Alice Volpi poses for the camera.
Jacob McCorry gets some recovery in.
Miquel Trave tries canoeing in a historic spot...
Tom Daley was busy even when not diving at worlds...
Carlos Garrote works the runway.
Olympic Sports Athletes In The Recent News
Vanity Fair Italia catches up with champion tennis star Jannik Sinner: privacy, crying, challenges, and more. (in Italian)
Tennis champ Coco Gauff makes it as one of Time Magazine's Women of the Year for 2024.
BNN: Skylar Park is 'poised to end Canada's medal drought' in taekwondo at Paris 2024.
Will Zareid Kareem build upon Team Jordan's burgeoning Olympic legacy in taekwondo at Paris 2024?
"It's fantastic!" Gymnast Kaylia Nemour revels in her upcoming debut Olympics for Team Algeria.
Sport climber Campbell Harrison relishes his Paris 2024 qualification after his Tokyo 2020 plans derailed.
Continue to go 'beyond the ice' of Team Switzerland's Lara Stadler's journey in ice hockey management.
Is Sam Williamson really a new Paris 2024 medal threat for Team Australia swimming?
In other Australian swimmer news...legend Ian Thorpe recounts his identity struggles in early days.
The IBU Hall of Fame welcomes biathletes Gabriela Soukalova, Magdalena Forsberg, and Raphael Poiree as its latest members.
Presenting equestrian event-er Shane Rose and the 'mankini' that ruffled some feathers...
Soccer superstar Lionel Messi tries - again - to tamper down recent criticism in Hong Kong.
Looks like we won't see boxing legend Manny Pacquiao as an Olympian...
Triple Olympic road racing cyclist Joane Somarriba 'couldn't be more delighted' to witness - and help lead - the growing rate of women's cycling these days.
Team Chile's rugby sevens turns to the national military for inspiration and training as possible Paris 2024 qualification looms on the horizon.
Three-time Olympian Czech Miroslav Vrastil, Jr. is World Rowing's 'Rower of the Month' for February.
Gus Schumacher uses home-field crowd advantage to a remarkable cross-country win in Minneapolis.
Who does water polo legend Tony Acevedo think earned 'hotshot' potential at the worlds last week?
ICF looks back at the rich history of Czech canoeing, including stars Stepanka Hilgertova, Martin Doktor, Josef Holecek, and Jan Brzak-Felix.
Surfer Sally Fitzgibbons talks inspiration from Cathy Freeman, her inner 'fire', and more with Olympics.
Rohan Browning has learned to be an elite sprinter without being 'big and ripped'.
Once a Team USA running prodigy, Mary Cain now may be seen competing in Irish tricolors.
"My confidence has now skyrocketed..." Sprinter Noah Lyles is ready to take on multiple-gold challenges.
Irish long jumper Reece Ademola pushes toward the eight-meter mark with an eye on Paris 2024.
Irene Schouten: A Dutch speed skating legend retires.
Grace Bullen "wanted to be great at wrestling" and her training base change has propelled her to new heights on the road to Paris 2024.
Olympic Sports Athletes Making Recent News
24-year-old Milad Karimi made worlds history for Team Kazakhstan; now he's targeting a Paris 2024 gymnastics podium as well.
FEI: Get to know the 'young jumping ace' Gilles Thomas in Team Belgium equestrianism.
Team Poland kayaker Klaudia Zwolinska is 'ready to take on the pressure' after a frustrating fifth-place Tokyo 2020 slalom finish.
Team Canada curling star Jennifer Jones makes a retirement announcement.
Wrestler Zhan Beleniuk aims to use the European Championships this month as a stepping-stone to a third and perhaps final Olympic appearance. (in Ukrainian)
Slovenian ski jumping quadruple Olympic medalist Peter Prvec announces the end to a stellar career.
Sports shooter Doreen Vennekamp had "an incredible year" in 2023...what does she plan for 2024?
Team USA hosts a 'star-studded' training camp roster in men's 3x3 basketball to trim toward Paris 2024.
Short track speed skater Suzanne Schulting is "back in business" after a return to a World Cup podium after her injury hiatus.
Can Team South Korea leverage home team advantage at the upcoming World Team Table Tennis Championships Finals? ITTF takes a look at that and other 'burning questions'.
Get to know sport climber Sean McColl as he helps inaugurate the IFSC Lounge podcast.
