See the best tweets and memes from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics


Big news, sports fans, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are sold out! Whore ! Swing!! Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka had the privilege of lighting the Olympic cauldron on July 23, kicking off two exciting weeks of athletics, patriotism… and fun memes and tweets galore. I don’t know what the funniest Olympics brings out in people, but I’m sure I’m not complaining!

As the Games roll on, get ready for a hilarious speech on the Olympics, which I’ve rounded up below for your reading pleasure.

There are links of Office, of course

There is a reason Office is such a popular show – there are so many relatable, laughable storylines that somehow seem to fit IRL… and this “medal ceremony” is total proof of that.

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And this hilarious gymnastics episode concerns us all after seeing the United States women’s team compete:

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Um, were the athletes marching to video game music during the opening ceremony?

And of course, all of the players watching couldn’t help but fangirl about how awesome everything was.

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About the lighting of the Olympic cauldron …

I mean, sure, athletes could use a literal torch to light up that bad boy! But have they considered this other totally feasible and arguably cheaper option? 10/10 for creativity!

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It turns out the Olympic Village beds are not sex-proof

A rumor began to circulate that Japanese authorities were making Olympic village beds from cardboard and other durable materials. to prevent athletes from having sex. It turns out that this rumor is partly false: Mexican athletes took the initiative to test the beds to see if they could support the weight of more than one person… and surprise! They can! Pretty sure athletes will adjust to one or two lovemaking (when not competing, duh).

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The United States team struggled in Olympic basketball

To be fair, the US men’s team made it through to the quarter-finals! But it wasn’t until a particularly difficult game with France that left fans skeptical of our success, invoking the disappointed spirit of Kobe Bryant.

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Tonga’s shirtless flag bearer re-entered the chat

You might not know Pita Taufatofua’s name, but you might remember her oiled and chiseled chest carrying flags at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Welp, he’s back and once again admired!

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Suddenly everyone is obsessed with marksmanship?

And we have this cool-for-words Olympian Vitalina Batsarashkina to thank for that.

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Artistic swimmers have the best faces

Have you seen these candid photos, or ???

We are all exhausted AF

Yeah… the jet lag leaves nothing to be desired, but hey, we love sports.

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Naomi C. Amerson