Let's Get Social 05.26.23
Jessie Diggins and Zanden McMullen get down.
Angela Tenorio, Anahi Suarez, Yuliana Angulo, and Marileidy Paulino look ready to form a girl group...
Guillaume Cizeron gives us a good b&w.
Tobias Schneider contemplates a sunset.
Anhelina Ovchynnikova gets our attention for some words of advice.
Let's Get Social 05.19.23
Olympic Sports Stars Are On Social Media Just Like Us
Heath Thorpe makes a fashion (runway) statement.
Perrine Laffont is looking relaxed.
Atle Lie McGrath is living the Greek life...
...while Aline Danioth does Vegas.
Anhelina Ovchynnikova presents...spring.
A Little Roundup 05.15.23
What's New(s) for Olympic Sports Athletes?
Team Ukraine tennis player Elina Svitolina's comeback is 'fueled by love for family and country'.
Tennis star Coco Gauff finds herself at a 'crossroads' as she hopes to move toward a number one ranking.
Meanwhile, fellow tennis star Naomi Osaka had a couple of newsworthy posts on social media recently...
Mothers' Day: How did motherhood take equestrian rider Charlotte Dujardin 'to new heights'?
'Mom' of Team Canada's women'w gymnastics squad, Ellie Black teaches support and strength.
More gymnastics as Milan Hosseini's recent Europeans success has Paris 2024 in his sights.
Gymnastics champion Simone Biles is looking for recommendations as a new Green Bay Packers fan.
'Make a Difference': Get to know rising Team Ireland triathlete James Edgar.
Can Bianca Cook erase the bad taste of consecutive Olympic bronze medals in taekwondo with a final gold in Paris net year?
Sochi 2014 curler Greg Drummond takes his coaching career to a new level with Team Great Britain.
Bindyarani Devi's Asian weightlifting championship success is tempered by concern for her family in conflict-torn Manipur.
Good news: Ice dancer Piper Gilles confirms recovery from stage 1 ovarian cancer diagnosis.
More Team Canada figure skating as Keegan Messing reflects on his career with ISU: "I'm just so happy that I can go out at the op, at my best".
Sports climber Jesse Gruper's four world cup podiums in 2022 have him eyeing momentum in 2023.
"I hope I can inspire and motivate young kids." Landmark Indonesian surfer Rio Waida looks to make a mark for the sport.
Will Nuria Diosdado's crowd-funding campaign help Team Mexico's artistic swimming team make it to Paris 2024?
Meet Dominika Banevic, 'the 15-year-old Lithuanian girl who captivated the break world'.
Team USA soccer player Alejandro Bedoya has "some things to say" about mass shootings in the U.S.
Rugby sevens player Sharni Williams is an 'LGBTQ Out Role Model'.
Facing a doping suspension, London 2012 middle-distance running medalist Nijel Amos looks to leverage his Olympic medal for funds.
Team USA's Aleia Hobbs is 'sprinting with motivation' this season, as a mom.
The New York Times looks at the lingering mystery of sprinter Tori Bowie's death, while mourning continues in her hometown.
Score one for mothers as marathoner Jess Stenson looks toward Paris 2024 despite a current pregnancy.
Team Slovakia's ice hockey star Nela Lopusanova wins the Winter Piotr Nurowski Prize as best winter youth athlete from the European Olympic Committees.
Olympics: 'There is a striking independence and nonchalant spirit' around swimmer Kate Douglass.
Exiled from home, Team Afghanistan boxer Mohammad Yaqoubi has perseverance to continue in his sport despite the hardships of going alone.
London 2012 judoka Antoine Valois-Fortier sees medal success again, now as Team Canada judo coach.
Let's Get Social 05.05.23
Olympic Sports Stars Are Just Like Us, On Social Media
Roger Federer suited up.
Lewis Gibson acts his age.
Anneta Kyridou dials in May.
Anhelina Ovchynnikova does some dry land training.
Ramsey Angela has some new threads.
A Little Roundup 04.24.23
Olympic Sports Athletes In The News
Count tennis star Iga Swiatek as one Ukrainian supporter left 'confused' by the IOC's evolving stance on Russian and Belarusian participation in sport.
Team Ukraine artistic swimmer Yelyzaveta Yakhno finds new life in Canada with a coaching offer rescue.
Speaking of Iga Swiatek, her and 'equally focused' Carlos Alcaraz's wins this weekend provide some unexpected stability to the tennis season so far.
With the close of a 30-year run at hand, figure skater Kurt Browning reflects on his Stars on Ice career.
Team Great Britain's snowboarder Katie Ormerod looks to put a 'nightmare season' behind her as she plots a return from illness.
Legend Kelly Slater finds himself with an uphill battle to make it to Paris 2024's surfing competition.
"Anyone can win on the day." Surfer Paige Hareb plans her bid to represent Team New Zealand at Paris.
Even more surfing, as Tokyo 2020 Team Ecuador Olympian Dominic Barona sees the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games as a key gateway to Paris 2024. (in Spainish)
Teenager Tomokazu Harimoto may not have "that confidence yet", but he has plans on being number one in table tennis.
Rio 2016 champion Hui Ruoqi hopes fans give Team China "time and tolerance" as the current squad falls behind past successes.
ISU: Get a peek at 'a day in the life' on speed skater Yuma Murakami.
You can call her champion gymnast Simone Biles Owens now...
2018 Youth Olympic golf champion Grace Kim is now an LPGA tour winner, too.
World Athletics has a look back at how greats Grete Waitz and Ingrid Kristiansen 'made a name for themselves' with London Marathon successes.
Meanwhile, how is current marathon great Eliud Kipchoge planning to bounce back after a Boston Marathon disappointment?
Long sprinter Michael Norman is now a "100% committed", 'born-again 100-meter man'.
Can high jumper Eleanor Patterson win two world championships in a row after an injury comeback?
Road racing cyclist Demi Vollering completes the "unique opportunity" to complete a hat trick of Ardennes Classics victories.
Lin Na and Marie-Eve Marleau: Two old diving rivals reunite in Xi'an, 23 years after competing against each other yet finding a 'common language' in the sport.
Team Canada: How is Brenda Taylor 'powering rowing towards a carbon-free future'?
Rower Mohammed Sbihi reflects on the challenge of training for Tokyo 2020 during Ramadan.
Team Australia's star swimmer Cate Campbell opens up about mental abuse she's battling through.
More Australian swimming: Star Kyle Chalmers hopes his openness with his mental health challenges serves to help others.
And even more: Newcomer Sam Short is "definitely heading in the right direction" after a strong national swimming championships performance.
Swimmer Daniel Wiffen dreams of a top podium finish and hearing Ireland's anthem on a global stage.
Team France may not get its long distance ringer in Anastasia Kirpichnikova in time for key global swimming events, after all.
Drama returns to Team India wrestling as Bajrang Punia, Vinseh Phogat, and Sakshi Malik, amongst others, take a (sit-down) against abuse within the federation.
Sentimental favorite Theodoros Iakovidis makes a return to weightlifting after he finds himself with more secure funding for training.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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