Nafissatou Niam enjoys a spot in the sun.
Ramla Ali makes a fashion appearance.
Hello, Liudmila Luzan!
Panipak Wongpattanakit gives an umbrella a twirl.
Frank Chamizo has a room with a view.
A Look At What Recent News Olympic Sports Stars Have Been Making...
Dilshot Khalmatov's podium finish at the 2023 European Judo Championships is "great motivation" for his Olympic aspirations. (in Ukrainian)
Elina Svitolina and Sergiy Stakhovsky help host a tennis awards ceremony...from a war shelter. (in Ukrainian)
Tokyo 2020 torch bearer Naomi Osaka looks set for a return to tennis competition in 2024 after her motherhood break.
A key win in New Zealand has empowered teenaged Samoan golfer Faith Vui with thoughts of a turn on the pro circuit.
Will Team Canada's Mitch Bratt be able to add the Olympics in 2028 to his baseball resume alongside a possible stint in Major League Baseball?
Tokyo 2020 trampolinist Laura Gallagher still has that "desire to compete" despite a motherhood break.
Team USA veteran Diana Taurasi adjusts to a new-look basketball team as she aims for a sixth Olympics.
Soccer stars Kristie Mewis and Samantha Kerr confirm their wedding engagement to People.
Team Ireland athletes honored at the annual Olympic Ball included sprint hurdler Sarah Lavin, sprinter Rhasidat Adeleke, rower Aifric Keogh, canoeist Eioin Rheinisch, and race walker Ron Heffernan.
Team Australia's Aspen Anderson's triathlon success at the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games has her as a rising athlete to watch.
News24: Swimmer Lara van Niekerk focus on her Paris 2024 ambitions despite worlds disappointment.
Retired swimmer Grant Hackett may be a Team Australia Olympic legend, but his new baby Olympia's name isn't a reference to his success.
Canoeist Jessica Fox is "still hungry" as she is set to make history with a fourth Olympic Games appearance for Team Australia.
Triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee leads the new European Olympic Committees Athletes' Commission, which also includes swimmer Alexandra Miskova-Longova, sport shooter Zorana Arunovic, and canoeist Ronald Rauhe.
And on the Pan American side, pole vaulter German Charaviglio, gymnast Danusia Francis, judoka Melissa Mojica, and karateka Valentina Toro are added to the Pan Am Sports Athlete Commission.
'Skillful timing' has been key to a very successful 2023 for Canadian hammer thrower Ethan Katzberg.
More CBC: Runners Moh Ahmed and Justyn Knight are sticking with Bowerman Track Club as a training center despite seeing others runners, well, run elsewhere.
After a marathon win in New York City, is Olympic gold at the distance next for Kenyan Hellen Obiri?
Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson gets her own 'day' honor in Dallas.
'More races' might be the key to preparing for another Olympics for sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.
Speed skaterAlexandra Ianculescu has a...unique... self-funded plan to reach Paris 2024 in road cycling.
Olympics: Who are some of the 'breakout stars' to watch from the 2023 Pan American Games?
Laila Edwards made history as she made her Team USA debut with the women's ice hockey squad.
Olympic bobsledder Chris Kinney's return to Japan has been a way to banish past demons and torment.
âLondon 2012 champion boxer Katie Taylor has no design on retirement as she focuses on a key rematch.
A Look At Olympic Sports Athletes In The News
Fencer Olga Kharlan reflects on a tumultuous year and her Paris 2024 thoughts with Suspilne Media on the heels of a key tournament win. (in Ukrainian)
Team Guam looks toward a remarkable Pacific Games three-peat with leader Tai Wesley in basketball.
'Talent, perseverance, and commitment' has defined cross-country skier Patricija Eiduka's career to-date.
Did you know? The 'seeds' of Team Jamaica competing in ice sports predates bobsled...with curling.
Meanwhile, champion curler Brad Gushue has strong words for the organization of this week's Pan Continental event.
Swimmer Michael Phelps: A "4th Phelps" is on the way.
Team Ecuador's two-time Olympic swimmer Esteban Enderica completes his Pan American Games career with 'evident sadness'.
Sisters Margarita, Eleftheria, and Vasiliki Plevritou may be the key to Team Greece's ambitions to women's water polo qualification for Paris 2024.
A pair of recent victories has sparked Olympic rugby sevens qualification confidence for Team Hong Kong's women.
Can Team Angola again reach the top ten in the final rankings at this year's Women's World Handball Championship?
A 'super, gutsy ride' had equestrian jumper Katie Dinan "speechless" at her Pan American Games win.
Boxer Dean Clancy was "completely in the zone" to secure Olympic qualification despite the news of his grandfather's recent death.
Sports shooter Leonel Martinez is set for his second Olympics at Paris 2024, a remarkable 40 years after his debut at Lo Angeles 2028.
Jonatan Christie's recent "important victory" in badminton was the result of a focus on confidence, with the help of his support team.
Runners Daniel Ebenyo, Letesenbet Gidey, Sifan Hassan, Jessica Warner-Judd, and sprinters Shericka Jackson and Sha'Carri Richardson join pole vaulters Katie Moon and Nina Kennedy on World Athletics' shortlist for this year's 'International Fair Play Award'.
The saga of sprinter Bianca Williams' 'highly distressing' police encounter continues with news of support for the implicated officers.
Olympics has the 'inspiring story' of long sprinter Marileidy Paulino's rise to track success, jumpstarted by the watchful eyes of top sports officials back home.
Otgonbold Baatarkhuyag looks to "change the sport in Mongolia" after his landmark archery win at the Asian Games this year.
Laura Pigossi's double tennis gold at the Pan American Games - with Paris 2024 qualification - capped "one of the best weeks of her) life".
