On a lighter note, May 15 also represents the birthday of a number of Olympic medalists, including tennis player Andy Murray (1987), footballer Cristiane (1985), sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown (1982), gymnast Amy Chow (1978), and runner Miruts Yifter (1944).
The IOC contemplates an expected $800 million U.S. in expenses related to Tokyo 2020. The good news? The IOC will plan to cover it. The better news? The IOC has that kind of money to plan!
You can always count on Dick Pound to deliver it straight. This time, he's talking finance in global sport.
The New York Times looks at the agony of Olympic qualification, now experienced by sport climbers. p.s. it's not called rockâ climbing.
It's the Ultimate Garden Clash v2 in pole vaulting this weekend. Except that it won't be in anyone's garden since none of the three athletes have a setup ready, it should be a good watch.
Canoeist Saul Craviotto leads the charge in Spanish athletes returning to the police force during the lockdown.
Jumper Emiliano Lasa makes his mark as a philosopher.
Petter Northug gets ready for a feast.
Table tennis star Xu Xin goes glam.
Paul Ruggeri shows off his yoga pose.
Yulimar Rojas gets passionate for Venezuela.
A haircut for Tarjei Boe.
Jorge Urena take us on a scenic vault of freedom.
Adrian Ben is feeling blessed.
In-apartment training continues for gymnast Nikita Nagornyy.
Kristian Gkolomeev goes surfing.
Wrestling celebrates Friday with Greco-Roman wrestling star Nugzari Tsurtsumia.