By Allie Dosmann | Sept. 04, 2018, 5 p.m. (ET)
Mallory Pugh (L) hugs Christen Press at the U.S. women's soccer team's friendly against Chile on Aug. 31, 2018 in Carson, Calif.

 

This week, we learned Simone Biles' inspiration transcends species, we took a look into two of the contestants for "Milk Life presents, Scouting Camp: The Next Olympic Hopeful" and, no surprise, the U.S. women's soccer team is still on fire. What a week. Let's catch up.

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1. No matter who (or what) you are, Simone Biles is an inspiration.

2. The Harajuku District is best known for its brightly-colored hairstyles and clothing as well as its over-the-top accessories. It's just one of the many sites to see during the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

3. It’s time for Team USA to head back to school! Olympians and their children alike are packing up their books and getting ready to head to the classroom.

4. Season 3 of "Working Out With Team USA presented by KT Tape" is here! Check out the videos from track and field athletes Boris Berian and Molly Huddle, beach volleyball players Summer Ross and Sara Hughes and soccer’s Rose Lavelle. 

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“If you had to work ‘x’ hours to make it to the top, you have to work 10x hours to stay there,”

-The number one men's saber fencer in the world and Male Athlete of the Month for July: Eli Dershwitz.

6. The Bauer sisters are collegiate track and field athletes who have been competing against each other since they were kids. In July, they took their competition to a whole new level. They are two of the contestants on this season of "Milk Life presents, Scouting Camp: The Next Olympic Hopeful." You can learn about the sisters here, and remember to tune in on Nov. 24 and 25 to see how they fair.

7. Last week, one of the greatest U.S. soccer players to ever put on the uniform retired. Thank you, Clint Dempsey.

8.  Tierna Davidson is the youngest player on the U.S. women’s soccer team. At only 19 years old, she is entering her sophomore year at Stanford University and trying to balance her education with chasing her dreams alongside stars like Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. You know, normal 19-year-old stuff.

9. Through the years, Serena and Venus Williams have played each other in 30 tournaments and 16 Grand Slams – most recently last Friday when they met at the US Open. In honor of their match, we looked at photos from each of their challenges in major tournaments over the last 20 years.

10. Regardless of the competition, the sisters still stand together.

11. USA Track & Field athletes continued their dominance at Diamond League Finals. Noah Lyles won the the men’s 200-meter, Dalilah Muhammad the women’s 400-meter hurdles and Fred Kerley the men’s 400-meter. Lyles specifically showcased his dominance with a time 0.31 seconds faster than the second-place finisher.

12. Heaven Garcia is a name that you will be seeing a lot of soon. Garcia won the youth boxing world title and will be traveling to Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games coming up in October.

13. Don't blink because you just might miss them. Track and field athletes Christian Coleman and Ronnie Baker have been competing against one another in the men’s 100-meter all Diamond League season long, and the Final this weekend was no exception. Coleman finished first with the seventh-fastest time ever of 9.79, and Baker finished in a close second.

14. Pole vaulter Sandi Morris may have gotten second in Diamond League competition, but she definitely is taking home a diamond. Congratulations!

15. Team USA stepped it up for National Dog Day, and this is the kind of content we are here for.

16. The U.S. women’s soccer team is getting ready for 2019 World Cup qualifying with more and more wins. Team USA shutout Chile in the countries’ first-ever meeting with a 3-0 victory. The win is some important positive momentum as the top three teams in next month’s Concacaf tournament will qualify for the upcoming World Cup in Paris.

17. Cyclist Ben King got his first and second Grand Tour stage victories at the Vuelta a España last week. His second win required him to tackle a 124-mile stretch on the mountain. All in a day's work. King is the first American to win two stages in the race since 2013.

18. The AVP Tour better look out because these two are just getting started. This is the third time this year that the beach volleyball pairing of April Ross and Alix Klineman have claimed a title since partnering up earlier this year.

19. In beach volleyball, age is just a number. Jake Gibb and his partner Taylor Crabb, 16 years his junior, also took home the win at AVP Championships this weekend.

20. With their sights set on the 2019 Pan American Games, the U.S. men’s and women’s team handball teams are rolling. They both took home big victories against Canada in the first round of qualifiers this weekend. If the teams win on Wednesday, they will punch their tickets to Lima in 2019.