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.
Garbine Muguruza hits the beach.
Sky Brown 'hangs ten'.
Huang Xuechen provides snippets of her life.
Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk brings the heat again.
Quentin Fillon takes an autumn stroll.
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.
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.
Faith Kipyegon gives us some shine.
Grigor Dimitrov hangs in New York.
Alexa Moreno went blonde!
Tim Nowak trains.
Thomas Goyard practices a new move.
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