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Simone Biles withdraws from all-around final at Tokyo 2020 to focus on mental health
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Simone Biles withdraws from all-around final at Tokyo 2020 to focus on mental health

Simone Biles has withdrawn from the individual all-around competition to focus on her mental health, USA Gymnastics announced on Wednesday. Her withdrawal comes after the 24-year-old — one of the greatest gymnasts of all time — stepped away from a dramatic team competition on Tuesday, citing mental heath concerns as she attempts to protect “her…MORE

Simone Biles’ withdrawal reminds us that she’s human — and still very much the GOAT
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Simone Biles’ withdrawal reminds us that she’s human — and still very much the GOAT

Simone Biles came to the Tokyo Olympics looking to earn another gold medal or four and deliver yet another stellar performance before potentially retiring. But then she did something her fans had never seen before: She faltered. She was attempting an advanced vault move known as the Amanar, which she’d executed perfectly in a previous…MORE

Here’s who won gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday
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Here’s who won gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday

Twenty-two gold medals were won. Here’s a breakdown of who’s taking home the gold: Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Team: Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Canoe Slalom Women’s Kayak: Ricarda Funk, Germany Cycling Mountain Bike Women’s Cross-country: Jolanda Neff, Switzerland Diving Women’s Synchronised 10m Platform: Chen Yuxi/Zhang Jiaqi, China Equestrian Dressage Team Grand Prix Special: Germany Fencing Women’s…MORE

Russian Olympic Committee wins gold in women’s team gymnastics as Team USA hit by Simone Biles withdrawal
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Russian Olympic Committee wins gold in women’s team gymnastics as Team USA hit by Simone Biles withdrawal

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) won a dramatic women’s team gymnastic final to take the gold medal after Team USA was hit by the withdrawal of Simone Biles. After four rotations, the ROC’s Vladislava Urazova, Viktoriia Listunova, Angelina Melnikova achieved a total score of 169.528 points with defending champion Team USA having to sette for…MORE

‘I have to focus on my mental health,’ says Simone Biles after withdrawing from gold medal event
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‘I have to focus on my mental health,’ says Simone Biles after withdrawing from gold medal event

Simone Biles withdrew from the women’s team gymnastics final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday, citing mental heath concerns as she attempts to protect “her body and mind.” After the final — won by the the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) — Biles broke down in tears as she explained her decision. “Whenever you get…MORE

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