Hi, Stefanos Tsitsipas!
Zach Donohue is another one off the market.
We should aspire to Jordan Chiles-level relaxation.
Tomas Gonzalez takes a dip.
Matthew Mitcham got wood.
Take a Look At Which Olympic Sports Athletes Are in the News
The town of Takasaki in Japan steps up to host 25 members of Team Ukraine rhythmic gymnasts and coaches, displaced by the Russian war at home.
Former Olympic shooter Daria Tykhova is briefly mentioned as just one of many evacuees helped by a determined fellow Ukrainian.
A small glimpse of the 'unique' travails today as an Ukrainian athlete, through the lens of hurdlers Anna Ryzhykova and Viktoriya Tkachuk.
44 refugee athletes spanning origins from 12 countries named as recipients for Olympic scholarships.
Olympic champion Sunisa Lee remains humble - about rising viewership of collegiate gymnastics.
Five-time Olympic basketball gold medalist Sue Bird announces an impending retirement from the WNBA. (And note four-time gold medalist Sylvia Fowles has done the same...)
Tennis player Sloane Stephens gives an assist to V.P. Kamala Harris in the fight against online abuse.
London 2012 tennis quarterfinalist Caroline Wozniacki announces another child on the way with retired basketball husband David Lee.
OneVision: Tokyo 2020 tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas talks building the 'future of the sport' with the ATP.
Artistic swimming champion Ona Carbonell talks with The Olympic Channel about motherhood as an elite athlete, and more.
The New York Times: The World Aquatics Championships are here. So where's swimmer Ariarne Titmus?
Mack Horton: Memories of Thomas Fahrner and Los Angeles 1984 with a shortfall in the 400 meters free at the World Swimming Championships.
What does the Juneteenth holiday mean for Team USA rugby sevens player Naya Tapper?
Team Finland's Maisa Kuusikko has eyes on all-around competition at European and World Gymnastics Championships this year after a limited 2021 Worlds.
British gymnasts subjected to 'systemic physical and mental abuse', per an independent report.
Olympic Alpine skier Allison Forsyth has 'now made it her life’s work to make sure her kids and other athletes are safe in sport'.
Bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor adds a personal mission to her new role as spokesperson for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.
Rising 'black bomber' boxer Theophilus Allotey gets support from fans after his Commonwealth Games omission from Ghana's team draws outrage.
Captain Katie Mullan looks forward to seeing how Team Ireland's mix of both experienced and 'excited young players' perform at the upcoming field hockey World Cup.
Episode 76 of the "I am an Equestrian" podcast features Team Ireland veteran Cian O'Connor; take a look at the transcript. O'Connor also provides some show jumping rules thoughts for World of Show Jumping.
More podcast: Team USA Nordic combined athlete Anna Malacinski talks possible Olympic inclusion, and looking at the Games from the outside on 'Keep the Flame Alive'.
Double Olympic track cycling medalist Elinor Barker is back in competition after giving birth.
LGBTQ+ Pride Month: Dame Kelly Holmes makes a surprise announcement. "I feel like I'm going to explode with excitement."
Rio 2016 heptathlon medalist Brianne Thiesen-Eaton honored with a hall of fame nod at her alma mater.
Distance runner Luis Grijalva makes history for Guatemala at Oslo's Diamond League event.
It's award season for NCAA track and field, as sprinters Abby Steiner, Joseph Fahnbulleh, and hurdler Trey Cunningham pick up honors.
Chris Nilsen only turned to track & field for soccer fitness - he's now one of the world's top pole vaulters.
Olympic Sports Athletes In Recent Headline Features
Would-be Olympic boxer and current mayor of Kyiv Vitali Klitschko set to receive the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage from ESPN later this summer.
'Choose Courage': Tokyo 2020 boxer Ramla Ali honored with a mural in Bethnal Green.
Still wrongfully detained: Basketball star Brittney Griner's WNBA team takes a visible show of support in work for her release....which is definitely not soon.
Five-time Olympic basketball player Andre Gaze is officially a Team Australia 'legend'.
"It's something that has never left me...": Montreal 1976 gold medalist Wendy Boglioli remembers that 4x100 freestyle race.
Team USA's Claire Curzan enjoys a Croatian training camp as she 'fine-tunes' for the swimming worlds.
Breaststroke swimmer Arno Kamminga may be a favorite at the upcoming worlds, but he'd prefer his top competition be there to push him.
Olympians Chellsie Memmel and Alicia Sacramone Quinn settle in to their new roles as USA Gymnastics 'plots a way forward' with their direct help.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic road cyclist Antonio Bettiol has a forgettable celebration at the end of Monday's Tour de Suisse stage.
Meanwhile, double Olympic road cyclist Evelyn Stevens puts her sports experience to use as a new board member with Right to Play.
Who is the greatest South Korean archer ever?
Take a look at a gallery of action from last weekend's Marca Sports Weekend in Malaga, featuring a collection of Olympic sports stars - including Gary Payton (basketball), Mireia Belmonte (swimming), Nikoloz Sherazadishvili (judo), Edwin Moses (track & field), and others - showcasing sports for the community.
The road to Paris 2024 has a kick off for 55 of Hong Kong's breakdancers.
More Hong Kong: Five-time Olympic track cyclist Wong Kam-po headlines a slate of sports personalities promoting a sports institute's roving exhibition.
Torino 2006 curler Jamie Korab has family support in his 'Shave for the Brave' charity campaign.
Outsports: Team USA's Kristie Mewis shares thoughts on being a publicly out athlete, the Olympics, and more on the 'Five Rings to Rule Them All' podcast.
