Ahead of last week's Volta Ciclista a Catalunya where he finished 21st), UCI.org chatted with Richard Carapaz, proud to represent Ecuador on the world stage and promote road cycling.
World champion heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson updates 22 Voices podcast listeners on her injury recovery, and her plans for Tokyo 2020 and Birmingham 2022.
Team Great Britain marathon Olympic trials winner Chris Thompson is a "heart-warming story of hard work and persistence".
Tanzanian marathon hope Alphonce Simbu articulates the difficulties athletes - particularly from farther-flung and less wealthy nations - face as they strive for Tokyo during the ongoing pandemic.
The New York Times looks back with Mikaela Shiffrin on the unique challenges she faced as she embarked on the 2020/21 season.
Jimmy Shea: 2002 Olympic skeleton champion facing severe legal issues.
Rio 2016 medal-winning canoeist Steffi Kriegerstein struggles to recover from Covid-19 in time for Tokyo.
Former Major League Baseball-er Ian Kinsler set to make his Olympic debut for Team Israel this summer.
Can Tan Ya-Ting improve upon her Rio 2016 bronze at Tokyo 2020 and conquer the Korean team in women's archery?
Speedy "try machine" Jordan Conroy is confident that Team Ireland can qualify for Tokyo 2020 at June's last-ditch qualification tournament for rugby sevens.
Faster Skier has a nice profile on U.S. Olympic cross country skier Sophie Caldwell Hamilton as she closes her career.
Fresh off scoring "the most important goal" of his career, Juan Carlos Obregon celebrates Team Honduras' qualification to the men's soccer tournament at Tokyo 2020. (in Spanish)
LPGA star Inbee Park reiterates her eagerness to defend her Rio 2016 title after another tour win.
Canadian BMX freestyler Corey Walsh pens a poignant social post and comes out as gay.
More Canada: the CBC checks in with water polo star Krystina Alogbo, who's set to miss her Olympic debut, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Daniel Andre Tande: improvement in his recovery from a much publicized crash in ski jumping.
London 2012 medalist and three-time Olympian Saina Nehwal tells The Olympic Channel that maintaining fitness is the focus goal as she approaches Tokyo 2020 badminton.
European Climate Pact Ambassador, and double OIympic medalist sailor, Hannah Mills talks "Big Plastic Pedge" sustainability with Olympic.org.
Boryana Kaleyn does her part to bring Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics back to the top, as she dominates the conclusion of the first World Cup of the year.