Francisco Garrigos enjoys summer.
Nicolo Martinenghi plays on the beach.
Enrico Berre hits some U.S. icons.
Yulimar Rojas has some words of wisdom.
Rebeca Andrade does beach time well, too...
What Are Recent News Headlines On Olympic Sports Athletes?
team Ukraine fencer Olga Kharlan has some thoughts to share on possible Russian athletes allowed at Paris 2024. (in Ukrainian)
A surprise world championship may not change archer Marie Horackova's goals, but it will open doors.
"I will be swimming for the rest of my life..." World and Olympic open water swimmer Ferry Weertman has taken his love of the sport well into retirement.
Don't worry, Team Nigeria soccer player Michelle Alozie is fully recovered from that infamous red card incident at the FIFA Women's World Cup.
Rhythmic gymnast Boryana Kaleyn proves that 'love for what we do is the key to exceptional achievements'. (in Bulgarian)
Is Team Spain's Ricky Rubio the best passer in FIBA World Cup men's basketball history?
She's back...badminton player Beiwen Zhang wins a first title after a 'poignant' injury moment at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
German Franziska Preuss is feeling motivated with a "normal feeling", finally, and ready to tackle a new biathlon season.
Playing since 2013, defender Amit Rohidas breaks the 150 cap mark for Team India senior field hockey.
The ISU takes a look at figure skating 'trendsetter' Kaori Sakamoto; the first Japanese singles skater to win a world title twice in a row.
Samoan discus thrower Alex Rose sees 'personal fulfillment' in tackling fatherhood and a full-time job while being an elite competitor.
Get to know World University Games sprint hurdler - and deaf athlete - Hsu Le of Chinese Taipei.
World Athletics' 'Inside Track' talks with champion hurdler Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone on her switch to the flat 400 meters, and more.
Will Belarusian exiled sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya appear for Team Poland at the upcoming world championships?
Sprinter Noah Lyles is planning on making his appearance at the World Championships notable...
Nounouche: Middle-distance runner Caster Semenya is 'in her power, fearless and unapologetic'.
Team Finland's judo squad has realized surprising success under the hands of former Team Slovenian Olympian Rok Draksik as coach.
At age 16, Brenda Fruhvirtova is 'the youngest player to win 10 titles in ITF world Tennis Tour history'.
Alpine skier Alexis Pinturault gets personal with a gondola for his exploits in Kitzbuehl.
Olympians Italo Ferreira and Duke Kahanamoku (posthumously) enjoy induction into the Surfers' Hall of Fame in Huntington Beach.
Sport climber Janja Garnbret keeps her home Slovenia in mind during a severe weather crisis.
Olympian Adriana Cerezo headlines an athlete contingent visiting World Taekwondo headquarters.
Who are the key formula kite sailors to watch at the world championships starting this week? (and the other category sailors...?)
"Sledding is simply love." FIL checks in with long-retired luger Anders Sodeberg, still an ardent proponent of the sport.
Brothers Ahmed and Mohamed Elgendy's 'strong family ethos' powers their Paris 2024 ambitions in modern pentathlon.
Olympic-dreaming twin brothers Jayden and Jaxon Aleman are 'turning heads' in skateboarding...and at just age nine.
World Rowing catches up with Olympic champion Simona Radis: her career, Paris 2024, and more.
Maksim McCauley's opportunity to play in three different global handball tournaments in six months cements his status as a 'building block' for Team USA.
Olympic champion snowboarder Mitsuki Ono is the latest "Crystal Globe Series" interview by the FIS.
"It's a great feeling securing this (Olympic ticket) for our country." Equestrian jumper Adam Grzegorzweski takes in Team Poland's success in Paris 2024 qualification.
Who May Be Future Olympic Stars?
Team Germany's Nils Lichtlein leads the crop of Men's Handball Junior World Championship all-stars.
Isabela Aponte is 'on track to become the first Caribbean athlete to compete in luge at (Gangwon 2024 Youth Olympic Games).
What Are The Athletes of Olympic Sports Up To On Social Media?
Liam Broady stepped into the White House.
Damian Quintero enjoys the sun.
Congratulations, Mauro Caviezel!
Rafael Nadal is on holiday.
Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk and Ivana Vuleta (and friend) strike a pose.
Olympic Sports Athletes In The News...
