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The weekend's sporting action in pictures

The weekend's sporting action in pictures
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Raheem Sterling's goal earned Manchester City an 18th straight win, while Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic were victorious in Melbourne.

Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic took the honours at the Australian Open.

Manchester City made it 18 wins on the spin courtesy of Raheem Sterling's early goal against Arsenal and Manchester United beat Newcastle 3-1.

There was a narrow win for Northampton Saints and a dramatic draw for London Irish.

Here, the PA news agency takes a look at the best pictures from the sporting weekend.

Australian Open Tennis
Naomi Osaka posed with the Australian Open trophy a day after her win over Jennifer Brady (Hamish Blair/AP)
Australian Open Tennis
Novak Djokovic fell to the floor after defeating Daniil Medvedev in the men's final (Andy Brownbill/AP)
Australian Open Tennis
Djokovic and Medvedev were all smiles afterwards (Andy Brownbill/AP)
Exeter Chiefs v Northampton Saints – Gallagher Premiership – Sandy Park
Exeter Chiefs' Tom O'Flaherty is tackled by Northampton's Ollie Sleightholme, left, and Sam Matavesi in Saints' 13-12 win (David Davies/PA)
London Irish v Bristol Bears – Gallagher Premiership – Brentford Community Stadium
London Irish came from 25 points down to draw 34-34 with Bristol (Adam Davy/PA)
Liverpool v Everton – Premier League – Anfield
Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool lost the Merseyside derby to Everton (Phil Noble/AP)
Fulham v Sheffield United – Premier League – Craven Cottage
Ademola Lookman fired resurgent Fulham to victory (Andrew Couldridge/PA)
West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur – Premier League – London Stadium
West Ham put the band back together as they beat Tottenham (Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA)
Arsenal v Manchester City – Premier League – Emirates Stadium
Raheem Sterling was given a free header by Arsenal (Julian Finney/PA)
Manchester United v Newcastle United – Premier League – Old Trafford
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford won a penalty as they beat Newcastle (Stu Forster/PA)
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