Johannes Vetter continued a U.S. roadtrip.
Loic Meillard and Yaroslava Mahuchikh drop into NYC.
Arturas Seja wanders high.
Lea Friedrich takes to the court.
Olympic Sports Athletes In The News
Ukrainian Rhythmic gymnast Khrystyna Pohranychna talks sport, and family, with Sport24â. (in Ukrainian)
Lara Culturi and Livio Hiltbrand are two 'Generation Z' Alpine skiers 'ready to enter the world's elite'.
Superstar Simone Biles wades into the turmoil surrounding a past alleged racial gymnastics incident in Ireland.
More Irish gymnastics...as Andrew Steele's "good shot" at Paris 2024 qualification gets closer at the upcoming worlds.
Can Krisztofer Meszaros 'raise the bar' for Team Hungary at the World Gymnastics Championships?
R.I.P. to U18 world ice hockey champion Nic Kerdiles, victim of a motorcycle accident.
Nominations for the 2023 World Rowing Awards are accepted through World Rowing through October 15th...
...and nominate your choice for the 2023 World Sailor of the Year through October 5th.
What are the 'favorite songs of 2023' for some of your favorite Nordic combined athletes?
Don't expect current 3x3 basketball star Jimmer Fredette on an NBA team again.
Who will be the '2023 Winter Sports Athlete of the Year' in Italy? (in Italian)
Team Paraguay's Marizza Faria, veteran of four World Handball Championships, adjusts to a new role.
Diver Matthew Mitcham talks behind-the-scenes on his debut stage role in London with Attitude U.K..
Thai social Media star Pitchamon "Pink" Opatniputh does her best to take her eyes off the phone to focus on badminton.
Team Mexico's landmark Olympic archer Mariana Avitia plots a return to the Summer Games in 2024.
Vincent Zhou reminds us of the injustice continued from Beijing 2022's team figure skating competition.
A disappointing World Athletics Championships set the stage for a season finale comeback for Team Ethiopia long-distance runner Guduf Tsegay.
Speaking of Team Ethiopia running...World Athletics looks at three rising stars having a syccessful season with a road running test just ahead: Diribe Welteji, Freweyni Hailu, and Hirut Meshesha.
"I would like to play them once again." Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal isn't done with the Olympics yet.
Will up-and-coming biathlete Tommaso Giacomel be a star at Milano Cortina 2026?
The only thing possibly distracting Corinne Stoddard from returning to the Olympics in short track speed skating? Her dog Mylo...
Olympics: How has Jakob Schubert stayed so long at an elite level in sport climbing?
Team France's Kaddiatou Diani talks about her Olympic 'dream' in soccer with FIFA.
The Athletic shares some stories fit-for-publication on retiring Team USA soccer star Megan Rapinoe.
Luger Natalie Geisenberger: 'Germany's most successful Olympic winter sport athlete retires.' (FIL)
Olympic Sports Athlete Features In The News
So...how much did high jumper Yaroslava Mahuchikh earn during this past Diamond League season?
Who will be European Athletics' 'Rising Stars' for 2023? Or the European 'Athletes of the Year'? Voting closes on October 2nd...
Citius Magâ looks at the 'joy' that middle-distance star Athing Mu brought with her to Eugene's Diamond League race, an emotion missing most of this season.
Hurdler CJ Allen...call him Dr. CJ Allen now...
Far Beyond Goldâ: Team USA track star Sydney McLaughlin puts word to paper...
Long sprint legend Cathy Freeman urges a 'yes' vote in a key upcoming Australian referendum.
"I think it went amazing." Runner Marco Arop reflects on his 2023 season that he hopes will mean a good 2024 one, too.
Runner Emily Infeld feels 'a lot better now' as her case against her stalker takes a new turn.
Can Jemma Reekie kick-off a big 2024 season with a World Athletics Indoor Championship medal?
Marathoner Othmane El Goumri dedicates his win in Sydney to the victims of the recent Morocce earthquake.
