Simone Biles

  • Simone Biles Dec 26, 2019

    Simone Soars: Biles Named 2019 AP Female Athlete of the Year

    They’re called “Simone Things,” a catchall phrase for the casual ease with which Simone Biles seems to soar through her sport and her life. The irony, of course, is that there’s nothing casual or easy about it. Any of it. The greatest gymnast of all time and 2019 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year only makes it seem...

  • Sep 13, 2019

    Brother of Gymnast Simone Biles Pleads Not Guilty to Murder

    The brother of Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in a shooting that left three men dead at a 2018 New Year’s Eve party in Cleveland.

  • Sep 3, 2019

    Simone Biles Addresses Brother’s Triple Murder Charges

    On Monday evening, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles took to Twitter and addressed the headlines surrounding her older brother Tevin Biles-Thomas’ arrest for triple murder in Ohio. “Still having a hard time processing last week’s news,” she shared on social media. “My heart aches for everyone involved, especially for the victims and their families. There is nothing that I can say...

  • Aug 20, 2019

    Simone Biles on USA Gymnastics’ Promise for Reform: ‘Talking Is Easy’

    Simone Biles is looking for action more than words when it comes to the response by USA Gymnastics in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar. In an exclusive interview on TODAY Tuesday, the four-time Olympic gold medalist spoke about the organization’s reaction to her emotional comments on Aug. 7 in which she condemned...

  • Aug 15, 2019

    ‘Tonight’ News & Improved: Simone Biles, 2020 Dems

    Jimmy Fallon came up with a technique to read the news by only looking at the photos and making up his own headlines.

  • Aug 12, 2019

    Simone Biles Soars to 6th US Gymnastics Title, Makes History in Landing “Triple-Double’

    Simone Biles won her sixth all-around title at the U.S. gymnastics championships Sunday in historic fashion, becoming the first woman to nail “the triple-double” move in competition.

  • Aug 10, 2019

    Simone Biles Makes History Again, Finishes With Top Score

    The competition isn’t the judges. Or the rest of the field. Or even the sport she’s dominated for the better part of a decade. Simone Biles conquered all of them long ago. What drives Biles is the voice in her head, the one that tells the best gymnast in the world that perfection is the only standard, even while attempting...

  • Jul 21, 2019

    Simone Biles Takes Gold Medal at US Classic Gymnastics

    Simone Biles had a lot to feel good about, even with some rare missteps that were quickly forgotten in her latest climb atop another podium. What mattered most to the world’s top gymnast was keeping things moving forward, which Biles did. Biles won the U.S. Classic on Saturday night to maintain her six-year winning streak. The four-time Olympic gold medalist...

  • Mar 28, 2019

    Simone Biles: I Slept ‘All the Time’ to Cope With Sexual Abuse

    Olympic gold medal gymnast Simone Biles is opening up about how she initially coped with being sexually abused by former team doctor Larry Nassar, saying she tried to sleep off what had happened. During a discussion for the new YouTube series, “If I Could Tell You Just One Thing,” hosted by Priyanka Chopra, Biles revealed she first opened up to...

  • Nov 1, 2018

    Simone Biles Wins 4th All-Around Title at Gymnastics World Championships

    Simone Biles attempted to smile but her eyes betrayed her. She was angry, paying little attention to the gold medal around her neck, the one that made history. Yes, winning never gets old. It’s just not why she does this. The challenge whenever the greatest gymnast of her and any other generation steps onto the floor isn’t to impress the...

  • Feb 13, 2018

    Aly Raisman Poses Nude for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit With ‘Survivor’ Written on Her Chest

    Aly Raisman posed nude for the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue and showcased messages of empowerment across her body. In the photos, the word “survivor” appears across Raisman’s chest while the phrases “fierce,” “live 4 you” and “every voice matters” are painted across her arms. The 23-year-old Olympian also bares the phrase “abuse is never OK” on the side of...

  • Feb 7, 2018

    Congressional Support for Investigation of US Olympic Committee Grows

    Six Republicans and 12 Democratic lawmakers have signed onto legislation to establish a special committee to investigate the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics handling of sexual abuse allegations against former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., says she’s hopeful Senate leaders will back the effort once the chamber has dealt with an array of critical issues, namely...

  • Feb 6, 2018

    Gymnastics Doctor Scandal Goes Beyond Prison Sentences

    Larry Nassar’s final sentence for serial sexual assault now turns the scandal’s spotlight toward major institutions, including Michigan State University, where many of his abuses occurred. The former sports doctor was sentenced Monday to 40 to 125 years in prison, his third punishment since early December. Nassar admits penetrating young girls and women with ungloved hands while claiming to be...

  • Jan 16, 2018

    Disgraced Sports Doctor Larry Nassar Faces Dozens of His Assault Victims

    One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children, including one who warned that girls eventually “grow into strong women that return to destroy your world.” Nearly 100 victims are expected to address the court...

  • Nov 18, 2017

    ‘I Expected More From You’: Simone Biles Reacts to Gabby Douglas’ Controversial Message to Aly Raisman

    The final five may be turning into the fractured five. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman took to social media Friday to share a message about supporting women who may be victims of sexual abuse. “Just to be clear…Just because a woman does a sexy photoshoot or wears a sexy outfit does not give a man the right to shame her or...

  • Jul 28, 2017

    Simone Biles Shares Goofy Video After Wisdom Teeth Surgery

    A video shared by Simone Biles shows the Olympic gymnast was in no condition to compete while coming out of an anesthetic haze after surgery to have her wisdom teeth removed.

  • Jul 5, 2017

    Simone Biles Learns to Dunk With the Harlem Globetrotters

    Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles dunked a basketball for the first time at her gymnastic training center in Houston.

  • Jun 25, 2017

    2017 BET Awards Winners: The Complete List

    The 2017 BET Awards celebrated African American accomplishments in entertainment and sports Sunday night. Hosted by “Saturday Night Live” fan favorite Leslie Jones, the live telecast aired from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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