The Rundown

The 11 best sports photos of the week

The Rundown

Here's our weekly look at the greatest images from around the world of sport with a stunning shot from figure skating.

This week our rundown takes in glorious images from the Davis Cup and World Tour Finals tennis, the Autumn Internationals in rugby and World Cup qualifiers in football, amongst the top sporting events.

Most notably, our top image is this quite incredible shot from the world of figure skating with a wonderful moment captured between two performers.

Morgan Cipres of France hoists partner Vanessa James above his head, balancing her perfectly on his head as she spins around as part of an amazing routine.

Take a look at the best shots of the week and leave your comments in the section below.

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1 - Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres of France perform at the gala exhibition during ISU Bompard Trophy event at Bercy in Paris.

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2 - England's Owen Farrell catches a high ball as he is challenged by New Zealand's Julian Savea during their international match at Twickenham.

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3 - Czech Republic's Radek Stepanek celebrates after defeating Serbia's Dusan Lajovic during their Davis Cup World Group final tennis match in Belgrade.

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4 - Novak Djokovic of Serbia lifts the trophy after defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain in their men's final at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena.

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5 - Cricket Australia Invitational XI player Daniel Hughes kicks up dirt as he takes a catch to dismiss England's Kevin Pietersen during their warm-up match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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6 - School children wave as they hold posters of Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar at an event to honour him inside a school in the southern Indian city of Chennai.

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7 - Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany jokes as he celebrates his win with the Red Bull team after the Austin F1 Grand Prix.

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8 - Japan's Arisa Sato receives the ball to save a point against Brazil on the final day of their FIVB Women's Volleyball Grand Champions Cup in Tokyo.

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9 - Bayern Munich's President Uli Hoeness reacts during an annual meeting of the German Bundesliga club in Munich.

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10 - Sweat drips off Rafael Nadal of Spain's nose during his men's final tennis match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the ATP World Tour Finals.

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11 - Greece's Kostas Katsouranis jumps onto Kostas Mitroglou as they celebrate Mitroglou's goal against Romania during their 2014 World Cup qualifying play-off first leg at Karaiskaki stadium in Piraeus.

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