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?
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.
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