Will Chen Hailin become Hong Kong's next senior level star fencer after recent junior success?
17-year-old track cyclist Cameron Rogers recently broke a 12-year national record in the individual pursuit.
Harry Charles and Jack Whitaker are two 'young guns' with potential in British equestrianism.
Isabeau Levito is the first American woman to win a world a senior or junior figure skating title in 14 years.
Rising Names in Olympic Sports Worth Watching
Davis Atkin blazes a trail on Team Australia's Burras field hockey team as an out gay male player.
Sprinter Amlan Borgohain has eyes on influencing future Indian success in sport, and on his Goku hero.
Nepal's Prince Dahal looks to translate landmark junior success onto senior level of badminton as well.
Lauren Scruggs was the only two-time winner at the recent Junior Fencing World Championships, with victories in individual and team foil.
Who Are Some Newer Names in Olympic Sports Worth Watching?
South African Anokha van Manen is top sabre and epee fencer, with eyes on the Commonwealth Games.
Is a surprise World Handball Championship qualification just a start for Team Belgium's men?
Making international strides in canoeing, Samuel Muturi targets a historic Paris 2024 appearance.
Luca Veeman is one of Saskatchewan's "promising young speed skaters" with eyes toward next year's World Junior Championships.
Olympic Sport Athletes Are Making Headlines
Ukrainian youth sprinter Mark Inuwa has taken Athletics Ireland up on its offer of free club membership.
"I feel like we have two different realities right now," says Ukrainian Katarina Zavatska, on playing tennis while war rages at home.
The war in Ukraine has hit especially hard for Beijing 2008 gymnast Oleksandr Voroboiv.
Modern pentathlon champion Aleksander Lesun denounces Russia amidst its invasion of Ukraine.
'Taking some time to slow down', Tokyo 2020 gymnast Grace McCallum has enjoyed her collegiate life.
And...USA TODAY looks at champion gymnast Suni Lee's college year "through the eyes of her support system".
Road cyclist Amy Pieters' racing future still not a 'clear picture' after a training crash late last year.
What went wrong? Three Olympic basketball champions didn't lead their Los Angeles Lakers to success.
"Falling in the last race when you're in medal position isn't fun." Short track speed skater Kristen Santos has 'unfinished business' as she eyes Milan Cortina 2026.
Fencer Race Imboden is the focus of "The Duality of Sport", a look at the 'dual mindset of an athlete' before and after Tokyo 2020.
Speaking of fencing, Mexico City 1968 and Munich 1972 medalist Ana Dersidan-Ene-Pescu is honored by Romania's National Olympic Committee for her career in sport.
Olympic kayaker Karen Furneaux has a new role in getting young women involved in sports.
Insanity: Beijing 2008 Olympic equestrian rider Michael Barisone found not guilty of murder.
And Olympic equestrian champion Mark Todd is finished with his suspension for abuse.
Can Dani Alves - Tokyo 2020 gold medalist and the 'most decorated footballer of all-time' - fulfill his "Crazy Dream" and make it to the FIFA World Cup this year?
More Inside the Games: Tokyo 2020 weightlifter Cyrille Tchatchet moves from Refugee Team status to Team Great Britain.
London 1948 track cycling gold medalist Charles Coste - France's oldest living Olympic champion - receives an honor from Paris 2024. (in French)
Tennis star Serena Williams chats with Insider on being a 'lifetime disrupter' and what may be next off the court.
Meanwhile, fellow tennis great Roger Federer teams up with actress Anne Hathaway for a Grand Tour of Switzerland promotion.
Team USA ice hockey player Matty Beniers makes a splash in his NHL debut with the Seattle Kraken.
Rio 2016 boxing gold medalist Estelle Mossely is named an ambassador for the 2022 Women's World Boxing Championships.
Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 table tennis medalist Jun Mizutani and gymnast Asuka Teramoto offer promotion for the 2026 Asian Games in Aichi-Nagoya.
Germany's double Olympic bobsled medalist Mariama Jamanka announces retirement.
Might Calgary 1988 Cool Runnings Jamaican bobsled star Chris Stokes join the IBSF as vice-president?
Bobsledder Kaillie Humphries goes Americana after her ceremonial first pitch for the San Diego Padres.
Serena Williams goes purple.
Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron take their show on the road.
Bernadette Szocs goes red.
Matty Beniers is headed to the Frozen Four.
Antoinette de Jong celebrates a birthday with a pose.
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