August 3, 2021

Biles set for Olympic return, Sifan launches treble bid

TOKYO: US gymnastics star Simone Biles is due to make a dramatic return to Olympics action after her well-publicised struggles with mental health issues, as transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard made history on Monday.After pulling out of her first events with the “twisties”, a disorientating mental block, Biles was included on the list of eight finalists for Tuesday’s closing beam competition. “We are so excited to confirm that you will see two U.S. athletes in the balance beam...