Well, hello, Sasha Zhoya!
Grigor Dimitrov hangs out in the BVI.
Nina Derwael is dressed to dance.
Melanie De Jesus peeks from the shadows.
Agatha contemplates the horizon.
Garbine Muguruza hits the beach.
Sky Brown 'hangs ten'.
Huang Xuechen provides snippets of her life.
Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk brings the heat again.
Quentin Fillon takes an autumn stroll.
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?
Olympic figure skating silver medalist Uno Shoma still has gold medal ambitions.
Sunisa Lee: Not even Olympic gold medal-winning gymnasts are immune from racial abuse.
Gazzetta Sportweek features gymnast Nicola Bartolini: "Don't call me a bad boy". (in Italian, paywall)
Is the silver screen next on the horizon for London 2012 boxing gold medalist Nicola Adams?
Meanwhile, boxer Kellie Harrington is Irish Tatler's 'Woman of the Year' for 2021.
Want to know more about Team USA ice hockey star Kendall Coyne? Read a book...
Veteran Tatsiana Piatrenia is back at trampolining after a "retirement" in 2017.
Canoeist Saul Craviotto is GQ Espana's Olympic Hero of 2021.
Meet Hanna and Elvira Oebrg, sisters powering Swedish biathlon this season.
Olympian and world champion freestyle aerialist Aliaksandra Ramanouskaya runs afoul of Belarusian political oppression against athletes.
Judo champion Paula Pareto takes her turn on MasterChef in Argentina. (in Spanish)
Team USA's Erin Jackson makes history with a speed skating World Cup win.
With the post-Tokyo 2020 "mourning" period waning, Team Canada's women's basketball team regroups and looks forward to the road ahead.
Geeta Phogat: A medal-winning effort in a comeback fuels Paris 2024 ambitions for the Indian wrestler.
Four-time Olympic diver Maria Jose Alcala is the incoming president of the Mexican Olympic Committee...the first woman ever to hold the position. And first-ever Israeli medalist follows suit.
More Mexico: Taekwondo legend Maria Espinoza wins another National Sports Award.
Two-time Olympic snowboarder Eva Samkova looks to Beijing 2022 to complete a trio of Olympic podiums.
Team Argentina women's rugby sevens: Introducing Las Yaguaretes.
Would-be Olympic swimmer Cody Simpson talks of the special inspiration behind a Men's Health Australia photoshoot.
Meanwhile, Team USA swimming star Caeleb Dressel looks to focus more on his mental health on the road to Paris 2024.
Hong Kong swimmer Siobhan Haughey and fencer Edgar Cheung tipped to score end-of-year awards.
Red Bull's Red Bulletin profiles Carissa Moore, after a banner surf season that saw her win Olympic gold and a fifth world championship.
New Laser sailing world champion Tom Saunders almost didn't compete at all at the championships.
Juncheng Shang had a "prolific" start to his professional career, ending the year as #1-ranked in junior men's tennis.
Bay Area figure skater Kate Wang suffers 4 a.m. wake-up- calls to pursue her dreams.
Julian Macaraeg and Ethan de Rose face lonely Beijing 2022 qualifying roads as the sole competitors for their respective nations on the short track circuit.
Biathlete Denis Irodov has enjoyed youth success...and he's set for bigger things on bigger stages.
About This Blog
A fan blog celebrating the stories of Olympic sport athletes, and all things Olympic Games and Olympic sports
Random highlights of Olympic sport athletes - news, social links, and more, seen through the cheeky lens of this one particular, passionate fan.
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Let's Get Social
What are Olympic sport athletes up to on social media and away from competition?
Athletes Worth Watching
A look at some emerging Olympic sport athletes worth keeping an eye on
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Thoughts on Olympic sports films, art, books, TV, etc. that I've come across now and then
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Me at Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimarmaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896