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
An Olympics fan blog celebrating the athletes of the Olympic Games and Olympic sports
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 that catch my eye and focused on celebrating the stories of athletes
Let's Get Social
What are Olympic sport athletes up to on social media, away from competition?
Athletes Worth Watching
A look at some emerging Olympic sport athletes worth keeping an eye on
They are the Champions
NEW! Photo gallery recaps of Olympic sport athletes winning global championships and titles
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