So welcome to a selection of the best of sport social media. I’ve collated the best, worst, funniest, thought-provoking and feel-good tweets, ‘grams ‘books from elite stars to amateur sporty types to crazy fans from the past week.
If you come across any sport funnies, feel-goods, inspirational, confusing, social media, please let me know either on Twitter or Facebook. We all love to share the best we find, non?
When there’s five days of cricket and the commentators have time on their hands to stitch up a colleague…
— Test Match Special (@bbctms) July 31, 2017
There’s a way to make difficult yoga poses easier – might cost a bit, mind.
— Jack Fischer (@Astro2fish) July 22, 2017
Cold war thaw – these two swimmers have previous but finish worlds with a smile
— NBC OlympicTalk (@NBCOlympicTalk) July 31, 2017
If you could just do the somersault in front of our hashtag that would be wonderful. Thanks ever so…
— Westfield Matildas (@TheMatildas) July 31, 2017
England team-mates get on well…
— Jill Scott (@JillScottJS8) August 1, 2017
Fab headline after English cricketer bowls hat-trick
— Drew Barrand (@DrewBSport) August 1, 2017
When your luggage goes missing and you’re an athlete heading to world champs…
— Jenn Suhr (@JennSuhr) August 1, 2017
NOT Team GB, alright!
— Kelly Sotherton (@KellySotherton) August 1, 2017
Read this thread about how Lewis Pugh swims in the Arctic
I’ve received lots of questions about how I’m able to swim in the Arctic. Read this thread > pic.twitter.com/rsop2Iqyov
— Lewis Pugh (@LewisPugh) August 1, 2017
Tour de France cyclist appears to have a Circus-bound kid
Turns out it was worth Australia women’s cricketers holding out with the men for better pay.
The new deal between CA and the ACA will see female player payments increase from $7.5m to $55.2m!
— Australia Women ? (@SouthernStars) August 3, 2017
When a British rower turns up on the northernmost landmass before you hit the Arctic.
The view from our hut in Svalbard at 1am…it’s 24hr sunlight here which takes some getting used to but such an incredible part of the world pic.twitter.com/8BCJs0E5ex
— Alex Gregory (@AlexGregoryGB) August 3, 2017
London knows how to welcome athletes to the world champs
— PSD (@shakesdrayton) August 4, 2017
Usain Bolt’s last warm up ahead of final EVER two races
Last Training Session before my last race in London ?? pic.twitter.com/LkVHOKMR45
— Usain St. Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) August 3, 2017
Very droll, sir, very droll
£198m for Neymar
To put that into context, that’s a week’s stay for a family of five at Center Parcs with 3 kids who want to do everything
— Mark Robinson (@robboma24) August 3, 2017
Oh so silly, but raises a smile, non?
— MꙬse Allain (@MooseAllain) August 3, 2017
Avert your eyes! (Funny) nude cricket alert!
— Persian Rose (@PersianRose1) August 3, 2017
Ready for a feel-good story? Of course you are
— Manchester City (@ManCity) August 3, 2017
Wonderful, wonderful scenes at the London Olympic Stadium as Brit athlete Sir Mo Farah wins 10,000m gold in a thrilling race
— NBC OlympicTalk (@NBCOlympicTalk) August 4, 2017
More wonderful scenes as Mo celebrates with family on the track – one more race and he retires from the track
Excuse us here while we shed a little tear ??
— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) August 4, 2017
Okay, one more. Too cute!
— IAAF World Champs (@IAAFWorldChamps) August 4, 2017
The next day, things don’t go so well for another soon-to-retire athlete, when Usain Bolt comes third in his final ever 100m individual race to two-time doper Justin Gatlin
Just been sent this from home. Two tearful boys not taken that 100m result well pic.twitter.com/pO961TYk7A
— tomfordyce (@tomfordyce) August 5, 2017
Fabulous joyful scenes at the Euro 2017 football final between hosts The Netherlands and Denmark
— Kieran Theivam (@KiersTheivam) August 6, 2017
Fourth place for this Brit marathon runner who gave it his all to get on the podium at the world champs
— Team GB (@TeamGB) August 6, 2017
Bear in mind that Isobel Pooley here is a tall high jumper and you’ll have even more of an idea how high these hurdles are!
— Isobel Pooley (@IsobelPooley) August 6, 2017
That’s right, I’m featuring my own tweet here!
— Jo Gunston (@SportsLiberated) August 6, 2017
Here we hear directly from the Boltmeister…
Usain Bolt ⚡️?? sends message to fans from his hotel room with girlfriend Kasi Bennett. (? @Jamaicanathletics) pic.twitter.com/OBTroHoIhd
— Team Jamaica (@JamaicaOlympics) August 6, 2017
Brit marathon runner loving the support from these kids while she was leading the world championships race
If anyone knows these kids ⬇ please thank them from me for being the best vocal support out there yesterday! So enthusiastic ❤ pic.twitter.com/TTkLly6CQN
— Aly Dixon (@alydixon262) August 7, 2017
The Brit pole vaulter was knocked down but then got up again to cheer on her team-mate!
Holly Bradshaw in bits after missing out on a medal in the pole vault
— Tom Olver (@TomOlver1) August 7, 2017