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.
Who Are Newer Names in Olympic Sports Worth Keeping An Eye On?
Jack Yonezuka's historic World Junior Judo Championships medal has him thinking Los Angeles 2028.
Alwi Farhan made history for Team Indonesia at the World Junior Badminton Championships.
The Stars of Olympic Sports Are Just Like Us, on Social Media...
Marco Lehmann enjoys some architecture.
Congrats, Eliud Kipchoge on a special recognition!
Tobias Schneider enjoys some winterland.
Ilona Maher hangs out by the pool.
Sasha Zhoya gets arty with Mathieu Forget.
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.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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