The U.S. Women’s Silver Medal Was a Triumph

The U.S. Women’s Silver Medal Was a Triumph

It ought to go without saying that Biles does not owe any of us an explanation—or any gymnastics. While we all want to know what happened, why she scratched isn’t even really what’s important here. What is important is that a grown adult athlete...
Simone Biles Will Not Be Denied

Simone Biles Will Not Be Denied

The world wants everything from Simone Biles, and she keeps on giving it. She pulls off some of the most difficult skills in gymnastics better than any of her competitors, then adds unimaginable ones. She takes an improbable winning streak and extends it again....