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.
Checking Out Olympic Sports Stars In The News
Team Ukraine's Oleg Verniaiev sees strategic value in a return to gymnastics club competition in Germany. (in Ukrainian)
Team Ukraine's Tokyo 2020 medalist karateka Stanislav Horuna sees "hypocrisy" in the admission of Russian and Belarusian athletes into the world championships.
Ukrainian Alexsandr Shaparenko talks rowing success, life after the Olympics, and more with Sport24. (in Ukrainian)
Team Great Britain: What are 'five things that shaped gymnast Courtney Tulloch'?
Is Paris 2024 next for 2023 Pan American champion gymnast Kayla DiCello?
'Psychological issues' are a major reflection point for Team China gymnast Zhang Jin after a mixed Asian Games performance.
The Alpine ski season will be a 'less colorful and less competitive' following the unexpected retirement of 23-year-old star Lucas Braathen.
Road cycling star Tadej Pogacar finds the 2024 Tour de France route "pleasant", despite a planned 'brutally diffiicult final week'...
...but fellow road cycling star Mark Cavendish is "shocked" at the route.
âNew track cycling champion Emma Finucane is hoping her new fame doesn't impact her Olympic plans.
Speed skater Martina Sablikova has a career end in mind...which includes a sixth Winter Games, in 2026.
Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson and middle-distance runner Josh Kerr headline the latest nominees list for UK Athletics' World Class Olympic Podium funding program.
Running in the Pan American Games' marathon was the catalyst for a family reunion of sorts for Team Chile's Hugo Catrileo.
Congrats to shot putter Valerie Adams and the new slate of the World Athletics Athletes' Commission!
Long-distance runner Nadia Battocletti can see the end of her dual academic & track lifestyle as she eyes running fulltime just ahead of the next Olympics.
Beijing 2008 sprinter Mechelle Lewis Freeman talks with ESPN on how she's fulfilling further Olympic dreams through coaching.
Olympic champions Tania Lamarca (rhythmic gymnastics) and Angela Pumariega (sailing) help pitch the importance of female athletes' training allowance within their professional lives. (in Spanish)
Tension is set to high as sailing legends Ben Ainslie and Blair Tuke gear up for the next leg of SailGP.
Team USA's Erica Sullivan is 'outspoken, funny, and knows where she is going', including post-swimming.
South Korean swimmer Hwang Sunwoo eyes even more success in 2024 after a successful 2023 season.
Maggie Mac Neil joins 'swimming legends' with a standout performance at the Pan American Games.
Meanwhile, fellow Team Canada swimmer Sydney Pickerem had to navigate depression and anxiety hurdles en route to her own PanAm success.
What keeps 38-year-old Kristel Kobrich going? Olympics.com checked in with the veteran swimmer ahead of the Pan American Games.
Get a peak at 'a day in the life at a swim meet' with Team Ireland twins Daniel and Nathan Wiffen.
Open water swimmer Chelsea Gubecka gets the honor of being the first named selection to Team Australia's Paris 2024 contingent.
Tennis player Jenson Brooksby's 'mental health' takes a hit amidst a suspension announcment.
Embattled WNBA star Brittney Griner is set to make a return to Team USA basketball next month.
Retired NBA star and triple Olympian Yao Ming takes a seat courtside, at the expense of some other fans.
Team USA's Beijing 2008 soccer Olympian Robbie Rogers opens up to Queerty on 'fatherhood, marriage, and Fellow Travelers'.
Soccer star Samantha Kerr gets a naming honor in Western Australia for her career accolades.
Taekwondo athlete Caden Cunningham wants to have a lasting legacy of his own after Paris 2024.
âCould we see soccer superstar Lionel Messi at a second Olympics for Team Argentina? Thomas Bach hopes so...
Triathlete Beth Potter's championship 2023 season has her in the running as Scotland's 'Female Athlete of the Year'.
