Anna Ryzhykova enjoys some down time...
Gianmarco Tamberi continues his Maldives break.
Pavlo Altukhov goes for some style.
Gabriel Medina is in Paris...
Kelly Sildaru and Mikhel Ustav contemplate the New Zealand surf.
A Biweekly Look At Olympic Sport Athletes In The News
Global Athlete and 'Athletes of Ukraine' double down on the request to continue current sports bans on Russian and Belarusian athletes.
Atlanta 1996 Olympic medalist Olena Vitrychenko has a long-distance coaching assignment in nationally-ranked USA rhythmic gymnast Naomi Skotnikov.
Five-time Olympic artistic swimming champion Anastasia Davydova...not a fan of the Russian-led war?
Diver Tom Daley - and his knitting - make it to the cover story of Cosmopolitan UK.
Team Mali's Salimatou Kourouma and Kamite Elisabeth Dabou steal the mixed-zone show at the Women's Basketball World Cup...for the wrong reasons.
Olympic basketball players LeBron James, Kevin Love, and Draymond Green make an investment in Major League Pickleball (!).
Olympic gold medalist Vanessa Gilles is "poised to reach new heights" in her soccer career with a club stint with Lyon.
Table tennis plater Feng Tianwei has a new role with Sport Singapore that allows her to 'maintain her fitness', pursue advanced education, and work at the same time.
RTE: The road to world rowing gold for Fintan McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan was built on 'trust'.
BBC: Don't count on Olympic tennis champ Any Murray getting a Roger Federer-style sendoff.
Speaking of tennis retirements...it sounds like Juan Martin del Potro is having a hard time with his.
What did gymnast Dominick Cunningham think of his international debut for Ireland? "It was very exciting, is the word".
Olympian Natalie Powell used judo to 'escape' the pain of being a closeted LGBTQ athlete. Now she's just experienced her first firsthand Pride.
Who will be the 'World Sailors of The Year'? World Sailing reveals its nominees...
Olympians and athletes from across sports - including handball, water polo canoeing, and karate amongst others - feted at Spain's National Sports Gala. (in Spanish)
Figure skater Adam Rippon makes a guest appearance on TV game show 'Pictionary'.
Meanwhile, champion figure skater Yuna Kim worked the runway at London Fashion Week, featuring a traditional Korean hanbok collection.
Time's '100 Next' honorees include tennis player Carlos Alcaraz, figurer skate Ilia Malinin, soccer players Trinity Rodman (with a profile written by Briana Scurry) and Samantha Kerr (by Abby Wambach), sprinter Erriyon Knighton (by Michael Johnson), and basketballer Ja Morant. And don't miss sprint legend Allyson Felix's write-up of commentator Maria Taylor...
World champion Johannes Lamparter talks Nordic combined goals in an interview with Fondo Italia.
Equestrian Lottie Fry has a strong sense of 'legacy', training and competing with her mother's colleagues.
An infamous pair of gloves used by boxing great and Los Angeles 1984 medalist Evander Holyfield brings in almost $40,000 at auction.
Team USA: How growing up on the border helped shape Jennifer Lozano.
Sarah Sjostrom's strong 2022 season underlined her status as one of the 'all-time greats' in swimming.
Veteran Chris Mazdzer hasn't retired from the U.S. national team just yet...
Biathlete Paulina Fialkova's bounce back from a disappointing two years came from a 'mindset' change.
Can Rory McIlroy help bridge golf's current 'great divide'?
Understand Estonian and like wrestling? Epp Mae is a guest on the Poodium podcast...
Fredrik Samuelsson is 'the decathlete who suffers from rheumatism' in a new feature story. (in Swedish)
Retired long-distance runner Paula Radcliffe has fond memories of Queen Elizabeth and her ' "phenomenal" support of sport'.
Hurdles world record holder Karsten Warholm remains positive despite a down year in 2022: "My ego is fine, I can assure you".
"It's a great feeling to be an example." Team Barbados' Sada Williams reflects on her success this season in long sprinting.
