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.
A Look At Olympic Sports Stars In The News
Eight hopeful Milano Cortina 2026 athletes set to receive Team Ireland scholarships, including cross-counry skier Thomas Maloney Westgaard, luger Elsa Desmond, and Alpine skier Cormac Comerford.
Chris Mazdzer: A Team USA luger says goodbye to his career on the track.
World Aquatics: Get to know potential Paris 2024 water polo players - and siblings - Dylan, Quinn, and Ella Woodhead of Team USA.
Beatriz 'Bia' Haddad Maia is GQ Brazil's 'Woman of the Year' for 2023 after her exploits in tennis this year. (in Portuguese)...
...while soccer superstar (and Beijing 2008 champion) Lionel Messi is Time's 'Athlete of the Year'.
Biathlete Juni Arnekleiv is in 'rare air for a World Cup rookie'...Biathlon World has 'five burning questions'.
Are marathoners Eliud Kipchoge and Kelvin Kiptum headed to a first-ever showdown at Paris 2024?
The ISU goes 'face-to-face' with short track speed skating star siblings Shaolin and Shaoang Liu.,
Gymnast Khoi Young is a certified 'triple threat' for Paris 2024 after his world championship performance.
Congrats to Team Chile gymnast Tomas Gonzalez on his recent marriage! (in Soanish)
Will Saman Soltani join fellow Iranian Saeid Fazioula as a Refugee Team Olympian in canoeing?
Team Germany and Emily Bolk foresee "crazy happiness" with a potential women's world team handball championship podium finish.
Akzhol Makhmudov takes his wrestling talent on the road for a clinic in Japan.
Olympics: American Daniel Martynov is 'forging his own path' in figure skating at age 17.
Olympic swimmer Alex di Giorgio has a new gig...training at Barry's gym in Milan.
With Paris 2024 qualification in hand, Team Japan's rugby sevens squads focus on their medal potential.
World Triathlon looks back at how this year's World Championship Series' men's competition went.
Outsportsâ: Diving legend Greg Louganis gets special recognition last week on World AIDS Day.
Who are the most recent golfers to enter the Olympic Golf Rankings as the season winds down.
'Larger than life' snowboarder Nick Baumgartner may be a veteran on the slopes, but he isn't contemplating retirement just yet.
Merve Dincel, Cheick Sallah Cisse, and Ruth Gbagbi headline World Taekwondo's annual Gala Awards.
Olympic Sports Stars Are Making The News
The Athletic: Get to know 'U.S. swimming's rising new star', Katie Grimes.
Fellow USA Swimming Olympian Klete Keller gets his probation sentencing for his January 6th insurrection participation.
Will swimmer Tom Dean win five medals at Paris 2024 for Team Great Britain?
Despite more 'stable' morale, swimmer Myhailo Romanchuk knows past success will be tough to repeat. (in Ukrainian)
Team Australia swimming star Stephanie Rice causes a stir with a life move to Dubai.
'Giving herself grace', U.S. swimming star Simone Manuel is 'getting back to where she wants to be'.
Team Canada soccer star Christine Sinclair 'reflects on her record-breaking-career' with CBC Sports.
Stalking and harassment? What was Beijing 2008 tennis Olympian David Nalbandian thinking?
Meanwhile, rising tennis stars Leylah Fernandez scores in a new, unique partnership with LEGO.
Andy Murray, mental health darkness, and more...tennis' Nick Kyrgios has opened up to Piers Morgan.
Tennis legend Rafael Nadal finds "the right moment" to finally make his comeback from injury.
A stint on reality competition SAS Australia may be the key to Melissa Wu's new confidence in diving.
Eduarda 'Duda' Lisboa takes her passion for beach volleyball a step further with a new fashion line.
Champion Team Canada lacrosse player Erica Evans has 'happy tears' contemplating Los Angeles 2028.
What is gymnast Aurelie Tran's 'strategy' for making it to Paris 2024 with Team Canada next year?
What's the connection between Team Canada's women's ski jumping team and...a bee hive?
3x3 basketball star Katie Samuelson has 'unfinished business' with the Olympics after Covid-19 derailed her Tokyo 2020 plans.
The Guardian focus a feature on London 2012 volleyball Olympian-turned-filmmaker Savanah Leaf.
Tokyo 2020 champion Kristian Blummenfelt has his sights on running under 29 minutes in the triathlon road race portion in his title defense.
How did relatively new triathlete Beth Potter make it to the Olympics in a new sport after her Rio 2016 track & field appearance?
Finnish double Olympic medalist Sanni Hakala suffers a debilitating injury in an ice hockey match.
Team USA: Alpine skier Ryan Cochrane-Siegle is "still a small-town boy from Vermont" despite surprising Beijing 2022 podium success.
Will the next U.S. college water polo stars come from New Zealand?
Outsports: Rowers Robbie Manson and Emma Twigg, and sport climber Campbell Harrison are the publicly-LGBT athletes that have qualified for Paris 2024 so far...
Olympic rower Serhiy Kirsanov talks sport, Kherson, and more with Sport24 (in Ukrainian).
Team USA basketball star Kevin Durant is now a Top 10-all-time scorer in the NBA.
Sprinter Luguelin Santos is no longer the youngest 400-meter medalist in Olympic history now...
The 'lifetime achievement' accolades keep coming for landmark long sprinter Cathy Freeman.
With university studies now behind him, sprinter Rohan Browning plans a full-focus on Paris 2024 goals.
Paralympian and London 2012 Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius gets a parole date to complete his jail time after his murder conviction.
Bahamanian champion sprinter Steven Gardiner is back healthy and eyeing another Olympic gold on the track.
Olympics: Sprinters Sha'Carri Richardson and Noah Lyles headline the honorees at USA Track & Field's 'Night of Legends'.
Speaking of....via NBC Sports: 'What makes up the formula for this phenomenon' of sprinter Noah Lyles?
Irish long hurdler Thomas Barr knows that his Rio 2016 performance wasn't a 'one-off' as he prepares for one more Olympic campaign.
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.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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