David Gamm wakes up.
Marco Schwarz gets out on the lake.
Karen Chen stops for a rest.
Race Imboden gets creative.
Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk soaks in the California sun.
A Look at Olympic Sport Athlete Headlines
Boxer Oleksandr Usyk's partnership to create an NFT collection aims to help his humanitarian efforts toward Ukraine.
Yes, track cyclist Robert Forstemann is still maintaining those quads of his, made famous at London 2012.
USA Hockey: Brock Faber is ready to lead by example at ice hockey's World Junior Championship.
Sprint legend Allyson Felix has one last race, at home in Los Angeles.
Sprint hurdler Michelle Jenneke weighs in: It's (not) gotta be the shoes!
Long hurdler Lina Nielsen hopes her openness about her multiple sclerosis diagnosis inspires others.
Team Jamaica triple jumper Jaydon Hibbert won the World U20 Championship. It's his reaction that honors the emotion of sport.
Team New Zealand shot putter Jacko Gill's Commonwealth podium finish was 'a long time coming' after a myocarditis diagnosis.
Eleanor Patterson's high jump world gold brought her 'back where it began' for the Australian.
Champion decathlete Damian Warner plans his comeback after a disappointing injury at the recent World Athletics Championships.
Speaking of decathlon...a 'wardrobe malfunction' hits Alberto Nonino at the World U20s.
Slate: Is Team Brazil a powerhouse-in-waiting in women's artistic gymnastics?
Trampolinist Dylan Schmidt has his reality TV debut set with Celebrity Treasure Island New Zealand.
Both "sickened and inspired", diver Tom Daley doubles down on global LGBTQ inclusivity work in sports.
Pentathlon United athletes outline recommended reforms to showcase how to keep equestrian jumping a part of modern pentathlon.
Meanwhile, Team Great Britain modern pentathlete Jo Muir joins the Keep the Flame Alive podcast to review what to expect at Paris 2024 for the sport, and more.
Figure skating champion Nathan Chen earns a new title as Goodwill Ambassador for the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games in January.
Rhythmic gymnast Jelizaveta Polstjanaja finds that having strong Russian ties is a problem these days if she wants to represent Latvia.
Team Hong Kong fencer Vivian Kong looks to South Korean rivals as she works on her footwork.
Candice Lill's Commonwealth bronze is 'worth its weight in gold' for the veteran mountain biker.
Nine years: Team USA basketball star Brittney Griner's sentencing is handed down in Russia.
Fellow basketball star Lauren Jackson 'is savoring every minute' of her comeback.
Team USA's Gary Hines savors the emotion of securing a team handball world championship berth.
Is Team Australia's teenaged Mollie O'Callaghan destined for even a brighter swimming future than either superstar Ariarne Titmus and Emma McKeon?
Whether King David' or 'Chlorine Daddy', swimmer David Popovici is 'uniquely himself'.
So...what is star swimmer Emma McKeon's workout routine?
Team Australia swimming may have romped at Birmingham 2022, but Paris 2024 is the goal.
"Stay on Board: The Leo Baker Story" arrives on Netflix on August 11, sharing the story of a would-be Olympic skateboarder choosing an authentic self instead of continued sacrifice.
Retirement: Olympic medalist golfer Shanshan Feng is 'leaving the game with no regrets'.
Who Won The 2022 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships?
Exactly one week after the Canoe Slalom World Championships ended, the ICF Canoe Sprint & Paracanoe World Championships finished today in Dartmouth, Canada.
Held on Lake Banook, a traditional territory of the Mi'kmaq people, the championships held competition from August 3rd across 10 Olympic class flat-water canoe and kayak events, plus an additional full program of 20(!) non-Olympic and 12 paracanoe races.
This was the 47th edition of the championships, and the third time that Dartmouth, Halifax has hosted, after 1997 and 2009.
See below for a quick gallery recap of the Olympic-class champions. Congratulations to all the winners!
A range of nations appeared on the podium across the 42 events, including stalwarts Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Spain, plus Mexico, Cuba, Chile, and Kazakhstan. Complete results of all the canoe and paracanoe races can be found online at canoeicf.com.
Men's Canoe Sprint Champions, Olympic Classes
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Sam Kendricks is stylin'.
