Ilia Malinin hangs out in Osaka.
David Taylor and family went Disney.
Maxime Laoun heads up the mountaintop.
Breezy Johnson went on a break.
Suzanne Schulting stops to take a pic in New York.
A Look At Olympic Sports Stars In Recent Headlines And Features...
Barcelona 1992 fencing medalist and current Team Ukraine chief Vadym Gutzeit continues his push to have Russian athletes barred from Paris 2024.
Meanwhile, more than 300 global fencers write an open letter to Thomas Bach and the International Olympic Committee urging the same.
Atlanta 1996 boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko minces no words on his opinion on the issue.
And...skeleton racer Vladyslav Heraskevych sees the IOC's stance on Russia as a "slap in the face".
Team Dominican Republic is more than ready to welcome NBA star Karl-Athony Towns onto their basketball World Cup roster this summer.
Krystal Legel-Walker looks forward to challenging Team Australia and honoring her grandmother as she represents Team New Zealand at basketball's 3x3 Asia Cup.
"It was amazing" is how Team Norway's Anne Kjersti Kalvaa thinks of her first cross-country skiing world cup podium at age 30.
Biathlon World has 'five burning questions' for champion Johannes Thingnes Boe, covering his remarkable 2022-23 season and more.
The Runthrough: Have you checked out Adam Rippon's and Ashley Wagner's figure skating podcast?
Andre Schmid 'love' for handball and Switzerland - plus his stature as an 'icon' of the game - makes him a perfect national team coach.
London 2012 champions Ki Bo Bae and Oh Jin Hyek are still hanging around the powerful South Korean archery squad...how long will it last?
With indoor success under his belt, Joel Naukkarinen is turning his attention to flat water rowing with an Olympic appearance on his mind.
As a new partnership, Trevor Bornath and Louisa Nordstrom are eager to take advantage of the new mixed gender 470 saling class at Paris 2024.
With mixed emotions from her previous Olympic experiences, weightlifter Mattie Rogers is cautious on her Paris 2024 expectations.
"I need to unplug for a little while." Team Canada's Olympic swimmer Taylor Ruck looks to reset ahead of the Olympic season next year.
Jordan Crooks had a 'historic' World Short Course Swimming Championships...can he do the same at the NCAAs this week?
"I liked the idea of stabbing my friends" is how up-and-coming Mason Stanley got his start in fencing.
Helen Maroulis and Team USA's Tokyo 2020 female wrestlers shine in the 'human story' of Helen | Believe.
Team Netherlands' 21-year-old cyclist Shirin van Arooij's rise is shining with an 'impression that she can do anything on her bike'.
After a relatively late start in her road cycling career, Ayesha McGowan is determined to leave a mark in the sport to inspire others.
Which Olympic stars made FEI's 'insta sensations' in equestrianism for the month of March?
Goh Liu Ying reflects on her badminton career, Rio 2016 Olympic history and more.
Curious how Team Italy short track speed skaters spent a day at the worlds? Check out ISU.org's video...
Team Austria lugers Selina Egle and Nico Gleirscher offer perspective on their 'intense' end-of-season practice before official pre-season quickly begins.
Track & Field News has an interview with star sprinter Noah Lyles, who has a 100 & 200m double in mind.
Meanwhile, Athletics Weekly looks at how javelin star Neeraj Chopra is 'inspiring a nation'.
Declan Tingay proved he's a 'different athlete' than last year as he powered to an almost two-minute improvement in the 20km race walk last weekend.
Robert Prevost is an artistic swimmer just out of retirement for the sake of "the next generation of Canadian males", like 13-year-old Christopher Niehaus.
Who Are Some Rising Names In Olympic Sports?
Tennis: Victor Lilov may only be 18, but his 'passion for tennis may rival anyone's'.
Angel Daleman is the 'youngest-ever all-around world junior champion in speed skating'.
What Are Olympic Sport Athletes Doing On Social Media?
Harrie Lavreysen and his quads had a photo shoot.
Mateusz Prbyzylko hangs out in South Africa.
Antoinette de Jong heads to the beach.
Mikaela Shiffrin was in New York City.
