Danas Rapsys goes for some cold-weather training.
Leon Reid is in the holiday spirit.
Krista Parmakoski heads home.
Joey Mantia's back with his legs!
Yusra Mardini visits the 'bu.
Will Abby Roque make history as the first Native American Olympian for Team USA ice hockey?
Multiple Olympians make the 2022 'Forbes Under 30' list, including water polo player Ashleigh Johnson, basketballer Devin Booker, boxer Claressa Shields. golfer Nelly Korda, gymnast Sunisa Lee, and swimmer Simone Manuel.
Team Great Britain's Olympians let their hair down at the Team GB Ball over the weekend.
Snowboarder Tiarn Collins look to make up for lost experience at Beijing 2022.
"I'm still a dreamer": Weightlifter Megan Signal comes to terms with her Tokyo 2020 disappointment.
Manual Osborne-Paradis: One of the last "Canadian Cowboys" takes his last alpine ski run...
...while Madagascar's Mialitiana Clerc dreams of continuing her Olympic journey at Beijing 2022.
Beijing 2008 gold medalist and living soccer legend Lionel Messi extends his own record of Ballon d'Ors.
Freestyle skier Kevin Rolland approaches his third Olympics at Beijing 2022 with 'serenity'.
Hong Kong fencer Vivian Kong urges "humble letter" support for her sport to parents of aspiring athletes.
Short track speed skating veteran Sjinkie Knegt scores an emotional comeback podium place...
...while hard-luck struck skater Elise Christie faces a big setback.
Double Olympic medalist Evgenia Medvedeva has some tea to spill on her life, figure skating and more.
Gymnast Simone Biles is one of People's 'People of the Year' for 2021.
Olympic champions hurdler Karsten Warholm and sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah are two of the big winners at the World Athletics Awards 2021.
Shot putter Raven Saunders' self-expression isn't scaring away endorsements, or her sense of self.
Bashir Abdi relives his silver medal marathon finish at Tokyo 2020, and more, for Spikes.
Is Tokyo 2020 gold medalist Devin Booker the best shooting guard in the NBA this season?
The hopeful image of Tiger Woods onto a podium was probably what pushed golf into the Olympics...
Modern pentathlete Natalya Coyle...a climate change warrior.
More Ireland: London 2012 boxer Katie Taylor reflects on her career and her 'quiet life in the spotlight'.
'Ping-pong diplomacy' was in full-force 50 years later at the recent World Table Tennis Championships.
Petra Vlhova is poised to translate youth success into a first-ever Slovakian alpine skiing Olympic medal...
...but, meanwhile top rival Mikaela Shiffrin inches closer to owning a record on her own.
More alpine: Star skier Beat Feuz voices rising concern on Beijing 2022's skiing atmosphere to expect.
And more: Matthias Mayer scores a sixth straight World Cup downhill podium this weekend.
View the Vibe: Sprinter Andre de Grasse is poised to be the next world's fastest man.
Count retired long sprinter Lee McConnell as a supporter of Team Great Britain's new athlete pregnancy guidelines.
And, ex-rower Kate Haber has thoughts, too, on pregnancy impacts on her sport's athletes.
How did Hassan Yazdani conquer his main rival at the recent World Wrestling Championships?
Is Team Ireland on the verge of a breakthrough in judo?
Qatari Olympic medalist beach volleyballers Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan - and their coach - receive Sports Excellence Awards.
Multiple show jumping Olympic medalist Peder Fredericson is 'Best Athlete' at the FEI Awards for 2021.
Freestyle ski aerialist Pirmin Werner participates in a quick Q&A: "I love to flip and twist."
Field hockey Olympic medalist PR Sreejesh looks to motivate a younger generation: "If we can, you can."
Men's skeleton sees an ultra-rare three-way tie for 1st in a World Cup race with multiple 1:46.04 finishes.
Kendall Coyne Schofield relishes the opportunity to inspire girls in her Team USA ice hockey jersey.
Meanwhile, IHF's women's hockey athlete ambassadors reflect on the odd 2020/21 season.
Tennis agitator Nick Kyrgios overshares what may be behind his mental un-focus at times.
R.I.P.: Slovenian snowboarder Marko Grilc is a victim to an accident last week.
Need a Team USA-inspired bobsled 2022 beefcake calendar?
Will Mica McNeill's "backyard bobsleigh track" training power her to a Beijing 2022 podium?
Ashleigh Barty in an exclusive club, ending the WTA season as number one for the third straight year.
At 34, slalom specialist skier 'Rocket' Dave Ryding is still aiming for another Olympic appearance for Team Great Britain.
Spain's Esquire Man of the Year for 2021, canoeist Saul Craviotto is his country's most decorated Olympian - and a man of humility.
