Simone Biles Will Not Defend Her All-Around Gold Medal at Tokyo Olympics

Champion gymnast Simone Biles will not defend her all-around gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, USA Gymnastics has confirmed. “Simone will continue to be evaluated daily to determine whether or not to participate in next week’s individual event finals,” USA Gymnastics said in a statement. “We wholeheartedly support Simone’s decision and applaud her bravery in prioritizing her well-being. Her courage […]

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What happened to Simone Biles? USA star pulls out of women’s team gymnastics final

Simone Biles’ bid to claim her first Olympic gold medal ended after just one rotation after being forced to withdraw from the team final with a “medical issue”. Biles misjudged her opening vault, scoring 13.766, the lowest of the first rotation, before leaving the floor briefly with the US team trainer. Although the 24-year-old returned, she put on her tracksuit […]

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Simone Biles Docuseries Set At Facebook Watch Ahead Of Tokyo Olympics

Simone Biles will be featured in the latest installment of the Emmy-winning Facebook Watch Versus series, Simone vs. Herself, which will chronicle the superstar gymnast’s journey as she prepares for the Tokyo Olympics. Directed by Gotham Chopra and produced by Religion of Sports, the docuseries will follow the 19-time World Champion and four-time Olympic gold medalist as she adjusts to […]

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Simone Biles ties world gymnastics championships medal record after winning vault

STUTTGART, Germany — Simone Biles is in record form. Biles won gold on vault Saturday, her 23rd medal at the world gymnastics championships. That ties the record for most world medals, set by Vitaly Scherbo of Belarus – though Scherbo had two more events to collect them. Fellow American Jade Carey won the silver while Britain’s Ellie Downie was the bronze […]

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