Justine Dufour Lapointe gets philosophical.
Chris Mazdzer gets to know the track up close.
Morten Thoresen is ready.
Lucca Mesinas hangs in Mancora.
Maria Dimitrova preaches her sport.
After a first-time European championship win in the four-man bobsled this past weekend, will Francesco Friedrich win a 47th World Cup event and become the all-time win leader?
Klete Keller: A star swimming Olympian is caught on camera as taking part of the mob insurrection at the U.S. capitol.
She's back. Mikaela Shiffrin's slalom win this past weekend puts her third on the all-time World Cup win list, and is her 100th podium finish.
Star cyclist Peter Sagan not committing to the Olympics this year, prioritizing the Tour de France in 2021.
Get used to it: Australia's breaking stars defend the sport's Olympics inclusion at Paris 2024.
Without influential pressure from international sport, Iran is set to execute another star wrestler.
With Canada's equestrian jumping Pan Am Games disqualification confirmed, the equestrian quota field is now complete for Tokyo 2020.
No fluke: U.S. women continue to make a mark in cross-country skiing.
Team GB sailor Luke Patience has an Olympic silver medal, but wants to step up. "It is really gold medal only as my target for Tokyo."
USA TODAY presents its roundup of 100 Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls to watch for at Tokyo 2020.
Team USA BMX rider Hannah Roberts is now a married woman.
Jordanian Farah Al As'ad is raising support for the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation in a big way...planting the THF flag on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Up and coming sprinter Corinne Humphreys is interviewed by the Five Rings to Rule Them All podcast on her late sport start, how she has adjusted her training during the pandemic, and the impact of being an out gay athlete.
The IHF Men's World Championships start in Egypt, minus two Covid-stricken teams. Are these the first world championships to take place since the start of the pandemic?
Half marathon world record holder Kibiwott Kandie is now focusing on long-distance track success to make the Kenyan Tokyo 2020 team.
R.I.P. to Canadian rowing legend and Olympic champion Kathleen Heddle, who lost a battle with cancer at age 55.
Runner Alexi Pappas continues opening up on mental health challenges in an interview with katiecouric.com, in advance of her memoir, "Bravey".
"World's Greatest Athlete" Kevin Mayer speaks with Olympic.org on goals for Tokyo 2020, Japanese culture, his world record, and much more.
Tamyra Mensah-Stock defeats Adeline Gray in a rare marquee matchup, and previews what is sure to be a tough Olympic trials for the lone 76kg spot in women's wrestling.
Race walkers Damian Blocki and Alana Barber have unique challenges in this pandemic: maintaining an enforced long-distance relationship while still each striving for Tokyo 2020.
Steeplechaser Emma Coburn is the latest profile on The Olympic Channel's podcast, sharing thoughts on her 2021 outlook, the new Athletics Association, and more.
Cold Water: Australian soccer star Steph Catley tells the The Sydney Morning Herald her reservations on seeing the Olympics happen this year, given the current state of the pandemic.
Ever want to see a 300lb+ bodybuilder try gymnastics? Let Nile Wilson show you the training.
Canadian Cynthia Appiah strives to represent her community in sport, as she pushes through barriers as a bobsled pilot.
More Canada: Sara Groenewegen is aiming for softball success at Tokyo 2020, after overcoming a coma in the run-up to qualification.
Kamila Stormowska opens up to isu.org on her recent struggles with focus and motivation, as she looks to "have fun" with her short track speed skating.
The Olympic Channel asks Willy Hernangomez what the secret to Spanish success in basketball is.
Multiple-time world and European medalist Damian Quintero sees an Olympic medal as the "jewel in the crown" to his career in karate.
Need some heartwarming news these days? CNN's latest "African Voices" includes a look at Ugandan boxer Hellen Baleke's work to empower women in her community through her sport and trade.
Rugby sevens player Camille Grassineau offers tips to fellow athletes on training in warmer weather.
Jessie Diggans becomes not just the first American, but the first non-European to win the prestigious Tour de Ski. (Thanks, Norway!)
Erin go Bragh! It's not often that Ireland is mentioned in elite winter sports. Congratulations to Thomas Maloney Westgaard's cross-country success this weekend.
Nastia Liukin with the pose.
Garbine Muguruza is a cover girl for Mujerhoy.
Agustin Destribats is, looks, ready.
Shaun White hits the halfpipe.
Is Mo Farah in 2021 or 1981?
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