World sport: 10 photos we liked this week

A selection of some of the most striking sports photographs taken around the world this week:

Jockeys make their way to the parade ring at Nottingham Racecourse
Nottingham, England, 30 May: Jockeys are reflected in a large puddle as they make their way to the parade ring at Nottingham Racecourse. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods
Ohio, United States, 30 May: Tiger Woods warms up on the practice range before the Memorial. The 14-time major champion finished with a level-par 72 to finish on nine-under-par and fall out of the top 20. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Mike Kurt
Muota River, Switzerland, 2 June: Mike Kurt of Switzerland in action during the kayak cross at the Wildwater Canoeing World Championships. (Photo by Alexandra Wey/EPA)
Sam Wallace of the Swifts
Sydney, Australia, 3 June: Sam Wallace (top) catches the ball during New South Wales Swifts' victory over Adelaide Thunderbirds in Super Netball. The Thunderbirds have not won in six games this season. (Photo by Jason McCawley/Getty Images)
China's Fan Xiaodong
Bangkok, Thailand, 2 June: Fan Xiaodong slides on a wet pitch during China's 2-0 friendly win over Thailand at the Rajamangala National Stadium. Midfielder Wu Lei scored twice. (Photo by Diego Azubel/EPA)
Ekaterina Kipriianova of Russia
Tokyo, Japan, 3 June: Don't look down! Russia's Ekaterina Kipriianova competes during the women's semi-final at the Bouldering World Cup. She finished third, while Great Britain's Michaela Tracy was eighth. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
England fielder Dominic Bess catches out Pakistan's Haris Sohail
Headingley, Leeds, 3 June: Pakistan's Haris Sohail is caught by a diving Dom Bess during England's victory inside three days in the second Test. The two-match series was drawn 1-1. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Kei Nishikori of Japan
Roland Garros, France, 3 June: Japan's Kei Nishikori stretches to return a shot during his fourth-round defeat by Austrian Dominic Thiem in the French Open fourth round. Thiem will play Germany's Alexander Zverev in the quarter-finals. (Photo by Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA)
Kyle Busch
Pennsylvania, United States, 2 June: Kyle Busch celebrates with a burnout in his Juniper Toyota at the Pocono Raceway track after winning the Nascar Pocono Green 250. (Photo by Jared C Tilton/Getty Images)
Max Scherzer
Atlanta, Georgia, 2 June: Washington Nationals pinch hitter Max Scherzer reacts after scoring the game-winning run against the Atlanta Braves in the 14th innings of their Major League Baseball game. (Photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA)

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