Lv Ao has just been alpine skiing for four years, but is on track for the Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade.
Mariana Periera da Silva is a "rough diamond" as she uses boxing to open opportunities and confidence.
Line Christophersen and Brian Yang are two badminton players to watch, if recent Thomas & Uber Cup performances are a marker of future success.
The New York Times looks forward with BMX racer Connor Fields after 'the worst injury of the Tokyo Games'.
More from the NYT: Who is Marcell Lamont Jacobs, Tokyo 2020's fastest man?
Retired Refugee Athletic Team member Matthew Lam Joar continues to inspire post-running career.
Olympic ski jumping champion Maren Lundby won't defend her Pyeongchang 2018 title, as she steps back from competition for this season.
She didn't secure gold, but Anshu Malik scored history for India at the World Wrestling Championships, and fulfilled a post-Olympic challenge promise of a medal.
Vincent De Haitre plans on a track cycling / speed skating double, unique for the compressed timeline between Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022.
Liz Cambage: The Australian star's travails at the pre-Olympic basketball training camp aren't over yet.
Triple Olympic-medalist Andy Murray's lost (and found) wedding ring provides a lighthearted moment ahead of the Indian Wells tennis tournament.
An Se young chats with BWF Badminton on competition with Chen Yu Fei, her Tokyo 2020 experience, her rise at a young age, and more.
Nordic combined athlete Eero Hirvonen catches up with FIS-Ski.com on the outlook for Beijing 2022, recent results, and what's ahead.
Rhythmic gymnast Alina Harnasko is motivated for more after a Tokyo 2020 medal as the world championships quickly approach.
Point by Lisa De Vanna and counterpoint by current 'Matildas' embroil Australian women's soccer.
Double Olympic medal-winning figure skater Elvis Stojko unexpectedly caught up in the recent Pandora Papers financial investigation.
"I think it should not be allowed for a sporting event to host in a country that criminalizes against basic human rights." Diver Tom Daley is on a 'mission'.
Former world champion Nici Schmidhoifer relishes her return to the slopes almost a year after injury forced the alpine skier to rehabilitation.
Who were the breakout rugby sevens stars revealed at the recent HSBC Canada Sevens and Fast Four?
Short track speed skater Anna Seidel aims for Beijing 2022 despite another, recent "sobering injury".
Cristjan Coetzee sees his recent world championship finals appearance as the next step in his progress in South African canoeing.
The Association of Tennis Professionals opens - after 11 months - an 'investigation' into the abuse allegations against Tokyo 2020 gold medalist Alex Zverev.
Wonder what Olympic track champions Usain Bolt and Karsten Warholm would discuss together? NRK hosts a sitdown.
"I thought I was going to faint." Sprinter Gabby Thomas speaks on her double medal-winning Tokyo 2020 journey with Women's Running.
World Athletics: Damian Warner overcame doubts from 2020's Covid-19-related shutdowns to finally reach Olympic decathlon gold.
Shot putter Tom Walsh reflects on his 2021 season with a new sense of not 'sweating the small stuff'.
Portuguese equestrian jumper Luciana Diniz shares her approach to keeping in overall shape: 'holistic cross-training'.
Team GB track cyclist Elinor Barker announces pregnancy...including when she won Tokyo 2020 gold.
"My life changed suddenly": Brazilian Rayssa Leal adjusts to life post-Olympic skateboarding success.
Phil Sesemann can thank training partner Kipchoge, a Spaniel / Viszla cross, for his marathon breakthrough at London this past weekend.
Elite-level figure skating in Australia? Two-time Olympian Brendan Kerry advises to "...just keep pushing, just keep fighting".
The Badminton Experience vlog is back with Anders Antonsen and Hans-Kristian Vittinghus discussing the latest news and thoughts on the upcoming events.
Spanish champion weightlifter Lydia Valentin gets a special honor in her hometown of Camponaraya.
Is up-and-coming biathlete Daria Sidorova close to switching to Ukraine from Russia for international competition?
Akari Fujinami: 17-year-old rising star breaks through as she wins a world title in freestyle wrestling.
One to watch: 14-year-old Team India shooter Naamya Kapoor 'stuns the field' and wins a world junior championship.
Team India sweeps the board for the FIH hockey Stars Awards for the 2020-21 season.
Meanwhile, are flamingos due credit for the rankings rise for Team Ireland in women's field hockey?
What keeps badminton player BR Sankeerth going in the sport? "...stopping this kills you inside."
"I have to improve myself." Anthony Ginting aims to improve from a Tokyo 2020 badminton bronze medal at Paris 2024.
Hispanic Heritage: Hear from three-time Olympic softball champion and UCLA alum Lisa Fernandez.
Michael Conlan - victim of perhaps the most egregious judging decision at Rio 2016 boxing - reacts to the latest corruption report.
Get a sneak peek at diver Tom Daley's new autobiography, courtesy of The Sunday Times
Hansle Parchement's journey to Tokyo 2020 sprint hurdles gold was full of drama, even before Tokyo.
Retired discus thrower and double Olympic medalist Gerd Kanter leads the newly-elected European Olympic Committees Athletes's Commission.
Will the end of this WNBA season be the end of five-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird's career?
Meanwhile, the Good Weekend Talks podcast discusses the impact Australian basketball star Patty Mills has in "helping bridge (a) racial divide".
Will Japanese star figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu get Chinese fan support at Beijing 2022?
12 Tokyo 2020 medalists honored by the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa.
Short track speed skater Elise Christie, already open about mental struggles, opens up more, on past sexual abuse trauma.
Can Hong Kong speed skaters make Beijing 2022 in short track? Five athletes are trying.
Luger Chris Mazdzer's Olympic season training plan hits an injury snag.
The fall/winter Vogue Man Arabia features 'Arab world' Olympic stars: high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim, swimmer Ahmed Hafnaoui, and karateka Tarek Hamdi.
Russian Lala Kramarenko gets a signature element recorded in rhythmic gymnastics' Code of Points.
Adriana Cerezo looks to do one better at Paris 2024's taekwondo tournament after a close finals loss this summer in Tokyo.
'Teen phenom' Akari Fujinami is ready for her senior debut at the World Wrestling Championships. "I'm fired up."
Road cyclist Lizzie Deignan tackles 'bone-shaking' cobblestones and makes upset history in the process.
Gymnastics: USA's Sunisa Lee has an almost-encounter with Justin Bieber...
...while Uzbekistan's Oksana Chusovitina feels the urge for more competition still.
Markus Eichenbichler, relaxed.
P.V. Sindhu shares a splash of color.
Rayderley Zapata is bendy.
Sara McManus takes in the view.
Sakura Yosozumi grinds it out.
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