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Simone Biles ends Tokyo Olympics as one of the most-decorated American gymnasts ever

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Biles won the bronze medal in the balance beam, finishing just behind China’s Guan Chenchen and Tang Xijing. It was Biles’ second medal of the Tokyo Games after getting the silver in the team all-around final despite...

Simone Biles and other elite gymnasts to testify before Congress about FBI’s Larry Nassar investigation

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Washington Four US gymnastics stars will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday during a hearing about the FBI's handling of the sex abuse investigation of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassa...

Cruz praises courage of US gymnasts testifying about FBI Larry Nassar investigation: ‘System needs to change’

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The four gymnasts are among more than a hundred who have accused Nassar of molesting them under the guise of medical treatment while he worked as a doctor for USA Gymnastics and the Michigan State University. While N...

Top gymnasts call on Congress to dissolve US Olympic committee board

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In a letter to Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., the four Olympic gymnasts wrote the USOPC ignored sexual abuse for decades and failed to take the steps to end the environment of abuse withi...

German Olympic female gymnasts wearing unitard to combat ‘sexualization in gymnastics’

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Instead of going with the traditional leotards, the German team members will wear a unitard covering their legs and instead of showing off their arms. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . The German team first ...

Germany’s gymnasts wear body-covering unitards, rejecting ‘sexualization’ of sport

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Tokyo The German women's gymnastics team has forgone bikini-cut unitards in favor of full-body versions at the Tokyo Olympics, in what the German Gymnastics Federation has branded a statement against "sexualization."...

Costa Rican gymnast’s Olympic routine includes support for BLM

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Alvarado failed to move into the finals of the competition but chose to make an impact in a different way. She told the GymCastic podcast afterward she wanted to show the importance of equal rights. CLICK HERE FOR MO...

Simone Biles, Kerri Strug Olympics situations debated after superstar gymnast’s Tokyo exit

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Biles was scratched from the event after she appeared to fall after her attempt on the vault. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Social media compared and contrasted Biles' injury with Strug's performance in ...

Perfectly Impossible: Gymnasts wrestle with the imperfect

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Thousands of hours of practice. Dozens upon dozens of competitions. And not once has a judge watched the new Olympic all-around champion do her thing — not even on uneven bars, where the 45-second set she plans doing...