Vishwaraj Jadeja is a hopeful Olympic speed skater who's used the Himalayas as a part of training.
More India: Archana Kamath is hitting her stride in table tennis with a first WTT Contender title.
Team Jamaica finds excitement in weightlifter Chloe Whylie's potential.
Can Tia-Clair Toomey-Orr, "the world's fittest woman", make it in bobsled?
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.
Men's tennis has taken over Torino.
Emil Iversen models new sportswear.
Felix Dolci continues the grind.
Briana Williams gives us a polished photoshoot.
PV Sindhu enjoys the small things.
Olympics.com checks in with cross-country skier Klaus Jungbruth, who's looking to continue establishing Ecuador at the Winter Games after his Pyeongchang 2018 debut.
More cross-country: Simen Hegstad Kruger looks ahead to the upcoming Olympic season after a surprising lastWinter Games.
Modern pentathlon's athletes have something to say regarding World Pentathlon's recently announced plans. And they're not happy, including Tokyo 2020 champion Chloe Esposito.
Soccer, cross-country, and sprinting...Asimenye Simwaka is a face of Malawian sport, especially after her Tokyo 2020 appearance.
Olympian Shalane Flanagan completes 'Project Eclipse' at the New York City Marathon, with her sixth marathon in seven weeks...with her fastest time yet.
Athletics Weekly features Team Great Britain's Imani-Lara Lansiquot - and that play the sprinter wrote while at Tokyo 2020.
Oskars Melbardis: a bobsled legend retires.
Jessica Fox: The IOC Athletes' Commission gets a canoeing legend in its ranks.
The first publicly out LGBTQ athlete at an Olympics, equestrian dressage rider Robert Dover has a new autobiography out now.
Is Covid-19 to blame for Gambia's failure to qualify for volleyball at Tokyo 2020?
Will Yuzuru Hanyu recover from injury in time for the Beijing Winter Games?
Golfer Yuka Saso causes conversation with switch to representing Japan after representing the Philippines at Tokyo 2020.
"...from podium wannabe to World Champion..."...Biathlon World looks at Lisa Theresa Hauser.
The Olympic Channel Podcast catches up with Shaolin and Shaoang Lin, Hungarian short track speed skaters looking for Chinese support at Beijing 2022.
Guilty of "Prohibited Conduct", basketball star Liza Cambage is still eligible to play for Team Australia.
Multi-Games Olympic tennis player Peng Shuai causes a stir with a sex abuse accusation.
Swimmer Shayna Jack opens up about the "devastating toll" her appealed drug suspension took.
Breaststroke champion Adam Peaty's time on Strictly Dancing comes to an end.
Sol interviews Filipa Martins, gymnast making history for Portugal. (in Portuguese)
Tokyo 2020 Olympian Jordan Chiles: Elite-level expectations in gymnastics "suck".
Off the Podium's latest podcast features Olympian Kiana Elliott and her journey from gymnastics to weightlifting, arm wrestling, and more.
Canadian judoka Shady El Nahas is tired of a string of fith-place finishes and looks ahead to "revenge".
Speed skating legend Sven Kramer hopes to end his career on a "high note" at Beijing 2022.
Meanwhile, weightlifters are making their voices heard, as the IWF Athletes' Commission blocks change.
HLN has a preview of a feature with Alex Hendrickx, "the most gifted hero on the (field) hockey field".
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