LeBron James still dancing and home workouts: Updates from around the world
Friendship, excellence, and respect are the three core Olympic values, and we have been touched by the way the sports world has responded to these challenging times.
Here's a collection of tweets, posts, memes, gifs, gags, and messages that inspired and made us smile today.
Come back tomorrow, we'll be bringing these live updates to you every day.
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That's it from us, hope you enjoyed it.
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8pm - Hilary Knight's favourite Olympic moment
We love this challenge, Team USA athletes and Paralympians are washing their hands for the length of time it takes to tell us their favourite Olympic/Paralympic moment.
Here's the entire final if you want to relive that moment with Hilary and the team looking back over that iconic moment together.
CAN v USA (Gold Medal Game) - Women's Ice Hockey | PyeongChang 2018 Replays
CAN v USA (Gold Medal Game) - Women's Ice Hockey | PyeongChang 2018 ReplaysThe Gold Medal Game was held at the Kwandong Hockey Centre on 22 February 2018.
7:20pm - Productive in quarantine
Ok, nothing to do with the Olympics - or even sports - but there was a scandalous lack of cats in today's updates.
Roxy brought the remedy:
6:47pm - Delfina Pignatiello's backyard burn
19-year-old Argentine swim sensation Delfina Pignatiello is sharing how she's staying in shape while staying at home.
Now she's staying in shape in quarantine and helping you to do do the same:
Look out for Delfina at the Tokyo Olympics, she looks set to announce herself on the global stage.
Argentina's swimming hope Delfina aims big
Argentina's swimming hope Delfina aims bigDouble Youth Olympic Games silver medallist swimmer Delfina Pignatiello first came to prominence at Buenos Aires 2018. Now, after a change of coach and setting two South American records in the pool, the 19-year-old has her sights firmly set on bigger things.
Delfina Pignatiello never stops thinking about the Olympics
Delfina Pignatiello never stops thinking about the OlympicsThe 19-year-old became the first swimmer from Argentina to clinch three gold medals at the Pan American Games, with her Lima 2019 exploits cementing Delfina's place as a sporting superstar in her nation. But the two-time YOG silver medallist told us she "can't relax, because you have to keep training ahead of the Olympics, which are just around the corner." She's already qualified for Tokyo 2020. Can she go one better there than at Buenos Aires 2018 and claim gold?
6:45pm - Keep up with this 85-year-old's workout
Cliff Jones is staying active and helping you to do the same.
Jones is an ex-Tottenham Hotspur striker and looks like he could still get on the end of a few long balls.
Even at 85 years young.
We salute you Mr. Jones!
6:32pm - Eliud Kipchoge: "A very wise decision"
Reigning Olympic marathon champ Eliud Kipchoge has his say on the postponement of the Olympics:
"All in all a very wise decision to postpone the Olympics until 2021."
"I look forward to come back to Japan to defend my Olympic title next year and look forward to witness a wonderful event.
"I wish everybody good health in these challenging times."
6:15pm - What to watch: Indian inspiration
Watch the incredible journey of India’s top archer Deepika Kumari from poverty to the Olympics.
While Rio 2016 ultimately ended in disappointment for Kumari, she’s not done yet.
India's archer has her sights set on Olympic glory and improving women's rights in her country.
"'Gentlemen' always say 'ladies first' when holding the door, or at dinner... Why don't they say it when women want to get into education or sport?" - Deepika Kumari
This is her story:
How India’s top archer Deepika Kumari refused to give up
5:59pm - Novak Djokovic is Captain Hook
Novak is getting creative on dad duty.
5:35pm - Rafa Nadal serves it up
"Hey everyone," says Rafa Nadal from quarantine in Spain.
"Today it's my turn to cook for myself and my wife... Let's see if you know what I'm cooking.. answer coming later 😉"
"I hope you're all well and at home looking after yourselves. Be strong!"
"#tennisathome well actually #cookingathome"
Is it chipirones Rafa?
5pm - Athletes react to the postponement of the Olympics
Here's a round-up of reactions from athletes and coaches, led by Dina Asher-Smith and Simone Biles' coach Cecile Landi.
4:30pm - Six months' wages to fight COVID-19
Indian star wrestler Bajrang Punia is going to donate six months of his salary to fighting coronavirus.
Punia, 2019 World Championship bronze medallist, works with the Railways as an officer on special duty in India.
"I have decided to donate my six months salary to coronavirus relief" - Bajrang Punia
When the Olympics do happen, there’s no doubt that Bajrang Punia will be one of India’s big hopes for a medal.
The 26-year-old has been in fine form over the past few years and is showing the kind of form that could see him shine in Japan and return home a hero.
