Social media best bits: Back on track for 2021 

Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic plays a forehand during her Women's Singles quarterfinals match against Laura Siegemund of Germany at the 2020 French Open (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic plays a forehand during her Women's Singles quarterfinals match against Laura Siegemund of Germany at the 2020 French Open (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Every week, Tokyo 2020 will bring you the best sport posts from the social media world. This week, take a look at how athletes are keeping fit and more...

Coming of Age Day 👘

On Monday 11 January, 20-year-olds throughout Japan celebrated Coming of Age Day, a national holiday honouring people reaching the legal start of adulthood. Among the youngsters celebrating this year was swimming star IKEE Rikako.

Puppy swims 🐕

Australian Paralympian Curtis McGrath's pup wasn't sure about the water at first but now Theo has much less objections to jumping in.

All ready 🙌

Ireland Women's Hockey team are in Spain to take on the host country for a five-match series, after almost a year of being unable to compete together.

Plant power 🎍

Whilst off the diving platform, one can find British diving athlete Tom Daley sporting a green thumb.

Diamond is gold 🔷

USA's Haylie McCleney practising her hits with teammates who are back and ready training in the lead up for Tokyo 2020, where they are eyeing to reclaim their gold from host country Japan.

Like mother, like daughter 👩‍👧

Tennis superstar Serena Williams is known for her big hits on the court and it looks like three-year-old daughter, Olympia, could be following in mum's footsteps.

Winning start 🏅

French judoka Clarisse Agbegnenou started her 2021 with a gold medal at the Doha Masters.

#AusOpen time 🎾

Players across the tennis world including Petra Kvitova have started their long journey to Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open next month.

History to be made 👏

Born in 2003, Spanish teen whizz Carlos Alcaraz is set to become the first male player from that year to play at the Australian Open.

High kicks 🥋

Lockdown or not, British taekwondo star Bianca Walden has got all the head shots in the bag.

Running in nature 👟

There is no better place to run then outside in nature.