How Are Olympic Sport Athletes Acknowledging #OlympicDay?
How Are Olympic Sport Athletes Acknowledging #OlympicDay?
Take a look at how some of your favorite members of the Olympic family are celebrating Olympic Day and the #MoveforPeace effort through social media.
Olympic Sport Athletes Making Headlines...
The Ukrainian table tennis community has been receiving support during the Russian invasion at home from the #TableTennisUnited fund from the ITTF and WTT.
Beijing 2008 gymnasts Chellsie Memmel and Alicia Sacramone win roles inside USA Gymnastics. (Memmel's appointment getting some scrutiny...)
Three-time Olympic skeleton racer John Daly officially joins the Suffolk County Hall of Fame.
The Athletes' Commission for the Canadian Olympic Committee has four new members, including short track speed skater Kim Boutin, Alpine skier Phil Brown, freeskier Philippe Marquis, and snowboarder Mercedes Nicoll.
Olympic shooter Anna Korakaki goes raw in an emotional post sharing the damage from a past stalker.
Forbes Asia names its 'Under 30' class for 2022, with 17 Olympic sport athletes included: freestyle skier Eileen Gu, archer An San, fencer Cheung Ka Long, swimmer Kyle Chalmers, surfer Kanoa Igarashi, and many more from badminton, skateboarding, basketball, speed skating, snowboarding, boxing, diving, golf, and gymnastics.
NBA star Rudy Gobert confirms plans to compete with Team France at EuroBasket this summer: "We want to make even more history".
Team Great Britain boxer Lewis Richardson is 'desperate' get his career back on track after the pandemic disruptions, starting with the European Championships.
The Wall Street Journal: Team USA soccer star Alex Morgan and other female athletes 'are fighting for more financial control - and winning'.
More soccer: Team Sweden's Caroline Seger has been able to move on from Olympic heartbreak to her 'finest hour' of her long career.
Count Tokyo 2020 medalist Ahmed ElGendy as another modern pentathlon star who's against the proposed changes to the sport.
Ice hockey star Hilary Knight discusses 'the weight of representing a sport', and more, with The Athletic. (paywall)
Jai Hindley accomplishes the history he couldn't make two years ago, as the first Australian to win the Giro d'Italia road cycling tour.
South African-Italian shot putter Zane Weir reflects on 'the true meaning of success' in Spikesi.
Cindy Ngamba's progression in the recent Women's World Boxing Championships helped showcase the 'Fight for a Chance' program assisting displaced athletes.
Kevin Quintero has been 'showing the best version of himself' as track cycling competition and scheduling continues to settle post-pandemic.
New Zealand trampolinist Dylan Schmidt shows how a new blood test model works in anti-doping.
Beach volleyball stars Tri Bourne and Taylor Crabb dissect that scene from the original Top Gun movie.
BBC checks in with BMX champion Beth Shriever on how her career has changed since her surprise Olympic title.
Biathlon World checks in with recently retired athletes Amanda Lightfoot and Scott Gow as they adjust to a different 'off-season'.
Team USA: 'Patience and perspective' have been the key to Natalia Grossman's rise in sport climbing.
Rising 20-year-old Katie Volynets is one to watch as she looks to have 'no holes' as a tennis player.
Tennis star Naomi Osaka has a scare inside Brooklyn's Barclays Center during a mass panic.
Fellow tennis Olympian Simona Halep shares her own mental health struggles during her recent French Open experience.
ISU looks back at the figure skaters who called time on their careers at the end of this past season.
Alexandros Papanastasiou followed his father into water polo, but is taking Team Greece further with Olympic success and eyes on maintaining momentum.
Tokyo 2020 breakout rugby sevens star Marcos Moneta talks about his career and a memorable last year with World Rugby.
Olympic Sports Athletes in the Headlines
Olympics.com talks with Ukrainian Olympic medalist Elina Svitolina, who has stepped away from tennis for the time being: "Right now my family and my foundation are the priorities".
More Ukrainian tennis: Maria Kostyuk has more to say on tennis bodies' decision to punish Wimbledon.
Romanian Simona Halep talks getting her 'fire' back for playing tennis, thanks to "The Coach".
The Time magazine's list of '100 Most Influential People' for 2022 includes eight Olympians: Rafael Nadal and Peng Shuai (tennis), Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn, and Alex Morgan (soccer), Eileen Gu (freestyle skiing), Candace Parker (basketball), and Nathan Chen (figure skating).
London 2012 gold medalist and NBA star Kevin Love makes the real estate pages.
A promo for #StrongerTogether inspired by the oldest-living Olympic champion, gymnast Agnes Keleti, and the youngest-ever Olympian for Team Great Britain, skateboarder Sky Brown, wins an Emmy award.
Norwegian Thomas Ulrud - curler with 'the flamboyant pants' - passes away after a battle with cancer.
