• With Simone Biles out, ROC wins women's team gymnastics

    2 monthes ago - By Wood TV

    TOKYO - Simone Biles came to Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. It all came to a stunning halt in the women's gymnastics final on Tuesday night with an uncertain vault.
    In a flash, the rest of the American star's Games came into question. And the United States' long run at the top of the sport came to an end.
    The team representing the Russia Olympic Committee surged past the shorthanded U.S. to the top of the podium, posting a score of 169.258 to win the country's first Olympic team gold in nearly 30 years.
    The Americans, with Biles serving as...
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  • Simone Biles Pulls Out of Olympic Gymnastics Team Finals

    Simone Biles Pulls Out of Olympic Gymnastics Team Finals

    2 monthes ago - By TV Line

    American gymnastics star Simone Biles pulled out of the women's Olympic team finals Tuesday. NBC announced the shocking program change during the finals' broadcast from Tokyo. The New York Times confirmed that the 24-year-old gymnast is no longer part of the team competition. Biles completed her first part of the event, on the vault, but...
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  • U.S. Women's Soccer Team Through To Olympic Quarter-Final Despite Stalemate With Australia

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    The U.S. women's national soccer team's Olympic dream continues despite a dreary 0-0 draw with Australia early this AM. The four points accrued by the USWNT sees them finish second in their group, courtesy of a superior goal difference to Australia, and they progress automatically into the knockout stages. Australia is also likely to go...
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  • U.S. Takes Olympic Gymnastics Team Silver After Simone Biles Pulls Out With “Medical Issue” - Update

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    UPDATE, 06:03AM: Russia caused an upset in the Olympic Gymnastics Team Final by scooping the gold medal ahead of favorites the U.S., who lost star Simone Biles to an injury earlier today. The result ends a decade of dominance in the event for the American team, which won golden in 2012 and 2016. Great Britain took...
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  • JUST IN: Simone Biles Pulls Out of Team Gymnastics Competition at Tokyo Olympics

    2 monthes ago - By Mediaite

    Simone Biles has pulled out of the Team Gymnastics event at the Tokyo Olympics which means that the USA Women's Olympic Gymnastics team will be competing without the best US gymnast of all time.
    Initial reports from Associated Press suggested that Biles withdrawal was injury related as she had “huddled with a trainer” after landing her vault, but there are conflicting reports.
    AP reports :
    Reigning Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles is out of the team finals after apparently suffering an injury during the vault.
    The 24-year-old U.S. star, considered to be the greatest gymnast of all...
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  • Olympic Fans Rally Around Simone Biles After She Pulls Out of Team Gymnastics Final: ‘Takes a Lot of Guts'

    Olympic Fans Rally Around Simone Biles After She Pulls Out of Team Gymnastics Final: ‘Takes a Lot of Guts'

    2 monthes ago - By Mediaite

    Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images
    Simone Biles stunned the sports world when she pulled out of the Team Gymnastics event at the Tokyo Olympics Tuesday.
    After early reports suggested a “mental issue” was the cause, USA Gymnastics later released an official statement that Biles withdrew from team competition due to a “medical issue.” The 24-year-old, four-time Olympic gold medalist ended her competition on Tuesday after slipping during her vault attempt.
    After scoring a 15.183 on vault in qualifications, Biles earned a 13.766 Tuesday at the Olympics. Following the slip, Biles huddled with a...
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