Let's Get Social 06.02.23
Anja OSterman brings us a special message.
Vincent Belaud is next for a Mathieu Forget collaboration.
Anna Ryzhykova plays tourist in Rabat.
Piotr Lisek takes a sauna break.
Yusra Mardini fits in a photo shoot.
A Little Roundup 05.29.23
Olympic Sports Athletes Are Making Headlines...
Ukrainian European medalist Anna Ponomarenko credits folk choreography for her start in breaking.
Could Super Rugby star Michael Hooper switch to rugby sevens for Team Australia at Paris 2024?
The New York Times: How did long-distance runner Bou Samnang's 'perseverance' win over her nation?
Citius Magazine checks in with Team USA long-distance runner Eric Jenkins as he looks at retirement.
Bobsledder Cynthia Appiah goes against usual direction and plans a return to the shot put.
Vasco Vilaca has rebounded from Tokyo 2020 disappointment to 'currently riding high' in this season's World Triathlon Championship Series.
Top ranked judoka Shirine Boukli reflects on a tight inter-France battle for position in her division.
Team Australia's women's field hockey team is making waves despite its relative inexperience.
'Nigeria's first female Olympic flatwater canoeist' Ayomide Emmanuel Bello 'won't stop fighting to be the best she can be'.
How did pairs figure skaters Sara Conti and Niccolo Macii 'overcome obstacles' to medal at the recent World Championships this year?
Down twenty pounds of muscle, swimming star Ryan Murphy stills sees his 'base of training' strong.
Biathlon World: What were recently retired biathlon great Tiril Eckhoff's 'Eckhoffest' career moments?
Kang Chae Young, Lim Sihyeon, and Prathamesh Samadhan Jawkar were three archers who particularly impressed at the recent Shanghai World Cup stop.
Weightlifter Tham Nguyen chats with Image on making Team Ireland history and Paris 2024 goals.
Meanwhile, how did weightlifter Cyrille Tchatchet find 'despair and hope' through his sport?
Alexa Gray put Team Canada 'on the map' with a star perfomance in the Italian Volleyball League final.
More Team Canada news as wrestler Natasha Fox is killed in a road accident at home.
Looks like Team India tensions over sexual abuse allegations within wrestling haven't died down yet.
NBA legend and basketball 'Dream Team' member Michael Jordan has a signed jersey auction for more than $3 million U.S.
Team Australia basketball star Josh Giddey reflects on his second NBA season in The Players' Tribune.
More Team Australia as boxer Kristy Walker pushes an initiative to 'extend a helping hand to those less fortunate in the sport'.
Boxer Steven Donnelly doubles down on legal troubles after a 'sectarian' assault charge. Sounds like he's a piece of work...
Diver Matty Lee aims to continue in the sport to honor the "legend" of his recently passed father
Veteran gymnast Misha Koudinov still has 'frontiers' to explore as he continues his career.
Consider her NFL star husband Jonathan Owens the 'biggest fan' of champion gymnast Simone Biles.
Abdullah Sediqi may have had his Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, but the Refugee Team taekwondo athlete has bigger dreams for Paris 2024: a medal.
Let's Get Social 05.26.23
What Have Olympic Sports Stars Been Up To This Week?
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 05.04.23
A Look At Olympic Sports Athletes In The News
Team Ukraine's Taras Khimich leads fellow modern pentathletes in criticizing the UIPM for allowing a return of Russians to competition.
Multiple successes at the latest gymnastics world cup stop 'has brought (Team Ukraine's Illia Kovtun more than gold medals'.
âRetired Olympic gymnast Sergio Sasaki finds a new career with Cirque du Soleil.
Joel Rintala is the inaugural field hockey 'Hat Trick Hero' in a new FIH video series.
Paula Badosa talks tennis and role models in the latest Glamour Espana. (in Spanish)
Interview: 'Jannik Sinner is ready for tennis superstardom'.
Tennis great Serena Williams revealed some family news along with her Met Gala appearance.
Speaking of which...multiple other Olympic sports athletes joined Serena Williams on the Met Gala red carpet this year, including fellow tennis players Roger and Mirka Federer, Andy Roddick, and Matteo Berrettini, and baskteball players Russell Westbrook, Brittney Griner, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and Dwyane Wade. And freestyle skier Eileen Gu!
âTeam Greece basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo waxes 'philosophical about 'failure''.
Forbes' 'World's 10 Highest-Paid Athletes' list for 2023 is topped by soccer stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, and includes fellow Olympians LeBron James and Kevin Durant (Basketball) and tennis' Roger Federer.
Tokyo 2020 boxing medalist Harry Garside finds himself in some legal trouble upon return from 'reality'.
UWWâ: 'Can anybody stop the American juggernaut' at the Pan-American Wrestling Championships this weekend?
Olympics: Do you think you know judo legend Teddy Riner?
College sophmore standout Mara Braun is a new possible addition to Team USA's 3x3 basketball national pool of players.
Stars Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wai earn entries into the 2023 Badminton World Federation Hall of Fame.
Essentially Sports: Jessica Springsteen continues to make a name for herself in equestrianism.
Nordic combined great Eric Frenzel 'makes a seamless transition from athlete to coach'.
Helm Stories: Want to find out the background to short track speed skater Itzhak de Laat's helmets?
Who are the athletes to watch at the opening stop in Zagreb of the international rowing season?
Meanwhile, rowing legend Steven Redgrave opens up on his 'debilitating' testosterone diagnosis.
World Aquatics looks back at swimmers Dezso, Eva (nee Szekeley), and Andrea Gyarmati, the only father, mother, and daughter in the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
BMX champion Twan van Gendt gets a key new role at the UCI World Cycling Center mentoring trainees.
Cold as Balls: Snowboarder Scotty James shows comedian Kevin Hart 'how to handle the ice'.
âTeam Great Britain bobsledders Brad Hall, Arran Gulliver, Taylor Lawrence, and Greg Cackett, along with skeleton champion Matt Weston make a visit to Buckingham Palace for tea and cake.
Former bobsledder and luger Matthias Bohmer and World Cup winner Maria Luise Rainer get new critical luge roles in advance of Milano Cortina 2026.
World Athletics: Samuele Ceccarelli is now the latest surprise global track sprint champion for Team Italy.
R.I.P.: Team USA's Rio 2016 sprint star Tori Bowie passes away at age 32.
Middle-distance runner Kelly Holmes, figure skater Adam Rippon, and soccer star Megan Rapinoe are amongst 'seven LGBTQ+ athletes who came out & changed the game'.
How did figure skaters Solene Mazingue and Marko Gaidajenko of Team Estonia bounce back from serious injury to Mazingue to appear at the recent World Championships.
"Playing in the Olympics is the dream of every player..." Team Kenya's Veronica Adhiambo has big national team goals after seeing success on the club level.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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