Sign in
EN - Sports

Simone Biles Has A Message For Anyone Saying She Quit The Tokyo Olympics

"I don't think you realize how dangerous this is."

Simone Biles has been responding to fans' questions after she pulled out of the Tokyo Olympic Games to focus on her mental health.

In a series of question and answer segments on her Instagram Stories, Biles talked about the so-called twisties, which she describes as "the craziest feeling ever." She says that when it is happening she doesn't know how she is going to land some of her gymnastics routines.



The decorated US Olympian also had a strong message for anyone who said she quit the Tokyo Games.

She posted: "I didn't quit my mind & body are simply not in sync. I don't think you realize how dangerous this is on hard/competition surface. Nor do I have to explain why I put health first. Physical health is mental health."

Canada’s Paralympic Athletes Get Paid $0 For Winning A Gold Medal While Olympians Get $20K

American Paralympians and Olympians now get paid exactly the same.👇

Canada's Paralympic athletes do not get paid for winning a medal at the games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee has confirmed.

In comparison, those competing for Canada at the Olympics can get $20,000 for each gold medal, $15,000 for each silver medal and $10,000 for every bronze medal.

Keep Reading Show less

A Canadian Olympian pulled off a golden moment when leaving Tokyo Airport and thankfully the security workers had a sense a humour.

Track cyclist Kelsey Mitchell, who won gold in the women's individual cycling sprint, hid her medal under her T-shirt as she walked through the metal detectors at security.

Keep Reading Show less

Here's How You Can Watch The Tokyo Paralympics On TV & Online In Canada

Canada's Paralympic athletes are competing in 18 sports throughout the Games!

The 2021 Olympics have come and gone, and it's now time for this summer's next amazing international sporting event. If you're wondering how to watch the Tokyo Paralympics, here's everything you need to know about viewing the Games.

From the opening ceremony on August 24 to the closing ceremony on September 5 and everything in between, CBC will have daily broadcasts on TV of the action from Tokyo.

Keep Reading Show less

Two athletes who were part of Canada's Olympic team in Tokyo have announced their engagement.

Stephanie Labbé and Georgia Simmerling posted the exciting news on their personal Instagram accounts.

Keep Reading Show less