Triple Olympic medalist Luka Spik may not miss rowing, but his life in England is full of physical activity.
A Look At Olympic Sports Stars In The News
Team Ukraine's Viktoriia Us shares thoughts on qualifying for her third Summer Games for Team Ukraine, but now in three canoeing disciplines. (in Ukrainian)
Ondrej Perusic and David Schweiner receive a hero's welcome as the new beach volleyball world champions return to Czechia.
For Team Chile's Francisca Irazoqui and Montserrat Obon, 'the anticipation is palpable' for a home FIH (field) Hockey Women's Junior World Cup later this year.
Team Dominican Republic's women's volleyball squad receives a special congratulations from Thomas Bach for its recent Paris 2024 qualification.
Olympics: According to surfer Leandro Usuna, 'joy is the most important ingredient for success'.
Beijing 2022 medalist Jaclyn Narracott needs "a break" from skeleton as a busy start to 2024 looms.
Former Team Canada junior national Travis Dermott makes his own pride support statement on the ice, despite National Hockey League thinking.
Is it time to start thinking about NBA superstar and Olympic champion LeBron James' retirement?
âWhat to make of the story behind a 'private consensual encounter' of Olympic basketball champion Dwight Howard's?
Queertyâ: More insight on Matthew Mitcham's demons as the champion diver's marriage gets the confessional spotlight in SAS Australia promos.
Team Great Britain's diver Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix is ready to tackle 'issues with body image' in sport.
Olympians Rory McIlroy (golf) and Anthony Joshua (boxing) join other sports stars in a Formula One racing team investment.
Can one of Team Ecuador's boxers fulfill former champion Ytalo Perea's faith in their potential for another rare Ecuadorian Pan American title? (in Spanish)
Los Angeles 984 gymnastics hero Mary Lou Retton is taking "baby steps" in her recovery from a critical bout of pneumonia.
Dorian Connix admits to World Triathlon that he wasn't all on board with his ultimately-successful season-long plan to claim a triathlon world title.
Seeing taekwondo as a"smart sport", Ho-jun Jin looks to 'head games' to keep sharp ahead of Paris 2024.
Camilla Gomes heads into Santiago 2023's Pan American trampoline competition with new confidence after a historic season.
"One move at a time" was key to Jesse Gruper's gold - and Paris 2024 qualification - in sport climbing.
Mathias Thyrri and Amalie Magalund "wanted it" and got it: a key match win that underscored the current mixed doubles strength in Denmark currently.
With her mother now honored with a Nobel Prize in medicine, is double Olympic champion rower Susan Francia the most accomplished in her own family?
"It's a tremendous opportunity that Panam Sports is giving us." Modern pentathlete Sophia Hernandez is grateful to compete, even though under a neutral flag.
Could a pair of hammer throwers actually be the leaders of Team Canada in Paris 2024 athletics?
"To become Olympic champion is so good." Team Greece's Ilias Iliadis is the latest judoka to feature in IJF's 'Olympic Champions' interview series.
More Team Greece: Champion weightlifter Pyrros Dimas gets a new lead role with Mediterranean Weightlifting Confederation.
Kaylee McKeown and Qin Haiyang are World Aquatics' 'Swimmers of the Year' for 2023.
Kathrine Heindahl and Team Denmark eye bigger results this time as Denmark hosts handball's FIH Women's Championship for third time later this year.
FIL takes a look at Olympic luger Yong Lee's successful transition from sport to politics in South Korea.
Get a preview of a feature portrait on Alpine skier Lucas Braathen - 'the world's best slalom racer' - in The A Magazine. (in Norwegian)
All eyes are on stars Marco Odermatt and Mikaela Shiffrin as the new Alpine skiing season is set to begin.
Double Olympic medalist and soccer superstar Neymar joins other sports celebrities in a new menswear line debut from the celebrity Kardashian family.
What News Are Olympic Sports Athletes Making?
