Tag: 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles’ withdrawal from Olympic event was the epitome of bravery

Simone Biles’ withdrawal from Olympic event was the epitome of bravery

Recently, the most decorated gymnast in the world, Simone Biles, withdrew from the women’s gymnastics final and individual all-around final in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Biles cited mental health concerns as the reason for her withdrawals, saying that “mental was not there, so I just need to let the girls [on Team USA] do it and focus on myself.”

Tokyo Medical Association Calls for Tokyo Olympics to Be Canceled due to COVID Spikes

Tokyo Medical Association Calls for Tokyo Olympics to Be Canceled due to COVID Spikes

A leading medical group has backed calls to postpone the Tokyo Olympics, claiming that hospitals are now overburdened as the nation fights a surge in coronavirus.

With the games due to begin in just over eight weeks, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo Olympic organizers will begin three days of virtual meetings on Wednesday. They will face some of the best medical group resistance yet.

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