Kendall Lorraine has skills.
Jayson Terdiman enjoys the snow.
Anders Antonsen is moody.
Valdo Szucs is recovering nicely...
Christophe Lemaitre has arrived at training camp.
Happy Birthday, Agnes!
Snow in Spain!
The Liu brothers hit the sheets.
"World's Greatest Athlete" Kevin Mayer speaks with Olympic.org on goals for Tokyo 2020, Japanese culture, his world record, and much more.
Tamyra Mensah-Stock defeats Adeline Gray in a rare marquee matchup, and previews what is sure to be a tough Olympic trials for the lone 76kg spot in women's wrestling.
Race walkers Damian Blocki and Alana Barber have unique challenges in this pandemic: maintaining an enforced long-distance relationship while still each striving for Tokyo 2020.
Steeplechaser Emma Coburn is the latest profile on The Olympic Channel's podcast, sharing thoughts on her 2021 outlook, the new Athletics Association, and more.
Cold Water: Australian soccer star Steph Catley tells the The Sydney Morning Herald her reservations on seeing the Olympics happen this year, given the current state of the pandemic.
Ever want to see a 300lb+ bodybuilder try gymnastics? Let Nile Wilson show you the training.
Canadian Cynthia Appiah strives to represent her community in sport, as she pushes through barriers as a bobsled pilot.
More Canada: Sara Groenewegen is aiming for softball success at Tokyo 2020, after overcoming a coma in the run-up to qualification.
Kamila Stormowska opens up to isu.org on her recent struggles with focus and motivation, as she looks to "have fun" with her short track speed skating.
The Olympic Channel asks Willy Hernangomez what the secret to Spanish success in basketball is.
Multiple-time world and European medalist Damian Quintero sees an Olympic medal as the "jewel in the crown" to his career in karate.
Need some heartwarming news these days? CNN's latest "African Voices" includes a look at Ugandan boxer Hellen Baleke's work to empower women in her community through her sport and trade.
Rugby sevens player Camille Grassineau offers tips to fellow athletes on training in warmer weather.
Jessie Diggans becomes not just the first American, but the first non-European to win the prestigious Tour de Ski. (Thanks, Norway!)
Erin go Bragh! It's not often that Ireland is mentioned in elite winter sports. Congratulations to Thomas Maloney Westgaard's cross-country success this weekend.
Here's a story hard to resist: siblings Uta and Hifumi Abe will both be headed to Tokyo 2020 with judo gold in their sights.
FINA.org takes a look at Joe Kayes, a New Zealander who "crossed the Ditch" and found water polo success in - and with - arch rival Australia.
Kento Momota: Just when he overcomes injury, now Covid-19 hits the badminton star.
Turin 2006 figure skating medalist Sasha Cohen is the host of "Sasha Sessions: A Team USA Podcast", featuring interviews with numerous fellow Olympians.
Who is the "World Games Greatest Athlete of All Time"? Olympic champion rhythmic gymnast Evgeniya Kanaeva and Tokyo 2020-qualified sport climber Iuliia Kaplina are two of the 24 nominees.
Irish Central shares the "incredible true story of an Olympic athlete turned cop, turned kingpin criminal mastermind", Melbourne 1956 rowing medalist Murray Stewart Riley.
Golfer Adam Scott "considers" playing at Tokyo 2020. Wasn't the attraction of including the sport in the Games the fact that its stars would all appear?
More Ireland: Cycling star Sam Bennett admits question over an Olympic appearance due to a less than ideal course setup for his speed style. Maybe the time trial is the goal?
A Muguruza-Nadal pairing is just one of many that would certainly be exciting, in what could be a "mouth-watering" mixed doubles tennis event, considering possible pairs of Bencic-Federer, Sakkari-Tsitsipas, Osaka-Nishikori, or Andreescu-Shapovalov. None are regular doubles players these days, though...
Can Australia secure American-born Bryce Cotton citizenship in time for an Olympic appearance this year in basketball?
Two-time gold-medalist Carli Lloyd is looking to make one last Olympic run this year in women's soccer.
Meanwhile, Brazilian soccer star and two-time Olympic medalist Marta announced her engagement to professional teammate Toni Pressley. Congratulations!
Mystery pops up around star gymnast Oleg Verniaiev's "provisional suspension". Even Team Ukraine head coach is tight-lipped.
Happy Birthday to the world's oldest living Olympian, Agnes Keleti! The former gymnast turns 100 on January 9, and celebrates a new biography, "The Queen of Gymnastics".
Nastia Liukin with the pose.
Garbine Muguruza is a cover girl for Mujerhoy.
Agustin Destribats is, looks, ready.
Shaun White hits the halfpipe.
Is Mo Farah in 2021 or 1981?
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Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896