Gymnastics






Suni Lee on redemption mission after return from illness

Suni Lee on redemption mission after return from illness

A little more than a year after her doctors told her she might never compete again, reigning Olympic all-around champion Sunisa Lee will be chasing redemption in Paris. While the pre-Olympic hype has focused on Simone Biles' successful return to elite gymnastics, Lee's road back to the pinnacle of her sport has been every bit as challenging as her teammate's.







Simone Biles a step closer to Paris as injuries rattle US Olympic trials

Simone Biles a step closer to Paris as injuries rattle US Olympic trials

Simone Biles continued her march toward the Paris Olympics on Friday with a dynamic day one at the US gymnastics trials that featured brilliance and a little reminder that she's human, too. The four-time Olympic gold medallist thrilled the Target Center crowd with her signature Yurchenko double pike vault, now also known as the Biles II. She earned 15.975 points for the vault which no other woman has attempted in competition.


Skye Blakely out of US Olympic Team trials with injury

Skye Blakely out of US Olympic Team trials with injury

Skye Blakely is missing this week’s Olympic Trials after rupturing her right Achilles on Wednesday during practice. The 19-year-old top contender sustained the injury while practising a tumbling pass on floor exercise at the trial’s venue in Minneapolis. Blakely received medical attention and was later carried off the podium by staff, leaving the arena in a wheelchair.