The best of the week’s social media

The same two sides vie for the NBA title for the third year in a row. A record in the blue riband basketball event.

Nice to see mutual respect all round after the game was won by Golden State Warriors.

Thirty-one-stone World Strongman reveals aspirations to take on another sport… swimming.

Olympic silver medalist in track cycling Becky James cheers on up and coming younger sis in mountain biking.

Laura Trott keeping fitness levels up with bambino on board.

Us humans are funny old things, aren’t we?

Travelling gymnast misses her pet pooch.

Anyone else FaceTime their dogs? ??

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When you slug it out on the pitch and then get engaged to your opposition…

When it’s the Women’s Cricket World Cup hosted during the English ‘summer’…

GB diver Tom Daley does his best to urge his generation to get out and vote.

‘You’ve got four months to live.’ ‘Righto, think I’ll climb Everest…’ #thisactuallyhappened

History-making gymnast Max Whitlock gets ready for another big event

‪Can’t believe it’s 1 month until our wedding now @leahhickton ? #WhitlockWedding ‬

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If you’re English, this will raise a wry smile…

Gulp… former Newcastle United footballer Cheick Tiote died after collapsing while training in China. This is his son’s response.

When rugby fans fight, they’re wearing the best clobber…

Sportswoman of the Year – one smiley boxer, Nicola Adams!

World Ocean Day was celebrated this week…

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill’s pooch looks forlorn at the British ‘summer’…

Is it really June…☔️?

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All eyes are on America where former FBI director James Comey is giving evidence in Russia-gate, including England footballer Eni Aluko.

Stunning photography. For more selected sport photographs, check out our gallery here.

Jess Ennis-Hill is back, this time yoga-ing with a view

Stretching off with a view after a my workout ☀️

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Former England rugby player is one lucky soul

We’re huge believers in sport for peace. You know, this sort of thing…

Doesn’t matter whose kid it is, ballet pics are always cute. This just happens to be Harper Beckham.

First position ✨✨✨✨ X VB

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Latvians crowd round big screens in Riga to watch countrywoman Jelena Ostapenko win French Open title.


When things haven’t gone to plan but you can still smile…

Lovely sentiment too from beaten finalist Simona Halep.

Baby Bellatrix has been helping Ben Ainslie get over the disappointment of being out of the America’s Cup

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Mollie Hughes plans her next climb after becoming the first British climber to scale Everest from both sides.


Usain Bolts runs (and wins) his final race on home soil.

And then goes out and parties, obviously

Nice… the Alfmeister’s only gone and won the French Open!

When judges get it very wrong…

Painful as it is to include this, the crowd going crazy at Glasgow’s Hampden Park when Scotland score against old rivals England is quite a sight (be warned, there is swearing!).

This, after England u21s win the World Cup!

Former tennis player Andy Roddick is as amazed as the rest of us abut Rafael Nadal’s 10th French Open title win in which he lost just 35 games the whole tournament

Rafa’s coach, who we all know as Uncle Toni, unsurprisingly got pretty emotional about the whole thing

Author: Jo Gunston

Roving blogging superfan shares behind the scenes stories of her sports life and the best of those from like-minded souls.

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