Nafissatou Niam enjoys a spot in the sun.
Ramla Ali makes a fashion appearance.
Hello, Liudmila Luzan!
Panipak Wongpattanakit gives an umbrella a twirl.
Frank Chamizo has a room with a view.
Who Are Newer Names in Olympic Sports Worth Keeping An Eye On?
Jack Yonezuka's historic World Junior Judo Championships medal has him thinking Los Angeles 2028.
Alwi Farhan made history for Team Indonesia at the World Junior Badminton Championships.
Which Olympic Sports Stars Are Making Headlines Recently?
The stars came out to support the stories of weightlifter Cyrille Tchatchet II and fellow Refugee Team members as We Dare to Dream premiered in London this past weekend.
Weightlifter Eileen Cikamatana's victory at the Pacific Games not only increased her Paris 2024 qualification hopes, but came in front of an especially supportive crowd.
London 2012 Olympian Luol Deng shares excitement that the 'Giants of the Nile' (er, Team South Sudan) is headed to Paris 2024's basketball competition.
Olympic track & field champions Joanna Hayes and Gail Devers talk 'The Gift of Greatness' alongside legendary coach Bobby Kersee.
Cross-country skier Calle Halfvarsson suffers a "Leindholm' in frigid competition conditions.
"It's going to be really, really fun." Team Norway's Maren Aardahl and Ingvild Bakkerud are excited to help host - and succeed at - the team handball Women's World Championship this year.
'Honor mixed with responsibility' is how Amos Mosaner and Team Italy's curling sees their Milano Cortina 2026 opportunity.
Will rugby 15s star Antoine Dupont make it to Paris 2024 in the sevens version for Team France.
Olympics: Is pumpkin farming in childhood the key to wrestler Zein Retherford's success on the mat?
Soccer star Olga Carmona reflects on Team Spain's World Cup victory as the 100 day anniversary is marked.
Biathlon World has 'five burning questions' for Franziska Preuss, who has come back to the biathlon circuit in full form.
Kate Douglass, Katie Ledecky, and Ryan Murphy headline USA' Swimmings 'Golden Goggles' honorees.
Meanwhile, Jessica von Bredow-Werndl and Mimi Gochman took the top honors at the FEI Awards Gala for equestrian stars.
âWill Team Senegal make a breakthrough beach volleyball appearance at Los Angeles 2028?
There's still time to vote for FIH's 'Hockey Stars' for 2023, with nominees including field hockey stars Sonja Zimmermann, Thierry Brinkman, Zach Wallace, and more.
Team Switzerland's injury 'misfortunes' in freestyle skiing haven't paused in the new season.
Rio 2016 archery medalist Jean-Charles Valladont is "readier than ever" for a Paris 2024 rebound in form.
World Sailing takes a look at how Team Ireland has become a leading example in the sport for 'smaller national programs'.
Which tennis stars will win the ATP Tour's season-ending awards this year? Tokyo 2020 champion Alexander Zverev is up for 'Comeback Player of the Year'...
What has rower Kathrin Boron been up to since her legendary Olympic exploits?
IJF's 'Olympic Champions' series continues with an interview with Beijing 2008 star Giulia Quintavalle.
Will Team Switzerland triathlete Cathia Schar's 'love for life' lead her to a strong 2024 season?
One to watch: Maggie Dowling is enduring training far from home, and a 'hurting' body in order to represent Team New Zealand in luge at the upcoming Youth Winter Games.
"Life has been a roller coaster lately" for Swiss ice hockey star Lara Stalder.
Congratulations to Pyeongchang 2018 medalist Laura Deas, whose recently announced pregnancy sees her missing this year's skeleton season.
Which athletes will win election to the IOC's Athletes' Commission next year at the Paris Games?
âCanoeist Jessica Fox earns NSW 'Champion of Sport' honors, as fellow Olympian Mathew Helm (diving) makes it into the NSW Hall of Champions.
What's next for newly-retired Olympic diver Anton Down-Jenkins? Back to school! (Sort of)
A Look At What Recent News Olympic Sports Stars Have Been Making...
Dilshot Khalmatov's podium finish at the 2023 European Judo Championships is "great motivation" for his Olympic aspirations. (in Ukrainian)
Elina Svitolina and Sergiy Stakhovsky help host a tennis awards ceremony...from a war shelter. (in Ukrainian)
Tokyo 2020 torch bearer Naomi Osaka looks set for a return to tennis competition in 2024 after her motherhood break.
A key win in New Zealand has empowered teenaged Samoan golfer Faith Vui with thoughts of a turn on the pro circuit.
Will Team Canada's Mitch Bratt be able to add the Olympics in 2028 to his baseball resume alongside a possible stint in Major League Baseball?
Tokyo 2020 trampolinist Laura Gallagher still has that "desire to compete" despite a motherhood break.
Team USA veteran Diana Taurasi adjusts to a new-look basketball team as she aims for a sixth Olympics.
Soccer stars Kristie Mewis and Samantha Kerr confirm their wedding engagement to People.
Team Ireland athletes honored at the annual Olympic Ball included sprint hurdler Sarah Lavin, sprinter Rhasidat Adeleke, rower Aifric Keogh, canoeist Eioin Rheinisch, and race walker Ron Heffernan.
Team Australia's Aspen Anderson's triathlon success at the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games has her as a rising athlete to watch.
News24: Swimmer Lara van Niekerk focus on her Paris 2024 ambitions despite worlds disappointment.
Retired swimmer Grant Hackett may be a Team Australia Olympic legend, but his new baby Olympia's name isn't a reference to his success.
