Daniela Torres qualified for the Tokyo 2020 women's marathon in her first attempt at the distance, with an angel's support.
The first Australian to win world youth and junior championship titles, boxer Caitlin Parker now aims for the Olympics.
South African Pieter Coetze is "grateful" to swim in the Olympics this summer, having achieved the opportunity earlier than expected.
She's a national champion BMX rider has the Olympics on her mind, and an Olympic medalist as a coach. Camila Iachini is also eight years old.
About This Blog
Highlights from the world of Olympic sports athletes, as seen through the cheeky lens of one particular, passionate fan.
A Little Roundup
Biweekly links to select Olympic sports headlines and features, with a focus on the athletes
Let's Get Social
Sharing some intriguing, fun, and provocative social posts from Olympic sports athletes
Athletes Worth Watching
Weekly roundup of features on emerging Olympic sports athletes to keep an eye on
Ramblings and Things
I have my own comment and opinions on Olympic sports news sometimes!
A Quick Review
Now and then thoughts on Olympic sports-related films, books, etc. that I've come across
Me at Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimarmaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896
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