Novak makes a friend.
Linda Cerruti gives us a new angle.
Biathlete Martin Ponsiluoma fins a moment on the course.
Ivanie Blondin and friend enjoy the mountains.
Johannes Vetter is honored with another award.
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird are GQ cover models...
...as are Jutta Leerdam and Koen Verweij.
Alison looks ahead.
Sprinter Ivet Lalova with some wise words.
Linda Cerruti takes a break.
Lourdes Mohedano shines in the sun.
Stefanos Tsitsipas has some down time.
Ona Carbonell is back in the pool.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is focused.
Marco Lehmann makes a statement.
Anna Gassner stares down a challenge.
It's double the Giovanni Toccio fun!
Elise Christie waits.
Here's Brisa Hennessy to brighten our day.
Ivet Lalova's training outside.
Elite international swimming is underway in 2020, with two match days completed of the International Swimming League's revamped season. Congrats to all the participants!
World champion sprinter Salwa Eid Naser is cleared of breaking doping testing rules. "This was a case very much on the borderline.". Of course, backlash ensues...
13 positive Covid-19 tests on one swimming team!
Beach volleyball Olympian Martin Reader shares some mental strength tips along with breathing exercises via Pan Am Sports.
London 2012 Olympians Kellie Wells and Lavonne Idette debut as contestants on The Amazing Race.
After gymnastics and figure skating, maybe it's artistic swimming's turn to look inward at abuse allegations and reports of misconduct.
Unfortunately: I bet if she were a man, she'd have the respect.
Nikola Karabatic: Will Team France be without its star handball player on the road to Tokyo?
More from The Olympic Channel: Flavia Saraiva is determined to medal for Brazil in Olympic gymnastics.
Biathlon World breaks down the finales of the winning 2019/20 seasons for Dorothea Wierer and Johannes Tinges Boe in honor of the recent World Statistics Day.
Canadian bronze medalist Erin McLeod talks with FIFA.com on the importance of mindfulness and what she has been doing lately.
Badminton is a big sport in India; its stars movements are certainly scrutinized. Just ask PV Sindu.
Russia: Isn't it beyond time to get tough?
Australian rugby sevens star Chloe Dalton looks to inspire with a new podcast supporting women's sport.
The Irish Times looks at how Team Ireland is shaping up, with a prospect of a record-number of athletes qualifying for the next Games on the horizon.
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896