Simone Biles returns to Tokyo Olympics and earns bronze on the balance beam

U.S. 08/04/21, 16:05

Simone Biles returned to earn bronze in the women's balance beam final after withdrawing from other Tokyo Olympics events due to mental health problems.From the "twisties" that have been torturing her for the past week, she returned triumphantly. Last week, she went into great detail about “the twisties,” outlining how ...

Simone Biles named Team USA Olympic Female Athlete of the Year

U.S. 11/22/19, 07:41

Is there anything she can't do?! Simone Biles is able to add another award to her collection. Since taking home her 25th medal at the world gymnastics championships in Germany in October, the 22-year-old Olympic athlete became the most decorated gymnast in the world, breaking the all-time record of 23. Now at the ...

Serena voted Female Athlete of the Year for 5th time

Sports 12/26/18, 12:12

She showed up in Paris wearing a black catsuit, a reminder that nobody can command the Grand Slam stage quite like Serena Williams.She reached the finals at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, proving again how well she can play no matter how little she practices.Williams didn't win those or any ...

Raising the roof on 2020 Tokyo Olympics gymnastics venue

Sports 11/07/18, 01:30

Attention Simone Biles: They're building a gymnastics venue in Tokyo where you can add to the four Olympic gold medals you won as a star in Rio de Janeiro.Workers direct the raising of the main wooden roof section for the Olympic Gymnastic Centre for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games ...

Biles wraps up remarkable worlds with 4th gold medal

Sports 11/03/18, 12:13

Simone Biles is heading home with a fistful of gold medals.The American star won the floor exercise at the world gymnastics championships Saturday and added a bronze on balance beam to wrap up a remarkable meet in which she competed while battling a kidney stone.Bronze medalist Simone Biles of the ...

Biles sets record by picking up 13th world championship gold

Sports 11/02/18, 17:37

The records just keep on coming for Simone Biles.The Olympic champion added gold on vault and silver on uneven bars during the first day of event finals at the world gymnastics championships on Friday. The gold medal is her third of the meet and the 13th of her career, the ...

Still golden: Simone Biles, Americans roll at world championships

Sports 10/30/18, 11:42

The juggernaut led by Simone Biles keeps right on rolling, kidney stone or no kidney stone. Simone Biles of the U.S. performs on the uneven bars during the women's team final of the Gymnastics World Chamionships at the Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) The U.S. ...

Heavy mettle: Young US team eyes gold at world championships

Sports 10/29/18, 15:39

Tom Forster remembers the old days, when the American women's gymnastics program would head to international events and come home with little more than a good story to tell while watching Russia and Romania make trip after trip to the medal stand.No gold. No glory. Nothing.That's hardly the case anymore. ...

Biles fights through kidney stone at world championships

Sports 10/27/18, 15:53

Simone Biles spent a portion of the night before her return to world championships in the emergency room. The sensation she chalked up to the usual pre-meet stress evolved into searing agony that at times left her crawling on the floor.When a CT scan revealed a kidney stone — one ...

Simone Says: Biles ready to soar at World Championships

Sports 10/26/18, 02:10

Simone Biles wants to get this out of the way first. She didn't return to gymnastics to appease anyone. Not her sponsors. Not her family. And not the organization she represents.This "comeback" — a word the Olympic champion isn't really a fan of — is about curiosity and self-respect. To ...

Biles bothered by new USA Gymnastics CEO’s anti-Nike tweet

Sports 10/13/18, 19:53

Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono.Bono was appointed Friday to hold the position while USA Gymnastics searches for a permanent successor to Kerry Perry, who resigned under pressure from the United States Olympic Committee in September after ...

Olympic star Biles leads Team USA at world championships

Sports 10/12/18, 15:33

Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles is ready to take on the world again.The four-time Olympic gold medalist and three-time world all-around champion headlines the six-woman group Team USA will send to the 2018 world championship in Doha, Qatar later this month.The world championships are the first international meet for Biles ...

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