Justine Dufour Lapointe gets philosophical.
Chris Mazdzer gets to know the track up close.
Morten Thoresen is ready.
Lucca Mesinas hangs in Mancora.
Maria Dimitrova preaches her sport.
Lourdes Mohedano shines in the sun.
Stefanos Tsitsipas has some down time.
Ona Carbonell is back in the pool.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is focused.
Marco Lehmann makes a statement.
Olympic.org features double Olympic champ Iivo Niskanen, who has built a reputation for training and endurance as he works toward more success.
Francesco Friedrich continues his bobsled winning streak, with win #s 47 and 48 this weekend to cement his status as the all-time World Cup winner.
German bobsled isn't the only team setting domination. Natalie Geisenberger wins her 50th luge World Cup win...showing she's still got it.
It was an unsurprising Dutch show of force at the European speed skating Championships, as the Netherlands won eight of 12 podium spots - including all four titles: Antoinette de Jong and Patrick Roest in the all-arounds and Jutta Leerdam and Thomas Krol in the sprints. Gefeliciteerd!
Bahamanian sprinter Steven Gardiner is the focus of World Athletics's first installment in a new series checking in on how 2019 world champions are handling the Covid-enhanced lead-up to Tokyo 2020.
Irish legendary runner Sonia O'Sullivan pens an appeal for Tokyo 2020 to proceed.
Canadian shot putter Brittany Crew hopes that a new-found focus on nutrition during the pandemic translates to heightened success on the field.
Greysia Polii offered a bittersweet moment of triumph when she won the women's doubles title with partner Apriyani Rahayu at badminton's Thailand Open this weekend.
Vincenzo Nibali: Well, at least here's one professional road cyclist prioritising the Olympic Games.
Sydney 2000 sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou unveils a sexual abuse charge...13 years later.
He's the breakout star of handball's World Championships. Meet DR Congo's Gauthier Mvumbai!
Catch up with WNBA legend and three time Olympic gold medalist Seimone Augustus, via this Knuckleheads podcast interview.
3x3 basketball player Marco Lehmann comes out as gay in order to "perform at the highest level...at peace with himself."
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.
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