Meanwhile, history is made as Jessie Diggins is the first American woman to win the World Cup overall title for cross-country skiing.
NBC's OlympicTalk looks back at the unique story of Margaret Abbott, the first female Olympic champion for the United States. The golfer didn't realize it though!
Need an inspiring story? ESPN.com offers a feature on surfer Tyler Wright, whose return from illness inspired an outspokenness out of the water.
Artistic swimming: anyone out there surprised that the sport has a culture of abuse problem?
Count NBAer Kawhi Leonard as one star with plans on a Team USA appearance at Tokyo 2020 despite a potentially challenging schedule.
London 2012 swimming sensation Missy Franklin announces pending motherhood.
Planet Canoe explores how the Spanish K4 men's team is adjusting to a new canoeing race distance for Tokyo 2020.
Toyko 2020 hopeful, IWF Athletes Commission member - and former beauty pageant competitor - Sarah Davies works to show that "strong is beautiful".
There's no stopping freestyle skier Mikael Kingsbury, even with a fractured spine.
Turin 2006 medalist Tomasz Sikora has high hopes for Poland's biathletes at Beijing 2022.
Rio 2016 long jump champion Jeff Henderson finds inspiration in his quest to defend his title: his mother.
Wayde van Niekerk fights to fully return from a "devastating" injury in 2017 and defend his 400 meter title from Rio 2016.
Olympic champion Sanya Richards-Ross gets a seat on the board for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
Ice hockey player Mark Pavelich: a "Miracle on Ice" star passes away.
In a personal feature on The Players' Tribune, sprinter Dina Asher-Smith shows why she's a champion off the track as well as she acknowledges her potential as a role model.
Hammer thrower Anita Wlodarcyzk gets honored as a "shero" with a custom Barbie doll.