Justine Dufour Lapointe gets philosophical.
Chris Mazdzer gets to know the track up close.
Morten Thoresen is ready.
Lucca Mesinas hangs in Mancora.
Maria Dimitrova preaches her sport.
Meet Aaron Heading...Team GB shooter on target to make his Olympic debut this year, after a severe injury setback saw him turn to volunteering in the Coast Guard.
Nick Willis: 19 years in a row that he's run an official mile under 4 minutes, beating the record by fellow Kiwi John Walker.
Six-time Olympic medalist in track cycling, Anna Meares reviews her career and the challenges of pressure and mental health in the latest [female] athlete project podcast.
Rio 2016 silver medalist in the men's cycling road race, Jakob Fuglsang mulls extending his strong career out to Paris 2024.
Perrine Lafont tells Olympic.org her top goal is to become the first woman to defend an Olympic title in moguls, at Beijing 2022.
Figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has Olympic and world championship success, but is still targeting more competition despite injury challenges.
Samantha and Kristie Mewis became the first sisters to each score in a match for the United States women's national soccer team. They appear headed to becoming the next household names of USWNT.
World Rowing starts the year with a feature on Dutchman Koen Metsemakers, world and European champion in quadruple sculls. He has a master's degree in dentistry!
In The Sports Chronicle, Irish field hockey player Anna O'Flanagan pens a look back at how 2020 affected her and her teammates' motivation after securing a historic Olympic qualification.
"I think from a young age, I knew I wanted to go to the Olympics." Canadian Melissa Humana-Paredes is looking to make a mark in Tokyo 2020's beach volleyball tournament with her partner Sarah Pavan.
Who Has the Best Christmas Post?
It's bedtime for Guillaume Cizeron.
Hurdler Jacopo Gaggioli has summer memories.
Nevin Galmarini celebrates a milestone.
Agatha Rippel gets playful.
Cody Simpson...Olympic swimmer?
USA boxer Bruce Carrington still has Olympic dreams despite the challenging postponement.
Can Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Atache de Solar bring back women's beach volleyball gold to Australia?
Will Sive Brassil make it two Irishwomen at Tokyo 2020 in modern pentathlon?
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896