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Biles’ openness can help end stigma around mental health – psychologist

The decision by American gymnast Simone Biles to prioritise her wellbeing at the Tokyo Olympics will go a long way in helping to fight the stigma of mental illness, an expert in the field said on Wednesday.

Biles puts mental health first after exit, unsure of upcoming events

Simone Biles' bid for a record six gold medals at the Tokyo Games ended abruptly on Tuesday (July 27) when she dropped out of the women's team final after one vault and watched as the United States...

Ferreira, Moore secure historic gold medals in Olympic surfing

Brazil's Italo Ferreira and American Carissa Moore overcame challenging conditions in brilliant style to win historic first Olympic surfing gold medals at the Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach on Tuesday (July 23). Ferreira recovered from breaking...

Biles out of team event as Russians beat U.S. to gold

Simone Biles' bid for a record six gold medals at the Tokyo Games ended abruptly on Tuesday (July 27) when she dropped out of the women's team final after one vault and watched as the United States...

Tom Daley: ‘I’m a proud to be a gay man and Olympic champion’

Newly minted gold medallist Tom Daley praised the increasing LGBTQ representation at the Olympics and said he was "incredibly proud to say that I am a gay man and also an Olympic champion" on Monday (July 26),...

US men fall to France in first loss since 2004

The U.S. men's basketball team suffered a shock 83-76 defeat at the hands of France on Sunday (July 25), losing at the Olympics for the first time since 2004 and for just the sixth time in the...

Can’t take the heat at the Olympics? Expert offers tips to stay cool

 Intense heat and humidity could force competition schedule changes at the Tokyo Olympics and the International Olympic Committee said on Sunday (July 25) it would back any such plans if needed. Athletes across several...

Austrian Kiesenhofer stuns Dutch to win road gold while Biles falters

Austrian Anna Kiesenhofer caused one of the biggest shocks in Olympic road racing history with an audacious solo victory in the women's race as a quartet of Dutch champions apparently paid for a bizarre communications meltdown on...

U.S. women rebound with 6-1 win, Brazil and Netherlands draw in thriller

The United States women's soccer team returned to winning ways with a clinical 6-1 victory over New Zealand at Saitama Stadium on Saturday (July 24). After suffering a first defeat in 30 months to...

Empire State Building illuminated in honor of Tokyo Olympic Games

The Empire State Building was lit up on Friday night (July 23) in honor of the Tokyo Olympic Games. The iconic New York City landmark brightened the skyline displaying the flag colors of nations competing in Tokyo....

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Biles’ openness can help end stigma around mental health – psychologist

The decision by American gymnast Simone Biles to prioritise her wellbeing at the Tokyo Olympics will go a long way in helping...

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Man taken into custody after SWAT standoff, no hostages found

HOUSTON – A man has been taken into custody after a standoff with the SWAT team in northeast Houston Tuesday night.