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The 'gymternet': Gymnastics' devoted, sometimes toxic fans

Jul. 30, 2021 22:34 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Fresh off Tokyo's competition floor, four Olympic gymnasts lined up for a press conference. A podcaster offered a question on behalf of what has become a potent voice in the small world of elite gymnastics. “The gymternet would like know...” she began....

Olympic champ Sunisa Lee still focused on college, not fame

Jul. 30, 2021 08:00 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Sunisa Lee's life changed the second she placed a gold medal around her neck. The newly minted Olympic gymnastic champion's plans, however, have not. At least for now. A day after a thrilling victory in the women's all-around, Lee...

'Happy tears': Lee's gold sparks joy at home in Minnesota

Jul. 29, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — There were cheers and screams and “happy tears” for one of their own, and unending delight for what many saw as an “Only in America” story. Sunisa Lee captured the women’s all-around gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, a triumph...

American gymnast Sunisa Lee takes Olympic gold

Jul. 29, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Sunisa Lee wanted to quit during quarantine. It all had become too much. The lingering pain from a broken foot. The deaths of two family members from COVID-19. Her father's slow recovery from an accident that left him paralyzed. The...