The sporting weekend in pictures

Europe won the Solheim Cup after beating the United States 14.5-13.5 at Gleneagles.

By Press Association Published: 16 September 2019 - 4.00am

England defeated Australia by 135 runs in the final Ashes Test to level the series 2-2 as Australia retained the urn at The Oval.

Suzann Pettersen justified her controversial wild card in stunning fashion as Europe regained the Solheim Cup by beating the United States 14.5-13.5 at Gleneagles.

Premier League champions Manchester City suffered their first defeat of the season at Norwich, while leaders Liverpool pulled five points clear at the top after victory over Newcastle.

Here, the PA news agency looks at the sporting weekend in pictures.

Joe Root (left) and Tim Paine
England captain Joe Root (left) and Australia captain Tim Paine hold the trophy after a first drawn Ashes since 1972 (John Walton/PA)
Australia celebrate
Australia had retained the urn before arriving in south London but were forced to settle for 2-2 after falling well short of a towering run chase of 399 (Mike Egerton/PA)
England celebrate
Captain Joe Root (left) celebrates with his England team-mates after they won the fifth Ashes Test (Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP)
Suzann Pettersen
Suzann Pettersen holed the winning putt for Europe in the Solheim Cup (Jane Barlow/PA)
Europe Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew is held aloft on the 18th green
Team Europe captain Catriona Matthew is held aloft on the 18th green (Ian Rutherford/PA)
Norwich fans celebrate
Teemu Pukki (left) celebrates scoring Norwich’s third goal in a 3-2 victory over Manchester City (Joe Giddens/PA)
Pep Guardiola
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said it is too early in the season to consider the Norwich defeat as a blow to their title defence (Joe Giddens/PA)
Sadio Mane
Sadio Mane struck twice as Liverpool maintained their 100 per cent Premier League start with a 3-1 win over Newcastle (Nigel French/PA)
Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury (pictured) beat Otto Wallin by a unanimous decision in their heavyweight fight in Las Vegas (Isaac Brekken/PA)
Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury had planned to celebrate his victory out on the Las Vegas Strip but instead spent it in hospital after coming through a bloody 12-round battle (Isaac Brekken/PA)
Alice Tai
Britain’s Alice Tai dominated at the the World Para Swimming Championships in London as she surged to her fifth and sixth gold medals on Friday (Simon Cooper/PA)
Logician (left)
Logician, trained by John Gosden and ridden by Frankie Dettori, won the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday (Clint Hughes/PA)
Mathieu Van Der Poel (second left)
Mathieu Van Der Poel (second left) sprinted to win the eighth and final stage and wrap up his Tour of Britain victory in style in Manchester (Anthony Devlin/PA)
Tour of Britain
The Tour of Britain peloton rode through Dunchurch, Warwickshire during Friday’s stage seven (David Davies/PA)
Mark Andrews (left)
Mark Andrews (left) celebrates a touchdown with Baltimore Ravens team-mate Willie Snead against the Arizona Cardinals (Gail Burton/AP)
Tom Makinson
Tommy Makinson scored a first-half hat-trick for St Helens to ensure Hull’s last-ditch bid for a Super League play-off place ended in failure (Richard Sellers/PA)
The All Blacks
The New Zealand rugby team with a Daruma doll for good luck after a welcome ceremony in Japan (Eugene Hoshiko/AP)
Tottenham celebrate
Tottenham celebrated a 4-0 Premier League victory over Crystal Palace to keep the pressure on the top two (Yui Mok/PA)
Watford and Arsenal in action
Quique Sanchez Flores saw his Watford side come from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw against Arsenal on his Vicarage Road homecoming (Alastair Grant/AP)
Bianca Andreescu
Canada’s US Open champion Bianca Andreescu celebrated her homecoming with a rally in Ontario on Sunday (Sean Kilpatrick/AP)