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Yearender 2021: Sports Helped Fight Vagaries Even As Mental Health And Racism Dominated Headlines

Yearender 2021: Sports Helped Fight Vagaries Even As Mental Health And Racism Dominated Headlines

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.

25 December 2021
Year In Review 2021: How Sports Fans Came Back From The Dead After COVID Ran Amok

Year In Review 2021: How Sports Fans Came Back From The Dead After COVID Ran Amok

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.

23 December 2021

Modi, Mamata Both Figure On TIME List Of '100 Most Influential People' Of 2021

The political rivals rub shoulders with world ‘Leaders’: Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Donald Trump, Abdul Ghani Baradar. Adar Poonawal figures on the list of...

Simone Biles Slams Authorities For Ignoring Gymnastics Coach Larry Nassar’s Sexual Abuse

Simone Biles Slams Authorities For Ignoring Gymnastics Coach Larry Nassar’s Sexual Abuse

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...

16 September 2021

Simone Biles Says, Mental Health Advocacy Part Of Post-Tokyo Olympic Tour

Simone Biles has no regrets about her decision to opt-out of five of the six finals in Tokyo because of a mental block

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09 August 2021
Neeraj Chopra Among World's Top Trends; India 'Loudest' Country On Facebook During Tokyo Olympics

Neeraj Chopra Among World's Top Trends; India 'Loudest' Country On Facebook During Tokyo Olympics

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra gained a whopping 2.6 million Instagram followers (+1900% increase)


03 August 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Guan Chenchen Wins Gold, Simone Biles Clinches Bronze In Balance Beam

Tokyo Olympics: Guan Chenchen Wins Gold, Simone Biles Clinches Bronze In Balance Beam

The American gymnastics star finished behind gold medalist Guan Chenchen and silver medalist Tang Xijing both of China.


02 August 2021
Tokyo Olympics: American Gymnast Simone Biles To Return For Balance Beam Finals

Tokyo Olympics: American Gymnast Simone Biles To Return For Balance Beam Finals

Biles removed herself from the team final on July 27 after a shaky performance on vault during the first rotation


01 August 2021
Simone Biles Opts Out Of Floor Exercise Final At Tokyo Olympics

Simone Biles Opts Out Of Floor Exercise Final At Tokyo Olympics

Jennifer Gadirova of Britain will replace Simone Biles in the finals, which are scheduled for Monday


31 July 2021
EXPLAINER: How 'The Twisties' Stopped Simone Biles Cold

EXPLAINER: How 'The Twisties' Stopped Simone Biles Cold

The 'twisties' are the sudden inability for a gymnast to make the requisite spins — or sometimes any spins — for a particular maneuver


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31 July 2021
Simone Biles Withdraws From Vault, Uneven Bars At Tokyo Olympics

Simone Biles Withdraws From Vault, Uneven Bars At Tokyo Olympics

Biles continues to be evaluated daily to determine whether she'll compete in the finals for floor exercise and balance beam


28 July 2021
Tokyo Olympics: IOC Offering Mental Health Helpline For Athletes

Tokyo Olympics: IOC Offering Mental Health Helpline For Athletes

IOC made the announcement after USA's Simone Biles dropped out of the competition due to problems dealing with psychological pressure to perform.


28 July 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles Withdraws From All-around Gymnastics Competition

Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles Withdraws From All-around Gymnastics Competition

USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that the 24-year-old is opting to not compete


27 July 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles Says Withdrew From Artistic Gymnastics Final To 'Put Mental Health First'

Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles Says Withdrew From Artistic Gymnastics Final To 'Put Mental Health First'

Biles pulled out of the gymnastics team competition when she realized following a shaky vault she wasn't in the right headspace to compete.


27 July 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Rough Day For Stars Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka At The Games

Tokyo Olympics: Rough Day For Stars Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka At The Games

Osaka was knocked out from the tennis tournament, while Biles pulled out of the gymnastics team competition


27 July 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Russia Topple USA In Gymnastics After Simone Biles' Injury

Tokyo Olympics: Russia Topple USA In Gymnastics After Simone Biles' Injury

Russia— barred at the Olympics from using its name, flag or anthem— swept the gymnastics team gold medals


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27 July 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles Out Of Artistic Gymnastics Team Finals With Injury

Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles Out Of Artistic Gymnastics Team Finals With Injury

The USA will be forced to finish the rest of the competition without her, hampering their bid to claim a third straight Olympic title


28 June 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles, Sunisa Lee Lock Up Spots On US Gymnastics Team

Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles, Sunisa Lee Lock Up Spots On US Gymnastics Team

Simone Biles will arrive in Tokyo as the face of her sport, US delegation and perhaps the Olympic movement


26 June 2021
Gymnastics Legend Simone Biles Soars To Lead At US Olympic Trials

Gymnastics Legend Simone Biles Soars To Lead At US Olympic Trials

Simone Biles' all-around total of 60.565 included a 15.133 on beam that featured the 'double-double' dismount named for her


18 June 2020
American Great Simone Biles Comes Up With Never Been Seen Before Gymnastic Move - MUST WATCH

American Great Simone Biles Comes Up With Never Been Seen Before Gymnastic Move - MUST WATCH

Legendary American gymnast Simone Biles just debuted her new triple-double beam dismount move to the amazement of fans. A must watch for everyone...


24 March 2020
Coronavirus: Olympics Swansong Denied Or Delayed? Biles, Felix, Federer And Others Left In Limbo

Coronavirus: Olympics Swansong Denied Or Delayed? Biles, Felix, Federer And Others Left In Limbo

With Tokyo 2020 postponed by a year, we look at the competitors whose dreams of an Olympics farewell have been delayed, or even denied


15 March 2020
Simone Biles Takes Aim At USA Gymnastics In Birthday Tweet

Simone Biles Takes Aim At USA Gymnastics In Birthday Tweet

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...


12 October 2019
US Gymnastics Queen Simone Biles Wins Record-Equalling 23rd Worlds Medal

US Gymnastics Queen Simone Biles Wins Record-Equalling 23rd Worlds Medal

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


07 October 2019
Berlin To Host 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards

Berlin To Host 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards

Hosted in the Verti Music Hall, Berlin’s leading entertainment venue, the 2020 Laureus Awards will be attended by current sports stars, sporting legends and...


03 November 2018
American Simone Biles Becomes First Gymnast To win 13 World Titles

American Simone Biles Becomes First Gymnast To win 13 World Titles

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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