It's Sunday so here are 11 of our favourite pictures from the sporting week

Danger, a dagger and the delight of January hurling. It’s all in frame.

Happy New Year

Britain Soccer Premier League Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates Arsenal's fourth against Fulham on 1 January. Source: Kirsty Wigglesworth

‘Tis the season…

Imago 20181229 Kjetil Jansrud of Norway during his run on the Super G at the Stelvio in Italy. Source: Imago/PA Images

…for January hurling

Billy Nolan with Michael O'Halloran Waterford's Billy Nolan with Michael O'Halloran of Cork. Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

Nerve-jangling title-deciders

Poor Vincent Kompany’s face is distraught in this pic.

Manchester City v Liverpool - Premier League - Etihad Stadium Vincent Kompany watches helplessly as John Stones clears against his own 'keeper. Source: Martin Rickett

Britain Soccer Premier League Stones miraculously recovers and somehow clears the ball through Mo Salah's legs. Source: Dave Thompson

The Magic of the Cup

Tranmere Rovers v Tottenham Hotspur - Emirates FA Cup - Third Round - Prenton Park Spurs fans enjoyed their Friday night in Tranmere. Source: Mike Egerton

Giant leaps

Thunder Lakers Basketball Oklahoma City Thunder's Terrance Ferguson flies at the Lakers' Josh Hart. Source: Jae C. Hong


Giants among men

Keith Earls makes his way onto the pitch Keith Earls takes the field against Leinster. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Directing from the sidelines

Newcastle United v Manchester United - Premier League - St James' Park Instructions fly on from three coaches in Manchester United's win over Newcastle. Source: Owen Humphreys

And finding light where you can.

James Davies James Davies runs out for Scarlets clash with Cardiff Blues last week. Source: Alex Davidson/INPHO

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New Year, same James Harden

NBA: Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors Harden beats the buzzer with a game-winning overtime three against the Golden State Warriors. Source: SIPA USA/PA Images


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