3:55pm - Matisse Thybule dominates TikTok
Philadelphia 76ers player Matisse Thybule is on top of his game, that living room domination is unparalleled.
Those leg angles...
He's also got that quarantine skin routine down.
3:35pm - Kelly Slater talks to Olympic Channel
Slater talks retirement, the Olympics, and Baywatch with Olympic Channel's Ash Tulloch here:
3:20pm - Giannis Antetokounmpo dances
Lots of NBA basketball players have taken to TikTok during quarantine to share some moves.
Greek giant Giannis Antetokounmpo could use a lesson or two from LeBron though!
2:55pm - Shark in the pool
Adam Peaty really should have kept this haircut.
It would actually look a fin when he's racing
2:30pm - How can you not love Mikaela Shiffrin?
2:15pm - The 2020 Olympics have been postponed
Tokyo 2020, originally set to be held from 24 July-9 August 2020 in Tokyo, will "be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021" say the IOC.
2:10pm - Body and mind
In times like this it's important to stay physically active and strong, but also to be mindful mentally.
For yourself and the people around you.
Here are lots of podcasts we've done on the subject of how Olympians look after their mental health.
Here are a couple of podcasts we've done to get you started.
Podcast: Winning mentality with swimmers Adam Peaty and Katinka Hosszu
Podcast: Winning mentality with swimmers Adam Peaty and Katinka HosszuOlympic champion swimmers Adam Peaty and Katinka Hosszu say that becoming a world record holder is all to do with their mental preparation. As we celebrate our 100th episode, we find out what sets apart two of the world’s very best swimmers ahead of the FINA World Championships.
Podcast: Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez on 2020 goals
Podcast: Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez on 2020 goalsU.S. gymnasts Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez were part of the all-conquering 'Final Five' at Rio 2016. We have exclusive interviews with both ahead of their big Olympic year. Biles talk about her 2020 goals, the double double into the sea, and not remembering records. Laurie has been away from gymnastics for two years but is hoping to make the Olympic team.
1:58pm - How freestylers work out
Don't drop the ball!
1:30pm - Real Madrid staying sharp
Sergio Ramos, Karim Benzema, Lucas Vazquez, James Rodriguez, Marco Asensio, Vinicius Junior...
1:07pm - Live schedule
Here's what's coming up up live on our Olympic Ceremonies Channel .
You can also stream Olympic Channel TV free here for Original series, replays of Olympic events and more.
12:55pm - Kids toys help keep those knees up
London 2012 gold medallist and Rio 2016 silver medal winner Renaud Lavillenie is another athlete getting creative with his home workout.
Love the obstacle course!
"When your daughter leaves her vehicles lying around in the garden, you can do an exercise session without little hedges."
12:25pm - Daily inspiration
Here's the incredible story of Argentine sailor and six-time Olympian Santiago Lange.
Lange lost half a lung to cancer, but still went on to win his first gold in Rio.
Just press play:
12:10pm - 😎
12pm - Family assisted training
Families are really coming in handy these days.
11:50am - Get ready!
10 minutes to your live workout.
11:30am - Maggie Nichols: press handstands
Another great one to do at home.
Just be careful, it even took USA gymnast Maggie Nichols many failed attempts to get this one right.
11am - Neil Diamond: "Hands... Washing hands"
'Sweet Caroline' has always been a big favourite with sports fans.
Neil Diamond posted his iconic song online with a couple of modifications for these times: "hands washing hands, don't touch me, I won't touch you."
10:42am - 'Melo reminisces on March Madness
3-time running Olympic gold medallist Carmelo Anthony is missing the NCAA's March madness.
Here was a game he played in 2003 helping his team Syracuse University turn around a 17 point deficit.
Carmelo at the Olympics is a long highlight reel, here are his top moments from Rio 2016, and how he became the top Olympic scorer of all time.
Carmelo has 293 points, LeBron is second on 273.
Carmelo Anthony becomes top Olympic scorer in U.S. history
Carmelo Anthony becomes top Olympic scorer in U.S. historyCarmelo Anthony becomes the most prolific scorer in U.S. men's Olympic basketball history at Rio 2016.
10:35am - The LeBron family still dancing
LeBron James and his crew keep coming up with big moves - even in quarantine.
Here's a little more LeBron for you:
10:25am - Tuesday morning stretch
10:15am - Bayern Munich's remote training
Here's how this top German side are staying match-fit together.
10am - Messi's poor dog
Leo and his sons are giving the run-around to poor Hulk again.
Poor dog will never know what it's like to win a tackle.
No wonder Hulk looked like this post-match, this was uploaded by Leo Messi's wife Antonella Rocuzzo.
Morning all, welcome to a new day of updates from around the world. Get involved and send us some inspiration on our social media handles @olympicchannel.