The Best in Social Media from Olympic Sport Athletes
You can count on Race Imboden to offer an arty portrait.
Jonny Gustafson (and friend) relax in Nice.
Italo Ferreira oversees some surfboards.
Gabi Guimaraes takes a dip in the Mediterranean.
Michel Bourez takes in a sunset.
Olympic Sport Athletes Making Headlines...
The Ukrainian table tennis community has been receiving support during the Russian invasion at home from the #TableTennisUnited fund from the ITTF and WTT.
Beijing 2008 gymnasts Chellsie Memmel and Alicia Sacramone win roles inside USA Gymnastics. (Memmel's appointment getting some scrutiny...)
Three-time Olympic skeleton racer John Daly officially joins the Suffolk County Hall of Fame.
The Athletes' Commission for the Canadian Olympic Committee has four new members, including short track speed skater Kim Boutin, Alpine skier Phil Brown, freeskier Philippe Marquis, and snowboarder Mercedes Nicoll.
Olympic shooter Anna Korakaki goes raw in an emotional post sharing the damage from a past stalker.
Forbes Asia names its 'Under 30' class for 2022, with 17 Olympic sport athletes included: freestyle skier Eileen Gu, archer An San, fencer Cheung Ka Long, swimmer Kyle Chalmers, surfer Kanoa Igarashi, and many more from badminton, skateboarding, basketball, speed skating, snowboarding, boxing, diving, golf, and gymnastics.
NBA star Rudy Gobert confirms plans to compete with Team France at EuroBasket this summer: "We want to make even more history".
Team Great Britain boxer Lewis Richardson is 'desperate' get his career back on track after the pandemic disruptions, starting with the European Championships.
The Wall Street Journal: Team USA soccer star Alex Morgan and other female athletes 'are fighting for more financial control - and winning'.
More soccer: Team Sweden's Caroline Seger has been able to move on from Olympic heartbreak to her 'finest hour' of her long career.
Count Tokyo 2020 medalist Ahmed ElGendy as another modern pentathlon star who's against the proposed changes to the sport.
Ice hockey star Hilary Knight discusses 'the weight of representing a sport', and more, with The Athletic. (paywall)
Jai Hindley accomplishes the history he couldn't make two years ago, as the first Australian to win the Giro d'Italia road cycling tour.
South African-Italian shot putter Zane Weir reflects on 'the true meaning of success' in Spikesi.
Cindy Ngamba's progression in the recent Women's World Boxing Championships helped showcase the 'Fight for a Chance' program assisting displaced athletes.
Kevin Quintero has been 'showing the best version of himself' as track cycling competition and scheduling continues to settle post-pandemic.
New Zealand trampolinist Dylan Schmidt shows how a new blood test model works in anti-doping.
Beach volleyball stars Tri Bourne and Taylor Crabb dissect that scene from the original Top Gun movie.
BBC checks in with BMX champion Beth Shriever on how her career has changed since her surprise Olympic title.
Biathlon World checks in with recently retired athletes Amanda Lightfoot and Scott Gow as they adjust to a different 'off-season'.
Team USA: 'Patience and perspective' have been the key to Natalia Grossman's rise in sport climbing.
Rising 20-year-old Katie Volynets is one to watch as she looks to have 'no holes' as a tennis player.
Tennis star Naomi Osaka has a scare inside Brooklyn's Barclays Center during a mass panic.
Fellow tennis Olympian Simona Halep shares her own mental health struggles during her recent French Open experience.
ISU looks back at the figure skaters who called time on their careers at the end of this past season.
Alexandros Papanastasiou followed his father into water polo, but is taking Team Greece further with Olympic success and eyes on maintaining momentum.
Tokyo 2020 breakout rugby sevens star Marcos Moneta talks about his career and a memorable last year with World Rugby.
Who are the 2022 World Champions in Men's Ice Hockey?
Team Finland won the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship with a 4-3 gold medal match win over Team Canada to become the second team to win the Olympics and Worlds in the same year, and the first Finnish team to win the Worlds in Finland.
Other IIHF division world champions include teams from Slovenia, Poland, China, Iceland, United Arab Emirates (!), South Africa, and Kyrgyzstan. Congrats to all!
Complete coverage can be found at the IIHF tournaments page.
Who won the 2022 ILCA 7 Mens World Championship?
Four-time Olympian Jean-Batiste Bernaz won the biggest title of his career at the 2022 ILCA 7 Men's World Championship in Mexico's Riviera Nayarit. It's the first world title in the Laser class for France.
Complete results and final leaderboard can be found at sailwave.com.
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Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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