A Look At Olympic Sports Athletes' Social Media Lives
Josef Dostal is on top of New York.
Ysaora Thibus (and Race Imboden) goes to the opera.
Johannes Vetter visits Yosemite.
Katerina Johnson-Thompson has a colorful stop in Mexico City.
Caeleb Dressel went shrimpin'.
Checking Out Olympic Sports Athletes' Socials...
Marco Odermatt recaps the last few days.
Christos Volikakis gets stretchy.
Katerina Johnson-Thompson is in St. Lucia...and I spy Andrew Pozzi...
Iivo Niskanen goes high....
...as do Eric Frenzel and Michael Schwaiger...
Which Olympic Sports Athletes Are In The News?
Atlanta 1996 boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko joins his brother Vitali and other sports stars - including skeleton athlete Vladyslav Heraskevych, weightlifter Matthias Steiner, and fencer Britta Heidemann - and at the BILD 100 event supporting Ukraine. (in German)
Boxer Kellie Harrington offers apologies for 'controversial immigration comments' through social media.
Now the 'world's strongest man' for longer than anyone else in history, will Lasha Talakhadze also win a (shared) record of Olympic weightlifting titles?
Diver Tom Daley went asymmetrical on the red carpet at the Vogue World event in London.
Get a sneak peek at pole vaulter's fall/winter 2023 style with Eton...and click the link for an interview on his training, fashion sense, and more.
Wayne Pinnock, Tajay Gayle, and Carey McLeod are carrying an unprecedented flag for Team Jamaica in the long jump.
Heptathletes Anna Hall and Jackie Joyner-Kersee have a conversation through Citius.
Retired sprinter Daniel Bailey looks to push forward a new generation through a new track club back home in Antigua.
âTeam Australia long sprinting great Cathy Freeman gets a unique honor at Sydney Olympic Park.
Tennis great Andy Murray has an emotional win for his grandmother in Davis Cup competition.
Yorick de Groot wants 'to go as far as possible' in the beach volleyball worlds next month with partner Stefan Boermans after injury derailed his potential championship debut last year.
Deadspin: Beijing 2008 basketball gold medalist Dwight Howard 'is still salty as hell' as he entertains Team USA (pipe) dreams.
NBC Sportsâ: Team USA basketball star Elena Delle Donne 'is back and better than ever'.
Team Canada's men 'cashed in on its promise' with its FIBA Basketball World Cup bronze medal performance this summer.
Meanwhile, Rose Gold looks at how Patty Mills motivated his teammates to finally win an Olympic medal for Team Australia's men in Tokyo.
More Team Australia as retired Andrew Bogut has thoughts on whether current NBA star Ben Simmons should again 'tease' a national basketball team return.
Team Lithuania's Mindaugas Kuzminskas used a basketball to drive funding support for Ukraine. (in Ukrainian)
Cross-country skier Jessie Diggins opens up on mental struggles and healthy eating challenges.
Road cycling great Mark Cavendish has been making the training rounds in preparation for his return to tour competition in his last (?) season.
Team Ecuador checks in with Pan American Games-bound sport shooter Marina Perez, who sees herself as her "strongest rival". (in Spanish)
Swimming champion Ariarne Titmus reveals recent treatment for benign tumors.
Meanwhile, fellow Aussie swimmer has given herself a 'Shrek' of a nickname during pregnancy.
Swimmer Chad le Clos makes the cover of GQ South Africa's latest 'wealth' edition.
"I definitely paid a heavy price for the success I've had in my skiing career". Alpine star Lindsey Vonn recounts the injuries she still reckons with after retirement.
The resignation of Team Spain's soccer chief? 'Not enough', says the World Cup champion women.
Can Anuoluwapo Opeyori break Team Nigeria's 'jinx' in Olympic badminton qualifying?
Ashley Sessa is a field hockey player to watch as she dedicates a year away from school to help Team USA make it to Paris 2024.
Olympics: Wrestler Chance Marsteller 'is back on track towards an Olympic dream' after fighting against drug addiction.
With a possible Paris 2024 berth on the horizon, is two-time Olympic medalist Helen Maroulis "just getting started"?
