The sporting weekend in pictures

Cameron Smith delivered a superb final loop to win the 150th Open Championship at St Andrews after finishing a shot ahead of American Cameron Young and two ahead of third-placed Rory McIlroy.

Ireland sealed a historic Test series win in Wellington after beating the All Blacks back-to-back, and England also won their series Down Under after a 21-17 win over Australia in Sydney.

At Euro 2022, unbeaten England marched into the last eight after beating Northern Ireland 5-0 in their group, while Dina Asher-Smith leads the British athletes in their pursuit of glory at the World Cup in Oregon.

Here, the PA news agency looks back on an action-packed sports weekend in pictures.

Smith celebrates his birdie on the 18th after a brilliant final round of 64 gave him a one-shot win at the 150th Open Championship (Richard Sellers/PA)

(PA wire)

Rishabh Pant’s unbeaten 125 at Old Trafford, including five straight fours, set India up for a five-wicket ODI win and a 2-1 triumph over England (Mike Egerton/PA).

(PA wire)

Nathan Ellis, left, celebrates after Hampshire defeated Lancashire with a run to win the Vitality Blast trophy after a final ball thriller in Birmingham (Mike Egerton / PA).

(PA wire)

England celebrate after beating Northern Ireland 5-0 on Friday night to top their group with a 100 per cent record and clean sheet at Euro 2022

(PA wire)

England captain Courtney Lawes holds up the Ella-Mobbs Cup after a 21-17 win over Australia in the third Test in Sydney earned a 2-1 series win (Mark Baker/AP)

(AP)

Ireland clinched back-to-back wins over New Zealand in Wellington, earning their own historic Test series win (Niall Carson/PA).

(PA Archive)

Wales’ hopes of a series win in South Africa were dashed when they lost 30-14 in Cape Town in their series decider (Halden Krog/AP).

(AP)

Scotland came tantalizingly close to a series win in Argentina but also lost their decider 34-31 in Buenos Aires (Gustavo Garello/AP).

(AP)

Dina Asher-Smith, center, was the fastest qualifier for the women’s 100m semifinals at the Oregon World Championships (Martin Rickett/PA)

(PA wire)

Fred Kerley led home a USA one, two, three in the men’s 100 meters final (Gregory Bull/AP)

(AP)

Katarina Johnson-Thompson finished the opening morning of her heptathlon title defense in seventh place (Ashley Landis/AP)

(AP)

Laura Muir, left, reached the women’s 1500m semifinal by finishing second in her run (Martin Rickett/PA)

(PA wire)

Belgian Jasper Philipsen (right) sprints to win stage 15 of the Tour de France in Carcassonne (Thibault Camus/AP)

(AP)

Sweden’s Filippa Angeldal, second left background, scores in her side’s 5-0 win over Portugal that secured their place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2022 (Nick Potts/PA)

(PA wire)

https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/cameron-smith-katarina-johnsonthompson-northern-ireland-england-lionesses-b2125351.html The sporting weekend in pictures

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