Race Imboden finds a training spot in Little Italy.
Erica Wiebe takes in the sun.
Jeremy Desplanches shares a buddy with us.
Simone Biles is smiley on the street.
Gianmarco Tamberi flips.
Dominik Dvorak plays outside.
Koen Verweij styles for his birthday.
Adrian Ben has something to say, but, really, he's just on a beach shirtless.
Gus Kenworthy celebrates National Dog Day.
Multiple Olympians in the NBA take a new and dramatic stand for justice in the wake of continued examples of police brutality in the United States. Three playoff games are postponed after the Milwaukee Bucks walk off the court in protest, a move that reverberates throughout sports. Bottom line - players here are using their platform to voice how they can their distress at consistent unequal police treatment, games and titles be damned. Bravo.
Simone Biles catches The Olympic Channel up with her life over the last months.
Olympic.org looks at the on-going evolution of tennis technology and players' adjustments with the help of gold-medalist Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
The New York Times follows-up across the country as Olympic sport athletes face an uncertain training path as Stanford University cuts programs from funding.
Multiple medalist Matthew Emmons recounts the highs and lows of his remarkable Olympic career with Tokyo 2020.
As those NBC public service announcements tell you, "The more you know...". As we become more aware and respectful of sensitive language, the more we notice potential problem areas. So...goods news to rename that Winter Olympics site in California...
Bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor and skeleton athlete Elisabeth Maier discuss training and motherhood for Women's Equality Day.
There's a budding high-stakes controversy brewing in Indian badminton ahead of Tokyo 2020...
Congrats on a great career, Tetsuya Sotomura.
Alpine skiers on the water: Tina Weirather likes to fly...
...while Frida Hansdotter sails...
Viktor Axelsen gives good face.
Sam Kendricks gets ready for a bath.
Kerron Clement may have found his album cover.
Sha'Carri Richardson is a budding sprint star for the United States on the global stage, and shares thoughts with Team USAâ.
More athletics: Thea LaFond hopes to make a bigger Olympics impression in Tokyo for Dominica.
Kimberley Woods opens up to the BBC on beating back self-doubt and bullying to reach Tokyo 2020.
More canoeing: Jenny Egan's profile rises in Irish sport as she now features in a children's book.
Jannick Bagge leads Denmark back into bobsledding after a 14-year absence on the international circuit.
Kyra Edwards is World Rowing's Rising Star for August.
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