Brittany Bowe looks ahead, patriotically...
...while Antoinette de Jong smolders in b&w.
Fanny Smith is happy in Canada.
Nicola Bartolini has an Icon photoshoot.
Thomas Roehler finishes a workout.
Last Week of 2021 Edition!
Italo Ferreira charges into the new year.
Axel Jungk has one more race in the year.
Ivana Spanovic and Dafne Schippers look ahead.
Christos Volikakis gets pensive.
Henrik Harlaut seamlessly combines skill with style as one of the more 'eccentric' freestyle skiers.
Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy's training plans for Beijing 2022 hit a concussion and Covid-19 snag.
Can veteran Jonas Jerebko help lead Sweden to a landmark appearance at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023?
More basketball: Double Olympic champion Candace Parker announces a surprise (two-year-old) marriage to fellow Olympian Anya Petrakova...and more.
Speed skater Claudia Pechstein set to make history with an eighth Olympic appearance in 2022...
...as another veteran, Laurent Dubreuil, credits his own parenting for his breakthrough season.
Can Kaishu Hirano one-up his brother Ayumu and take gold in Beijing 2022 snowboarding?
The New York Times profiles a more mature Chloe Kim, snowboarding "cocky ass bitch" who's ready for a title defense in Beijing.
Even more snowboarding: Will Beijing 2022 be Shaun White's 'last run'?
Life as Kipchoge: 'Marathon legend' Eliud Kipcoge receives an in-depth profile from World Athletics.
Sprinter Noah Lyles talks in-depth on his mental health challenges and battling depression.
Kosovan Majlinda Kelmendi still receives accolades as she embarks on a new chapter in her judo career.
Malaysian star Lee Zii Jia talks with Olympics.com on reflections on his strong year in badminton.
Outsports looks at Team Great Britain curler Bruce Mouat: "Thriving" after coming out as gay.
Elena Lilik, nee Apel, is looking forward to helping to host her fellow canoe slalomists at her home course at next year's world championships.
Victory Redfined: Soccer star Megan Rapinoe launches a personalized collaboration with Nike.
Will either diver Tom Daley or swimmer Adam Peaty win Great Britain's 'Sports Personality of the Year'?
Speaking of British swimmers, hear what the secret to Duncan Scott's success is.
Kristen Hayden makes U.S. diving history as the first Black female champion.
"Rolling with the punches", Emily Sweeney is pushing toward making the Team USA luge team in a tough year.
Eloi Adjavon makes history for the nation of Togo in his recent appearance at a World Triathlon event.
Can Daniela Alvarez break her 'curse' and improve a string of six bronze medals with an improved podium finish at the Beach Volleyball World 21 Championships?
Helen Maroulis and Roman Vlasov are the 'Comeback Wrestlers of the Year' for 2021.
Olympic champion Logan Martin is the first BMX freestyle rider to win Australia's 'cyclist of the year'.
Have NHLers found a way out, if needed, from participating in Beijing 2022's ice hockey competition?
Jamie Lee Rattray talks with IIHF.com on her thoughts as team Canada prepares for the ice hockey tournament at Beijing 2022.
Niek Kimmann has a b&w photoshoot.
Christine Mboma stands strong.
Kevin Mayer flips for a sunset.
Yaroslava Mahchikh stops in Monte Gordo.
Marco Lodadio gets deep.
R.I.P.: "Kenya has lost a jewel." Distance runner and Tokyo 2020 Olympian Agnes Tirop dies far too early.
Australian rising sprinter Rohan Browning takes on a racehorse...and...wins(?).
Sprinter CJ Ujah gets more unwanted scrutiny in the wake of the doping charge threatening his Tokyo 2020 4x100 relay medal.
More sprinting: Andre de Grasse gets the feature treatment in October's View the Vibe.
Can hurdler-turned-bobsledder Lolo Jones find Beijing redemption with an Olympic medal in 2022?
The Sydney Morning Herald checks in with BMX racer Saya Sakakibara, still suffering effects from the Tokyo 2020 semifinal crash that ended her gold pursuit.
Top ranked U.S. men's tennis player Reilly Opelka causes a stir with a frank interview ahead of the BNP Paribas Open. Journalists respond.
Need an ease into breaking as an upcoming Olympic sport at Paris 2024? Meet Bgirl Terra.
Ireland's women's field hockey team to get a set of twins on the roster, in Niamh and Michelle Carey.
More field hockey: Will veteran goalkeeper PR Sreejesh stay with Team India through Paris 2024?
Triathlon Olympic champion Flora Duffy finally gets a hero's welcome in Bermuda.
"It's an honor." Seth Jones looks forward to an Olympic debut with Team USA at Beijing 2022's ice hockey tournament.
Skateboarder Rayssa Leal selects 'a positive contribution to the lives of socioeconomically vulnerable children and adolescents in Brazil' as her VISA Award donation.
Skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin planning a returned attention to speed to start the Olympic season.
Speed skater Shim Suk-Hee dropped (temporarily?) from South Korea's vaunted short track team after abusive text messages revealed.
Ariarne Titmus recognizes her enhanced profile after Tokyo 2020 success, and as she looks toward the next Games.
Meanwhile, Team Canada plans a program review after rugby sevens women highlight complaints.
Team Great Britain's first world snowboarding champion, Charlotte Bankes, had almost retired before her championship breakthrough this year.
After a World Championship medal in 2019, boxer Julio Castillo had high hopes for Tokyo 2020. But the pandemic dampened his preparations. He's still training in the sport, though, for more. (in Spanish)
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