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Biles: FBI Turned ‘Blind Eye’ to Reports of Gymnasts’ Abuse

By Mary Clare Jalonick, Will Graves and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress through tears Wednesday that the FBI and...

The Long Journey Leads to an Olympic Record for Felix

By Eddie Pells, Associated Press She describes herself as “old.” She concedes she wasn’t sure she’d make it this far. There were times, though, when...

Black Women, Across Generations, Heed Biles’ Olympic Example

By Aaron Morrison, Astrid Galvan and Deepti Hajela, Associated Press Naomi Osaka. Simone Biles. Both are prominent young Black women under the pressure of a...

Ban on ‘Soul Cap’ Spotlights Lack of Diversity in Swimming

By Jenna Fryer, Associated Press Alice Dearing has an afro, a voluminous puff nearly impossible to protect in most swimming caps. Her hair shrinks if...

Biles Returns to Competition With a Bronze Medal and a Smile

By Jim Vertuno, Associated Press Simone Biles returned to the competition at the Tokyo Olympics in style, and will leave with another medal. What color...