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.
About This Blog
An Olympics fan blog celebrating the athletes of Olympic sports and all things Olympic Games
Random highlights of Olympic sport athletes - news, social links, and more, seen through the cheeky lens of this one particular, passionate fan.
A Little Roundup
Links to select Olympic sports headlines & news, focused on celebrating athlete stories & features
Let's Get Social
What are Olympic sport athletes up to on social media and away from competition?
Athletes Worth Watching
A look at some emerging Olympic sport athletes worth keeping an eye on
Ramblings and Things
I have my own comment and opinions on Olympic sports news sometimes!
A Quick Review
Thoughts on Olympic sports films, art, books, TV, etc. that I've come across now and then
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Me at Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimarmaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896