Daniel Yule looks forward to fall.
Gabby Thomas gets a cover.
Johannes Hosflot Kalebo takes the bike for a spin.
Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk strikes a pose.
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.
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.
Argentinian soccer superstars Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, and Angel di Maria finally win another major global title to add to their Beijing 2008 gold.
Danielle van de Donk: at Tokyo 2020's women's soccer tournament, Team Netherlands will not "be afraid of anyone or any team".
Chilean veteran gymnast Tomas Gonzalez wins a last-minute Olympic qualification to Tokyo 2020.
After starting karate to protect against bullying as a child, Dilara Bozan now finds herself an Olympian.
Fun fact: Kyle Chalmers is the only Australian Rio 2016 individual swimming champion that will be at Tokyo 2020 for a title defense.
Judoka Ashley McKenzie used reality TV to self-fund a return trip to the Olympics.
After starting skateboarding at age five, high schooler Bryce Wettstein is the top-ranked U.S. woman in the park discipline.
Israeli Sergey Richter shooter is eager to get started at Tokyo 2020 after qualifying back in June 2019.
"I'm definitely not going to Tokyo to just have fun and experience the Olympics." Young badminton star Anders Antonsen is ready for the Games.
Can Team Netherlands go from the last-ditch Olympic Qualifying Tournament to the Tokyo 2020 podium in 3x3 basketball?
Christopher Blevins will continue a strong tradition of men's Olympic mountain bikers from Durango when he competes in Tokyo this summer.
R.I.P.: A curling great (fan) passes.
Japan Forward: Ranked seventh in the world, Brazilian Hugo Calderano has high hopes in the table tennis competition at Tokyo 2020.
Triathlete Ashleigh Gentle's careful preparation for the upcoming Summer Games included early adjustment to Tokyo weather via Cairns.
Wrestler Kyle Dake has his Olympic opportunity after finally defeating London 2012 champion Jordan Burroughs, which came after a major change in his training approach.
The 42: Get to know Heraclitus-quoting Irish rower Paul O'Donovan, keeping competition in unique perspective as he heads to his second Games.
"It's okay to not be okay.": Naomi Osaka pens a personal note on her recent public issues in Time.
Meanwhile, a sigh and a shrug...will Novak Djokovic attempt a Golden Slam?
Tokyo 2020 looks at Team USA's Keyshawn Davis, who's battle with anger management and mental health has led him to boxing success.
Scoliosis didn't stop Team USA's Kyra Condie from climbing, and now she's headed to the Olympics for the sport's debut.
Meanwhile, can Olyroo Mitchell Duke rise to the challenge and be the men's top goal scorer?
Here's five facts to get to know Team USA surfer Carissa Moore ahead of her Olympic debut.
Learn more about Biathlon Canada's team through the new Sights on Beijing YouTube series.
"To go to the Olympics, that was biggest dream since I was a kid": Tomas Satoransky leads the surprising Czech Republic into Tokyo 2020's men's basketball tournament.
Mark Tewksbury's Queer Queries: Who was the first out athlete in the modern Olympics?
Having started the sport at age five, Lindi Schroeder now finds herself an Olympic artistic swimmer.
Track & Field News checks in with champion triple jumper Christian Taylor, missing Tokyo 2020 through injury but determined to come back.
Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith makes the cover of British Vogue for an Olympics-timed feature.
Sydney McLaughlin gets a feature with L'Officiel: "Life after Rio...McLaughlin considered quitting track."
Take a look back at Karsten Warholm's world record run in the 400 meter hurdles with World Athletics.
Outsports looks at Dutee Chand, Team India sprinter making her way to her second Olympic Games appearance this summer.
Tanya Watson became the first Irish female diver to qualify for the Olympics last month.
Korey Dropkin has Beijing 2022 dreams, but the young U.S. curler has to get over the hump of Olympic champions first to get there.
Belgian teen Jente Hauteekeete bursts onto the decathlon scene with a u20 heptathlon world record.
Habibat Ogunbanwo is a FINA scholarship holder, sharing her passion for swimming.
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