Johannes Thingnes Bo leads a charge of shirtless runners.
Chilean team volleyball captain Dusan Bonacic is wiped out.
Fencer Race Imboden finds ways to train outside the gym.
Greg O'Shea takes a bite.
Kevin Mayer shows off his pole vault.
Kristian Gkolomeev has Greece on his mind.
Usain Bolt reminds us that often little things are big.
Tim Nowak reminds us he wants to compete at Tokyo 2020.
Might we see Shaun White in another Olympic sport?
Nick Symmonds: a man, a dog, and a view.
Like a Greek statue: Jorge Urena puts the shot (shirtless!).
Somebody's birthday is cause enough for swimmer Jeremy Stravius to sit with some pups.
Irish diver Oliver Dingley is back training.
Grigor Dimitrov is also happy to be back at it.
It's five weeks of rehab for Adrian Ben.
Jay Litherland visits the Grand Canyon.
Caeleb Dressel offers a pep talk.
Retired sprinter Lykourgos-Stefanos Tsakonas navigates a rocky beach.
And, Dafne Schippers gets upstaged.
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896