Let's Get Social 06.09.23
Matthew Mitcham relaxes in Palm Springs.
Korey Dropkin is into tiny homes.
Serena Williams goes green.
Filip Zubcic does some cross-training.
Queralt Castellet gets some sun.
Let's Get Social 05.09.23
What Are Olympic Sports Star Up To On Social Media?
Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk and Misha Romanchuk enjoy spring together.
Janja Garnbret takes us behind the Cosmopolitan scenes.
Emma Hinzee takes in a mountainous view.
Jordan Chiles is...somewhere.
Alessandro Haemmerle continues in Costa Rica.
A Little Roundup 05.08.23
Olympic Sports Athletes Have Been In The Headlines
Vladyslav Koval's 'lightning quick adjustment' has been pivotal to Team Ukraine's surprising rise in curling, despite the odds against success amidst the current war from Russia.
Yes, that was a brand-new Rolex watch tennis' Roger Federer was wearing at the Met Gala last week.
American Amanda Anisimova is the latest tennis star to address challenges maintaining mental health.
Athletics Weekly: High jump legend Blanka Vasic talks mechanics of the event: 'speed, power, timing, and great judgement'.
"I found my peace back on the track." Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson has a season-opening win.
Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith unveils a 'Styled by Dina' collection partnership with Nike.
Canada Soccer gets a new president in former track sprinter Charmaine Crooks.
Is Team New Zealand's women's soccer squad currently in 'the most important training camp in the history of NZ sport'?
Double Olympic gold medalist and NBA basketball legend Charles Barkley has strong opinions...on radio.
Months later, snow boarder Maisie Hill is 'thankful' for an almost-tragic training accident.
The European Olympic Committee's finalists for the 'Piotr Nurowski Best Young European Athlete' winter edition award include snowboarder Mia Brookes, ski mountaineer Eric Canovi, ice hockey player Nela Lopusanova, biathlete Oleksandra Merkushnya, and figure skater NIna Pinzarrone.
Biathlon World: 'What's next for newly retired biathletes?'
Tokyo 2020 wrestling gold medalist Tamyra Mensah-Stock makes a big career move toward with WWE.
"I made a mistake, like anyone else." Volleyball star Wallace de Souza doesn't understand the severity of his 'mistake'.
Who is on Team USA's luge squad for the 2023-24 season?
Team Ireland's road cyclist Eddie Dunbar has hopes for a top ten finish at the Giro d'Italia despite a 'season disrupted' by injury.
'One of the most unpredictable and artistic B-boys in the world', Team Kazakhstan's B-boy Amir talks his 'unique style in breaking' with Olympics.
Visit a 'day in the life' of champion speed skater Jordan Stolz.
"Dream big. Execute small." Team USA's speed skater Erin Jackson has commencement words of wisdom in Gainesville, Florida.
Water polo Olympic medalist Holly Young goes back to school to inspire a younger generation with Olympics Unleashed.
Figure skater-turned broadcaster Johnny Weir is back as Eurovision host for U.S. audiences in 2023.
Meanwhile, current Team USA star Ilia Malinin wades uncomfortably into comments on the societal stereotypes of figure skating.
More figure skating: Retired ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani share Asian Pacific Islander successes in their new children's book.
Team Canada's Haven Wong joins the Off the Podium podcast to share 'why handball is such an incredible sport', and more.
Gymnast Zoja Szekely finds "confidence and motivation" from recent European Championship success.
Watch a little of a typical day of training for Nils Stump, 'the great Swiss hope' for a medal at the 2023 World Judo Championships.
World champion swimmer David Popovici did what with his gold medal, now? (in Japanese, worth a Google Translate...)
Will Florian Wellbrock win the men's 1500-meter freestyle at this summer's World Championships?
Open water swimmer Esteban Enderica seeks to validate his past Pan American success this summer in Santiago, as well as keeping an eye on Paris 2024 qualification. (in Spanish)
A Little Roundup 05.04.23
A Look At Olympic Sports Athletes In The News
Team Ukraine's Taras Khimich leads fellow modern pentathletes in criticizing the UIPM for allowing a return of Russians to competition.
