• Costa Rican Gymnast Concludes Olympic Floor Routine With Black Lives Matter Protest

    1 month ago - By Essence

    Ashley Landis / AP By D'Shonda Brown · July 29, 2021July 29, 2021 To kick off the Olympics, history was made by an 18-year-old Costa Rican gymnast who ended her routine by paying homage to the Black Lives Matter movement. As the first gymnast from Costa Rica to ever qualify to the Olympics, Luciana Alvarado already had eyes on her before she booked her plane ticket to Japan. According to the Associated Press , the young Olympian ended her Olympic qualifying routine on one knee and a fist in the air, symbolizing her support for Black Lives Matter. Alvarado later told AP that her routine...
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  • Simone Biles Says Support For Withdrawal From Olympic Individual All-Around Competition Made Her Realize She Is More Than Gymnastics

    Simone Biles Says Support For Withdrawal From Olympic Individual All-Around Competition Made Her Realize She Is More Than Gymnastics

    1 month ago - By OK!

    Simone Biles has said that the support she has gotten since Olympic individual all-around competition withdrawal made her realize she is more than gymnastics.
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  • Jordan Chiles Defends BFF Simone Biles After 2021 Tokyo Olympics Exit: ‘She's Simone for a Reason'

    Jordan Chiles Defends BFF Simone Biles After 2021 Tokyo Olympics Exit: ‘She's Simone for a Reason'

    1 month ago - By Life & Style

    She's got Simone Biles‘ back. Olympic gymnast Jordan Chiles defended her best friend and fellow Team USA member following the elite athlete's decision to withdraw from the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo due...
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  • Jade Carey Is Replacing Simone Biles on Team USA at the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo - Meet the Gymnast

    Jade Carey Is Replacing Simone Biles on Team USA at the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo - Meet the Gymnast

    1 month ago - By Life & Style

    On Tuesday, July 27, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles stunned the world when she withdrew from the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo due to a mental health concern following her showing on the vault...
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