dissolve the USOPC board 

A group of star gymnasts on Wednesday stepped up their attack on the U.S. Olympics & Paralympic Committee by asking Congress to dissolve the organization’s board over its alleged failings in handling the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. 

Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman … testified in the U.S. Senate last month about the botched institutional response to the Nassar case. They have been embroiled in yearslong litigation against the USOPC, as well as USA Gymnastics …

Gymnastics Stars Call for Ouster of U.S. Olympic Directors

Olympic moments – Nile Wilson

Olympic medalist Nile Wilson will be narrating a new series for the Olympic Channel.

You can watch all 8 episodes now.

Episode 2 features the Olympic showdown between Margarita Mamún and Yana Kudryatseva in Rhythmic.

Click PLAY or watch a teaser on Twitter.

Winter Olympics Beijing

Olympics are scheduled 4 to 20 February 2022, in Beijing and towns in the neighboring Hebei province.

The IOC will be happy to have concluded the Tokyo Olympics as well as they did. It could have gone worse.

They know, at least, China is competent at running major events safely — while at the same time deploring their human rights record.

Click PLAY or watch a highlight from 2018 on Twitter.

Simone vs Herself – Sept 28th

Soon after her previous video, another episode was posted on Facebook.

This starts with Simone arriving Tokyo. She was feeling ready at that moment in time.

But qualifications did not go nearly as well as she expected.

The problems with confidence began before the Team Final.

Simone does not do Yurchenko 3/2. Yet was unable to Amanar in the vault warm-up. She did Yurchenko 3/2. Cecile didn’t see it coming.

Coaches — and Simone’s parents — supported her decision to withdraw. It was the right decision.

I feel awful for Simone, however. To train 5 years and have to withdraw. Damn. That’s hard.

Click PLAY or watch it on Facebook.

 Simone vs Herself – Sept 27th

The latest episode is posted.

Simone talks about her problems getting lost while twisting. But this edit takes us up to the flight to Tokyo.

Olympic trials day 1 went very well. She was happy.

Small problems day 2. Get them over with before the Olympics.

Click PLAY or watch it on Facebook.

Zhang Boheng leads Chinese Games


They REALLY should have taken him to the Olympics.

Click PLAY or watch it on Twitter.