One to watch? 25-year-old Tim van Rijthoven had a 'tournament to remember' as he defeats the top three seeds for a remarkable tennis win.
Tokyo 2020 tennis player Liam Broady 'opens up about LGBTQ+ allyship during Pride Month'.
Retired tennis star and Tokyo 2020 medalist Ashleigh Barty experiences a 'Big Freeze' for charity.
More Australian tennis: Sydney 2000 Olympian Jelena Dokic reveals a serious battle with mental health. "I will be back stronger than ever."
And even more tennis: Serena Williams teases a much-welcomed Wimbledon return.
Back to Barty, as she is included as one of four Australian Olympians in this year's Queen's Birthday Honors, alongside Jakara Anthony (freeskiing), Lee Naylor (track & field), and Colin Coates (speed skating).
Get to know Charlotte Hoing, Team Germany's high hope for this summer's Youth Equestrian Games.
Did Tokyo 2020 golfer Rory McIlroy cast shade at a golfing legend? (Yes)
As a 'Sustainability Ambassador' with the IBU, biathlete Jules Burnotte is 'finding ways to use his voice'.
Tokyo 2020 medalist rower Eimear Lambe talks role models in the 'Dare to Believe' school program.
24-year-old U.S. rhythmic gymnast Serena Lu is back in competition after five years.
Check out decathlete Kevin Mayer's journey onboard the Blue Panda with the World Wildlife Federation in the Mediterranean. (in French)
How is budding NFL player Devon Allen juggling his new career with sprint hurdling? (Very well)
Can Tokyo 2020 champion Peres Jepchirchir set a course record this year at the New York City Marathon?
What are Olympic Sports Stars Doing on Social Media?
Lest we forget, Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk marked 100 days.
Sarah Hirini and teammates share a rainbow.
This? Oh, just Dominic Clarke modeling some underwear...
Jutta Leerdam does some off-season skating.
Brisa Hennessy gives good sunset.
Olympic Sports Athletes In the News Headlines
French Open champion Iga Swiatek delivers an 'emotional peace plea' in support of Ukraine.
Olympic champion and 14-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal's 'domination' in numbers.
Salvadoran and Central American history for Marcelo Arevalo at the French Open as he wins the men's doubles title with Olympian (and UCLA Bruin) Jean-Julien Rojer.
Fans of Tokyo 2020 Olympic tennis player Liam Broady can now follow/stalk him on his new website.
Six Olympians, including basketball stars Kevin Durant and LeBron James, soccer superstars Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, and Lionel Messi, tennis player Roger Federer, make the list of Forbes's 'Highest-Paid Athletes' for 2022.
A minimum of good news in basketball star Brittney Griner's legal drama in Russia...as she is receiving written support from her friends and family.
Ever wonder how many training shoes an elite middle-distance runner may have? Clayton Murphy breaks his collection down for us.
Knowing that "sport is more than just records and medals", Team Great Britain runner Eilish McColgan looks to give back to her home community's potential athletes.
Fellow British runner Mara Yamauchi weighs in on the current hot topic of transgender athletes.
With new-found self belief, Canadian Will Paulson is finding the fun in racing again after the disappointment of missing Tokyo 2020.
Pride Month: Who are some of the 2SLGBTQI+ athletes of Team Canada 'proudly representing their communities'?
Team Great Britain Olympians making the Queen's Birthday Honors for 2022 include curlers Eve Murhead (OBE) and her teammates (Jennifer Dodds, Hailey Duff, Mili Smith, and Victoria Wright (MBEs), and swimmer Hannah Miley (MBE).
Don't count on another swimming showdown between Ariarne Titmus and Katie Ledecky anytime soon.
More Australian swimming: Kyle Chalmers' 'strange marks' on his hands explained.
Jessica Siu Yue-pui - or, um, B-Gil-Mirage - looks to have fellow Hong Kong breakers be inspired by the success of Japan and South Korea in the sport.
Sydney 2000 Olympian Tasha Schwikert Moser looks to help reform USA Gymnastics from the inside, as a member of the board of directors.
The International Gymnastics Hall of Fame officially welcomed new members Catalina Ponor, Tatiana Gutsu, Chellsie Memmel, and Fabian Hambuchen.
With eyes on Paris 2024, European champion weightlifter Antonio Pizzolato has only taken one week off from the sport since Tokyo 2020. (in Italian)
Count wrestler Sakski Milak as back in form after her first international gold in almost five years.
Salt Lake City's bid to host another Olympics gets a boost from champion Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn.
'Atomic Ant': Rhythmic gymnast Sofia Raffaeli may be a "hard worker, humble, and kind", but she's a rising star in the sport with ambition.
Can road cyclist Chris Froome win the Tour de France again after his 2019 'horror crash'?
Meanwhile, fellow road cycling veteran Tom Domoulin announces an impending retirement, as 'the sacrifices he makes no longer bring the results he wants'.
Olympian Michael Conlan revels in compatriot Gabriel Dossen's recent European boxing success.
More Irish boxing: Champion Kellie Harrington's story 'is increasingly the story of Dublin itself'.
Olympic champion speed skater Irene Schouten is Netherlands' 'most beautiful sportswoman', according to FHM magazine. (in Dutch)
Ami x Tom Daley: The design shop partners with the Olympic diver to celebrate Pride Month and offer support to the Commonwealth's LGBTQ community.
Sweat with Pride: Diver Anton Down Jenkins dedicates his training for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to support for 'Rainbow Kiwis'.
Did you not catch Israeli Olympic judoka Peter Paltchik as a pitchman for Delta underwear?
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