The best of the week’s sport social media

Urgh, this is gros… oh, I see

? @gymbeaston

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Uh, because it’s the ball’s fault, right?

Tell the ball how you really feel! ? #sheesh ?⛳️? #blametheclub #notaterribleshot #yougottachill #wetalkinboutpractice @skratchtv

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One of England football’s best strikers gets down on one knee.

She said YES! ?❤️??

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Gymnast’s make it look easy… most of the time.

If at first you don’t succeed…. ? #oops

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You’ve got something on your fac… never mind.

Aw, when your mum’s a former world champion and now the daughter’s picked for the GB team too

You have monks turn up to support you at your races too, non?

Well this is just smashing.

A cracking way to introduce a new football signing. Take a bow PR peeps at Aston Villa.

Paris sneakily use an American icon in their bid to get the 2024 Olympic Games over Los Angeles.

British cyclist makes the most of his fancy yellow shirt at the Tour de France.

Another day in yellow ??#makethemostofit ?

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We’re all inspired by Wimbledon, including a heavily pregnant Serena Williams!

Wimbledon got me like: Easy standing drills this morning. Go easy.

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Hiking in Greenland – stunning, non?

Well done Hector. We’re all shocked and devastated in the UK about the London tower block that caught fire, trapping many residents inside.

This is not great by Tour de France cyclist Peter Sagan. Not great at all.

More from #elbowgate at the Tour De France…

I’m confused, isn’t L’Oreal a grooming product? We can’t see Lewis Hamilton, so… well, I don’t get it.

Two weddings for Welsh sport stars.

Teenager Billy Monger lost both his legs in a racing crash A FEW WEEKS AGO. I said A FEW WEEKS AGO. He’s getting back in the car already with support from the racing world and beyond.

First time back in a car, it’s been to long?? #billywhizz #imback

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Cristiano Ronaldo one of the best footballers on the planet, adds to his family with twins.

Back to Peter Sagan… he’s only gone and been disqualified. Sacré bleu.

World-leading boulderer Shauna Coxsey gets the needle… see what I did there.

For those that don’t live in the UK, The Archers is a long-running radio serial; for those who do live in the UK, ditto.

Cyclist Jess Varnish takes her pooch everywhere.

For those that don’t live in the UK, etc… it’s about a show called Red Dwarf and a character called Smeg Head or Smeeeeeg Heeeeeead… you had to be there.

Winter (Olympics) is coming…

When you’re a rowing two-time Olympic gold medalist, live by the river and have just married a TV nature presenter, life is sweet.

Sometimes a radio broadcaster job ain’t half bad, eh Georgie?

Football season is coming…

When you realise you’ve made it in sport.

Some people aren’t happy with the wall to wall Wimbledon coverage but are very polite about it…

Meanwhile, those of us who do enjoy tennis watched an absolute belter of a match with lovely sportsmanship at the end.

Ballkids got to be ready for anything…

Great photo of the British fans enjoying Jo Konta’s march through the rounds at Wimbledeon.

Retired Formula 1 driver Nico Rosberg gets involved in the 9-5.


Andy Murray signs an autograph in, well, an odd place.

Signed a few things over the years.. this was definitely a first.. ? #wimbledon

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Dreddy Tennis puts a fan straight…

Crikey, even The Members must queue at Lord’s for the cricket.

But which Beatles song was the BBC’s chief sports writer singing we wonder…

Football season is ratcheting up a notch…

England football’s Toni Duggan is going to have to brush up on her Spanish.


This spectator is awesome!

Great shot.

London buses appear to be where it’s at for sport advertising currently!

When you have an embarrassing hissy fit and swerve to hit your main rival for the F1 world championships, one Lewis Hamilton.

Serena Williams and fiance Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian head to the beach.

I tried polo… it didn’t go well.

Remember that Helen Glover tweet above… hmmmm.

Why wouldn’t you?

Aw good work lads and best wishes to Yerai.

When you’re just good at something.

Piers Morgan and son at the cricket.

Father-son bonding at the cricket… @spencer__morgan @homeofcricket #veuveclicquot

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How do they have the energy!

During the 7/7 bombings in London Martine Wright lost both her legs, and went on to compete at the London Paralympic Games. Love her.

This could have been tragic. What on earth was going on?

Great to see Sir Andy Murray get the plaudits he deserves while still top of his game.

After weeks away from home, humdinging matches, the Lions Tour came down to a, er, draw. Lovely scenes though.

WHY WE ❤️RUGBY! One of the things that makes our game special is the chat with your opponents after a good match! #LionsNZ2017

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The women’s cricket World Cup begins…

Love this pic.

Horrendous scenes when Luke Fletcher hit on the head by a ball in a T20 match. Players upset but Luke responds in a typically British way shortly afterwards.

Now THIS is a shot!

Don’t often see a bad injury at Wimbledon but Bethanie Mattek-Sands fall looked excruciating. Her opposition visited her in hospital.

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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