Naomi Osaka, wearing a George Floyd mask, hits balls into the stands on her way to victory at the 2020 US Open. Photo: USA Today Naomi Osaka, wearing a George Floyd mask, hits balls into the stands on her way to victory at the 2020 US Open. Photo: USA Today
Naomi Osaka, wearing a George Floyd mask, hits balls into the stands on her way to victory at the 2020 US Open. Photo: USA Today

Best of 2020: Naomi Osaka, Son Heung-min, Lewis Hamilton and the other athletes who shone during a difficult year

  • Records still fell despite the Covid-19 pandemic affecting the sporting calendar like nothing before
  • Social justice causes and US presidential election also saw athletes make sport political

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Naomi Osaka, wearing a George Floyd mask, hits balls into the stands on her way to victory at the 2020 US Open. Photo: USA Today Naomi Osaka, wearing a George Floyd mask, hits balls into the stands on her way to victory at the 2020 US Open. Photo: USA Today
Naomi Osaka, wearing a George Floyd mask, hits balls into the stands on her way to victory at the 2020 US Open. Photo: USA Today
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