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American star Simone Biles to return for balance beam finals

TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles is back. The 2016 Olympic gymnastics champion will return to competition in the balance beam final on Tuesday, a little over a week after stepping away from the meet to focus on her mental health.

“We are so excited to confirm that you will see two U.S. athletes in the balance beam final tomorrow — Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!! Can’t . . .

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Gymnast Aly Raisman reunites with dog who went missing

BOSTON (AP) — Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman was reunited with her beloved dog Mylo, a week after he ran off after being spooked by fireworks in Boston.

Raisman announced Mylo’s return in a tweet Friday night, six days after she reported the 35-pound brown dog was missing.

“HEROES!!!! MYLO IS SAFE. I HAVE HIM,” Raisman wrote on Twitter, adding a photo showing Raisman and Mylo flanked by . . .

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Mikulak struggles, Malone shines at U.S. Championships

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Even with six national titles on his resume, Sam Mikulak expected jitters heading into the U.S. men’s gymnastics championships. After all, he is coming back after an extended 15-month layoff due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

They were noticeable, too. Really noticeable. Good thing this is only for all intents and purposes a practice meet.

Mikulak, seeking to make his third Olympic team, struggled at times during the opening round on Thursday night. He came off . . .

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