On this date: Despite having competition start back on May 5, the Stockholm 1912 Olympics officially opened on this date, July 6. "The Swedish Masterpiece" featured more than 2,400 athletes across 102 events.
Adam Helcelet spoke with World Athletics on decathlon-ing in the Czech Republic and his appreciation for history.
Field Hockley: Anna O'Flanagan talks Irish hopes for Tokyo 2020, and more, with the FIH.
Tokyo 2020 takes a look at some of the leading candidates for Tokyo 2020 success for the Philippines.
Dutee Chand's story is now a comic!
Nordic Combined'sters Aaron Kostner and Samuel Costa traveled Italy by bike.
Badminton superstar Lin Dan retires.
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896