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.
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?
Happy Thanksgiving Edition!
Rio 2016 Olympic gymnast Arthur Nory comes out as LGBT via a social post.
Fencer Ysaora Thibus voices her concern alongside swimmer Ganesh Pedruand regarding the riots in Guadalupe over vaccination measures. (in French)
Moscow 1980 swimming medalist Sharon Davies eager to hear more of the International Swimming Federation's work to "right some serious wrongs" regarding East Germans results.
Swimmer Penny Oleksiak: Find out the "recipe behind her success" as Canada's most decorated Olympian.
Table tennis star Hugo Calderano likes 'mental arithmetics' to 'push his brain' as part of training.
Canadian diver Jennifer Abel makes an open-letter retirement announcement.
Hayley's Ribbon: Team Australia's soccer star Hayley Raso is now a children's book author.
Six ice dancing teams training together in Montreal are the subjects on a new "On Edge" video series from Olympics.com.
On the heels of a breakout NHL season, can Leon Draisaitl add an Olympic podium to his resume?
Details of an April police incident with Peter Sagan emerge, as the star road cyclist makes a statement.
Can Daniel Ortiz help lead Costa Rica to a historic Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 appearance?
Tennis: Is Rune vs Alcaraz the next great rivalry after Federer vs Nadal?
Wrestler Aisuluu Tynybekova: "Her inspiring journey to Kyrgyz sports history".
Ehtiopia's brewing civil war embroils Olympic heroes Haile Gebreselassie and Feyisa Lilesa.
World Athletics checks in with distance runner Geoffrey Kamrowor, looking to improve his marathon success in earnest.
Australian middle-distance runner Stewart McSweyn sees room for improvement after a busy ans rewarding 2021 season.
Sport climbing documentary The Wall - Climb for Gold, highlighting four Tokyo 2020 Olympians, hits the premiere circuit.
UCI Track Champions League leaders Harri Lavreysen and Emma Hinze look to the next round to continue their winning ways.
Olympic triathlon champion Kristian Blummenfelt reiterates his case for the best at it.
More triathlon: Sika Henry pushes to still compete to represent her community even after injury.
Team USA skeleton racing veteran John Daly hits a Covid-related snag on his return to competition.
Meanwhile, Tina Hermann continues to navigate a unique estrangement from her national teammates on her own skeleton road to Beijing 2022.
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?
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.
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A fan blog celebrating the stories of Olympic sport athletes, and all things Olympic Games and Olympic sports
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