KITAKYUSHU, Japan (AP) — Angelina Melnikova of Russia won the women’s all-around final on Thursday to claim the first gold medal of the gymnastics world championships. Melnikova, the 2020 Olympic all-around bronze medalist, built up a solid lead with high scores on the vault and uneven bars and finished with 56.632 points.
Angelina Melnikova of the Russian Federation scooped the gold medal in the Women's All-Around Final in the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan. In the absence of celebrated names such as Simone Biles and Sunisa Lee, Melnikova took her first-ever gold medal at the World Championships with a total score of 56.632 ahead of US duo Leanne Wong (56.340) and Kayla di Cello (54.566).
The figure skater is undefeated since suffering disappointment at the last Winter Olympics. And he says two global stars have helped his extraordinary form Nathan Chen takes nothing for granted. At the dawn of an Olympic season where he’s widely expected to bring home the gold medal that eluded him four years ago, the world’s most dominant figure skater is savoring every step of the journey rather than focusing on the finish line.
ROSEMONT, Ill. — It took being at her lowest and most vulnerable to show Simone Biles how strong and resilient she is. It’s been almost three months since Biles was forced to withdraw from multiple events at the Tokyo Olympics after rising anxiety manifested itself in the “twisties,” causing her to lose her sense of where she was in the air.
How kind! Hoda Kotb was the recipient of immense praise by her fans as she shared a special throwback video on her social media for a special occasion. The Today star posted a clip from the 2016 Olympics coverage in Rio de Janeiro, where she was seen interviewing the American gymnastics team.
The producers of Simone Biles’ new docuseries – which focuses on the gymnast’s Tokyo Olympics journey – have lauded the impact of having a “female-centred” crew for the project. The seven-episode series, titled “Simone vs Herself”, looks at the highs and lows of Biles’ life over the course of the past couple of years and celebrates the brilliance of one of the world’s greatest ever athletes.
On Friday, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles reflected on her decision to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics this year to focus on her mental health during an Instagram Q&A with her fans. Now 24-years-old, Biles said that she would never have been able to put herself first as a teenager.
Gold medalist Simone Biles, as well as a number of other Olympic gymnasts, will take their talents to Rosemont this weekend as part of the 2021 "Gold Over America Tour." Billed as "high-octane, fun-filled experience," "Gold Over America," also called G.O.A.T., will get underway at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Allstate Arena.
Back in 2019, aka a lifetime ago, I declared that the ever-popular jumpsuit was the “holy grail of Halloween.” At the time, it made sense: Booksmart, Fleabag, Us—these were the pop culture moments we were obsessing over, and all of them featured at least one perfect jumpsuit.
Simone Biles Flashes Her Super Sculpted Legs In A Wonder Woman Costume In A New Instagram Story Photo
Did the G.O.A.T. just leak her Halloween costume? Halloween is coming up you guys(!!!) and, it seems, Simone Biles is already in the spirit. She posted snapshot of herself working a Wonder Woman costume in her Instagram Stories, and it’s everything.
In a letter, four elite gymnasts call for the committee to be dissolved over its alleged failings in the Larry Nassar case 'Entire system' enabled abuse of athletes, Simone Biles testifies Members of the US Olympic gymnastics team have asked members of the US Senate to get rid of the US Olympic board of directors over its alleged failings in handling the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case.
The US Olympic and Paralympic Committee has defended its handling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal after four elite-level gymnasts sent a letter to Congress. Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, and Maggie Nichols compiled the letter together, calling for the USOPC board to be dissolved.
Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols call on Congress to DISSOLVE the US & Paralympic Committee's board of directors for 'ignoring Larry Nassar's sexual assault of them'
Four of America's best gymnasts are asking Congress to dissolve the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee's board of directors Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols allege the board ignored allegations of sexual abuse brought against Larry Nassar They asked Congress to replace the board with ''leadership willing and able to' 'responsibly investigate the systemic problems of sexual abuse'
Olympic champions Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman, along with World Championships gold medallist Maggie Nichols, sent a letter to Congress calling for the USOPC board to be dissolved; Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting gymnasts The US Olympic and Paralympic Committee has defended its handling of the Larry Nassar case after several top gymnasts who suffered sexual abuse under the former team doctor's care sent a letter to Congress calling for the USOPC board to be dissolved.
This year, the world has chipped away that little bit more at breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. It took two major sporting stars to stand up and publicly admit to their struggles before the voices of those suffering started to be heard. Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles were the two brave athletes to start an enormous ripple effect that has now got people talking freely and comfortably about what has been viewed for so long as a taboo subject.
‘I applaud Biles for speaking up - her life was at risk’ - Arsenal legend Smith on changing attitudes towards mental health and new charity
The Arsenal icon talks of the impact of stars like Simone Biles and Christen Press have on mental health conversation and the charity she’s supporting “It was swept under the carpet. I just felt embarrassed and very isolated.” To hear Arsenal legend Kelly Smith, regarded by many as England’s greatest-ever female footballer, reflect on the struggles she had with her mental health in her career outlines just how much has changed.
If Ellen Pompeo was a real-life doctor, she would be the most stylish one. The “Grey’s Anatomy” actress appeared at “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” yesterday in chic business attire by Alexandre Vauthier that included a sheer blouse and pinstriped high-waisted trousers featuring a straight-leg silhouette.
Nick Jonas was spotted on a coffee run wearing a two-piece checker print set done in black and beige knit material with a large chevron pattern from Keiser Clark. The sweater retails for $475 and the shorts retail for $400. The large pockets on the sweater blend seamlessly with the chevron print.
Abs as far as the eye can see! Simone Biles flaunts her six-pack in a bikini as she hosts a pool party for her gymnast pals - before enjoying dinner with NFL star boyfriend Jonathan Owens
Simone, 24, is currently headlining a lucrative national gymnastics tour, which began last month and features the Olympian alongside several other stars The Athleta-sponsored Gold Over America Tour (GOAT) has already traveled to Arizona, California, Idaho, Utah, and Colorado - and it is now in Texas