19-year-old wrestler Amit Elor's eight world titles have propelled her thoughts toward Paris 2024 gold.
Emma Twigg, Mindaugas Griskonis, Niels van Zandweghe, Benjamin Pritchard, and Esther Briz Zamorano are taking World Rowing's Athletes' Commission into a 'new era' as its first elected members.
p.s. World Rowing has its 2023 season award nominees...
"Inspiring others is and was a bonus", reflects German Olympic champion judoka Yvonne Boenisch.
The International Skating Union enlists former Team Switzerland figure skater Michaela Carrot to promote the upcoming World Ice Skating Day.
Will a 'robust youth structure' bring Team Greece back to Olympic beach volleyball competition? It may depend on the progress of players Eleni Alexoglou and Mryto Paschalaki.
Weightlifter Lydia Valentin, runner Fermin Cacho, gymnast Gervasio Deferr, rhythmic gymnast Tania Lamarca, sports shooter Alberto Fernandez, canoeist Teresa Portela, long jumper Joan Lino, and handball player Marta Mangue sign up to lead Spanish Olympic Committee support for refugee athletic centers. (in Spanish)
Biathlon great Dorothea Wierer approaches her 14th season with a "day-by-day" perspective, and finding more goals outside of sport than before.
Soccer stars Lionel Messi and Aitana Bonmati make history with an eighth Ballon d'Or award for Messi and a first for Bonmati to go with her Champions League and World Cup titles.
Dylan Schmidt may have earned a competition break after his 2022 trampoline world title, but Paris 2024 qualification beckons as events heat up with the 2023 worlds looming.
A Look At Olympic Sports Stars In The News
Team Ukraine's Viktoriia Us shares thoughts on qualifying for her third Summer Games for Team Ukraine, but now in three canoeing disciplines. (in Ukrainian)
Ondrej Perusic and David Schweiner receive a hero's welcome as the new beach volleyball world champions return to Czechia.
For Team Chile's Francisca Irazoqui and Montserrat Obon, 'the anticipation is palpable' for a home FIH (field) Hockey Women's Junior World Cup later this year.
Team Dominican Republic's women's volleyball squad receives a special congratulations from Thomas Bach for its recent Paris 2024 qualification.
Olympics: According to surfer Leandro Usuna, 'joy is the most important ingredient for success'.
Beijing 2022 medalist Jaclyn Narracott needs "a break" from skeleton as a busy start to 2024 looms.
Former Team Canada junior national Travis Dermott makes his own pride support statement on the ice, despite National Hockey League thinking.
Is it time to start thinking about NBA superstar and Olympic champion LeBron James' retirement?
âWhat to make of the story behind a 'private consensual encounter' of Olympic basketball champion Dwight Howard's?
Queertyâ: More insight on Matthew Mitcham's demons as the champion diver's marriage gets the confessional spotlight in SAS Australia promos.
Team Great Britain's diver Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix is ready to tackle 'issues with body image' in sport.
Olympians Rory McIlroy (golf) and Anthony Joshua (boxing) join other sports stars in a Formula One racing team investment.
Can one of Team Ecuador's boxers fulfill former champion Ytalo Perea's faith in their potential for another rare Ecuadorian Pan American title? (in Spanish)
Los Angeles 984 gymnastics hero Mary Lou Retton is taking "baby steps" in her recovery from a critical bout of pneumonia.
Dorian Connix admits to World Triathlon that he wasn't all on board with his ultimately-successful season-long plan to claim a triathlon world title.
Seeing taekwondo as a"smart sport", Ho-jun Jin looks to 'head games' to keep sharp ahead of Paris 2024.
Camilla Gomes heads into Santiago 2023's Pan American trampoline competition with new confidence after a historic season.
"One move at a time" was key to Jesse Gruper's gold - and Paris 2024 qualification - in sport climbing.
Mathias Thyrri and Amalie Magalund "wanted it" and got it: a key match win that underscored the current mixed doubles strength in Denmark currently.
With her mother now honored with a Nobel Prize in medicine, is double Olympic champion rower Susan Francia the most accomplished in her own family?
"It's a tremendous opportunity that Panam Sports is giving us." Modern pentathlete Sophia Hernandez is grateful to compete, even though under a neutral flag.
Could a pair of hammer throwers actually be the leaders of Team Canada in Paris 2024 athletics?
"To become Olympic champion is so good." Team Greece's Ilias Iliadis is the latest judoka to feature in IJF's 'Olympic Champions' interview series.
More Team Greece: Champion weightlifter Pyrros Dimas gets a new lead role with Mediterranean Weightlifting Confederation.
Kaylee McKeown and Qin Haiyang are World Aquatics' 'Swimmers of the Year' for 2023.
Kathrine Heindahl and Team Denmark eye bigger results this time as Denmark hosts handball's FIH Women's Championship for third time later this year.
FIL takes a look at Olympic luger Yong Lee's successful transition from sport to politics in South Korea.
Get a preview of a feature portrait on Alpine skier Lucas Braathen - 'the world's best slalom racer' - in The A Magazine. (in Norwegian)
All eyes are on stars Marco Odermatt and Mikaela Shiffrin as the new Alpine skiing season is set to begin.
Double Olympic medalist and soccer superstar Neymar joins other sports celebrities in a new menswear line debut from the celebrity Kardashian family.
Olympic Sports Stars Are Like Us, Posting Adventures On Social...
Alberto Gines enjoys (?) a lemony dip.
Garbine Muguruza enjoys a Barcelona night out.
Matthew Mitcham recaps a Wales visit.
Mary Kom is a knockout in peach.
Claudio Treviso looks for happiness on the beaches of Kenya.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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