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Dublin: 9°C Sunday 9 May 2021

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

From the Europa League Final to the European Swimming Championships, and everything in between.

Darren Cave jokes during training as his Ulster team-mates look on

Darren Cave Source: Presseye/Matt Mackey/INPHO

Josh Reddick of the Oakland As steals second base beneath New York Yankees’ Starlin Castro

Yankees Athletics Baseball Source: AP/Press Association Images

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist prepares to continue his Triple Crown bid at the Preakness

Preakness Horse Racing Source: Patrick Semansky

Irish gymnast Kieran Behan was on hand to help launch the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2017

Kieran Behan Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Matt Carpenter gets a face full of water as his St Louis Cardinals team-mates celebrate his home run

Rockies Cardinals Baseball Source: Jeff Roberson

Danny Willett takes ball and turf on day two of the Irish Open

Danny Willett Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

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LeBron James puts down a big dunk against the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference finals

Raptors Cavaliers Basketball Source: Tony Dejak

Red sky at night, Saints delight? Conditions were good as St Pat’s beat Finn Harps 4-0

A general view of Richmond Park Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Maybe next year: A Brighton fan reflects on their play-off defeat

Brighton and Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday - Sky Bet Championship - Play Off - Semi Final - Second Leg - AMEX Stadium Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Splash! The European Swimming Championships took place in London

European Aquatics Championships - Day Twelve Source: Nigel French

Sevilla’s Fernando Llorente and Andujar Coke celebrate with the Europa League Trophy

Liverpool v Sevilla - UEFA Europa League Final - St. Jakob-Park Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Anne Buijs of the Netherlands spikes the ball against Italy at the Women’s Volleyball Olympic qualification tournament in Tokyo

Japan Womens Volleyball Source: Koji Sasahara

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