Every week, Tokyo 2020 will bring you the best sport posts from the social media world. This week: The Olympic Torch Relay, big victories, Tokyo 2020 qualifications and more...
The Olympic flame is on the move
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay is making its way across Japan, having passed through Fukushima, Tochigi, Gunma and Nagano. You can follow the entire event live on Tokyo2020.
Tom Daley makes a splash
Great Britain diving sensation Tom Daley showed he's still got the wow factor with a tremendous display of diving.
Win, lose or draw - what matters is respect
Canada's Shady El Nahas proved he's a class act by showing his respect for his opponent after winning his first judo Grand Slam in Georgia. We look forward to seeing more of that Olympic spirit when the Tokyo 2020 Games take place in 2021.
After an explosive -100kg Final, the eventual winner Shady El Nahas shows his respect for his opponent Georgia’s Sulamanidze to mark the end of a brilliant day’s Judo for the Canadian.— Judo (@Judo) March 28, 2021
------#JudoTbilisi #Judo #Tbilisi #Sport #Olympics
©️IJF Media Team - Ben Urban pic.twitter.com/pkG2Xy9azK
Bulgaria bringing their A-game in the run-up to Tokyo
Rhythmic gymnastics will be one of the highlights of the Tokyo 2020 calendar. And with routines like this, it's easy to understand why!
Medical student and Olympic fencer Gerek Meinhardt showed he's on top form with less than four months to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Republic of Moldova's Para oowerlifters Stefan Rosca and Denis Raiul made a medal sandwich as their gold and bronze medals sat either side of Andrea Maria Quarto's silver at the Manchester World Cup.
What an 🔚 of the day for Moldova. They win their first two medals at the Manchester World Cup!— Para Powerlifting (@Powerlifting) March 27, 2021
Men's up to 97kg:
🥇Stefan Rosca 🇲🇩
🥈Andrea Maria Quarto 🇮🇹
🥉Denis Raiul 🇲🇩#Manchester2021 #WorldCup #ParaPowerlifting @Paralympics pic.twitter.com/romQUSI5eH
"One more step to gender equality : Stephanie Frappart became the first woman referee of a World Cup qualifying men's match between Netherlands and Latvia.
Mise à jour :— FFF (@FFF) March 27, 2021
2021- 1ère femme arbitre en phase de qualifications à une Coupe du Monde masculine 🌍 (Pays-Bas 🆚 Lettonie)
👏 Stéphanie Frappart 👏 https://t.co/p8581ebHTa
Four-star Honduras reach another OFT
Central Americans Honduras booked a spot in their fourth straight Men's Olympic Football Tournament thanks to a 2-1 win over the United States during a 12-day qualifying competition in Mexico. Not all their goals were works of art (see below) but their second-place finish (behind hosts Mexico) was enough to see the fourth-place finishers from Rio 2016 back on the big stage again.
Tokyo 2020 is calling
Rohan Browning is an Olympian in waiting after clocking a 10.05 at the Queensland Track Classic to become the third fastest man in Australian history. He could become the first Australian male in 17 years to represent Australia in the 100m at Tokyo 2020.
Creating history once again
She's a Team GB hopeful, but Lauren James just can't stop making history. After becoming the first player to score for Manchester United's women's team in both the FA Championship and WSL, she added scoring the team's first goal at Old Trafford to the list.
Right on target
Lia Coryell snagged a spot for the United States in W1 archery, with a superb performance at the Para Pan Am Archery Championships.
A talent you didn’t know about
Though hitting a bullseye could be the reason the young Indian shooter Anjum Moudgil be known for, not many would know that she has a hidden talent for handcrafting as well.
In the video given below, you can see some handmade masks by her, and just going by the look of it, they look really good. Any takers?
Chile's beach volleyball duo María Francisca Rivas and Chris Vorpahl made history when they won the finals of the Circuito Sudamericano de Vóleibol Playa 2020.
Trophy in Guadalajara to Mexico in Tokyo
The Mexican men's (U-24) football team booked a place in Tokyo by reaching the semis of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament on home soil in Guadalajara - and the London 2012 gold medallists went one step more with a win in the final to claim their eighth regional title with an undefeated run in which they scored 11 goals in five games.
30kg dumbbell, single arm
2019 World Weightlifting Championship silver medalist (W81, Snatch), South Korean Kim Su-hyeon is training for Olympic qualifier – Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from April 16 to 25.