Kelly Sildaru paddles out.
Aori Nishimura has a big birthday.
Angela Tenorio gets a photo session.
Ryan Murphy gives us double-vision. (ad)
Olympic Sport Athletes Are Making Headlines
Amidst the war back home, Pavlo Altukhov and fellow Ukrainian canoeists aim "to raise (their) country's flag" as best they can at the World Canoe Sprint Championships.
Olympic champion Andy Murray's season-long support for Ukraine inspires a contribution from this week's Citi Open tennis organizers.
How did tennis player Emma Raducanu get herself comfortable dancing in a music video?
Double Olympic medalist Alina Kabaeva, one of the most decorated-ever rhythmic gymnasts, is 'finally sanctioned' by the United States for connections to Russian government amidst its war against Ukraine.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxer Oshae Jones finds herself in an unfortunate legal predicament.
"Gold is a question of faith." Beach volleyball player Laura Ludwig pens an autobiography, revealing past doubts and future plans. (in German)
Listen in on this conversation between 'the only two Indians who have won an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games', shooter Abhinav Bindra and javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra.
Might sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya make it to Paris 2024 after her national team debacle last summer in Tokyo?
Sprinter Akani Simbine may not receive much attention at home in South Africa, but surely he is one of his nation's greatest-ever sportsmen?
More exploits from U20 sprinter Letsile Tebogo renews Usain Bolt comparisons.
Two days before electrifying the Commonwealth Games crowd, long-distance runner Eilish McColgan asked how the 'wee nation' of Scotland produces fine running talent.
Middle-distance running is a family affair for Team Ecuador's Carmen Caisaltin, trained by her Olympian mother Janeth. (in Spanish).
Tongan taekwondo (and cross country) star - and humanitarian - Pita Taufatofua receives an official Certificate of Recognition from Thomas Bach.
More Tonga...that was rugby sevens player Sione Tupou (with weightlifter Kuinini Manumua) carrying the Tongan flag at the Commonwealth Games.
Is London 2012 champion Ki Bo Bae one of South Korea's greatest archers?
A quartet of Team Australia's field hockey women's squad uniquely reach individual milestones, together.
Although only a month removed from having his foot in a cast, swimmer Adam Peaty is "heartbroken" he couldn't win immediate gold. UPDATE: He bounced back fine.
Andrew Jeffcoat was on the "brink of depression" last year, but now finds himself with swimming gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Members of Team USA's Alpine ski team incorporate military training into their off-season regimen.
"The attention we received was something really special." The Tour de France Femmes road cyclists appreciate the 'magic of the Tour'.
Might NBA stars Karl-Anthony Towns and Al Horford appear for Dominican Republic this summer in basketball World Cup qualifiers?
Who are basketball players-to-watch at this weekend's U18 Women's European Championships?
Team Canada Olympians Cynthia Appiah (bobsled), Stephanie Labbe (soccer), and Mark Tewksbury (swimming) join the lineup for the Unmatched: Sports Equity in Sports Conference in Ontario.
Felicia Stancil's journey to this past weekend's BMX world championship title included a dislocated hip earlier this year.
Team England basks in the glow of the Euro 2022 women's title, sparking talk of change in culture.
So, how many of Team Great Britain's London 2012 soccer squads can you name?
Who are the "at least 40" publicly-LGBTQ athletes competing at the Commonwealth Games?
Track cycling legend Laura Kenny calls for increased safety measures in the velodrome, before fighting back retirement fears and winning a Commonwealth gold.
Speaking of Commonwealth track cycling...so, what is the drama, then, with Team Australia if Team Austrlaia secured two medals?
Gymnast Riley Loos knows his level of difficulty is key to future championship success.
Triathlete Beth Potter is "buzzing" after fulfilling a major goal of medaling at the Commonwealth Games.
Count skeleton racer Marcus Wyatt as a candidate to the WADA Athlete Council to help sport integrity.
Get a peak behind the summer training regimes of rising Team USA short track speed skaters Andrew Heo and Brandon Kim.
Naidangiin Tuvshinbayar made history for Team Mongolia at Beijing 2008; now the former judoka faces jail for murder.
More judo: After disappointment last cycle, can Christa Deguchi fulfill a path toward the Olympics with a strong 2022 season?
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