Pop star Cody Simpson's swimming career gets a confirmed big next step with a Commonwealth Games team announcement.
Olympic medalist Allison Wagner talks about her role as the US Anti-Doping Agency's Director of Athlete and International Relations.
With prior global event success in Budapest, rising swimmer Joshua Liendo looks forward to this year's World Championships in Hungary.
"But the amount of lives that I've impacted means more to me than medals." Out athlete Michael Gunning retires from elite swimming.
Olympian Nicol Zelikman takes a rhythmic gymnastics promotional trip to Singapore.
Professional handball player Jacob Bjorn Hessellund shares a personal message, just ahead of Pride Month. (in Danish)
Who is Diane Parry, who took out defending champion (and Olympic medalist) Barbora Krejcikova in her first career match against a top 10 tennis player?
Count Tokyo 2020 BMX cycling medalist Daniel Dhers as looking forward to the upcoming Pan American Games as 'America's Party'.
Freestyle skier Kelly Sildaru is 'immortalized' as a Barbie doll.
Enjoy diver Tom Daley's knitting? Buy a book!
Superstar soccer player Kylian Mbappe's interest in playing for Team France at Paris 2024 has important support.
Snowboarder Sarka Pancochova summits Mt. Hood for a first Alpine climbing experience.
Team USA: long sprinter Quanera Hayes 'basks in being a mom and an elite athlete'.
Middle-distance track star Caster Semenya recounts the controversy around her early career years.
"When I run long, I am happiest." Mongolian Ser-Od Bat-Ochir targets a record sixth Olympic marathon at Paris 2024.
The Olympic Sport Family Celebrates Their Mothers and Motherhood
Take a look at how some of your favorite Olympic sport athletes are acknowledging Mothers' Day through social media posts...
Olympic Sport Athletes Making Headlines
Weightlifting mourns the death of youth athlete Aline Peregudova in the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
"How is it fair that Ukrainians are dying?" Sergiy Stakhovsky calls out tennis great Rafael Nadal's criticism of a ban against Russian and Belarusian players.
Triple/long-jumper Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk reminds us of what is happening in Ukraine.
Sprinter / jumper and Olympic champion Tianna Madison gets a high school Hall of Fame honor.
Team USA Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 Olympians - and Paralympians - get the White House treatment.
Speaking of Team USA, who will be inducted into the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame?
Making her way back is swimmer Rikako Ikee, with three national titles after cancer recovery.
Can veteran Ander Mirambell help find the next generation of skeleton athletes for Team Spain?
Groundbreaking Olympic rower Nazanin Malaei isn't content with just Tokyo 2020 and eyes Asian Games and Paris 2024 for her future.
Team Ireland Olympians, including rower Aifric Keogh and boxer Kellie Harrington, help bring "Dare to Believe" programming to secondary schools.
Australian surfing great Sally Fitzgibbons forced off the top tour after a 14-year streak.
More Australia: Tokyo 2020 BMX gold medalist Logan Martiin gets a featured role at the Urban Sports Summit to discuss 'urban sport and Olympism'.
"A lot of athletes' journeys aren't perfect." Mallory Pugh makes her way back to her potential as a Team USA soccer star.
Want to see champion gymnast Simone Biles try beekeeping and DJ'ing?
Team USA fan favorite curlers John Shuster and team confirm they're targeting Milano Cortina 2026.
Double ice hockey gold medalist Sidney Crosby heads to the NHL playoffs after an 'exceptional' season.
Don't miss the Olympic sport athletes who made it to the Met Gala red carpet this week!
Barcelona 1992 swimmer Keith Forstad talks about his Olympic experience with homophobia, and ore, on the Five Rings to Rule Them All podcast.
French swimming veteran Florent Manadou hopes to make it to Paris 2024: "My body's quite tired at the moment".
Team American Magic gets a 'Red Mist' boost with the addition of Australian London 2012 sailing gold medalist Tom Slingsby.
Need a reminder of the career of two-time volleyball - and one-time beach volleyball - gold medalist Karch Kiraly? FIVB.com is here to help.
Despite personal turmoil, multiple Olympic track cycling champion Laura Kenney is ready to target more success at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, and then Paris 2024.
Might Cameroonian NBA star Joel Embiid play for Team France at Paris 2024?
Confirmed...U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner is 'wrongfully detained' in Russia.
Figure skater Vincent Zhou details his tumultuous 2022 season on the ISU's "The Ice Skating Podcast".
Calgary 1988 Team USA figure skater Peter Oppegard under fire for coaching abuse.
Swiss Alpine skier Juliana Suter awarded the latest Matteo Baumgarten Award to support her studies.
Alpine skier Bode Miller reflects on his 'redemptive' Vancouver 2010 multiple medal performance.
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