Simone Biles

Simone Biles, other women seek USD 1B-plus from FBI over Larry Nassar

Larry Nassar wasn’t arrested until the fall of 2016 during an investigation by police at Michigan State University, where he was a doctor.

published on : 9th June 2022

2021 in a nutshell: Sporting events and athletes who made the year that was

Elite women athletes, led by the likes of Biles and Katie Ledecky and Sifan Hassan, were finally getting the respect they deserved.

published on : 31st December 2021

Yearender 2021: Athletes speak up on mental health, show importance of well being

The highlight of the year was the American gymnast Simone Biles withdrawal from much of the competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games citing her mental health concerns.

published on : 27th December 2021

Simone Biles' absence clears path for gymnastics' new wave

Simone Biles is currently performing in "Gold Across America", a razzle-dazzle gymnastics stage show also featuring her Tokyo Olympics team-mates Jordan Chiles, MyKayla Skinner and Grace McCallum.

published on : 19th October 2021

Be kind to your mind

The event was aimed at making mental health information accessible and making mental health conversations easier.

published on : 10th August 2021

Black women, across generations, heed Simone Biles’ Olympic example

The glare is even hotter for these Black women given that, after years of sacrifice and preparation, they are expected to perform, to be strong, to push through.

published on : 4th August 2021

Britain's Charlotte Dujardin sympathises with Simone Biles: 'Success is 'hard'

Dujardin felt immense pressure after securing double gold at the 2012 London Olympics, laying bare her struggles in her 2018 autobiography "The Girl on the Dancing Horse".

published on : 4th August 2021

Black women, across generations, heed Simone Biles' Olympic example

The glare is even hotter for these Black women given that, after years of sacrifice and preparation, they are expected to perform, to be strong, to push through.

published on : 4th August 2021

Tokyo 2020: Simone Biles returns to Olympic competition, wins bronze on beam

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

published on : 3rd August 2021

Tokyo Games: Amid mental health talks, gymnast Simone Biles to return for balance beam finals

The 24-year-old Biles won bronze on beam in Rio de Janeiro five years ago and qualified for the eight-woman final at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre on the first weekend of the Games.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar

More than 150 women and girls accused Nassar of a pattern of serial abuse dating back two decades.

published on : 25th January 2018

Officials were warned of ex-USA Gymnastics doctor's abuse: Report

More than 100 victims have accused Nassar of sexual assault under the guise of medical treatment, including members of the Olympic gold-medal winning gymnastics team.

published on : 19th January 2018

US Gymnastics sexual assault: "Are you remorseful," survivor asks Larry Nassar

According to the Michigan Attorney General's Office, as many as 88 women and girls are expected to deliver victim impact statements.

published on : 17th January 2018

#MeToo: US Olympic gymnastics superstar Simone Biles says she was abused by team doctor Larry Nassar

In a statement posted on Twitter, Biles said she had wrestled with her decision to go public with her story since the scandal broke.

published on : 16th January 2018