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Zimbabwe Sends its 1st Black Swimmer to the Olympics

By Enock Muchinjo, Associated Press The southern African nation of Zimbabwe is sending a Black swimmer to the Olympics, the first from her country to...

Smith, Carlos, Berry Demand Change in Olympic Protest Rule

Eddie Pells | Associated Press Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Gwen Berry are among the more than 150 athletes, educators and activists who signed a...

Biles Withdraws from Gymnastics Final to Protect Team, Self

By Will Graves, Associated Press Simone Biles arrived in Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. She convinced...

Staley Feels No Added Pressure as First Black US Hoops Coach

By Doug Feinberg, Associated Press Dawn Staley doesn’t feel any added pressure being the first Black head coach of the U.S. women’s basketball Olympic team. She...

‘This Can Be Me’: Black Participation Rising in Gymnastics

By Will Graves, Associated Press There’s a phenomenon that happens every time Simone Biles appears on a screen inside Power Moves Gymnastics & Fitness. As if...