Canoeist Jessica Fox is "still hungry" as she is set to make history with a fourth Olympic Games appearance for Team Australia.
Triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee leads the new European Olympic Committees Athletes' Commission, which also includes swimmer Alexandra Miskova-Longova, sport shooter Zorana Arunovic, and canoeist Ronald Rauhe.
And on the Pan American side, pole vaulter German Charaviglio, gymnast Danusia Francis, judoka Melissa Mojica, and karateka Valentina Toro are added to the Pan Am Sports Athlete Commission.
'Skillful timing' has been key to a very successful 2023 for Canadian hammer thrower Ethan Katzberg.
More CBC: Runners Moh Ahmed and Justyn Knight are sticking with Bowerman Track Club as a training center despite seeing others runners, well, run elsewhere.
After a marathon win in New York City, is Olympic gold at the distance next for Kenyan Hellen Obiri?
Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson gets her own 'day' honor in Dallas.
'More races' might be the key to preparing for another Olympics for sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.
Speed skaterAlexandra Ianculescu has a...unique... self-funded plan to reach Paris 2024 in road cycling.
Olympics: Who are some of the 'breakout stars' to watch from the 2023 Pan American Games?
Laila Edwards made history as she made her Team USA debut with the women's ice hockey squad.
Olympic bobsledder Chris Kinney's return to Japan has been a way to banish past demons and torment.
âLondon 2012 champion boxer Katie Taylor has no design on retirement as she focuses on a key rematch.
A Look At Olympic Sports Athletes In The News
Fencer Olga Kharlan reflects on a tumultuous year and her Paris 2024 thoughts with Suspilne Media on the heels of a key tournament win. (in Ukrainian)
Team Guam looks toward a remarkable Pacific Games three-peat with leader Tai Wesley in basketball.
'Talent, perseverance, and commitment' has defined cross-country skier Patricija Eiduka's career to-date.
Did you know? The 'seeds' of Team Jamaica competing in ice sports predates bobsled...with curling.
Meanwhile, champion curler Brad Gushue has strong words for the organization of this week's Pan Continental event.
Swimmer Michael Phelps: A "4th Phelps" is on the way.
Team Ecuador's two-time Olympic swimmer Esteban Enderica completes his Pan American Games career with 'evident sadness'.
Sisters Margarita, Eleftheria, and Vasiliki Plevritou may be the key to Team Greece's ambitions to women's water polo qualification for Paris 2024.
A pair of recent victories has sparked Olympic rugby sevens qualification confidence for Team Hong Kong's women.
Can Team Angola again reach the top ten in the final rankings at this year's Women's World Handball Championship?
A 'super, gutsy ride' had equestrian jumper Katie Dinan "speechless" at her Pan American Games win.
Boxer Dean Clancy was "completely in the zone" to secure Olympic qualification despite the news of his grandfather's recent death.
Sports shooter Leonel Martinez is set for his second Olympics at Paris 2024, a remarkable 40 years after his debut at Lo Angeles 2028.
Jonatan Christie's recent "important victory" in badminton was the result of a focus on confidence, with the help of his support team.
Runners Daniel Ebenyo, Letesenbet Gidey, Sifan Hassan, Jessica Warner-Judd, and sprinters Shericka Jackson and Sha'Carri Richardson join pole vaulters Katie Moon and Nina Kennedy on World Athletics' shortlist for this year's 'International Fair Play Award'.
The saga of sprinter Bianca Williams' 'highly distressing' police encounter continues with news of support for the implicated officers.
Olympics has the 'inspiring story' of long sprinter Marileidy Paulino's rise to track success, jumpstarted by the watchful eyes of top sports officials back home.
Otgonbold Baatarkhuyag looks to "change the sport in Mongolia" after his landmark archery win at the Asian Games this year.
Laura Pigossi's double tennis gold at the Pan American Games - with Paris 2024 qualification - capped "one of the best weeks of her) life".
19-year-old wrestler Amit Elor's eight world titles have propelled her thoughts toward Paris 2024 gold.
Emma Twigg, Mindaugas Griskonis, Niels van Zandweghe, Benjamin Pritchard, and Esther Briz Zamorano are taking World Rowing's Athletes' Commission into a 'new era' as its first elected members.
p.s. World Rowing has its 2023 season award nominees...
"Inspiring others is and was a bonus", reflects German Olympic champion judoka Yvonne Boenisch.
The International Skating Union enlists former Team Switzerland figure skater Michaela Carrot to promote the upcoming World Ice Skating Day.
Will a 'robust youth structure' bring Team Greece back to Olympic beach volleyball competition? It may depend on the progress of players Eleni Alexoglou and Mryto Paschalaki.
Weightlifter Lydia Valentin, runner Fermin Cacho, gymnast Gervasio Deferr, rhythmic gymnast Tania Lamarca, sports shooter Alberto Fernandez, canoeist Teresa Portela, long jumper Joan Lino, and handball player Marta Mangue sign up to lead Spanish Olympic Committee support for refugee athletic centers. (in Spanish)
Biathlon great Dorothea Wierer approaches her 14th season with a "day-by-day" perspective, and finding more goals outside of sport than before.
Soccer stars Lionel Messi and Aitana Bonmati make history with an eighth Ballon d'Or award for Messi and a first for Bonmati to go with her Champions League and World Cup titles.
Dylan Schmidt may have earned a competition break after his 2022 trampoline world title, but Paris 2024 qualification beckons as events heat up with the 2023 worlds looming.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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