In pics: Best sporting action of the past week

Sports | | August 25, 2014, 8:07 pm
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Michael Hooper, captain of Australia's Wallabies, is tackled by Keven Mealamu and Sam Whitelock of New Zealand's All Blacks during their second Bledisloe Cup rugby championship match at Eden Park in Auckland.

Michael Hooper, captain of Australia's Wallabies, is tackled by Keven Mealamu and Sam Whitelock of New Zealand's All Blacks during their second Bledisloe Cup rugby championship match at Eden Park in Auckland.

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Barcelona's Neymar celebrates his second goal near Lionel Messi against Mexico's club Leon during their Joan Gamper Trophy soccer match at Nou Camp stadium.

Barcelona's Neymar celebrates his second goal near Lionel Messi against Mexico's club Leon during their Joan Gamper Trophy soccer match at Nou Camp stadium.

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China's Wu Shengping competes during the women's 10m platform diving final at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

China's Wu Shengping competes during the women's 10m platform diving final at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

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Boavista's Anderson Barros fights for the ball with Benfica's Maxi Pereira during their Portuguese Premier League soccer match at Bessa stadium in Porto.

Boavista's Anderson Barros fights for the ball with Benfica's Maxi Pereira during their Portuguese Premier League soccer match at Bessa stadium in Porto.

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Juan Ignacio Conil Vila of Argentina pulls down the shorts of Faraj Fartass of France during their Rugby Sevens Final  match at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing. France scored three late tries to record a comfortable 45-22 win over Argentina.

Juan Ignacio Conil Vila of Argentina pulls down the shorts of Faraj Fartass of France during their Rugby Sevens Final match at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing. France scored three late tries to record a comfortable 45-22 win over Argentina.

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Saskatchewan Roughriders' Will Ford is tackled by B.C Lions' Cameron Thorn and Alex Bazzie during the first half of their CFL football game in Vancouver.

Saskatchewan Roughriders' Will Ford is tackled by B.C Lions' Cameron Thorn and Alex Bazzie during the first half of their CFL football game in Vancouver.

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Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara and Kaushal Silva collide as they dive to take the winning catch hit by Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal at the final day of their final and second Test match in Colombo.

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara and Kaushal Silva collide as they dive to take the winning catch hit by Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal at the final day of their final and second Test match in Colombo.

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Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski jumps over VfL Wolfsburg's goalkeeper Max Gruen during their German Bundesliga first division soccer match in Munich.

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski jumps over VfL Wolfsburg's goalkeeper Max Gruen during their German Bundesliga first division soccer match in Munich.

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Newcastle United's goalkeeper Tim Krul punches the ball away as he is challenged by Aston Villa's Aly Cissokho during their English Premier League soccer match at Villa Park.

Newcastle United's goalkeeper Tim Krul punches the ball away as he is challenged by Aston Villa's Aly Cissokho during their English Premier League soccer match at Villa Park.

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A rider performs with his horses during the opening ceremony of the world Equestrian Games at the d'Ornano stadium in Caen.

A rider performs with his horses during the opening ceremony of the world Equestrian Games at the d'Ornano stadium in Caen.

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Lebanon's Eric Melki fights against Gabon's Davy Endamne Dzime during their men's -55kg round of 16 taekwondo match at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Lebanon's Eric Melki fights against Gabon's Davy Endamne Dzime during their men's -55kg round of 16 taekwondo match at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

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Fernanda Rodrigues of Brazil looks at the ball as she serves to Belgium during their FIVB Women's Volleyball World Grand Prix 2014 final round match in Tokyo.

Fernanda Rodrigues of Brazil looks at the ball as she serves to Belgium during their FIVB Women's Volleyball World Grand Prix 2014 final round match in Tokyo.

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Ahmed Gueye from Senegal prepares before a fight at the Sport Palace during the third stage of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) regional wrestling event in Abidjan.

Ahmed Gueye from Senegal prepares before a fight at the Sport Palace during the third stage of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) regional wrestling event in Abidjan.

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Taiwan's Chang Wei-Lin competes during the men's 10,000m race walk at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Taiwan's Chang Wei-Lin competes during the men's 10,000m race walk at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

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Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots cornerback Logan Ryan makes the catch against Carolina Panthers linebacker Adarius Glanton in the second half at Gillette Stadium. Patriots defeated the Panthers 30-7.

Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots cornerback Logan Ryan makes the catch against Carolina Panthers linebacker Adarius Glanton in the second half at Gillette Stadium. Patriots defeated the Panthers 30-7.