Simone Biles update:
While Team USA did not immediately explain why Biles was pulled, NBC's John Roethlisberger relayed: "We've just been told that, with regards to Simone withdrawing, it is not injury-related. It is a mental issue that Simone is having."https://t.co/be9LZmWgn7
— The Athletic (@TheAthletic) July 27, 2021
It sounds like all this #BlackGirlMagic / #RacialReckoning / #Intersectionality hype might be taking a toll on Naomi Osaka, the torch-lighter who just went out in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament, and Simone Biles.