's Sunday so here's 12 of our favourite images from the sporting week

From Irish success in the European Olympic qualifiers to segway polo and everything in between.

David Oliver Joyce drops to his knees as he qualifies for Rio with victory in his AIBA European Olympic qualifier in Sansun, Turkey

David Joyce celebrates winningSource: Turkish Youth Sports Press Office/INPHO

Miriam Campion of Tipperary under pressure in the National League Division 1 Semi-Final with Kilkenny

Miriam Campion under pressureSource: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa after scoring their late equaliser against West Ham at the King Power Stadium

Leicester City v West Ham United - Barclays Premier League - King Power StadiumSource: EMPICS Sport

A dog runs onto the pitch in last weekend’s Allianz Hurling League Division 1 semi-final between Kilkenny and Clare at Semple Stadium

A stray dog makes his way onto the pitchSource: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar makes a diving catch on a fly ball by Boston Red Sox’s Jackie Bradley Jr

Blue Jays Red Sox BaseballSource: AP/Press Association Images

The Shelbourne players celebrate beating Bohemians in a penalty shootout in the EA Sports Cup at Tolka Park

Shelbourne players celebrate ads goalkeeper Jack Brady saves a penalty in sudden death to win the gameSource: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin goes up for a dunk as Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless defends

Trail Blazers Clippers Basketball

Shamrock Rovers captain Gary McCabe is shown a red card as opposing skipper Stephen O’Donnell holds his shin in Dundalk’s 2-0 win at Tallaght Stadium

Neil Doyle shows Gary McCabe a red cardSource: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Jon Jones during the weigh-in for UFC 197 in Las Vegas

UFC 197 Mixed Martial ArtsSource: John Locher

Chiefs’ Seta Tamanivalu scores a try by diving over Toni Pulu and Vince Aso of the Hurricanes in their Super Rugby meeting

Seta Tamanivalu scores a try despite Toni Pulu and Vince AsoSource: Photosport/Marty Melville/INPHO

Players taking part in a Segway Polo Day at Parson’s Green, London

Segway Polo Day Parsons Green Source: Yui Mok

Rafael Nadal after seeing off Gael Monfils in the final of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters in Monaco

Monte Carlo Tennis Master Source: AP/Press Association Images

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