More marathoning: The Berlin Marathon proved remarkable for both Eliud Kipchoge and Tigiust Assefa.
Team Great Britain looks at how it took high jumper Tom Gale 766 days to return from injury after an Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020.
Swimmers Gwitha Shand and Clarrie Heard, sprinter Arthur Porritt, and boxer Charlie Purdy were the Team New Zealand's sole participants at Paris 1924. And 25% of the team earned a medal!
Will pop star-turned-swimmer Cody Simpson's competition days be over by this time next year?
USA Swimming announces the list of nominees for its 2023 'Golden Goggles Awards'; fan voting is available through October 15.
Seoul 1988 champion Anthony Nesty gets a landmark role with USA Swimming.
Taekwondo athlete Sarah Chaari, diver Kirill Boliukh, judoka Patricia Tomankova, swimmer Kuzey Tuncelli, and rhythmic gymnast Darja Varfolomeev are the finalists for the European Olympic Committee's Summer 2023 Piotr Nurowksi Awards.
NBC Sports: Why did diver Jessica Parratto come out of retirement?
"Know that you are not alone and will never be alone...": Sonny Colbrelli offers support to fellow road cyclist Nathan Van Hooydonck after an early retirement announcement.
Is Novak Djokovic "the best in history"? Fellow tennis great Rafael Nadal weighs in.
Tennis star Venus Williams gets a tennis court in the Bronx named for her.
Meanwhile, fellow tennis star Andy Murray reiterates his Olympic ambitions for Paris 2024.
Three-time Olympian Ivan Rana headlines World Triathlon's Hall of Fames class for 2023.
Triathlete Beth Potter is 'on the brink' of a landmark Olympic qualification after a switch from running.
Budding athletes - Alpine skiers Remmede Hadil and Marwen Mallek (also a snowboarder), cross-country skier Ahmed Abdelhamin Abdalla, and luger Beka Meded - are named 'MVPs' of a third special winter sports training camp for African nations in Pyeongchang.
Can Ruby Evans "deliver" when Team Great Britain calls on her at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships next month?
Gymnast Simone Biles' Yurchenko Double Pike vault gets some serious recognition.
"If I can compete the way I train, then I'll be fine." Team Ireland's Emma Slevin eyes Paris 2024 qualification at next month's World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
Team Kenya's 'Shujaa' men cause a fun fuss at the airport returning home after their Paris 2024 qualification in rugby sevens.
Barcelona 1992 champion and basketball great Earvin 'Magic' Johnson is recognized for his 'financial and education support for AIDS awareness'.
GQ Sports checks in with Tokyo 2020 basketball player Devin Booker: shoes, playing style, and more.
Good news for Team France basketball fans as young star Victor Wembanyama re-commits his interest.
Fencing champion Cheung Ka-long adds his thoughts on the importance of the right mental approach for Asian Games competitors.
The emphatic Paris 2024 qualification of Team Turkey's women's volleyball team inspires beyond the competition court back home.
Wrestling great Yui Sasaki will enter the Paris 2024 competition as she hoped...as both defending Olympic and world champion.
Bobsledder Aja Evans adds her name to the list of assault victims within Team USA sports systems.
Why does breaker Phil Wizard, well...break? Team Canada asks directly...
Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy takes an emotional trip home with a special gift in store for his mother.
Who are soccer star and Rio 2016 Olympian Son Heung-Min's 'top four athlete GOATS'?
Weightlifter Kate Vibert recounts a shameful weigh-in experience at the recent world championships.
'One of the most popular weightlifters', Lydia Valentin announces an injury-plagued retirement.
Which Olympic Sports Athletes Are In The News?
Atlanta 1996 boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko joins his brother Vitali and other sports stars - including skeleton athlete Vladyslav Heraskevych, weightlifter Matthias Steiner, and fencer Britta Heidemann - and at the BILD 100 event supporting Ukraine. (in German)
Boxer Kellie Harrington offers apologies for 'controversial immigration comments' through social media.
