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.
— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) June 13, 2017
Thirty-one-stone World Strongman reveals aspirations to take on another sport… swimming.
Exclusive: World’s Strongest Man Eddie Hall reveals Olympics swimming aspirations https://t.co/R5TxTSFFSy
— Rod Gilmour (@_rodgilmour) June 5, 2017
Olympic silver medalist in track cycling Becky James cheers on up and coming younger sis in mountain biking.
— Becky James (@BecksJames) June 4, 2017
Laura Trott keeping fitness levels up with bambino on board.
Us humans are funny old things, aren’t we?
Photo @ladzinski / I’m always fascinated by the athletic lengths climbers go through to accomplish their goals. In technical #rockclimbing the hardest routes generally come together through strength, focus and a memory for sequence. @dave_graham_ is a legend and no stranger to putting in the hard work. Seen here in #rodellar Spain during the #firstAscent of a horizontal master piece he dubbed “Los Borrachos del Mascun”
Travelling gymnast misses her pet pooch.
When you slug it out on the pitch and then get engaged to your opposition…
— Mats Bekkevold (@Smats1984) April 2, 2017
When it’s the Women’s Cricket World Cup hosted during the English ‘summer’…
— merissa aguilleira (@mraguilleira) June 5, 2017
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
— Ian Toothill (Toots) (@IanToothill) June 5, 2017
History-making gymnast Max Whitlock gets ready for another big event
If you’re English, this will raise a wry smile…
— Charlie Reynolds (@cwjreynolds) June 7, 2017
Gulp… former Newcastle United footballer Cheick Tiote died after collapsing while training in China. This is his son’s response.
Heartbreaking image of Cheick Tiote’s son with a message for his dad… ? pic.twitter.com/iciZ9TWjEC
— BigSport (@BigSportGB) June 7, 2017
When rugby fans fight, they’re wearing the best clobber…
When football violence comes to rugby, it brings its Stone Island clobber with it.
— Mike Henson (@MikeHensonBBC) June 7, 2017
Sportswoman of the Year – one smiley boxer, Nicola Adams!
World Ocean Day was celebrated this week…
— Sophie Hellyer (@sophiehellyer) June 8, 2017
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill’s pooch looks forlorn at the British ‘summer’…
All eyes are on America where former FBI director James Comey is giving evidence in Russia-gate, including England footballer Eni Aluko.
Fascinating watching Comey’s testimony. I feel like I’m watching one of those FBI thriller film court scenes!!!
— Eniola Aluko (@EniAlu) June 8, 2017
Stunning photography. For more selected sport photographs, check out our gallery here.
Photograph by Michael Yamashita @yamashitaphoto – Healthy oceans are critical to our survival. Here’s one more to celebrate #WorldOceansDay to honor, protect, and conserve the world’s oceans. Waves of the Pacific Ocean dance off Nā Pali Coast State Park on the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i. #waves #ocean #oceanside #sea #bluesea #Hawaii #Kauai #PacificOcean @natgeo @nature_org @natgeocreative
Jess Ennis-Hill is back, this time yoga-ing with a view
Former England rugby player is one lucky soul
Just done a full, reasonably hard, hour in the gym; 9 weeks after my heart attack that’s a bloody miracle.
I’m such a lucky man.
— Brian Moore (@brianmoore666) June 10, 2017
We’re huge believers in sport for peace. You know, this sort of thing…
— Beyond Sport (@BeyondSport) June 10, 2017
Doesn’t matter whose kid it is, ballet pics are always cute. This just happens to be Harper Beckham.
Latvians crowd round big screens in Riga to watch countrywoman Jelena Ostapenko win French Open title.
— Aivis Kalniņš (@A_Kalnins) June 10, 2017
The last player to win their debut title at Roland-Garros was Gustavo Kuerten on June 8, 1997…
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 10, 2017
When things haven’t gone to plan but you can still smile…
Lovely sentiment too from beaten finalist Simona Halep.
Halep to Ostapenko: “All the credit for what you have done.. It’s an amazing thing. Enjoy it be happy & keep it going bec you’re like a kid”
— Christopher Clarey (@christophclarey) June 10, 2017
Mollie Hughes plans her next climb after becoming the first British climber to scale Everest from both sides.
— Mollie Hughes (@MollieJHughes) June 10, 2017
Usain Bolts runs (and wins) his final race on home soil.
A Night I will never Forget pic.twitter.com/vmNQWbSceG
— Usain St. Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) June 12, 2017
And then goes out and parties, obviously
Bolt partied through dawn, in a T-shirt that read, “What will your legacy look like?”https://t.co/gTMfwmLOKU
— Nick Zaccardi (@nzaccardi) June 11, 2017
Nice… the Alfmeister’s only gone and won the French Open!
— tennishead (@tennishead) June 11, 2017
When judges get it very wrong…
— sarah shephard (@sarahsportmag) June 11, 2017
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!).
The moment Leigh Griffiths scored his second against England…
Absolutely nuts! ? pic.twitter.com/kXdf6vU8WM
— BigSport (@BigSportGB) June 11, 2017
This, after England u21s win the World Cup!
In the last 8 days our “kids” have shown us how to grieve with sensitivity, vote with intelligence and how to play football! #U20WCFinal
— Brendan gallagher (@gallagherbren) June 11, 2017
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
He lost 35 games in the entire tournament …… I’m pretty sure I’ve lost my car keys 35 times this year …..
— andyroddick (@andyroddick) June 11, 2017
Rafa’s coach, who we all know as Uncle Toni, unsurprisingly got pretty emotional about the whole thing
Toni Nadal choking back tears in players’ lounge at @rolandgarros. Coached Rafa since he was 4, will retire next season, having won 15 slams
— Danielle Rossingh (@DRossingh) June 11, 2017