SOME of the best pictures from around the UK and world this week feature all the action from the Beijing Winter Olympics.

USA’s Chase Josey in action during the Men’s Snowboard Halfpipe Qualification; Great Britain’s Charlotte Bankes (red bib) in action during the Women’s Snowboard Cross 1/4 finals; and Denmark goalkeeper Sebastian Dahm (32) covering up the puck during a preliminary round men’s hockey game against Czech Republic.

Franz-Josef Rehrl, of Austria, preparing for his jump during the ski jump portion of the individual Gundersen normal hill event; and workers at a factory manufacture Bing Dwen Dwen stuffed dolls, the mascot of 2022 Winter Olympics, in Jinjiang city in southeastern China’s Fujian province.

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