Justine Dufour Lapointe gets philosophical.
Chris Mazdzer gets to know the track up close.
Morten Thoresen is ready.
Lucca Mesinas hangs in Mancora.
Maria Dimitrova preaches her sport.
Meet Aaron Heading...Team GB shooter on target to make his Olympic debut this year, after a severe injury setback saw him turn to volunteering in the Coast Guard.
Nick Willis: 19 years in a row that he's run an official mile under 4 minutes, beating the record by fellow Kiwi John Walker.
Six-time Olympic medalist in track cycling, Anna Meares reviews her career and the challenges of pressure and mental health in the latest [female] athlete project podcast.
Rio 2016 silver medalist in the men's cycling road race, Jakob Fuglsang mulls extending his strong career out to Paris 2024.
Perrine Lafont tells Olympic.org her top goal is to become the first woman to defend an Olympic title in moguls, at Beijing 2022.
Figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has Olympic and world championship success, but is still targeting more competition despite injury challenges.
Samantha and Kristie Mewis became the first sisters to each score in a match for the United States women's national soccer team. They appear headed to becoming the next household names of USWNT.
World Rowing starts the year with a feature on Dutchman Koen Metsemakers, world and European champion in quadruple sculls. He has a master's degree in dentistry!
In The Sports Chronicle, Irish field hockey player Anna O'Flanagan pens a look back at how 2020 affected her and her teammates' motivation after securing a historic Olympic qualification.
"I think from a young age, I knew I wanted to go to the Olympics." Canadian Melissa Humana-Paredes is looking to make a mark in Tokyo 2020's beach volleyball tournament with her partner Sarah Pavan.
The Olympic Channel invites readers to get to know Michel Bourez, Tahitian-born surfer looking ahead to not just Tokyo 2020 but also Paris 2024.
Can Seonaid McIntosh use her sister's help in reaching an Olympic podium in shooting for Team Great Brtitain?
Eva-Lotta Kabius is next in line to lead Estonian ladies figure skating...can she reach Beijing 2022?
Recently setting a new personal best, discus thrower Gudni Valur Gudnason is now on the radar for a possible Tokyo 2020 podium challenge - after finishing last at the Doha 2019 World Championships.
Lourdes Mohedano shines in the sun.
Stefanos Tsitsipas has some down time.
Ona Carbonell is back in the pool.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is focused.
Marco Lehmann makes a statement.
Olympic.org features double Olympic champ Iivo Niskanen, who has built a reputation for training and endurance as he works toward more success.
Francesco Friedrich continues his bobsled winning streak, with win #s 47 and 48 this weekend to cement his status as the all-time World Cup winner.
German bobsled isn't the only team setting domination. Natalie Geisenberger wins her 50th luge World Cup win...showing she's still got it.
It was an unsurprising Dutch show of force at the European speed skating Championships, as the Netherlands won eight of 12 podium spots - including all four titles: Antoinette de Jong and Patrick Roest in the all-arounds and Jutta Leerdam and Thomas Krol in the sprints. Gefeliciteerd!
Bahamanian sprinter Steven Gardiner is the focus of World Athletics's first installment in a new series checking in on how 2019 world champions are handling the Covid-enhanced lead-up to Tokyo 2020.
Irish legendary runner Sonia O'Sullivan pens an appeal for Tokyo 2020 to proceed.
Canadian shot putter Brittany Crew hopes that a new-found focus on nutrition during the pandemic translates to heightened success on the field.
Greysia Polii offered a bittersweet moment of triumph when she won the women's doubles title with partner Apriyani Rahayu at badminton's Thailand Open this weekend.
Vincenzo Nibali: Well, at least here's one professional road cyclist prioritising the Olympic Games.
Sydney 2000 sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou unveils a sexual abuse charge...13 years later.
He's the breakout star of handball's World Championships. Meet DR Congo's Gauthier Mvumbai!
Catch up with WNBA legend and three time Olympic gold medalist Seimone Augustus, via this Knuckleheads podcast interview.
3x3 basketball player Marco Lehmann comes out as gay in order to "perform at the highest level...at peace with himself."
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896