Mark Cavendish’s hotel room and Alex Hales’ misfortune – Monday’s sporting social

Team GB returned home from Tokyo.

Pa Sport Staff
Monday 09 August 2021 18:11

Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from 9 August.

Olympics

Max Whitlock looked back on the Games with honour.

Bronze medallist Bianca Walkden was thankful.

Frazer Clarke toasted “the best four weeks ever”.

Leah Wilkinson and the GB women’s hockey team celebrated bronze.

While the men put out some inspiring messages.

Lord Coe was feeling honoured after the Tokyo Games drew to a close on Sunday.

Matthew Pinsent was feeling bereft.

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse enjoyed his trip to Tokyo – heading home with a gold and bronze!

Football

Dani Alves paid tribute to Lionel Messi.

Jadon Sancho trained with his new club.

Jesse Lingard felt better after testing positive for Covid-19.

Mohamed Salah was back at Anfield.

James Milner was going again.

Monday motivation from Cristiano Ronaldo.

Dele Alli is ready for the season to start.

Manchester United and Ajax turned the clock back.

Cycling

Mark Cavendish wasn’t feeling optimistic about his latest digs.

Cricket

Alex Hales issued a fitness update after his misfortune on Sunday night.

Sam Billings and Tim Bresnan basked in Hales’ misfortune.

England’s players reflected on the first Test against India.

Virat Kohli worked hard in the gym.

Tennis

Gael Monfils had a trick up his sleeve.

Simona Halep was happy to be in Canada.

MMA

Date night for Conor McGregor.