Simone Biles

Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: Games Will Go Ahead ‘Even in State of Emergency’

The IOC has this week confirmed that the Olympic Games will ‘absolutely’ go ahead even if Tokyo remains in a state of emergency.


Manuel, Hogshead-Makar Named to Sports Illustrated’s List of Influential Women

Olympic Champions Simone Manuel and Nancy Hogshead-Makar have been named to Sports Illustrated’s list of the most influential women in sport.


Swimmers Strike Out at 2020 Laureus World Sport Awards

3 swimmers, including Regan Smith (above) were nominated for Laureus World Sport Awards in 2020, but aquatic sports came home empty handed on Monday.

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Simone Manuel, Caeleb Dressel Finish in Top 10 of AP Athlete of the Year Votes

Caeleb Dressel (above) received 6 votes in the Male Athlete of the Year category, while Simone Manuel received 1 vote for Female Athlete of the Year.


Swimming’s TopTenTweets: The Costco Taper

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets!

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Simone Manuel Visits LeBron James’ I Promise School in Akron

Manuel spoke as an ambassador for the USA Swimming Foundation.


Missy Franklin Named Youngest-Ever Member of Laureus Academy

Missy Franklin is one of 68 members of the academy that, among other duties, votes on the Laureus World Sport Awards.


USOC Files to Decertify USA Gymnastics as Sport’s Governing Body

The USOC has filed an initial complaint to remove USA Gymnastics as the sport’s national governing body.

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Amid Criticism, USA Gymnastics Interim CEO Steps Down After Five Days

USA Gymnastics CEO Mary Bono stepped down today amid heavy criticism from athletes, just five days after she was named CEO of the gymnastics federation.


Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles Sponsor USS Enterprise

Late last week, Katie Ledecky, along with decorated gymnast Simone Biles, was on site for the new USS Enterprise’s steel-cutting ceremony.


Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel Nominated for Kids’ Choice Awards

Stanford teammates Katie Ledecky (left) and Simone Manuel (right) have been nominated for 2017 Kids’ Choice Sports Awards.

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Vote Here for Ledecky, Phelps, Manuel, Hosszu: 2016 USSA Athlete OTY

Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Katinka Hosszu, and Simone Manuel have all been nominated for the United States Sports Academy’s Athlete of the Year Awards.


LeBron James Named AP Athlete of Year Over Phelps

For the second time in two days, an American swimmer has finished second in the Associated Press’s Athlete of the Year voting, with Michael Phelps falling 8 votes shy of basketballer Lebron James.


Simone Biles Wins AP Female Athlete of the Year Over Ledecky

A battle of young Olympic stars came down to just 11 votes, with gymnast Simone Biles eking out the Associated Press’s Athlete of the Year award over Katie Ledecky.


Simone Manuel to Lead Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade

The 2016 Thanksgiving Day Parade in Houston, Texas will be a special one for swimming fans, as Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel will be leading the parade.

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