Arsenal savoured derby glory as they won 2-0 at Tottenham to go eight points clear at the top of the Premier League, after second-placed Manchester City had been defeated 2-1 at their local rivals Manchester United a day earlier.
Mykhailo Mudryk was unveiled as a new signing for Chelsea’s men’s team as they beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at home, while their female counterparts secured a 1-1 draw via Sam Kerr’s late equaliser in their Women’s Super League top-two clash at Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
Judd Trump overcame Mark Williams 10-8 to become Masters champion at Alexandra Palace, and England’s netball team completed a 2-1 series victory over Jamaica with a 63-59 triumph at the Copper Box Arena.
Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best images from the weekend’s sporting action.
Harry Kane moved level with Jimmy Greaves as Tottenham's all-time top scorer as his 266th goal for the club earned a 1-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage. The England captain's fine finish in first-half stoppage time settled an even contest and moved Spurs to within five points of fourth place, albeit having played a game more than Newcastle and Manchester United. Got behind a number of Fulham efforts in a busy first half and made a smart late save as Fulham pushed for an equaliser.
A British shot put champion has heavily criticised leaked plans to allow transgender women to compete in the female category in international track and field, saying it could lead to a "free-for-all" which would "screw" biological women like her.
The knockout playoff and final of this summer’s Hundred will be played in London, with Trent Bridge handed the tournament opener for the first time. The tournament will begin on August 1 - the day after the scheduled end of the Fifth men’s Ashes Test - and run until August 27, when Lord’s will host the final for the third year in a row. The start of last year’s women’s tournament was delayed due to the Commonwealth Games, but this summer all matchdays will feature women’s and men’s games as double-headers.
The England international produced two superb second-half saves from Southampton forward Che Adams as the Magpies secured a vital 1-0 win from a breathless Carabao Cup semi-final first leg at St Mary's. Joelinton set aside a disallowed goal and a shocking miss to claim the visitors' 73rd-minute winner, while Saints substitute Adam Armstrong had a leveller ruled out for handball following VAR intervention. Newcastle manager Eddie Howe, who warned there is still a long way to go in the tie ahead of next week's return meeting, saluted the impact of his in-form keeper, while Magpies midfielder Bruno Guimaraes went a step further.
The shot was straight out of the Ryder Cup playbook, the celebration even more so. And, who knows, perhaps Victor Perez’s magic moment from the bunker on the 17th that essentially handed him the Abu Dhabi Championship will take the Frenchman all the way to Rome for the match against the United States in September.
The seven-year-old started as the 5/6 favourite under Paul Townend after some promising maiden efforts that led to the step up to two miles and seven furlongs, for a race won by Monkfish on his way to Cheltenham two years ago. There may have been some room for improvement in the fluency of his jumping but with two flights remaining he streaked away from his rivals and strolled across the line a massive 35 lengths ahead. The Albert Bartlett is now the next destination, for which he was slashed to 7/1 from 20/1 by Paddy Power.