Simone Biles surprised everyone when she pulled out of the gymnastics team final after struggling to land a vault, but for a short time, the world only knew her departure was due to a medical issue.
Cameras captured Simone Biles speaking with her teammates after deciding to withdraw from the competition.
The Times TV team discusses watching an often deflating, thoroughly chaotic Olympics — and why NBC's approach to televising it is part of the problem.
Former teammate Aly Raisman spoke out Tuesday after Olympic champion Simone Biles pulled out of the womens gymnastics team finals in Tokyo after struggling in Team USAs first rotation on the vault.
Zhihui Hou took gold in the women’s 49-kg weightlifting at the Tokyo International Forum
The two-time Olympic gymnast opens up about the long-lasting health impacts of going for gold.
(Reuters) -Sixteen-year-old Viktoria Listunova won the women’s artistic gymnastics all-around title at both the European and Russian Championships earlier this year. However, despite placing sixth overall in the qualifying round on Sunday, the Russian Olympic Committee athlete will not get the chance to try for another all-around crown at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. There is a long list of athletes who over the years have been left out of Olympic finals because of the two-per-country rule, first introduced at the 1976 Montreal Games for apparatus finals.
Take a look at these photos that show the heartbreaking moment Simone Biles drops out of the women's gymnastics Olympic final.
Take a look at some of the incredible imagery from the talented photographers on the ground in Japan.
The U.S. women's gymnastics team is going for its third-consecutive team gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, and Sunisa Lee will be essential to a win.
LeVar Burton's first night as guest host was overshadowed by a contestant's all-time low score.
Simone Biles pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics gymnastics team final on Tuesday, but she came back to watch her teammates and congratulate the victors.
Annemiek van Vleuten thought she had won gold, only to later learn she had taken second instead, and it was all due to a quirk in Olympic rules.
Australian swimmer Kaylee McKeown forgot to turn her profanity filter on after winning gold.
Every city seems sick of the IOC's outrageous budgets, cost overruns and white elephant projects left behind. And even for a host like Tokyo that checks every box, success isn't guaranteed.
Simone Biles hasn't lost an individual competition in eight years. Tuesday's team competition highlighted how remarkable a streak it is.
When you're watching volleyball at the Tokyo Olympics, you might notice a player wearing a different colored jersey than the rest of their team. There's a good reason for their standout appearance: you've just spotted the libero, a specialized player whose unique role requires them to be easily visible at all times.
Before its loss in Monday's mixed-doubles final, China had claimed every Olympic table tennis gold medal since 2008.
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The IOC claimed it punished Russia for its vast doping scandal. Try telling that to the four guys in Russia colors who just won the men's gymnastics competition.