The daughter of long lumping great Fiona May, Larissa Iapichino is making her own mark in the event.
World Athleticsâ: Chris Nilsen was able to beat Mondo Duplantis before; can he do it on the global stage?
Might we see cross country star Jimmy Gressier in the Olympics on track? He offers Spikes thoughts on his goals, his win celebrations, and more.
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Highlights from the world of Olympic sports, focused on the athletes, and as seen through the cheeky lens of this one particular, passionate fan.
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Biweekly selection of intriguing, provocative social posts from Olympic sport athletes
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896