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

Sep 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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.

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

Aug 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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


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.

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

Aug 02, 2021 Agencies

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


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

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31 July, 2021

EXPLAINER: How 'The Twisties' Stopped Simone Biles Cold

Agencies

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


31 July, 2021

Simone Biles Withdraws From Vault, Uneven Bars At Tokyo Olympics

Agencies

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


29 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Sunisa Lee Takes Gold In Women's Gymnastics Final

Associated Press (AP)

Sunisa Lee became the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic title on Thursday


28 July, 2021

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

Agencies

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'

Associated Press (AP)

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: Russia Topple USA In Gymnastics After Simone Biles' Injury

Associated Press (AP)

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

Associated Press (AP)

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


25 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: German Gymnastics Team, Tired Of 'Sexualization', Wears Unitards

Associated Press (AP)

For decades, female gymnasts have worn bikini-cut leotards but on Sunday the German team wore unitards that stretched to their ankles


25 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: India's Lone Gymnast Pranati Nayak Fails To Qualify For All Round Finals

PTI

The 26-year-old from West Bengal recorded a total score of 42.565 over the four categories -- floor exercise, vault, uneven bars and balance beam


13 July, 2021

Deepak Kabra Becomes First Indian Gymnastics Judge At Olympics

PTI

Kabra also officiated as a judge in the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games in 2018, Youth Olympics in Argentina, besides other international events such as World Cups


13 July, 2021

Olympic champion Gymnast Oleg Verniaiev Out Of Tokyo Games After Doping Ban

Associated Press (AP)

Verniaiev denies wrongdoing and said he will appeal the ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.


28 June, 2021

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

Agencies

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


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26 June, 2021

Gymnastics Legend Simone Biles Soars To Lead At US Olympic Trials

Agencies

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


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