Triple Olympic champion kayaker Serheii Chukhrai speaks with Sport24.ua on Olympic memories, fleeing Ukraine amidst the current war, and more. (in Ukrainian)
Swimmers Michael Phelps, Natalie Coughlin, Kosuke Kitajima, and Grant Hackett are some of the 'legends of Fukuoka' recognized by World Aquatics during last week's World Championships.
'Ireland's swimming sensation' Daniel Wiffen joins the Off the Ball podcast to talk world championships, and going for gold at Paris 2024.
Both former world champions with 'chequered careers', Team Spain's Felipe Perrone and Team USA's Maddie Musselman are World Aquatics' water polo 'athletes of the year' for 2022.
Tennis great Serena Williams has to resort to a drone show for a gender reveal.
The Women's Sports Foundation announces its finalists for its 'Sporstwoman of the Year' awards, including multiple Olympians and Olympic sports athletes: Rayssa Leal (skateboarding), Katie Ledecky (swimming), Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone (track & field), Carissa Moore (surfing), Kaori Sakamoto (figure skating), Claressa Shields (boxing), Mikaela Shiffrin (Alpine skiing), Iga Swiatek (tennis), Felice Albers (field hockey), Ally Carda (softball), Caroline Harvey (ice hockey), Sophia Smith (soccer), Maggie Steffens (water polo), and A'ja Wilson (basketball).
Speaking of figure skater Sakamoto...ISU takes a look at the 'trendsetter's' last season and what's ahead.
Tokyo 2020 skateboarder Jagger Eaton plots a return to the Olympics in his hometwon of Mesa, AZ.
Nikola Jokic isn't just an NBA basketball champion...he's also a successful (and happy) race horse owner...
Olympians Bode Miller (Alpine skiing) and Erin Jackson (speed skating) get a Special Forces assignment in reality television.
Fellow 2020 Olympian Shauna Coxsey takes her sport climbing expertise to the broadcast booth for the upcoming world championships.
"Papa, I want to see you dive in the Olympics." Tom Daley gets some successful encouragement to push for a Paris 2024 appearance.
A Montreal 1976 equestrian, Great Britain's Princess Anne tops a look back at Royals who have competed at an Olympics.
UCI: Who are freestyle park's top contenders at the upcoming World BMX Championships in Glasgow?
"I can't imagine anything more beautiful." retired biathlete Karolin Hochler adjusts to her new career as a midwife.
WNEM: Get to know 15-year-old aspiring Team USA luge athlete Chase Somers.
"It's like a shot for a new life." A reinvigorated Ugo Legrand returns to judo after a multi-year absence.
Eli Dershwitz is not just the first man to win a world sabre fencing individual title for Team USA, he's also a grandson of Holocaust survivors.
Team Estonia's Kristjan Ilves is the latest 'Live Talk' Nordic combined interview with FIS: training with Norwegians, track & field, favorite music, and more.
"Not sure it can get any better than that." Staff Sgt. Brianna Pritchard has Paris 2024 breaking dreams while serving in the U.S. Army National Guard.
Triathlete takes a look at the top contenders for Team USA next summer at Paris 2024.
Who are the top junior rowers to watch at the World Rowing U19 Championships this week?
Yahoo!: Sailor Saskia Tidey is 'putting up a fight for Olympic glory' at Paris 2024.
The New York Times gets to know USWNT's FIFA World Cup rookie Savannah DeMelo, thrust into the lineup for her 'creativity'.
Team Malaysia's men's field hockey squad hopes its "new structure of play" can boost it past its five third-place finishes at the Asian Champions Trophy event for a championship.
Norwegian Johanne Killi talks 'what it takes to make it in the high-pressure, fast-progressing world' of freestyle skiing.
Nicholas D'Amour is hoping a 'fresh mindset' powers him to improvement at the World Archey Championships following a rough season start.
Who are the 'track & field teens to watch' for Team Australia at the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games?
Retired middle-distance runner Alysia Montano makes a stop in Washington, D.C. to advocate for maternal health.
Want another 'track teen' to watch? Try Team Suriname's Issamade Asinga, new U20 100m record holder.
Who are some of the new stars 'making their mark on the FIBA 3x3 pro circuit' this season?
"I want to go and learn as much as I can from these guys and hopefully go win." USA Basketball's Austin Reaves is excited to suit up for the FIBA World Cup.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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