You can't get more autumnal than Aisuluu Tynybekovahere...
...while Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk's head is in the clouds over summer...
Johannes Vetter picks up a racket.
Simone Biles tries a new look.
Benny Karl gets comfortable in Dubai...
"...getting to the top (in hiking) is super metaphorical to the journey to success in skating." Figure skater, and hiker, Vincent Zhou eyes Beijing 2022.
Elsewhere...pairs skater Vanessa James finally comments on the abuse allegations against her ex-partner Morgan Cipres.
And in more skating news...Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara have quickly become a pair to watch as they put Japan on the podium watch this season.
This weekend's ANOC Awards 2021 honored "inspiring performances" of Tokyo 2020, including Team New Zealand's rugby sevens gold, Team Estonia's surprise fencing gold, marathoner Eliud Kipchoge, and more.
Rio 2016 basketball gold medalist Klay Thompson finds solace and recovery help in a boat, as he looks to return from a long injury timeout.
Can Shamier Little 'bounce back' next year at Eugene's Hayward Field, the site of many successes for the U.S. hurdler?
Hammer thrower Gwen Berry pens an explainer for The Players' Tribune. Kudos to her pen to paper.
How did sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah 'tame the demons' to take multiple Tokyo 2020 gold?
Meanwhile, South African sprinter Carina Horn looks to restart her career after a provisional AIU suspension ends.
Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quinonez: Another elite track athlete is gone too soon.
Can Pyeongchang 2018 champion Andreas Wellinger come back fully this season from injury to defend his ski jumping title?
Track cyclist Alex Porter's bike mishap at Tokyo 2020 is the inspiration for investigation, and introspection, at AusCycling.
Harrie Lavreysen is making a three-peat in track cycling global titles a regular occurrence...(in Dutch)
Skateboarder Aori Nishimura gets a magazine feature in Numero Tokyo's upcoming December edition: fashion, sports, and more.
Sydney 2000 gold medalist in the 470 class, Jenny Armstrong now takes the helm at Yachting New Zealand, promoting the sport to girls in the country.
Can the "greatest giant slalom racer" Marta Bassino continue her dominance and make the Beijing 2022 skiing podium?
Retired short track speed skating star Yang Yang (A), now chair of the Beijing 2022 Athletes' Commission, reflects on the unique experience the Olympics provide.
Between Sam Bennett, Eddie Dunbar, amongst others, Team Ireland might survive the retirements of road cycling stars Dan Martin and Nicholas Roche.
Federer Express: Tennis champion Roger Federer gets a unique train-inspired honor in his hometown.
Simone Biles: "Still scared to do gymnastics" after her bout of the 'twisties' at Tokyo 2020.
Snowboarder Jarryd Hughes has no plans to let a still-to-heal injured ankle impact his Beijing 2022 goals.
Chloe Kim chats with ESPNW ahead of Beijing 2022, after taking a break from studies at Princeton last season to return to a focus on snowboarding.
Stefanos Ntsoukos lights the way.
Chris Goulding is mural-ized.
Nikolaj Majorov is as creative with a camera as on ice.
Cheeky Lucas Eguibar is recharged.
Allyson Felix renews vows in style.
"The most successful SBX athlete around", Alessandro Haemmerle feels prepared for his third Olympics coming up in Beijing.
USA Speed Skating catches up with 2018 breakout short track star Maame Biney: her Tokyo 2020 viewing, TV watching, and more.
Which Team USA swimmers will win a Golden Goggle Award for 2021 at the end of the year?
Textron Aviation: U.S. Ski & Snowboard athletes get post-sport career support from a unique sponsorship.
U.S. sabre fencer Kamali Thompson is a modern renaissance woman, as Sports Illustrated shares.
Curler Bruce Mouat looks forward to the opportunity for medal success at Beijing 2022's Water Cube venue, where his fellow Brit Rebecca Adlington scored Beijing 2008 gold.
New women's tennis champion at Indian Wells - and Tokyo 2020 Olympian - Paula Badosa gets new attention for her model boyfriend.
After a surprise world championship last season, Martin Ponsiluoma looks to secure an Olympic medal in Beijing 2022's biathlon.
Three-time Olympic ice dancer Evan Bates speaks up on the human rights controversy engulfing Beijing 2022's approach.
And...ice dancer Guillaume Cizeron responds to pointed, homophobic comments made in anticipation of Russian challenges to French gold ambitions.
From an inline career to a surprise Pyeongchang 2018 appearance, speed skater Erin Jackson looks to move past a tough last season in Beijing 2022.
Lisa Brennauer - after a 'stellar year' in both track and road cycling - is ready to defend her success at the upcoming track cycling worlds.
Rio 2016 gold medalist Svenja Huth looks to now lead Team Germany as team captain to World Cup success in 2023.
"Some days are harder than others", says rower Fintan McCarthy of trying to adjust to the transition from the Tokyo 2020 high of competition to the intervening years until Paris 2024.
Jamaica's top sprinting women among honorees of the nation's Order of Distinction.
Pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw embraces her opportunity to be a role model after coming to terms with body positivity confifdence.
Perrine Laffont models Balmain.
Jeremie Mion works at night.
Ivet Lalova gets a magazine cover feature.
Max Parrot is promo-ing the Olympics.
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