Sports was at its grandest best in the Land of the Rising Sun. In COVID times, it was nothing short of a miracle for Japan to successfully stage Tokyo Olympics. Here's a look back at world sports in 2021.
Biles said USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee knew she was abused by their official team doctor long before the issue came into public.
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra gained a whopping 2.6 million Instagram followers (+1900% increase)
It was a year of the neo-normal. From digital payments to tests for coronavirus, sports tried its best to get the better of the deadly virus.
Simone Biles has no regrets about her decision to opt-out of five of the six finals in Tokyo because of a mental block
The American gymnastics star finished behind gold medalist Guan Chenchen and silver medalist Tang Xijing both of China.
The political rivals rub shoulders with world ‘Leaders’: Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Donald Trump, Abdul Ghani Baradar. Adar Poonawal figures on the list of ‘Pioneers’.
Biles removed herself from the team final on July 27 after a shaky performance on vault during the first rotation
Jennifer Gadirova of Britain will replace Simone Biles in the finals, which are scheduled for Monday
The 'twisties' are the sudden inability for a gymnast to make the requisite spins — or sometimes any spins — for a particular maneuver
Biles continues to be evaluated daily to determine whether she'll compete in the finals for floor exercise and balance beam
IOC made the announcement after USA's Simone Biles dropped out of the competition due to problems dealing with psychological pressure to perform.
USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that the 24-year-old is opting to not compete
Biles pulled out of the gymnastics team competition when she realized following a shaky vault she wasn't in the right headspace to compete.
Osaka was knocked out from the tennis tournament, while Biles pulled out of the gymnastics team competition
Russia— barred at the Olympics from using its name, flag or anthem— swept the gymnastics team gold medals
The USA will be forced to finish the rest of the competition without her, hampering their bid to claim a third straight Olympic title
Simone Biles will arrive in Tokyo as the face of her sport, US delegation and perhaps the Olympic movement
Simone Biles' all-around total of 60.565 included a 15.133 on beam that featured the 'double-double' dismount named for her
Legendary American gymnast Simone Biles just debuted her new triple-double beam dismount move to the amazement of fans. A must watch for everyone...
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Simone Biles -- who also owns 19 world titles and is expected to be among the stars of the Tokyo Olympics -- used their tweet as a chance to demand an...
Less than a year before the Tokyo Olympics, Simone Biles can potentially win six medals in Stuttgart with the women's beam and floor finals to come on Sunday
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The 21-year-old broke the all-time record set by Belarusian male gymnast Vitaly Scherbo in 1996, a year before Biles was born.
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