Get to know Iris Hajda, a 10-year-old BMX racer with Olympic-sized dreams for Team Great Britain.
"I am there to be prepared and do my best." Team Canada's Ava Stewart is ready for her World Artistics Gymnastics Championships debut next month.
Never Stop: Federica Cesarini and Valentina Rodini's rowing 'story of a boat and a gold medal' gets the comic art treatment. (in Italian)
How well did the recent rowing world championships show Team Great Britain's Paris 2024 strength?
Snowboarder Eva Adamcykova gears up for a turn on the dance floor. (In Czech)
Olympic Sports Stars Are On Social, Just Like Us...
Eden Cheng and friends have fun on the beach.
Happy Birthday, Elina Svitolina!
Congrats, Pavlos Kontides!
Liudmila Luzan heads to the hills.
Alica Schmidt is seaside.
A Look At Olympic Sports Athletes Making News
Get to know Dhoan Feybi Bezhura, Team Ukraine's 2023 European Games champion. (in Ukrainian)
Retiree Paige McPherson talks with NBC Sports on her taekwondo career, Olympics, and more.
The Refugee Olympic Team's pool of athletes expands by 10 athletes, from taekwondo to shooting, judo, boxing, and cycling.
Rio 2016 champion judoka Rafaela Silva is the latest 'The Olympic Series' interview by the IJF.
Olympic figure skater and Stars on Mars champion Adam Rippon shares more disappointing insight on road cyclist Lance Armstrong's comments on trans athletes.
Six shooting athletes have been named winners of the ISSF Athletes Committee elections: Damir Mikec and Riccardo Mazzetti for pistol, Cassio Rippel and Petar Gorsa for rifle, and Amber English and Daniele Dispigno for shotgun.
Olympic table tennis medalist Ai Fukuhara's family custody drama entered the news last month.
The New York Times takes a look at the remarkable marathon career of Mongolian Ser-Od Bat-Ochir, who's now looking ahead to a hopeful sixth Olympian.
Do runner Ciara Mageean's and sprinter Rhasidat Adeleke's fourth-place finishes at the World Athletics Championships last week portend podiums in the near future?
After a first world javelin championship last week, Haruka Kitaguchi now eyes the 2025 edition in her home country Japan.
CNNâ: Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson is 'now embracing the most important cause of all'.
Barcelona 1004 400-meter track medalist Ximena Restrepo officially named to an upgraded position within World Athletics's administration.
âDid you know that 400-meter track world champion Marileidy Paulino was once a handball prospect?
Mountain biker Camile Balanche has an update on her recent hard crash while training in Andorra.
Surfer Connor O'Leary takes a 'backdoor route' to Olympic qualification.
Tennis: Novak Djokovic is 'back in New York and loving it as never before'.
CNNâ looks at Caroline Woziacki and other tennis players who have returned to competition after childbirth and a spell at stay-at-home motherhood.
The New York Times Magazine: For Elina Svitolina and other Ukrainian tennis players, the Russian invasion back home has turned their sport 'into a battlefield'.
âWho are 'women's crews to watch' at the upcoming World Rowing Championships?
Biathlon World takes a look at the photography hobby biathletes Emilien Jacquelin and Emily Dickson have picked up.
Top rhythmic gymnast Darja Varfolomeev 'has surpassed her mother's results and expectations' with her recent world championships triumph.
Relive the World Sailing Championships on World Sailing's 'The Sailing Show' to wrap up August.
How did taking up weightlifting impact the lives of athletes in Honduras and Jordan?
Can Rei Higuchi win another Olympic wrestling medal after missing Tokyo 2020?
Alpine skiing champion Lindsey Vonn opens up with USA TODAY about her 'struggles' post-retirement.
âMikaela Shiffrin, Marc Rochat, Lucas Braathen, and Joan Verdu are just some of the Alpine skiers letting fans peek behind the scenes of their lives through digital media.
Joan Verdu's "The Toughest Challenge of My Life, Part 2"
Programming Note: Games and Rings will be on vacation for Labor Day, and will return on 9/05/23.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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