Simone Biles honored as Time's Athlete of the Year

Summer Olympics / Gymnastics Dec 10, 2021

Simone Biles honored as Time's Athlete of the Year

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles has earned Time magazine's "Athlete of the Year" honor, the publication said Thursday. The 24-year-old gymnast traveled to Japan for the Tokyo Games this year with the intent of rewriting the record books, but instead brought about a groundbreaking, ...

Thomas Bach defends IOC's role in Peng Shuai case

Tennis Dec 9, 2021

Thomas Bach defends IOC's role in Peng Shuai case

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has defended the organization's handling of its contact with tennis player Peng Shuai, who disappeared from public view after making a sexual assault accusation against a powerful Chinese official. After the IOC Executive Board meeting on Wednesday, Bach failed ...