"The Year of Radical Self-Care": Gymnast Simone Biles is a cover star for Essence magazine.
Boxer Brad Hore presents a special charity auction gift in honor of Australia's indigenous peoples and its Olympic surfers.
Double Olympic champion Rosannagh MacLennan is the new FIG Athletes' Commission representative for trampolining.
Veteran Argentine sailor Sebastian Lange planning on an eighth Olympics for a chance at a fourth medal at Paris 2024.
FEI.org: Get to know Team Great Britain's Olympic eventing champion Laura Collett. She loves Las Vegas!
Ailing track cycling legend Jason Kenny unsure of making it to Paris 2024.
Swimming great Emma Mckeon is a Marie Claire Australia "Woman of the Year".
And if you didn't know already, swimming legend Ian Thorpe is now a 'Legend'.
Diver Matty Lee receives 'celebrity' advice from his Olympic partner ahead of his reality TV debut.
Ski jumper Ryoyu Kobayashi leads Team Japan's promise for more Olympic success in Beijing.
Short track speed skater Arianna Fontana checks in with Olympics.com on her Olympic history...and maybe making it to Milano Cortina 2026.
"Don't let anyone tell you you're not good enough." Freestyle skier Chloe McMillan targets Beijing 2022.
Meanwhile, fis-ski.com checks in with moguls specialist Kai Owens, 2021 Rookie of the Year.
Badminton star Kento Momota...he's back winning titles!
Harper's Bazaar Netherlands names long-distance runner Sifan Hassan 'Woman of the Year'.
Ugandan runner Annet Negessa has some very personal thoughts on the IOC's new "Framework on Fairness, Inclusion, and Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity and Sex Variation".
Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce honored in Miramar, Florida.
Curious about sprinter Tianna Madison's condition as she tried to make the U.S. Olympic Team? It was complicated, and is a must-read.
The Times looks for Italian surprise sprint gold medalist Marcell Jacobs.
Veteran runner Fionnuala McCormack set to continue her record of international appearances for Ireland at 42 with the European Cross-Country Championships.
Track legend Allyson Felix's Saysh brand of footwear set to receive a Footwear News Achievement Award.
Austrian Franz-Josef Rehrl is back competing after injury almost a year ago. "It's cool to be back!"
Is Egyptian-Finnish basketballer Awak Kuier the 'next superstar' of European women's basketball?
Long hurdle world champion Kori Carter opens up about a diabetes diagnosis.
Can Neeraj Chopra's Tokyo 2020 javelin gold "awaken the sleeping giant"?
Now ice dancer Daisuke Takahashi is on the cusp of a special milestone in Olympic figure skating.
Swimmer Pieter Timmers joins gymnast Nina Derwael on Dancing with the Stars this fall. (in Dutch)
Practice more Dutch...Helden offers multiple Olympians amongst its 'Heroes of the Year' candidates.
Rower Luke Letcher is episode 164's featured interview on the Off the Podium podcast: working through the pandemic, winning an Olympic medal, movies, and more.
Canada has not one but two standout up-and-coming track cyclists in Dylan Bibic and Carson Mattern.
And more gymnastics...Stephen Nedoroscik says Team USA coaches "made a good call" with his world championship team call-up.
And even more...Simone Biles hailed as one of Adweek's 'Most Powerful Women in Sports' for 2021. Plus, she gets unique words of honor from U.S. poet Amanda Gorman.
Can Bryony Page make it to the top of the podium for her first global individual title at the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships?
Meet 12-year-old Tobi Abekin, Nigerian table tennis hopeful who is dreaming of becoming the "best player in the world."
Congrats to two-time Olympian Tamas Toth, newly-elected Chair of World Triathlon's Athletes Commission, leading the ten member group for representation.
Young judoka Aris Leonidis has a message of thanks for his supporters as he works to recover from serious injury in competition.
Will next month's World Championships be Tokyo 2020 badminton champion Greysia Polii's last major competition?
FIVB goes in-depth on Madelein Meppelink, elite beach volleyballer who doubles, er triples, as FIVB Athletes' Commission and Board of Administration member.
Another beach volleyball Olympian, Taliqua Clancy, joins boxer Brad Hore on outreach to Far North Queensland communities through sport.
Tokyo 2020 Olympian and golf superstar Rory McIlroy: Eco-warrior?
Congrats to the six Olympians headed to the Sport Australia Hall of Fame!
Will alpine skier / snowboarder Esther Ledecka win double gold again at Beijing 2022?
Olympians Jarome Iginla, Marian Hossa, and Kim St-Pierre are three stars to finally get their (ice) Hockey Hall of Fame enshrinement moment.
Will out gay skeleton racer Andrew Blaser make it to Beijing 2022 for Team USA?
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