'Where are they now?' World Rowing checks in on Team France's Athens 2004 champion Adrien Hardy.
"I want all my energy and my mind in the right place." Shirine Boukli accepts the unique pressure facing Team France's judo team for Paris 2024.
Olympic diver Jose Antonio Guerra takes charge of the new generation who have "hope in their eyes" in his new role as coach.
"It's all the little things adding up." Team Singapore's badminton player Yeo JIa MIn sees her stock continue to rise over the past year.
Jess Learmonth is "not far away" from optimal performance condition as she looks to return to elite triathlon competition after pregnancy last year.
Sports is filled with stories of what might have been and hopeful comebacks. Here's Team Ireland sprinter Gina Akpe-Moses'.
The Museum of World Athletics welcomes the new addition of race walk champion Stefano Baldini's gold medal-winning shoes.
Latvian Rockets: A new theater production looks at how Team Latvia became a bobsled powerhouse.
Who will win seats on the IBU Athletes' Commission? Biathletes Kelsey Dickinson, Simon Eder, Lena Hacki-Gross, Jessica Jislova, and Anna Maka are up for the two spots to be decided later this month.
Los Angeles 1984 star Flo Hyman and her civil rights advocacy honored by USA Volleyball.
Remembering that time at London 2012 when volleyball-er Courtney Thompson had an 'awkward' meeting with tennis great Serena Williams...
ITF asks 'who are the biggest risers in junior tennis so far in 2024"?
Refreshing: Tennis superstar Carlos Alcaraz has big, Olympic-sized ambitions this summer.
Ice hockey stars Connor Bedard and Hilary Knight are now officially the 2023 IIHF 'Players of the Year'.
Olympic Sports Athletes In Recent News...
FIG: It's taken 'fun and friendship' to power young trampolinist Benny Wizani toward Paris 2024.
Olympics asks what the 'secret behind their success' of Mexican divers Ale Orozco and Gaby Agundez?
The Guardian looks at what inspired Tom Daley to return to competitive diving. (p.s., a successful return)
Can NBA star Nikola Vucevic lead Team Montenegro to Paris 2024's basketball tournament? "That's the plan, for sure."
Biathlon World: Remember when Gabriela Soukalova, Veronika Vitkova, Jarolslav Soukup, and Ondrej Moravec made the podium in front of a home crowd at the 2013 biathlon worlds?
The Athletic: Team USA's Lindsay Horan 'just wants to talk soccer'.
Spherical checks in with Team Peru's PanAm champion and Paris 2024-bound surfer Lucca Mesinas.
Tokyo 2020 soccer champion Dani Alves in the unfortunate spotlight as an assault trial starts last week.
Team Switzerland's Andre Schmid retires 'after an illustrious career' in team handball.
Who won the IJF's World Judo Awards for 2023 as voted by fans online?
Daniel Masur's strong start to 2024 earned him recognition as the ITF's 'World Tennis Tour Player of the Month' for January.
Wrestler Parviz Nasibov hopes a strong European Championships coming up will strengthen his bid to return to an Olympic podium.
Get to know double Olympian in rugby sevens Izzy Cerullo, Athlete Fellow for Los Angeles 2028's organizing committee.
Antoine Dupont skipping the current rugby Six Nations tournament reinforces the star's sevens interest.
Who are the stars to watch at this year's men's water polo worlds as both a world title and Paris 2024 berths are at stake?
Get ready to see National (ice) Hockey League players back in the Olympics for 2026 and 2030...
Will Kevin Yu realize an 'opportunity of a lifetime' with Paris 2024 golf qualification?
German Athletic Association podcast interview: Javelin thrower Johannes Vetter 'is back to his old strength' after months of injury rehabilitation. (in German)
Champion long-distance runner Joshua Cheptegei remains fixed on a return to the 10,000 meters after a mixed marathon debut.
Long jump champion Bob Beamon parts with his landmark Mexico City 1968 gold medal.
Julien Watrin: A long sprinter's Paris 2024 Olympic quest succumbs to a cancer diagnosis. (in French)
Checking Out The Social Feeds of Olympic Sports Athletes
Good Morning, Charlotte Caslick!
Serena Williams finds some peace.
Josh Kerr contemplates while wet.
Congrats, Giarnni Regini-Moran!
Soren Dahl went south for January.
Above: Athens' Kallimarmaro, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics
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