Now the 'world's strongest man' for longer than anyone else in history, will Lasha Talakhadze also win a (shared) record of Olympic weightlifting titles?
Diver Tom Daley went asymmetrical on the red carpet at the Vogue World event in London.
Get a sneak peek at pole vaulter's fall/winter 2023 style with Eton...and click the link for an interview on his training, fashion sense, and more.
Wayne Pinnock, Tajay Gayle, and Carey McLeod are carrying an unprecedented flag for Team Jamaica in the long jump.
Heptathletes Anna Hall and Jackie Joyner-Kersee have a conversation through Citius.
Retired sprinter Daniel Bailey looks to push forward a new generation through a new track club back home in Antigua.
âTeam Australia long sprinting great Cathy Freeman gets a unique honor at Sydney Olympic Park.
Tennis great Andy Murray has an emotional win for his grandmother in Davis Cup competition.
Yorick de Groot wants 'to go as far as possible' in the beach volleyball worlds next month with partner Stefan Boermans after injury derailed his potential championship debut last year.
Deadspin: Beijing 2008 basketball gold medalist Dwight Howard 'is still salty as hell' as he entertains Team USA (pipe) dreams.
NBC Sportsâ: Team USA basketball star Elena Delle Donne 'is back and better than ever'.
Team Canada's men 'cashed in on its promise' with its FIBA Basketball World Cup bronze medal performance this summer.
Meanwhile, Rose Gold looks at how Patty Mills motivated his teammates to finally win an Olympic medal for Team Australia's men in Tokyo.
More Team Australia as retired Andrew Bogut has thoughts on whether current NBA star Ben Simmons should again 'tease' a national basketball team return.
Team Lithuania's Mindaugas Kuzminskas used a basketball to drive funding support for Ukraine. (in Ukrainian)
Cross-country skier Jessie Diggins opens up on mental struggles and healthy eating challenges.
Road cycling great Mark Cavendish has been making the training rounds in preparation for his return to tour competition in his last (?) season.
Team Ecuador checks in with Pan American Games-bound sport shooter Marina Perez, who sees herself as her "strongest rival". (in Spanish)
Swimming champion Ariarne Titmus reveals recent treatment for benign tumors.
Meanwhile, fellow Aussie swimmer has given herself a 'Shrek' of a nickname during pregnancy.
Swimmer Chad le Clos makes the cover of GQ South Africa's latest 'wealth' edition.
"I definitely paid a heavy price for the success I've had in my skiing career". Alpine star Lindsey Vonn recounts the injuries she still reckons with after retirement.
The resignation of Team Spain's soccer chief? 'Not enough', says the World Cup champion women.
Can Anuoluwapo Opeyori break Team Nigeria's 'jinx' in Olympic badminton qualifying?
Ashley Sessa is a field hockey player to watch as she dedicates a year away from school to help Team USA make it to Paris 2024.
Olympics: Wrestler Chance Marsteller 'is back on track towards an Olympic dream' after fighting against drug addiction.
With a possible Paris 2024 berth on the horizon, is two-time Olympic medalist Helen Maroulis "just getting started"?
Get to know Iris Hajda, a 10-year-old BMX racer with Olympic-sized dreams for Team Great Britain.
"I am there to be prepared and do my best." Team Canada's Ava Stewart is ready for her World Artistics Gymnastics Championships debut next month.
Never Stop: Federica Cesarini and Valentina Rodini's rowing 'story of a boat and a gold medal' gets the comic art treatment. (in Italian)
How well did the recent rowing world championships show Team Great Britain's Paris 2024 strength?
Snowboarder Eva Adamcykova gears up for a turn on the dance floor. (In Czech)
Olympic Sports Stars Are On Social, Just Like Us...
Eden Cheng and friends have fun on the beach.
Happy Birthday, Elina Svitolina!
Congrats, Pavlos Kontides!
Liudmila Luzan heads to the hills.
Alica Schmidt is seaside.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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