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Wednesday's sporting social: Stephen Hendry left flabbergasted and Marcus Rashford's new book

Rory McIlroy's radar was off while Eddie Hearn and Co jetted off to Gibraltar.

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 March 24.


Marcus Rashford got his hands on his new book as he hopes to inspire more children.

Peter Crouch looked back at his worldie against Manchester City.

Alphonso Davies joined a campaign to support refugees.

Jordi Cruyff paid tribute to his dad, five years on from his death.

As did Barcelona...

International duty...

Ashley Williams, who retired in January, wished his successor as Wales captain, Gareth Bale, all the best in the role.


Stephen Hendry could not believe he had drawn Jimmy White in a World Championship qualifier.


Top bombing from Rory McIlroy.


What's better than an Ian Bell cover drive? A left-handed Ian Bell cover drive!

Kevin Pietersen loves emotion.

Jack Brooks liked what he saw from new Somerset team-mate Marchant De Lange.

Brett Lee remembered Dean Jones, on what would have been his 60th birthday.

Steve Smith welcomed a new addition to the family.


The Rumble On The Rock is almost here.

As is Campbell Hatton's debut.

Captain Hearn!

Rugby Union

England's most capped hooker of all time Dylan Hartley turned 35.


Johanna Konta was reminiscing.

Novak Djokovic's coach Marian Vajda celebrated his birthday.

Naomi Osaka landed in Miami.


Mark Cavendish found himself back in a leader's jersey at the Coppi e Bartali.

Formula One

Rookie Schumacher enjoyed his first track walk of the season.

Valtteri Bottas was raring to go.

As was the returning Fernando Alonso.


Wayne Mardle's life was complete...


Beth Tweddle marked her mum's birthday.

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Wednesday's key events

ยท Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

ยท Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
ยท Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
ยท Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
ยท Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

ยท Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
ยท The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

ยท Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (11.15am-2.10pm)

ยท Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
ยท Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

ยท Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

ยท Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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