Pros, prodigies—and everyone who lives to play.

Mexican Rugby Player María Pruijn Defies Expectations


Tackling Stereotypes: A Mexican Rugby Player Defies Expectations 

María Pruijn draws power and strength from a sport not known for being played in Mexico, especially by women.

Buddhist Monk Yukai Shimizu Runs Toward Clarity on the Mountain Trails of Japan


On the Mountain Trails of Japan, a Buddhist Monk Runs Towards Clarity

For Yukai Shimizu, a spiritual practice and running routine are in lock-step, one enriching the other.

Snapshots: Dominating Handball with the Garate Twins 


Wonder Twins: Meet the Twins Dominating Handball in New York

Melanie and Jessenia Garate are champions of the same Coney Island courts that were once ruled by their trailblazing mum.

An Interview with Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens 


One-on-One: Sloane Stephens x Madison Keys

The tennis stars navigate the upper echelons of their sport as both competitive rivals and lifelong friends.

Snapshots: Finding Community through Netball with Maggi Gao 


Brooklyn's Net: Finding Community on the Netball Court

Growing up, sports just weren't for Maggi Gao. Then she discovered her passion.

Snapshots: Family, cricket and community with Derick Narine 


Ancestral Grounds: How This NYC Cricketer Honours His Caribbean Heritage

When Derick Narine moved from Guyana to New York City, his love of cricket, and its community, came with him.

Meet the French Fencer Meddy Elice


En Garde! Meet the French Fencer Turning Heads

Meddy Elice's speed and unorthodox fencing style often catch his opponents by surprise.

French Footballer Florine Kouessan and Her Club, Witch FC


Witch Craft: A Footballer Makes Waves in Paris' Most Creative Club

Florine Kouessan is working to build a team—Witch FC—that reflects the world she lives in.

Meet Lamine Conté — Paris Streetball’s Newest Film-maker 


Shooting Hoops: Meet Paris Streetball's Newest Filmmaker

Introducing Mister Pvris, the high-flying showman documenting his city's basketball scene.

Women's Football Ripple Effect


Changing Women's Football in Brazil

Brazilian football star Andressa Alves shares how women's football has grown in her home country and beyond.

Naomi and Mari Osaka Discuss Growing Together as Sisters


The Osaka Sisters on Finding Their Voice

Even elite athletes are reconnecting in lockdown. Here, tennis pros Naomi and Mari Osaka tell us how their sisterhood has only become stronger this year.