Nancy Armour, USA TODAY

Nancy Armour


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Recent articles by Nancy:

American Suni Lee adds bronze medal on uneven bars to all-around title

Suni Lee has already won gold in the all-around and silver in the team competition. → Read More

Simone Biles will not compete in vault, uneven bars event finals at Tokyo Olympics

Simone Biles will be replaced in the vault final by MyKayla Skinner. A decision on Simone's availability for floor, beam finals has yet to be made. → Read More

USWNT uses penalty kicks to escape with quarterfinal win against Netherlands at Tokyo Olympics

The Americans needed penalty kicks, but Alyssa Naeher made two big saves to beat the Netherlands on Friday to help USWNT advance to semifinals. → Read More

Simone Biles still struggling with 'twisties,' raising new doubts about returning at Olympics

Simone Biles posted two videos of her trying to do her uneven bars dismount Friday on her Instagram story, and it’s clear she is not her usual self. → Read More

Suni Lee wins gold in Tokyo Olympics gymnastics all-around competition

Suni Lee won the Olympic all-around title Thursday night, the fifth consecutive American woman to claim gymnastics’ biggest prize. → Read More

Simone Biles sends tweet thanking public for an 'outpouring' of love and support

Simone Biles took to Twitter to express her gratitude for the support she’s received since withdrawing from the team and all-around competitions. → Read More

Simone Biles will not compete in gymnastics all-around final at Tokyo Olympics

Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the all-around, where she is the defending Olympic gold medalist, comes a day after she pulled out of the team final. → Read More

US women's gymnastics team makes missteps, finishes second in qualifying for team finals

The US was second to Russia in qualifying, the first time since 2010 it has failed to finish first in qualifying or finals at worlds or the Olympics. → Read More

Opinion: After gruesome injury in Rio, French gymnast Samir Ait Said shows the power of the Olympics

French gymnast Samir Ait Said, who broke his leg at Rio Games, will compete for medal in still rings. His story shows why Olympics remain so powerful. → Read More

Opinion: After gruesome injury in Rio, French gymnast Samir Ait Said shows the power of the Olympics

French gymnast Samir Ait Said, who broke his leg at Rio Games, will compete for medal in still rings. His story shows why Olympics remain so powerful. → Read More

The US women's gymnastics team has a wealth of talent. Pretty soon, they’ll have a wealth of medals, too.

Of course, give Simone all the gold medals. But here's who else to expect on the podium for men's and women's gymnastics events in Tokyo. → Read More

Sweden dominates US women's soccer team 3-0 in their Tokyo Olympic opener

The Americans had been pointing to this game for five years, ever since they lost to Sweden on penalty kicks in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Olympics → Read More

Opinion: Next few days loom large for US gymnasts after alternate's positive COVID test

Gymnastics alternate Kara Eaker tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday following a training camp with US Olympic team. Eaker was fully vaccinated. → Read More

Alternate on US women's gymnastics team tests positive for COVID-19

The local government in Inzai, a Japanese city where the US Olympic gymnastics team was training, announced that a teen gymnast tested positive. → Read More

Who will join Simone Biles at Olympics amid crowded field at US gymnastics trials?

The U.S. will send six women to the Tokyo Olympics: a four-person team; Jade Carey, who secured a nominative spot; and another individual athlete. → Read More

Carli Lloyd makes history, Rose Lavelle named to first USWNT Olympic team

Carli Lloyd is going to celebrate her 39th birthday with a trip to the Tokyo Olympics. She was among the 18 players named to the USWNT roster. → Read More

Comeback didn't get Laurie Hernandez to another Olympics – but it brought her peace

Olympic gold and silver medalist Laurie Hernandez's elite gymnastics career likely done after she hyperextended her knee at national championships → Read More

Opinion: Another day, another record as Simone Biles wins seventh US gymnastics title

Simone Biles and Japan's Kohei Uchimura are the only gymnasts to win every major international title in an entire, four-year Olympic cycle. → Read More

Opinion: Cheers of 'Let's go Mom!' a reminder of how extraordinary Chellsie Memmel is

Whether Chellsie Memmel, 32, makes it to Olympic trials is, at this point, irrelevant. The 2008 Olympic silver medalist has already proven herself. → Read More

Opinion: Simone Biles maintains gold standard despite 19-month layoff between competitions

Reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles becomes first woman to do a Yurchenko double pike in competition in first meet since 2019 world championships. → Read More