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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...

VIDEO: Former Olympic Gymnast Dominique Dawes Says Simone Biles Should ‘Be Able To Say...

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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...

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...