A happier anniversary is today's marking of 85 years since Jesse Owens' historic world record(s) day.
The New York Times profiles would-be 2020 Olymplans gymnast Sunisa Lee and swimmer Regan Smith as they each navigate deferred Tokyo plans.
Olympics Cancelled? Irish field hockey star Ayeisha McFerran voices what a lot of athletes are thinking.
Catching up from last week...The Guardian shared a fascinating piece on sprinter Dave Sime's connection to the United States C.I.A. and jumper Igor Ter-Ovanesyan and others ahead of - and during - Rome 1960, complete with Cold War intrigue mixed with sports drama.
Christophe Lemaitre opened up to Tokyo 2020 on patience, card games, and psychology.
And finally, proving he's as sharp-witted and engaging as always, figure skater Adam Rippon entertains in an appearance on NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" radio show.
It's a successful 10,000 calorie challenge for Arthur Lanigan-O'Keefe.
Catch up on table tennis-er Michael Maze in a recent Facebook Live video.
Johnny Weir goes glam in his photoshoot.
Learn about Olympic swimmer and pioneer surfer Duke Kahanamoku, courtesy of the Olympic Channel for Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month.
Superstar - and Beijing 2008 gold medalist - Leo Messi styles in his clothing collection.
Congrats to the newly married Nick Symmonds!
And...congrats on a great career to Anna Veith, Olympic, World, and World Cup champion skier who recently announced her retirement.
Borna Coric misses Roland Garros.
Taekwondo Olympian Joel Gonzalez enjoys a dip in the Costa Brava.
World champion karateka Sandra Sanchez could be a star at Tokyo 2020.