Tag Archive: 2016 Olympics

Aug 14

Biles near perfect on vault to snare yet another gold for USA


The summer of Simone is back in gymnastics. Simone Biles and fellow American Simone Manuel have been two of the stories of the Olympics, and the U.S. gymnast strode back to the forefront on Sunday. Or should we say vaulted back to the forefront. Biles posted a near perfect 15.966 score in the women’s vault …

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Jul 19

U.S. will have its most female Olympians ever in Rio


The U.S. Olympic team of 555 qualified athletes includes a record 292 women after the last sports announced their rosters Monday, which is more women than have competed for any nation at a single Olympics, according to Olympic historians. The previous record for female competitors was 289 by China at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, according to …

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