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Champagne showers, Paulie soaring and flare trouble – it’s the week’s best sport photos

Here’s how the last seven days looked through a lens.

Champagne showers, Paulie soaring and flare trouble – it’s the week’s best sport photos
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    Europe captain Paul McGinley gets a champagne shower as the Ryder Cup party starts.Source: Scott Heppell
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    G-Mac and Wee-Mac pose with the Northern Ireland flag after winning the Ryder Cup with Europe at Gleneagles.Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO
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    Paul O'Connell plucks a ball out of the sky during Munster training in the University of Limerick.Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO
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    Jose Mourinho was back in his native Portugal on Champions League duty with Chelsea. It looks like he enjoyed his media duties.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Cork footballers Emma Farmer and Vera Foley meet Nicholas Patrick Power, 4, in Our Lady's Children's Hospital.Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO
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    Japan's Minami Itahashi and Fuka Tatsumi compete at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.Source: Kin Cheung
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    Ulster Ravens' Michael Allen gets medical treatment during Thursday's game against the Connacht Eagles.Source: Presseye/Darren Kidd/INPHO
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    Hands on! Lin Chaopan competes at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championship.Source: Andy Wong
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    Galatasaray fans quite literally light up Arsenal's Emirates Stadium.Source: Andrew Matthews

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