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Weekend in pictures: Bomber Bellew steals the show

| 06.03.2017

A flick through the weekend’s pictures

There’s absolutely no doubt about which of the weekend’s results caused the biggest wave, as Tony Bellew stopped David Haye at the 02 Arena on Saturday evening to pull-off one of the biggest upsets in British boxing history.

Harry Kane also caught the eye, scoring two goals to help defeat Everton on Sunday, while Andy Murray was back to winning ways. Below you will find a selection of the weekend’s best pictures from the world of sport, which, as always, tells the story better than words…..

David Haye (left) takes on Tony Bellew during the heavyweight contest at The O2. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday March 4, 2017. See PA story BOXING London. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Few gave Tony Bellew a chance vs David Haye on Saturday, but Bomber upset the odds to stop his opponent in the 11th round. Both men went at it, with Haye finishing with an injured leg and Bellew a broken hand.


Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane scores his side's second goal of the game during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane, London.

Harry Kane scored two goals to gift his side a hard-fought win over an ambitious Everton side 3-2 at White Hart Lane. That brace followed a hat-trick last weekend.


Salah Tahlak, Executive Vice President Corporate Services Dubai Duty Free, and Tournament Director, 1st right, looks on as Andy Murray of Great Britain, middle, holds the trophy next to Fernando Verdasco of Spain after he beats him during the final match of the Dubai Tennis Championships, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Britain’s Andy Murray beat Spain’s Fernando Verdasco in straight sets to win his first Dubai Championships. It was the world number one’s first tournament win of 2017.


Camlann's jockey Rachael Blackmore in the parade ring after winning The Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle during day seven of the Galway Festival in Ballybrit, Ireland.

Jockey Rachael Blackmore rode Camlann to victory on a fantastic Sunday of racing at Leopardstown. The 5YO ran on to delight backers in the 3.10pm Coral.ie Handicap Hurdle.


Justin Thomas of the U.S points as he watches his ball after teeing off on the 14th hole, in round one of the Mexico Championship at Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City, Thursday, March 2, 2017. All but one of the world's top 50 golfers are contesting the World Golf Championship PGA event, which this year relocated to Mexico City from the Trump National Doral Resort in Florida. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

American Justin Thomas hit a hole-in-one on-route to taking the lead in round three of the WGC Mexico. The ball took just one bounce before dropping into the hole on the 13th.




Daniel McKeown