Speaking of protest, The New York Times met with Tommie Smith, who along with John Carlos, is the poster child for Olympic political messaging. Regarding today's movement, "It takes me right back to the victory stand in Mexico City because those were the same feelings I had then. I still have those feelings, and it’s terrible that these feelings I had then are playing out now."
Outsports continues its "30 Moments of Pride" series for Pride month with a look back at the "Battle of the Brians" from Calgary 1988. Earlier, the series also acknowledged Caster Semenya's 1st (er, 2nd?) Olympic gold medal.
Meanwhile, Tokyo 2020 is sticking on course...showcasing a select few athletes' ambitions as the Games approach next year.
The Olympic Channel checks in with Niccolo Campriani's refugee fencing camp as he narrows down his road to Tokyo team, including karateka-turned shooter Khaola Sellami.
The Badminton World Federation rounds up some quotes from athletes over the past week.