Just three sports – gymnastics, basketball, and track and field – produced the vast majority of individual athlete mentions on Twitter. Athletes in these sports accounted for 79% of all mentions of U.S. Olympians during the 2020 Games.
In our #SundayTODAY photo of the week, Simone Biles and Aly Raisman hold hands before testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee for the investigation into Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexually assaulting hundreds of girls and women.
Stick around for our #WashWeekPBS Extra! @SabrinaSiddiqui , @kavithadavidson & @kelsey_snell join @Yamiche for a discussion of the testimony by four top gymnasts calling out the mishandling of the sex abuse investigation on former gymnastics team doctor, #LarryNassar .
Reporting on the Israeli bombing of Gaza shouldn't be hard, but for U.S. media, it's a game of verbal gymnastics. @SanaSaeed gives her critique on the way U.S. media fails to cover Israeli occupation.
Nope. The GOATs: Basketball: Jordan Track: Bolt Boxing: Ali Baseball: Ruth Golf: Nicklaus/Woods Swimming: Phelps Football: Brady Tennis: Federer Hockey: Gretzky Gymnastics: Biles Soccer: Pele Sports are great because there are objective metrics of success.
The Michigan Attorney General's Office has confirmed that former Olympicsgymnastics coach John Geddert died by suicide. Officials charged Geddert Thursday with 24 counts including human trafficking, sexual assault, racketeering and lying to police:
Athlete A is a tribute to the brave women of the USA Gymnastics team who refused to be silenced and fought the system.
@Simone_Biles stars on the cover of our August issue! With the 2020 Olympics postponed and a shadow hung over Americangymnastics, Biles–who is widely regarded as the greatest gymnast of all time—has had to be resilient as never before. (1/5)