Adam Peaty hits the dance (practice) floor.
..Rebeca Andrade heats up in Doha.
...while Sasha Zhoya chills out in Mykonos.
Dominic Barona explores Sintra's castle.
ShaCarri Richardson has a moment in the surf.
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?
Can Brendan Doyle make it to Beijing 2022 as the only skeleton racer in Ireland?
Steeplechaser Lizbeth Vicuna is a rising star in a rare discipline for Ecuadoran athletics. (Spanish)
U23-rider Biniam Ghirmay wins Eritea's first medal in UCI road race history.
Italian Rebecca Passler is continuing family success in biathlon after her first "A" team summer.
After success from the 400 meters down to 100, is Shericka Jackson the best all-around sprinter in Jamaican history?
Pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw shares her pre-Olympic frustration with the assigned team kit. "I know I wiull struggle with body-image issues for the rest of my life."
"My story is really unique." Sinead Diver is a leading marathoner for Australia after finding inspiration in her adopted homeland.
In other Australian runner news...Olympian middle-distancer Peter Bol has some family looking for celebrity attention on the pitch via streaking.
Even more Australia...athlete activist Simon Dunn gets a brief feature in Q magazine as he looks to make a bobsled return for Beijing 2022.
And...retirred long jumper Greg Rutherford is one step closer to making an Olympic return, in bobsled.
Modern pentathlete Woong-tae Jun makes it into a Cosmopolitan Korea photoshoot.
Tokyo 2020 track cyclist Georgia Simmerling, a multi-sport Olympian from four Games, has set sights on launching a women's-focused sports agency post-retirement.
"I should have quit way before Tokyo." Simone Biles opens up in New York magazine.
An Olympic Solidarity scholarship provides Jamaican gymnast Toni-Ann Williams an opportunity in sports administration studies.
Cat Osterman: A softball legend retires.
German retired biathlete Ricco Gross looks to make the sport a success in Austria as a coach.
Irish London 2012 Olympic boxer Darren O'Neill makes a comeback at the National Elite Championships.
Ice hockey star "with a gnarly temper", Erin Ambrose reflects on her career, the rivalry with Team USA, and more on the Player's Own Voice podcast.
Who will win the 10th Summer Piotr Nurowski Prize as "Best Young European Athlete"?
The Off the Podium podcast has a "fun and entertaining" chat with Emily Abbot and Alannah Matthews, recent Olympic rhythmic gymnastic Olympians for Australia.
Sit Down! Kenyan Alvin Otieno is a breakout star from the recent HSBC Rugby Sevens Series.
Passion Play: London 2012 gold medalist Russell Westbrook's documentary on his basketball career detailed.
Kyle Chalmers and Emma Mckeon: Swimming's latest power couple?
The International Canoe Federation Athletes Commission announces its new members, including three Olympic medalists: Jiri Prskavec, Sandor Totka, and Bridgette Hartley.
Finnish Nordic combined athlete Ilkka Herola's summer success can be partly attributed to new training, including golf.
Recently retired sports climber Shauna Coxsey moves up the ladder on the IFSC Athletes' Commission.
"It was one of the best matches I've ever shot." Casey Kaufholds scores a major upset win at the World Archery Championships.
With a hurdles world record firmly in hand, will Karsten Warholm tackle other events on the track?
Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra makes a dream come true with his parents, on an airplane flight.
Happy (belated) World Fencing Day! How are athletes celebrating?
Hong Kong's medalists from Tokyo 2020 enjoy special stamp commemoration from Hongkong Post.
How does speed skater Patrick Roest prepare for an upcoming season? Working on the farm helps.
Linda Chiamaka Nwagbo chats with Olympics.com on helping to make Nigerian curling a serious thing.
Anastasija Kravcenoka makes a plea on behalf of the International Beach Volleyball Players' Association.
In indoor volleyball news....Brazilian star Douglas Souza shares an uncomfortable airport incident. Homophobia at play...or no?
Team USA alpine skier Alice Merriweather suffers an injury setback in what was supposed to be a 'comeback season'.
New Zealander Anton Down-Jenkins credits Tom Daley and Matthew Mitcham for helping to pave the way for his career in diving.
Nagano 1998 Team Canada silver medalist and ice hockey trailblazer Manon Rheaume gets a statue honor in Quebec City.
Tokyo 2020 BMX champion Logan Martin has a new honor in Australia: 'Sports Dad of the Year'.
More diving: The New York Times examines Tom Daley's immediate post-Tokyo 2020 life.
Emilien Jacquelin is still in training for the upcoming biathlon season, despite a serious wrist injury.
Tennis star Venus Williams for The New York Times: "Being tough means taking care of my whole self".
October 18 this year is 'Flora Duffy Day' in Bermuda after the triathlete's gold medal-run at Tokyo 2020.
Team New Zealand rugby sevens star Michaela Blyde enjoys finally getting home after Covid-19 restrictions impacts.
Ecuadorian judoka Vanessa Chala receives a special donation from her Olympic committee to help her sports school get off the ground. (in Spanish)
Team Denmark soccer stalwart Nadia Nadim has a unique perspective on current events in Afghanistan, as she fled the Taliban herself years ago.
Superstar - and Beijing 2008 gold medalist - Leo Messi surpasses soccer legend Pele as he sets yet another milestone mark.
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