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The sporting weekend in pictures

The sporting weekend in pictures
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Jason Kenny took his Olympic gold tally to seven, Leicester beat Manchester City in the Community Shield but there was a series defeat for the Lions.

Great Britain signed off Tokyo 2020 with 65 medals – including 22 golds – to match their medal haul from the London 2012 Games.

There was less to celebrate for the British and Irish Lions, who lost their series decider 19-16 to South Africa.

Here, the PA news agency takes a look some of the images captured over an eventful weekend.

Great Britain cyclist Jason Kenny holds up his Keirin gold medal
Jason Kenny won his seventh gold medal on the final day of the Tokyo Olympics (Danny Lawson/PA)
Lauren Price boxes against China's Li Qian
Lauren Price won Great Britain's 22nd and last gold of the Tokyo Olympics after comprehensively outboxing China's Li Qian in the middleweight category (Adam Davy/PA)
Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel lifts the Community Shield
Leicester beat Manchester City 1-0 in the FA Community Shield thanks to a late Kelechi Iheanacho penalty (Nick Potts/PA)
New Manchester City signing Jack Grealish dribbles with the ball
Manchester City's £100million British transfer record signing made his first appearance in the Community Shield defeat to Leicester (Nick Potts/PA)
England's Joe Root raises his bat and helmet to celebrate his century against India
England captain Joe Root scored 109 in the first Test against India – his 21st Test century (Tim Goode/PA)
British and Irish Lions players look dejected after losing the series to South Africa
The British and Irish Lions were agonisingly defeated 19-16 in the deciding Test to lose the series to South Africa (Steve Haag/PA)
Hull's Kamil Grosicki celebrates scoring his side's third goal in the win over Preston
The EFL season kicked off with Hull announcing their return to the Championship with a 4-1 win over Preston (Danny Lawson/PA)
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