Olympic Sports Athletes In The News...
The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee has its Hall of Fame class of 2022, including Olympians Michael Phelps and Natalie Coughlin (swimming), Mia Hamm (soccer), Michelle Kwan (figure skating), Roger Kingdom (track & field), Lindsey Vonn and Gretchen Fraser (Alpine skiing), and the Montreal 1976 women's freestyle swimming relay team. A special note for Montreal 1976 basketball Olympian Pat Summit, who gets in as Los Angeles 1984 coach!
Forbes catches up with Alpine skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin on her impactful Passion & Purpose episode from Outside+.
Can middle distance-runner-turned high jumper Hamish Kerr put New Zealand 'on the map' for jumps?
CNN: Olympic runner Alex Pappas 'has a complex relationship with depression'.
U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner gets vocal support from someone who knows exactly what it's like to unjustly be in Russian jail.
The Imperfects podcast hosts Olympic medalist Harry Garside, a 'boxer who dares to be different'.
Marie-Philip Poulin: Another NHL front office puts a high-profile women's ice hockey star to work.
Would-be Moscow 1980 Olympian and road cycling legend Greg Lemond reveals a leukemia diagnosis.
Olympic Channel: Badminton star Apriyani Rahayu shares what's behind her 'hunger for success'.
Cyclist Lee Sze-wing expresses her frustration at Team Hong Kong's Covid-19-related withdrawal from the upcoming Asian Track Cycling Championships.
SeeHer!: Olympic champion gymnast Sunisa Lee urges others to 'break molds' in a new women-centered PSA initiative.
Meanwhile, fellow gymnast Melanie de Jesus dos Santos resumes training after a 'lackluster' Tokyo 2020 experience. (in French)
And in men's gymnastics...Ferhat Arican has gold medal hopes for Paris 2024 after his Tokyo 2020 historic bronze medal success.
And while we're on gymnastics...Olympians Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, and Aly Raisman headline a group in a lawsuit against the FBI regarding its role in delaying sexual abuse justice.
Biathlonworld: Looking at the five biathletes that got married recently in the off-season.
Olympics Unleashed: Luger Alex Ferlazzo visited multiple schools and sports clubs on a 'community road trip' last week.
Olympic cross-country skier Cendrine Brown gets the 2022 John Semmelink Memorial Award from the Canadian Snowsports Association.
Olympians Sergio Garcia, Martin Kaymer, and Scott Vincent are in the field for that controversial LIV Golf Invitational Series...
...and fellow Olympic golfer Rory McIlroy has some thoughts.
Volleyball Olympian Jordyn Poulter has her Tokyo 2020 medal stolen...and a suspect is arrested.
Freestyle skiing champion Eileen Gu is using her dual citizenship (?) to underscore support for the 2030/4 Winter Olympics bid by Salt Lake City.
Triple Olympian Andrea Hansen knows how to game-plan the upcoming Commonwealth Games triathlon: avoid a kick in the face in the swim.
Speed skater Jutta Leerdam gets the latest Elle Netherlands covergirl interview feature spot. (in Dutch)
Olympic rowers Emma Twig, Grace Prendergast, and Kerri Williams are amongst the New Zealand honorees for the 2022 Queen's Birthday Honors.
Double Olympic soccer player Rebekah Stott "can't wait" for next year's World Cup, as Australia & New Zealand 2023 "will live up to all the hype" as a home tournament for her.
Men's Health Australia: 'How Scotty James became one of the world's greatest snowboarders'.