Denis Kudla and United World Wrestling start Friday off right.
Dutch trackster Joris van Gool poses.
Matthew Mitcham's looking at you.
Viktor Axelsen trains...
...as does Adam Kszczot.
Winter's looking good down under for Riley Fitzgerald.
Runner Deborah Rodriguez smiles for the camera.
Axel Jung takes a roadtrip.
Christian Sorum celebrates his teammate...
...and Chris Mazdzer celebrates getting (some) strength back.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo smiles for the camera with a new look.
Tokyo 2020 offers me a rare opportunity to feature handball on this blog, with a nice profile of Nikola Karabatic and Rodrigo Corrales, professional teammates but national team rivals with a potential Tokyo 2020 matchup looming.
World Pentathlon: Lena Schoeneborn looked back on her surprise Beijing 2008 triumph.
Might we see high jumping legend Blanka Vasic at Tokyo 2020?
Multiple gold medalist Michael Johnson chatted with Laureus on civil rights and the continued needed attention on racial equality.
Lithuanian basketball stalwart Jona Maciulius makes a pitch for a return to the Olympics, but in 3x3.
A star table tennis player in India, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran hopes that the Tokyo 2020 delay boosts his qualification.
Tianna Bartoletta hits out at Christian Coleman and his missed drug tests, suspending him from competition.
Table Tennis celebrated Social Media Day yesterday with a strong recap of their consistent work on various platforms.
The Olympic Channel checked in with Olympic medalist rowers Paul and Gary O'Donovan, who are in a battle to reach the Olympics gain together.
Congrats to New Zealand! Both the men's and women's teams were awarded season titles after the World Rugby Sevens Series were officially ended early due to the current pandemic. Both series were more than halfway done, with New Zealand ahead in the standings at the time of stoppage.
The CBC caught up with a panel of Canadian track and field athletes to share their personal stories of social and racial injustice.
French equestrian Penelope Leprevost takes a positive spin on the Tokyo 2020 postponement.
Pole vaulter Pauls Pujats talked with Olympic.org on sharing yoga with others during the pandemic.
Best wishes to Lara van Ruijven, short track star in an induced coma fighting an autoimmune disorder and in critical condition.
Beijing 2008 gold medalist Leo Messi hits yet another milestone with his 700th career senior goal, with his 630th for Barcelona along with his 70 for Argentina.
Anders Mol brings beach volleyball back.
Shot putter Joe Kovas goes in for a splash.
The stars of Israeli men's gymnastics hang out.
More Pride: Sarka Pancochova and Maarten Hurkmans provide more perspective as Pride Month closes.
Pita Taufatofua goes into hiding.
Track hunk Valdo Szucs goes tropical for his birthday.
Luccas Mesinas lives the California surf life.
About This Blog
Highlights from the world of Olympic sport athletes, as seen through the cheeky lens of one particular, passionate fan. Read more here.
That's me, at Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park.
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896