Social media best bits: Old memories and new arrivals

Rafael Nadal of Spain stretches to play a backhand in his round two match against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain during the Internazionali d'Italia (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal of Spain stretches to play a backhand in his round two match against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain during the Internazionali d'Italia (Photo by Clive Brunskill/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...

Re-living the moment 📺

Cathy Freeman's 400m victory at Sydney 2000 is considered one of the greatest moments in Australian sporting history and on Sunday (13 September) a special television production was released detailing the lead up to that race.

Third major 🏆

Naomi Osaka was crowned the US Open women's singles champion for the second time. It was a surreal victory for the 22-year-old.

A kindness thread

Dominic Thiem created history this week by winning the men's singles at the US Open. And fellow competitors including world no.2 Rafael Nadal shared a special congratulations to the Austrian player.

Going sumo 🏉

Japanese rugby sevens men's team will sure make their legs and glutes all sumo-ready for next year.

On fire 🔥

Jessica Hull is unstoppable after breaking Australian records in 5000m and 1500m. How many more records will she break before the Games?

On this day...📅

Two decades ago the Olympic Games Sydney 2000 officially begun with the lightning of the Olympic cauldron and this week to celebrate the 20th anniversary the cauldron was re-lit.

What a backdrop 🌴

We can't help but get envious of Costa Rican surfer Brisa Hennessy's life on Fiji's beautiful islands.

Stretch it like Elodie

Modern pentathlete Elodie Cloudel from France does some stretching workout whilst wishing everyone a good week.

"Belle semaine a tous," she said in French

Dunk or slam 🏀

The 2019 World Champion Dutch judoka Noel van 't End - has left the mat for a second - for an intense workout.

New arrival 👶

Adam Peaty and his partner welcomed a beautiful baby boy, George-Anderson Adetola Peaty, to the world on 11 September. The Olympic champion shared a beautiful photo and message with his son.

Table tennis rises in Japan 🏓

Japan's table tennis prodigy and Olympic team member played his first match in more than half a year. TOMOZAKU Harimoto featured in a one-day exhibition alongside Olympic hopefuls including Ishikawa Kasumi and NIWA Koki.

Rafa's back 🎾

After seven months - 200 days to be exact - since his last match, Rafael Nadal showed that he was anything other than exceptional.

Swimmer out of water 🏌️‍♂️

While swimmers might feel at home in the water, American Michael Andrew took some time to get a few swings in at the golf course.

What do you think? Any tips?