From wonder-catches to gravity-defying jumps, it's the week's best sports photography

From Odell’s magic to the high-intensity of the Superclasico, there were some terrific images this week.

NY Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. conjured one of those iconic sports moments last Sunday, expertly captured by Julio Cortez

One Handed Grabs Football Source: Julio Cortez/AP/Press Association Images

Katie Taylor was the centre of attention in Dublin Airport after she won her fifth world championship earlier this week

Katie Taylor is interviewed in Dublin Airport after winning a fifth lightweight title at the AIBA World WomenÕs Elite Championships Source: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Kobe Bryant inched his way to the net against the Grizzlies but that hard work mattered little as his Lakers suffered a 99-93 defeat.

Grizzlies Lakers Basketball Source: Mark J. Terrill/AP/Press Association Images

Itoldyou, ridden by Danny Burton, in full flight at the bet365 Hennessy Festival at Newbury

Horse Racing - The bet365 Hennessy Festival - Day One - Newbury Racecourse Source: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Tottenham’s Europa League clash with Partizan Belgrade was interrupted by pitch invaders – it even stirred Roberto Soldado into action.

Soccer - UEFA Europa League - Group C - Tottenham Hotspur v Partizan Belgrade - White Hart Lane Source: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Rory Best was on the march during Ulster’s Captain’s Run

Rory Best 27/11/2014 Source: ©Russell Pritchard/Presseye

While Mick McGrath perched himself along the coast on a gorgeous November’s day

Mick McGrath Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

In Argentina, everything came to a standstill for the battle between River Plate and Boca Juniors

Argentina Soccer Copa Sudamericana Source: Natacha Pisarenko/AP/Press Association Images

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Italy’s Ivan Righini pulled off an acrobatic routine at figure-skating’s NHK Trophy in Japan

Japan NHK Trophy Figure Skating Source: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP/Press Association Images

Nico Rosberg was in Abu Dhabi for some F1 testing of his Mercedes

Motor Racing - Formula One Testing - Abu Dhabi Test - Day One - Abu Dhabi, UAE Source: James Moy/James Moy Photography/Press Association Images

Arizona Coyotes’ Mike Smith came up with a novel way of defending his goal against the Colorado Avalanche

Avalanche Coyotes Hockey Source: Ross D. Franklin/AP/Press Association Images

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