England won the men’s T20 World Cup by beating Pakistan in Melbourne, but suffered heartbreak in the Women’s Rugby World Cup final after losing 34-31 to hosts New Zealand in Auckland.
There was also bitter disappointment for England at the men’s Rugby League World Cup as they lost 27-26 to Samoa in a thrilling golden-point semi-final.
England’s men made it through to the Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup final after defeating Wales, while Great Britain women’s tennis team lost out to Australia in their Billie Jean King Cup semi-final.
Manchester City lost at home to Brentford as Arsenal moved five-points clear at the top of the Premier League and George Russell clinched his maiden Formula One win at the Brazilian Grand Prix, with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton second.
In the men’s rugby union internationals, there were wins for England, Wales and Ireland against Japan, Argentina and Fiji respectively, while Scotland lost to New Zealand at Murrayfield.
Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best images from an action-packed weekend of sporting action.
Whyte and Franklin headlined a Matchroom boxing card at Wembley Arena and the Brit triumphed by majority decision. One judge scored the bout 115-115, while the others had it 116-112 in the favour of Whyte. Franklin is now 21-1 following his first professional defeat and he was left fuming by the scorecards. "I felt like I got robbed," Franklin said in the ring post-fight.
The Iranian Football Federation has complained to FIFA about the USA removing the Islamic Republic symbol from the nation's flag in some social media posts in the build-up to Tuesday night's match at the Al Thumama Stadium. Queiroz himself also become embroiled in a war of words with Jurgen Klinsmann after the former Germany striker spoke about how Iran had been deemed to have deployed gamesmanship and "worked the referee" during their win over Wales. The squad has also played against a background of widespread anti-government protests in Iran, which were sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died in custody in September having been detained for allegedly failing to follow the country's Islamic dress code.