Beach volleyball star Anastasija Kravcenoka stays positive.
Ester Ledecka takes a day off from the slopes.
Canoeist David Llorente finds a peaceful spot.
Serena Williams steps down the stairs.
Lourdes Mohedano works it.
Naomi with number 4!
And Novak with number 9!
Johannes Dale enjoys the finer things!
Grigor Dimitrov preaches positivity amidst some local color.
Something very 90s going on here, I'm feeling...
Novak makes a friend.
Linda Cerruti gives us a new angle.
Biathlete Martin Ponsiluoma fins a moment on the course.
Ivanie Blondin and friend enjoy the mountains.
Johannes Vetter is honored with another award.
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird are GQ cover models...
...as are Jutta Leerdam and Koen Verweij.
Alison looks ahead.
Sprinter Ivet Lalova with some wise words.
Linda Cerruti takes a break.
Ted Ligety: A two-time Olympic skiing gold medalist announces his last race approaches.
Biathlon's world championships are underway, with Norway taking their third straight mixed relay title to start the competition.
USA Hockey's twin sisters Monique and Jocelyn Lamoureux also call it a career.
Tokyo 2020: Can Bruno Rezende and Wallace de Souza bring Brazilian dominance back in volleyball?
Swimmer Shane Ryan focuses on making it to an Olympic final, now that Irish team selection is secured.
Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom suddenly faces an injury recovery test in preparations to defend her swimming success at Tokyo 2020.
Dylan Wenzel-Halls is dreaming of the Olympics for the 'Olyroos' while he shows an impressive start to his football season down under.
ISU takes a look at the rise of Femke Kok, another in the long line of Dutch speed skating stars.
Mondo Duplantis, for the record, shares a quick primer for World Athletics on his road to a world record.
Track athletes are ready for 2021, evidenced by the remarkable times - including a world record - at the World Indoor Tour event in Lievin on Tuesday.
Beach volleyball legend Reinder Nummerdor "explains it best" as FIVB recaps his long career.
Hungarian gymnastics star and London 2012 gold medalist, Krisztian Berki retires...and takes up a role as a national sports official.
All-around cyclist Mathieu van der Poel makes Tokyo 2020 a priority, as he contemplates how to balance the Tour de France ahead of the Olympic mountain biking event.
After silver at Pyeongchang 2018 and a record-making feat in 2020, freestyle skier Mathilde Gremaud hopes to continue making a mark on the sport at Beijing 2022.
Pyeongchang 2018 medalist Adam Rippon announces his engagement.
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896