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Simone Biles' case of 'the twisties' is more than just mental block, gymnasts say

Prior to her withdrawal from the individual all-around final, Simone Biles cited a dreaded term known to gymnasts.

Costa Rican gymnast adds Black Lives Matter tribute to Olympic routine

Luciana Alvarado, who became the first gymnast from Costa Rica to qualify for the Olympic Games, has possibly found a loophole in the IOC’s policy because she incorporated the gesture as part of her artistic gymnastics routine.

Maggie Mac Neil provides priceless reaction to her golden moment

Maggie Mac Neil won Canada's first gold medal of these Olympics, capturing the women's 100-metre butterfly in a Canadian record 55.59 seconds on Monday morning in Tokyo.

Subdued Olympic opening ceremony still provides inspiring moments

Tennis star Naomi Osaka lit the Olympic cauldron and Japan's Emperor Naruhito officially declared Tokyo 2020 open — and the Games, delayed by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, are now underway.

Simone Biles brings anticipated Yurchenko double pike to Olympic training

With four gymnastics elements already named after her and an Olympic title to defend, the most decorated U.S. gymnast teased fans with a jaw-dropping vault.
Bring It In

Suspension of Sha'Carri Richardson reignites Olympic banned substance debate

On the latest episode of CBC Sports video series Bring It In, Morgan Campbell is joined by Meghan McPeak and Dave Zirin to discuss Richardson's positive cannabis test and why it should be removed from the Olympic banned substance list.

'Change the Game' panel dissects progress of women's leadership in sport

League1 Ontario commissioner Carmelina Moscato, Canadian national soccer team member Desiree Scott, Canadian Olympic track and field athlete Khamica Bingham, and play-by-play broadcaster Meghan McPeak join CBC Sports' Andi Petrillo in discussing the importance of leadership in sport for women.

Toronto's Nicholas Latifi completes unconventional route to F1 debut

In a race that saw nine out of 20 drivers exit early, three safety car restarts and last lap heroics, Toronto’s Nicholas Latifi made his F1 debut Sunday with the Williams Mercedes team and climbed up nine spots from the back of the grid to finish 11th. 

'I play football, I'm not a TV star': New Argo wants to shake reality show stigma

Before signing with the Toronto Argonauts Monday, Ollie’s second reality show stint put him in football purgatory again. In 2016, his first came on the Netflix documentary series Last Chance U, where he was first introduced as a fan favourite. 

Acquiring Canadian stars top priority for Toronto's new pro swim league club

In September, the Canadian club and Tokyo will compete in the second season of the International Swimming League as expansion teams. For Robert Kent, co-owner and general manager of the Toronto franchise, the process of preparing his team for its debut started Monday.