Multiple successes at the latest gymnastics world cup stop 'has brought (Team Ukraine's Illia Kovtun more than gold medals'.
âRetired Olympic gymnast Sergio Sasaki finds a new career with Cirque du Soleil.
Joel Rintala is the inaugural field hockey 'Hat Trick Hero' in a new FIH video series.
Paula Badosa talks tennis and role models in the latest Glamour Espana. (in Spanish)
Interview: 'Jannik Sinner is ready for tennis superstardom'.
Tennis great Serena Williams revealed some family news along with her Met Gala appearance.
Speaking of which...multiple other Olympic sports athletes joined Serena Williams on the Met Gala red carpet this year, including fellow tennis players Roger and Mirka Federer, Andy Roddick, and Matteo Berrettini, and baskteball players Russell Westbrook, Brittney Griner, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and Dwyane Wade. And freestyle skier Eileen Gu!
âTeam Greece basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo waxes 'philosophical about 'failure''.
Forbes' 'World's 10 Highest-Paid Athletes' list for 2023 is topped by soccer stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, and includes fellow Olympians LeBron James and Kevin Durant (Basketball) and tennis' Roger Federer.
Tokyo 2020 boxing medalist Harry Garside finds himself in some legal trouble upon return from 'reality'.
UWWâ: 'Can anybody stop the American juggernaut' at the Pan-American Wrestling Championships this weekend?
Olympics: Do you think you know judo legend Teddy Riner?
College sophmore standout Mara Braun is a new possible addition to Team USA's 3x3 basketball national pool of players.
Stars Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wai earn entries into the 2023 Badminton World Federation Hall of Fame.
Essentially Sports: Jessica Springsteen continues to make a name for herself in equestrianism.
Nordic combined great Eric Frenzel 'makes a seamless transition from athlete to coach'.
Helm Stories: Want to find out the background to short track speed skater Itzhak de Laat's helmets?
Who are the athletes to watch at the opening stop in Zagreb of the international rowing season?
Meanwhile, rowing legend Steven Redgrave opens up on his 'debilitating' testosterone diagnosis.
World Aquatics looks back at swimmers Dezso, Eva (nee Szekeley), and Andrea Gyarmati, the only father, mother, and daughter in the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
BMX champion Twan van Gendt gets a key new role at the UCI World Cycling Center mentoring trainees.
Cold as Balls: Snowboarder Scotty James shows comedian Kevin Hart 'how to handle the ice'.
âTeam Great Britain bobsledders Brad Hall, Arran Gulliver, Taylor Lawrence, and Greg Cackett, along with skeleton champion Matt Weston make a visit to Buckingham Palace for tea and cake.
Former bobsledder and luger Matthias Bohmer and World Cup winner Maria Luise Rainer get new critical luge roles in advance of Milano Cortina 2026.
World Athletics: Samuele Ceccarelli is now the latest surprise global track sprint champion for Team Italy.
R.I.P.: Team USA's Rio 2016 sprint star Tori Bowie passes away at age 32.
Middle-distance runner Kelly Holmes, figure skater Adam Rippon, and soccer star Megan Rapinoe are amongst 'seven LGBTQ+ athletes who came out & changed the game'.
How did figure skaters Solene Mazingue and Marko Gaidajenko of Team Estonia bounce back from serious injury to Mazingue to appear at the recent World Championships.
"Playing in the Olympics is the dream of every player..." Team Kenya's Veronica Adhiambo has big national team goals after seeing success on the club level.
Let's Get Social 04.28.23
What Are Olympic Sports Stars Doing On Social Media?
Maria Vicente takes in a good sunset.
Antoinette de Jong enjoys the beach.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Maicel Uibo make an introduction...
...while Anja Osterman has her own announcement.
Stefanos Tsitsipas visits La Sagrada Familia.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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