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It’s Sunday so here are our 12 favourite images from the sporting week

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

Image: Karel Delvoije/INPHO

Fans wait for ‘superman’ Mark Cavendish as he dominates the sprint finishes during the opening week of the 2016 Tour de France.

Source: Christophe Ena/AP/Press Association Images

Roger Federer reacts after losing his Wimbledon semi-final to Milos Raonic.

Source: Alastair Grant

Athletic Jeunesse Esch’s Martin Ontiveros and Patrick Stumpf with Ger O’Brien of St. Patrick’s Athletic.

Source: Fernand Konnen/INPHO

It was a crowded field during the US Olympic track and field trials in Oregon.

Source: Charlie Riedel

France’s Antoine Griezmann is seen through a French flag waved after he scored his side’s second goal against Germany in their Euro 2016 semi-final.

Source: Thibault Camus

Tori Pena in action for Ireland at the European Athletics Championships. 

Source: Karel Delvoije/INPHO

Ronaldo leaps higher than anyone to put his side into the Euro 2016 final.

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Source: Frank Augstein

Ashton Eaton competes during the decathlon 110-meter hurdles at the US trials.

Source: Matt Slocum

Wexford’s Aidan Nolan celebrates the win over Cork.

Aidan Nolan celebrates after the final whistle Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Aidan O’Shea infamous dive for Mayo against Fermanagh.

Aidan O’Shea falls after being tackled by Che Cullen which resulted in a penalty Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Longford management go mad after shock victory over Monaghan.

Denis Connerton celebrates at the final whistle Source: Presseye/Andrew Paton/INPHO

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean holds up the Ireland flag after securing a bronze medal in the 1500m at the European Championships in Amsterdam. 

Ciara Mageean celebrates winning a bronze medal Source: Karel Delvoije/INPHO

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Police carry out controlled explosion after unattended bag found outside French team hotel

Ireland’s Dan Martin is now in third place overall at the Tour de France

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