World sport: 10 photos we liked this week - 12-18 August

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

HACHIOJI, JAPAN - AUGUST 18: Petra Klingler of Switzerland competes in the Bouldering during Combined Women's Qualification on day eight of the IFSC Climbing World Championships at the Esforta Arena Hachioji on August 18, 2019 in Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Getty Images)
Hachioji, Japan, 18 August: Petra Klingler of Switzerland competes in the bouldering during combined women's qualification on day eight of the IFSC Climbing World Championships at the Esforta Arena. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - AUGUST 14: Adrian of Liverpool lifts the UEFA Super Cup trophy as Liverpool celebrates victory following the UEFA Super Cup match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Vodafone Park on August 14, 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images) (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Istanbul, Turkey, 14 August: Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian lifts the Uefa Super Cup trophy as Liverpool celebrate victory over Chelsea at Vodafone Park. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Tour of Utah 2019
North Logan, Utah, USA, 13 August: Stage 1 of the 15th Larry H Miller Tour of Utah 2019 which started and finished in North Logan City. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - AUGUST 16: Greg Ellingson #82 of the Edmonton Eskimos makes a touchdown catch against the Toronto Argonauts at BMO Field on August 16, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by John E. Sokolowski/Getty Images)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 16 August: Greg Ellingson of the Edmonton Eskimos makes a touchdown catch against the Toronto Argonauts at BMO Field. (Photo by John E. Sokolowski/Getty Images)
NASCAR Cup Series
Bristol, Tennessee, USA, 17 August: A general view of the action during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
Nazare, Portugal, 14 August: Papa Modou of Senegal shots on goal during the match between Senegal and Spain during day 2 of Mundialito Nazare 2019 at Estadio Do Viveiro (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)
Nazare, Portugal, 14 August: Papa Modou of Senegal shoots at goal during the match between Senegal and Spain during day two of Mundialito Nazare 2019 at Estadio Do Viveiro (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)
WHISTLER, CANADA - AUGUST 17: Emil Johansson of Sweden wins the Whistler Crankworx Red Bull Joyride event at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park on August 17, 2019, in British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by John Gibson/Getty Images)
Whistler, Canada, 17 August: Emil Johansson of Sweden wins the Whistler Crankworx Red Bull Joyride event at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. (Photo by John Gibson/Getty Images)
PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA - AUGUST 15: Nicholas Benatti of Italy in action during the Men's Serie Two Tricks Preliminary Round of the IWWF World Waterski Championship at the Putrajaya Water Sports Complex on August 15, 2019 in Putrajaya, Malaysia. (Photo by Allsport Co./Getty Images)
Putrajaya, Malaysia, 15 August: Nicholas Benatti of Italy in action during the men's series two tricks preliminary round of the IWWF World Waterski Championship at the Putrajaya Water Sports Complex. (Photo by Allsport Co./Getty Images)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 13: In this handout image provided by the APO Group, Irene Nzige of Uganda tackled by Naomi Amuguni of Kenya during the Kenya v Uganda Rugby Africa Women's World Cup match at Bosman Stadium on August 13, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by APO Group via Getty Images)
Johannesburg, South Africa, 13 August: Irene Nzige of Uganda tackled by Naomi Amuguni of Kenya during the Kenya v Uganda Rugby Africa women's World Cup match at Bosman Stadium. (Photo by APO Group/Getty Images)
Renee Gartner and Tayla Harris
Sydney, Australia, 14 August: Renee Gartner (left) goes on the attack against Tayla Harris during their fight at ICC Sydney. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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