The Olympic Channel shares a feature on Manuel Lombardo, rising judo star for Italy.
"Born into badminton", Anders Antonsen is continuing a strong Danish presence in badminton ahead of an Olympic debut next year.
Need an underdog story for which to root? Pornpun Guedpard is trying to lift Thailand volleyball to new heights. Maybe Paris 2024 is in reach?
Daisuke Takahashi certainly is no newcomer to figure skating, but he is to ice dancing in particular...
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Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896