Elina Svitolina (tennis), Yaroslava Maruchickh (track & field), and Olga Kharlan (fencing) grace the cover(s) of Vogue Ukraine's Fall 2023 edition.
Tajikistani-Ukrainian And Atlanta 1996 champion Rustam Sharipov talks with Sport24 on his gymnastics career, ties to Ukraine, and his now life in the U.S. (in Ukrainian)
Can Mana Okamura turn "regrets into motivations" for a strong showing at Paris 2024's gymnastics?
Team USA Los Angeles 1984 gymnastics legend Mary Lou Retton struggles against pneumonnia face a "scary setback".
Former world championship team member Kara Eaker announces a retirement and abuse allegations in her collegiate gymnastics career.
Tennis great Serena Williams' new book deal with Random House publisher promises reflections on her 'life and career'.
Newly 26-years-old, tennis champion Naomi Osaka reflects on her birthday.
Team USA luger Chris Mazdzer has strong thoughts on where Milano Cortina 2026's sliding competitions should be held...
Janeth Jepkosgei reflects on her 'rare' move from a middle-distance running star for Team Kenya to coaching.
Middle-distance runner Caster Semenya's The Race to Myself autobiography is due October 31st.
Long hurdler Femke Bol and runner Jakob Ingebrigsten lead European Athletics' end-of-season awards.
Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson gets a unique honor with a track memorialized in her name.
Speaking of Jakob Ingebrigsten...abuse allegations from him and his running brothers against their former coach - and father - rock Norway.
âOpen water swimming champion Florian Wellbrock talks 'becoming water' in The Owl Post.
Team Lithuania's other star breaststroker Kotryna Teterevkova makes a big training decision in her path to Paris 2024.
Ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir earn 'Order of Sports' honors in Canada after their record five Olympic medals.
Illia Malinin has "no words" for his record performance at Skate America, reaffirming his status as a star in figure skating.
Olympic diving champion Matthew Mitcham opens up about the 'lowest pount in his life' in a special SAS Australia moment.
Will the Native American inventors of lacross be represented as the sport makes its Olympic debut at Los Angeles 2028?
Equestrian show jumper Harry Charles opines on the current state of big money spending in the sport...and almost wearing a suit while competing.
Surfing 'prodigy' Erin Brooks gets a setback for her Team Canada citizenship plans for Paris 2024.
Los Angeles 2028: Count Major League Baseball superstar Bryce Harper as an Olympic hopeful...
Double soccer Olympian and Team South Africa legend Janine van Wyk set for a special career send-off this month.
Rio 2016 Olympic soccer player Ali Krieger inspires gossip curiousity over her split with Ashlyn Harris.
Team Canada soccer legend Christine Sinclair's 'storied career' gets a reflection by CBC.
What was a 'last supper' with key club teammates like for retiring soccer star Megan Rapinoe?
The Guardian: How does Team England's Mary Earp make soccer goalkeeping 'cool'?
Cycling star Tom Pidcock reiterates road race and mountain bike plans for the Olympics nbext year.
Chilean 3x3 basketball star Daniel Arcos makes a statement of inclusivity at the Pan American Games.
Olympics: The Grimalt cousins look to defend their Pan American Games beach volleyball title in the "most important sports event in the history of Chile".
Beach volleyball's Melissa Humana-Paredes and taekwondo siblings Skylar, Tae-ku , and Braven Park have special ties to Chile as they embark on a special Pan American Games experience for Team Canada.
Gwen Jorgensen hopes a late-season schedule change now powers her path to Paris 2024 next year.
Native South African canoeist Pierre Van Der Westhuyzen is one of a few foreign-born athletes that look set to compete for Team Australia's in Paris 2024.
AthleteStories has '10 rare clicks' documenting the career of weightlifting legend Pyrros Dimas. (in Greek)
âCan Team Austria's Lisa Hauser rebound in the 2023-24 biathlon season after a subpar 2022-23?
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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