A Little Summer Olympic Sport Athlete News Roundup 02.12.22
Summer Olympian galore dot the nominee list for the 2022 Laureus World Sports Awards, to be announced virtually in April. Last year's winners included Olympians Naomi Osaka, Rafael Nadal (both tennis), and Max Parrot (snowboarding). p.s. no winter sports nominees this year?
An athlete worth watching: Brenda Fruhvirtova at age 14 is the youngest International Tennis Federation title winner in six years.
âCan diver Tom Daley make it home to Plymouth via rowing, cycling, swimming, and running?
Swimming great Cate Campbell aims to be the first Australian swimmer to make five Olympics.
Hungarian swimmers Kristof Milak and Katinka Hosszu react to Budapest hosting a World Championships in 2022: "Man, that's brilliant."
Despite Olympic gold, judoka Margaux Pinot had a rough 2021 - but she's 'smiling again' in 2022.
Net-a-Porter checks in with gymnast Simone Biles: "I think a lot of good things happened from taking a different route at the Olympics..."
'Humble' Hu Xuwei looks to use his breakthrough success in 2021 as a springboard toward a turn at Paris 2024's gymnastics.
Five-time Olympic weightlifter Dika Toua steps up to get Papua New Guinea vaccinated against Covid-19.
Malaysian Vivian Hoo is enjoying playing for herself as she breaks from the national team in badminton.
âTeam India field hockey star PR Sreesjeh is the World Games' 'Athlete of the Year' for 2021.
Sprint hurdler Pascal Martinot-Lagarde looks to take 'revenge' on last year with a strong performance at this year's indoor world championships.
When two shot putters take a training run...
Long jumper Lorraine Ugen carves her own, un-sponsored way to highlight sponsor challenges.
Olympians Gianmarco Tamberi (high jump) and Nyjah Huston (skateboarding) invited to the NBA's All-Star weekend's 'All-Star Celebrity Game'.
Catch up with equestrian dressage rider Sonke Rothenberger at the 'revered' Gestut Erlenhof stable.
Tokyo 2020 Olympian Maria Sakkari is the cover feature of Marie Claire Greece: role models, mental endurance, fashion, and more. (in Greek)
Two-time Olympian Leona Maguire makes history as the first-ever Irish LPGA event champion. "...hopefully there are...little girls watching hoping they can hold a putt like that."