Romane Dicko dresses up.
Stories of Olympic Sports Athletes...
R.I.P. to Youth Olympic medalist and former European youth boxing champion Maxim Galinichev, killed in the Russian war against Ukraine.
Marta Kostyuk has another watched moment with a Russian opponent on the tennis court, but reveals frustration with the WTA's response to fellow Ukrainians' attempts to meet.
Need an inspirational story from this weekend's World Figure Skating Championships? Check out Team Estonia's Solene Mazingue's comeback.
No time to rest - men's double figure skating champion Shoma Uno's coach is eyeing a three-peat.
Double Olympian and TV announcer Johnny Weir announces a new figure skating venture in coaching.
Hong Kong's Wai Hung Shek isn't just a vault specialist in gymnastics...he has high bars goals, too.
Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin visits The Tonight Show and Jimmy Fallon to talk history, reindeer, and more.
And...fellow Team USA Alpine skiing great Bode Miller gets a 'home' induction into the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame...which left him with bare emotions.
Meanwhile, former Olympic Alpine Skier Allyson Forsyth speaks her truth in pushing for safe sport.
Landmark Team Great Britain rower Helen Glover wants a go at another Olympics: will her children see her win a medal?
Rowing great Emma Twigg confirms she's targeting a fifth Olympic Games at Paris 2024.
Team Australia swimmer Samantha Riley is in the celebrity pages as her marriage split makes headlines.
Champion swimmer Aliaksandra Herasimenia receives a stiff prison sentence - in absentia - for her role criticizing her home Belarusian government. (in Spanish)
Swimmers Lara van Niekerk and Pieter Coetzee join soccer star Andile Diamini and men's rugby sevens team, and others, as South Africa Sports Awards winners.
Can Rio 2016 Olympian Ali Krieger win one more title before she calls time on her soccer career?
Katy Marchant's and Elinor Barker's cycling careers have grown closer as they similarly recently returned back to the track from motherhood breaks.
Biathlon World catches up with some big names calling it a career at the end of this season: Marte Olsbu Roeiseland, Anais Chevalier-Bouchet, Denise Herrmann-Wick, and Tiril Eckhoff.
Can Team Hong Kong fencer Ryan Choi Chun-yin get through a 'rough patch' to qualify for Paris 2024?
32 recipients across 16 sports are awarded grants from Team Ireland in support of Paris 2024 and Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic goals.
Double Olympic champion Wu Jingyu joins support for the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation.
Team USA's taekwondo champion Anastasija Zolotic has let the magnitude of her gold for other women in the sport sink in.
Olympic snowboarder Pat Burgener's debut album is out, and it 'sounds as fresh as the snow in the halfpipe'. (in German)
Team USA snowboarder Mick Dierdorf is 'at peace with his decision to retire':" "Overall it's for sure just a bunch of excitement".
Olympians snowboarder Chloe Kim, bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor, high jumper Chaunte Lowe, basketball player Tamika Catchings, and triathlete Melissa Stockwell join the President's Council on Sports, Fitness, & Nutrition.
Barcelona 1992 'Dream Team' basketball player Charles Barkly gets the 60 Minutes feature treatment.
Team Australia high jumper Lawrie Peckham reminisces on witnessing the landmark 'Fosbury Flop' in person at Mexico City 1968.
Is there a faster and better version of hurdler Karsten Warholm looming?
The 'acceptance and kindness of Australians' has buoyed Afghani sprinter Kimia Yousefi as she looks to a possible third Olympic appearance.
Olympic runner Alexi Pappas had a celebrity companion during the recent LA Marathon.
Long-distance runner Zane Robertson opens up on his suspension: "A lot of stress was placed on me and I made some bad decisions in a really dark place".
Meanwhile, twin brother and fellow runner Jake Robertson is feeling the related stress.
Retired runner Kara Goucher entertains a Q&A with The New York Times on her recent memoir that 'keeps running accountable'.
Nozomi Tanaka's eighth-place finish at Tokyo 2020's 1500 meters was a game-changer for the runner.
"Patience, poise, and perfection" helped propel shot putter Zane Weir to a major 'emotional' indoor gold.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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