Simone Biles reveals she is ‘scared’ to practice gymnastics

While visiting “The Today Show,” on Oct. 21, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles revealed that she is still scared to practice gymnastics. The 24-year-old gymnast stepped away from the Summer Olympics to focus on her mental health after suffering from the “twisties,” which is a phenomenon where gymnasts lose control over their bodies while they are […]

Black Olympians Who Won Gold Medals at London 2012 Olympics

Black Olympians made their countries proud at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, aka London 2012, taking home coveted gold medals in every event from track & field to gymnastics. Some made history while others held on to the title that they earned at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and prior. While it’s made of 92.5 percent […]

3 Black Swimmers Make Olympic History

For the first time in American history, three black swimmers will join the Olympic team when it travels to compete in the London games this summer. One swimmer comes from a city where the vast majority of her ethnicity do not swim, while another learned after nearly drowning as a child Native New Yorker Lia […]