Olympic Sport Athletes in the News This Week
How did TikTok help rugby sevens player Ilona Maher become a viral social media star?
Canadian Bobsledder Cynthia Appiah: "My passion and my motivation for going into these Games is to really breakdown these stereotypes, and breakdown the mold of what [sic] typical winter athlete can look like...".
What to make of Team China's bobsledding chances at Beijing 2022, only five years after the national program started?
Biathlete Emma Lunder goes "into the unknown, with my skis and a rifle".
Three-time Olympic water polo champion Maggie Steffens has no plans to slow down with Paris 2024 "firmly in her mindset".
Who won World Taekwondo's 'Best of 2021' awards?
Norway's Kristin Skaslien looks to Beijing 2022 with hopes of another chance at winning a mixed doubles medal match in curling.
"I've become much more balanced, I've found a balance between private life and sport": javelin thrower Johannes Vetter reflects on the last few years' development, training in the pandemic, looking past Tokyo 2020, and more. (in German)
Deon Lendore: Tragedy hits Trinidad & Tobago's track & field team.
Can Olympic champion pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis secure two world championship titles to his collection this year?
Can Eliud Kipchoge win a third straight Olympic marathon title? He's aiming for Paris 2024...
Hurdler Anna Cockrell receives some academic recognition to cap off her Olympic appearance year.
Mariya Stadnik aims for Paris 2024, and becoming the first-ever wrestler with five Olympic medals.
Dutch short track speed skate Suzanne Schulting remains "very hungry" in her Olympic chase. (in Dutch)
Can Canadian-born Brendan Corey put short track speed skating back on the map in Australia?
Being the leader of Team Belgium makes Luka van de Keybus a better gymnast.
Meanwhile, it's official..."King" Kohei Uchimura retires after a 'greatest-ever' gymnastics career.
Can Team Canada's mix of veterans and rookies get them the women's Olympic ice hockey title back?
In some positive tennis news, get to know Meshkatolzahra Safi, Iran's first 100-ranked junior player.
Is Shaun White worthy of a discretionary pick for Team USA snowboarding at Beijing 2022?
Get to know FIVB Athletes' Commission member Maja Ognjenovic, "the best playmaker of our time".
Soccer's USWNT captain Becky Sauerbrunn opens up about freezing embryos to help prolong her career.
Can basketball become as popular in Ireland as the 'big three' of Gaelic games, soccer, and rugby?
Two cross-country skiers are amongst the latest victims of the Belarussian government's crackdown on opposition with athlete ranks.
Manuel Feller stays grounded through solo outdoor adventures to help balance against high pressure expectations of Austrian Alpine skiing.
Have you started "Passion & Purpose" , OutsideTV's new documentary on star skier Mikaela Shiffrin yet? p.s. Shiffrin is now the all-time winngest World Cup skier in a single discipline...
And...Shiffrin's predecessor as Team USA's star skier, Lindsay Vonn, has a new autobiography out - Rise.
Equestrian dressage Olympic champion Jessica von Bredow-Werndl shares thoughts on training at an elite level.
Figure skater Kevin Aymoz looks to his first Olympics at Beijing 2022 after an injury-riddled summer, and one in which he publicly came out as LGBTQ.
More figure skating: Jason Brown has a former Olympian and an Olympic sticker to thank for motivation.
More Outsports: Beijing 2022 looks to be the most publicly LGBTQ-athlete'd Winter Games yet.
How did skeleton racer Katie Uhlaender help get through the pandemic? Working with a tree arborist...
Despite what may be the "toughest field in women's moguls to-date" in the Olympics, Aussie Jakara Anthony has put in the training to contend.
"Destined to be a high performance skier", freestyler Finn Bilous aims for a finals performance in his second Olympics appearance.