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Novak Djokovic challenges LeBron James to basketball match - Saturday's sporting social

The world number one tennis player caught the attention of the Los Angeles Lakers star.

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 June 20.


Liverpool midfielder James Milner's countdown is almost over.

Reds defender Virgil Van Dijk is relishing a return to action.

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‪Back at it tomorrow!! 💪🏽😁 ‬

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was delighted to play again on Friday night.

Ben Chilwell scored a stunning goal for Leicester on Saturday and is pleased with the shape the Foxes are in.

Leicester and England team-mate James Maddison was delighted to be back on the pitch.

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Felt soooo good to be back out there.

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Manchester United keeper David De Gea sent a message of support to Arsenal's Bernd Leno after the German suffered a serious-looking injury at Brighton on Saturday afternoon.

Lockdown has been hard on the pundits too.


Somerset seamer Jack Brooks hasn't wintered well!

Formula One

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc posted a picture of himself a child on the shoulders of his father, who died three years ago today.

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3 years that you are gone... ❤️

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Red Bull's Max Verstappen is auctioning off some of his racing memorabilia to raise money in the fight against coronavirus.


It was a busy day for Novak Djokovic.

He even had time to challenge NBA star LeBron James...

And he got the Los Angeles Lakers star's attention

Rugby Union

England prop Joe Marler made a plea to television chiefs.


Dina Asher-Smith was working hard on the track.

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⠀ Not asleep⠀ Not sunbathing ⠀ Just finished ☠️

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Monday's key events

· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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