Bianca Hillier


The World

Bianca Hillier is a reporter for The World.

Bianca Hillier is a reporter for The World. She mainly covers sports, food, and LGBTQ issues across the globe. Before her work as a reporter, Bianca was the producer and host of The World's first daily smart speaker show called "The Number in the News." Bianca previously worked in television at CBS News and NBC News in New York City.

Gaza Sunbird team members distribute much-needed food aid and other supplies in Rafah, Gaza in February 2024.

Gaza Sunbirds paracycling team pivots to aid distribution amid war

Israel-Hamas war

Cyclists on the Gaza Sunbirds team have always dreamed of competing at the 2024 Paris Paralympics. But after Oct. 7, 2023, that dream took a backseat. Amid the Israel-Hamas war, the athletes have put their bikes to good use — delivering food to their community members in need.

Student athlete posing in a blue uniform and holding a basketball at a photo shoot

International students still restricted from NIL deals

Projected blue and red stripes over white cliffs

The humble origins of the ubiquitous ‘climate stripes’

Climate Change
Aïda Muluneh's "To pursue the ceaseless way," is exhibited on a bus stop in the Boston area. The photograph is part of "This is where I am," presented by New York-based Public Art Fund.

Aïda Muluneh’s public art photo exhibit is ‘a love letter to Ethiopia’

Argentinian players celebrate after winning penalty shootout during the World Cup final soccer match between Argentina and France at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. 

Argentina hailed World Cup champions after dramatic win

Repair Together hosts a clean-up rave in Ivanivka, Chernihivska oblast.

Clean-up raves invite volunteers to dance and rebuild together in Ukraine


Repair Together, a volunteer group in Ukraine, helps clean up homes and villages that have been damaged by the war, while dancing to music.

New Zealand singer and songwriter Lorde attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion" exhibition on Sept. 13, 2021, in New York City.

It’s ‘huge for our language’: Lorde’s new Māori-language EP strikes a chord with NZ’s Indigenous community


The release of “Te Ao Mārama,” which comes during Māori Language Week, has received a wide range of reactions from New Zealand’s Indigenous community.

Sakura Yosozumi is shown wearing a red shirt and purple helmet while skateboarding down a wall with "Tokyo 2020" painted on it.

Japan continues to dominate in skateboarding at the Olympics

Tokyo Olympics

The park skateboarding event made a memorable debut at the Tokyo Olympics — with the host country continuing to dominate.

Athing Mu is shown mid-stride on the track in blurred motion.

Athing Mu races to gold in Tokyo, makes US Olympic history

Tokyo Olympics

Nineteen-year-old Athing Mu made history on the track in Tokyo on Tuesday by winning gold for the US in the 800-meter race.

The Belgian men's team wears blue shirts during a tug of war competition.

Sports of Olympic past: Where are they now?

Tokyo Olympics

Securing a spot at the Olympics isn’t a lifelong promise. The International Olympic Committee has cut sports like plunge-for-distance, tug of war and rope climbing out of the Games, but competitions have continued outside the Olympic ring.