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Simone Biles: 'I was abused' by USA gymnastics doctor

Simone Biles: 'I was abused' by USA gymnastics doctor

Olympic gymnastics superstar Simone Biles revealed on Monday she was sexually abused by disgraced former USA team doctor Larry Nassar, who was last month jailed for 60 years on child porn charges.

Jan 16, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar is exciting but I don't need to attempt Produnova: Simone Biles

Dipa Karmakar is exciting but I don't need to attempt Produnova: Simone Biles

The Indian did not win a medal but still became an overnight star in her country, mainly due to her successful attempt at the "Produnova" vault.

Jan 20, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Fancy Bears WADA hack: Rafael Nadal, Mo Farah defend medical records after new leak

Fancy Bears WADA hack: Rafael Nadal, Mo Farah defend medical records after new leak

Nadal, who has twice been granted a TUE, said he had never taken anything to improve his performance but took what doctors advised him was the best medication to care for his troublesome knee.

Sep 20, 2016, 10:35 AM IST
After winning hearts with Produnova, Dipa Karmakar now wants to beat  Simone Biles at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

After winning hearts with Produnova, Dipa Karmakar now wants to beat Simone Biles at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Dipa finished fourth in the women's vault final in the artistic gymnastics.

Sep 18, 2016, 22:34 PM IST
Williams sisters never violated anti-doping regulations, says ITF president

Williams sisters never violated anti-doping regulations, says ITF president

In its official statement regarding the cyber-attack on ADAMS, WADA announced on Tuesday night that Russia was behind the hacker attack on its database.

Sep 15, 2016, 16:36 PM IST
WADA says hackers released another batch of athlete data

WADA says hackers released another batch of athlete data

WADA said the hackers released data of 25 athletes from the United States, Germany, Britain, Czech Republic, Denmark, Poland, Romania, and Russia.

Sep 15, 2016, 10:27 AM IST
WADA fury as Russian hackers release Serena Williams, Simone Biles' data

WADA fury as Russian hackers release Serena Williams, Simone Biles' data

The hacking group released information gleaned from the files of Biles, the Williams sisters and Elena Delle Donne.
 

Sep 14, 2016, 11:11 AM IST
Russian hackers leak files of USA Olympic stars; alleges Serena Williams, Simone Biles of doping

Russian hackers leak files of USA Olympic stars; alleges Serena Williams, Simone Biles of doping

The site claimed former No.1 Serena was allowed to take banned substances such as oxycodone, hydromorphone, prednisone.

Sep 13, 2016, 23:18 PM IST
When Dipa Karmakar met Simone Biles: American gymnast wants Produnova to be renamed 'Karmakar vault'

When Dipa Karmakar met Simone Biles: American gymnast wants Produnova to be renamed 'Karmakar vault'

Dipa Karmakar became a household name in India after she executed the Produnova act to perfection at Rio Olympics 2016.

Sep 01, 2016, 12:39 PM IST
Michael Phelps ruled Twitter during Rio Olympics 2016

Michael Phelps ruled Twitter during Rio Olympics 2016

During the Olympics, over 187 million tweets were sent which led to 75 billion impressions (views on and off Twitter) of tweets, the company said on Wednesday.

Aug 24, 2016, 17:34 PM IST
Woman power saves India blushes at greatest show on earth

Woman power saves India blushes at greatest show on earth

They were equals when it came to effort and perseverance in what is called the greatest show on earth.

Aug 20, 2016, 19:55 PM IST
WATCH: History of Produnova – Vault of death is named after THIS Russian athlete

WATCH: History of Produnova – Vault of death is named after THIS Russian athlete

Russian gymnast Yelena Produnova was the first female gymnast to ever successfully land the difficult vault (which is how it got its name). 

Aug 17, 2016, 14:10 PM IST
Olympics 2016: Simone Biles bows out with four gold and name in lights

Olympics 2016: Simone Biles bows out with four gold and name in lights

Biles missed London 2012 because she was too young to compete but has dominated gymnastics in the four-year cycle since.

Aug 17, 2016, 11:27 AM IST
Rio Olympics 2016, Day 9 Preview: Games braces for Usain Bolt and more

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 9 Preview: Games braces for Usain Bolt and more

The Jamaican's quest for a third successive triumph is one of the undoubted centrepieces of these Games.

Aug 14, 2016, 13:00 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar chases Olympics history at Rio: Know Indian gymnast's vault final opponents

Dipa Karmakar chases Olympics history at Rio: Know Indian gymnast's vault final opponents

Tripura girl will face very stiff competitions from American Simone Biles, Russian Maria Paseka and Hong Un-jong of North Korea.

Aug 14, 2016, 12:49 PM IST
Rio Olympics: Second gold for peerless Simone Biles in Rio

Rio Olympics: Second gold for peerless Simone Biles in Rio

"You never know the feeling until it hits you," said an emotional Biles.

Aug 12, 2016, 05:35 AM IST
Vault specialist Dipa Karmakar makes history at 2016 Rio Olympics; becomes first Indian gymnast to qualify for apparatus finals

Vault specialist Dipa Karmakar makes history at 2016 Rio Olympics; becomes first Indian gymnast to qualify for apparatus finals

She finished eighth in the Vault rotation with a score of 14.850.

Aug 08, 2016, 06:27 AM IST
Dipa Karmakar settles for fifth place in 2015 World Gymnastics Championships

Dipa Karmakar settles for fifth place in 2015 World Gymnastics Championships

Dipa Karmakar finished fifth in women's Vault Final at 2015 World Championships in Glasgow.

Oct 31, 2015, 20:30 PM IST
US gymnast becomes first woman to win three straight all-around world titles

US gymnast becomes first woman to win three straight all-around world titles

Simone Biles became the first woman to win three straight all-around titles at the gymnastics world championships.

Oct 30, 2015, 08:29 AM IST
Young US gymnasts prepare at Pan Ams for 2016 Rio Olymoics rumble

Young US gymnasts prepare at Pan Ams for 2016 Rio Olymoics rumble

The most exciting names in U.S. gymnastics, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman and Simone Biles, will all be competing during the Pan American Games -- just not in Toronto.

Jul 15, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

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