I found an interesting slideshow of hugging athletes. All in all 65 pictures, all from the US and a variety of sports (even one of gymnasts Liukin and Johnson). Check it out here
"Professional sports is serious business. You have to be tough to handle the pressure. The competition is fierce, but it can also be extremely emotional. And when those emotions boil over, even the strongest guys (and girls) on the planet can be turn into huggers. Check out these athletes embraced in the passion that is professional sports."