The accolades keep coming for marathoner Elioud Kipchoge after his stunning Berlin race last weekend. And p.s., don't sleep on the importance of a good water guy on your team.
Double Olympic rugby sevens medalist Ruby Tui opens up on her 'harrowing childhood' with Stuff.
Who Are Some New Names In Olympic Sports To Watch?
Is Iyene Essien the 'next women's golf prodigy'?
Get to know rising biathlon star Eric Perrot, with goals to be 'the best in the world'.
What Are Olympic Sports Athletes Up To On Social Media?
Francesco Bonsanto (and his tan) wrap up his summer.
Jamie Anderson enjoys British Columbia.
Ysaora Thibus poses for GauchoWorld.
PV Sindhu is a lady in red.
Milan Trajkovic is a NYC tourist.
Which Olympic Sport Athletes Are In The News?
'Against all odds', Anastasiia Temirbek and Team Ukraine appear at the World Surfing Games.
"Once, holding my breath underwater, I fainted for a moment and immediately was taken from the pool", boxer Oleksandr Usyk recalls.
Eliud Kipchoge's world-record Berlin marathon win even further cements the immense success he's had in the distance, marking 15 victories in 17 tries.
Meanwhile, a new star emerges in women's marathoning as former 800-meter runner Tigist Assefa takes an impressive Berlin win.
Shot put legend Valerie Adams is ready to share her "authentic" story in the Made for Gold documentary.
Legacy Award: Sprinter Andre de Grasse is a Black Canadian 'Athlete of the Year'.
Go 'behind the scenes' of runner Jake Wightman's 1500 meter world title.
"We never forgot we two were from Africa." Runners Derartu Tulu and Elana Meyer set to reunite after their famed 10,000 meters tussle at Barcelona 1992.
Emma Twigg, Mindaugas Griskonis, Niels van Zandweghe, and Benjamin Pritchard are elected as World Rowing Athletes' Commission members.
Badminton World checks in with the rising Wen Yu (Wendy) Zhang, recently making a mark with a win against a Top 20 player.
Was Sochi 2014 gold medalist and recently retired NHL ice hockey star P.K. Subban 'ahead of his time'?
Ana Barbosu's seventh-place in the recent European Gymnastics Championships all-around was both "satisfactory and promising".
More International Gymnast: Martina Maggio credits 'sisterhood' for Team Italy's overall success at those European Championships.
Not "appropriate as a role model", Olympic medalist Henrik Stenson loses his Swedish Golf Federation relationship.
Former Team New Zealand rugby sevens Portia Woodman has apparently adjusted well to the 15s game.
Olympians Phil Dalhausser and April Ross take the 'Phil and April's Beach Volleyball Camp' on the road.
How did a brunch help save swimmer Cate Campbell's life?
Rio 2016 swimmer Soren Dahl romantically linked to a high-profile U.S. football player?
Former Team USA backstroker Presley Bard Anderson diagnosed with advanced lung cancer.
Alpine skiing champion Aksel Lund Svindal unfortunately has a new challenge: testicular cancer.
Two-time Olympian Neymar may still be Team Brazil's signature soccer star, but does he now have more support on the field?
Revolt? What is going on with Team Spain's women's soccer squad?
Basketball star Luka Doncic and his mother get tangled in a dispute over trademarks.
Maki Takada and Team Japan's Tokyo 2020 basketball success led to 'post-Olympics sadness'. Can a good Women's World Cup run help?
Track cyclist Lara Gillespie is back on...well, track...as she looks ahead to Paris' world champs and beyond.
Fractured elbow, no problem...cycling road racer Annemiek van Veuten sure is a bionic woman...
Mentally broken': A pre-race police incident derails star Mathieu van der Poel's championship road championship plans.
Fellow cyclist Rien Schuurhuis makes history representing Team Vatican (!) at a world championship.
Dallas Voice: What has Olympic freestyle skiing medalist Gus Kenworthy been up to since retirement?
Olympian and tennis great Roger Federer's playing career ends in 'tears of happiness'.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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