Simone Manuel

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Simone Biles: withdrew from five gymnastic events before returning to claim a bronze medal in the Women’s Balance Beam Final at the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty

If there’s one thing in life I recommend, it’s giving up when something is affecting your life so badly that you can’t even function, and it consumes (...)

Ahead of her fifth Olympic games, 35-year-old Allyson Felix is helping other Olympic moms pay for child care. File photograph: Steph Chambers/Getty Images

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics kicks off tomorrow, just 364 days after it was initially supposed to have got underway. This Olympics promises to be the Olymp(...)

Alex Morgan: “This is going to be something that really breaks barriess,” says the United States’ dual World Cup medal winner.  Photograph:  Alex Menendez/ Getty Images

It has been a packed few years for Alex Morgan. She became a World Cup champion (again), a lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against her employer alleging(...)

With the explosion of fitness for women has come a new preoccupation with our bodies : the quest for muscle – also known as “ fitspo”.

Being a female Olympian must be a confusing experience. You win a gold medal, you wow the world with your athleticism and sporting talent, you make h(...)

Simone Manuel of USA reacts after her joint first place in the women’s 100m Freestyle final. Photograph: EPA

Canada’s Penny Oleksiak and Simone Manuel of the United States dead-heated for the 100 metres Olympic swimming freestyle gold on Thursday when they bo(...)