World sport: 10 photos we liked this week - 2-8 September

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

Stamford, USA, September 7: Lauren Kieffer of the United States riding Vermiculus through water during the Burghley Horse Trials Cross County event (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images).
Stamford, USA, September 7: Lauren Kieffer of the United States riding Vermiculus through water during the Burghley Horse Trials Cross County event (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images).
Flushing Meadows, New York, United States, September 7: Canada's Bianca Andreescu collapses to the floor after defeating Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam (Photo by Danielle Parhizkan/USA Today/Reuters).
Flushing Meadows, New York, United States, September 7: Canada's Bianca Andreescu collapses to the floor after defeating Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam (Photo by Danielle Parhizkan/USA Today/Reuters).
Kelso, Scotland, September 8: The peloton crosses the River Whiteadder during stage two of the Tour of Britain (Photo by Iajn Rutherford/PA Wire).
Kelso, Scotland, September 8: The peloton crosses the River Whiteadder during stage two of the Tour of Britain (Photo by Iajn Rutherford/PA Wire).
Valdovino, Spain, September 7: Jack Marshall of the United States in action during the men's QS/10,000 trial at the Galicia Classic Surf Pro event at Pantin Beach (Photo by EPA/Kiko Delgado).
Valdovino, Spain, September 7: Jack Marshall of the United States in action during the men's QS/10,000 trial at the Galicia Classic Surf Pro event at Pantin Beach (Photo by EPA/Kiko Delgado).
Nice, France, September 7: Daniela Ryf of Switzerland reacts after winning the Ironman 70.3 World Championship (Photo by Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images).
Nice, France, September 7: Daniela Ryf of Switzerland reacts after winning the Ironman 70.3 World Championship (Photo by Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images).
Zhangjiajie, China, September 7: A wingsuit flyer competes during the eighth-final of the 8th World Wingsuit Championship at Tianmen Mountain (Photo by Yang Huafeng/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images).
Zhangjiajie, China, September 7: A wingsuit flyer competes during the eighth final of the 8th World Wingsuit Championship at Tianmen Mountain (Photo by Yang Huafeng/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images).
Adelaide, Australia, September 8: Rhydian Cowley and Kyle Swan of Victoria during the Australian Winter Walks Championships (Photo by Mark Brake/Getty Images).
Adelaide, Australia, September 8: Rhydian Cowley and Kyle Swan of Victoria during the Australian Winter Walks Championships (Photo by Mark Brake/Getty Images).
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England, September 8: A driver takes part in the Saltburn Hill Climb, organised by Middlesbrough and District Motor Club (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images).
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England, September 8: A driver takes part in the Saltburn Hill Climb, organised by Middlesbrough and District Motor Club (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images).
Wuhan, China, September 6: A Serbia fan getting into the mood before their Fiba Basketball World Cup match against Puerto Rico (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters).
Wuhan, China, September 6: A Serbia fan getting into the mood before their Fiba Basketball World Cup match against Puerto Rico (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters).
Tokyo, Japan, September 8: Emiri Iwamoto of Japan competes in the Women's Kata Individual bronze medal bout on day three of the Karate 1 Premier League (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images).
Tokyo, Japan, September 8: Emiri Iwamoto of Japan competes in the Women's Kata Individual bronze medal bout on day three of the Karate 1 Premier League (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images).

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