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Olympics Week One Roundup: Wins, Losses, and Reckonings on Athlete Mental Health, Sexism

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On Thursday, U.S. gymnast Sunisa Lee won all-around gold as fellow gymnast and defending champion Simone Biles celebrated in the stands following her withdrawal from the event earlier this week.  We’ll catch up on the big news–and the controversies around women’s uniforms and athlete mental health–in the first big week of the Olympics.  And we hear how the Olympians with Bay Area ties are faring, including in mountain biking, softball, and swimming.


Elliott Almond, sports reporter, Bay Area News Group

Kurt Streeter, sports columnist, New York Times

Amira Rose Davis, assistant professor, history and African American studies, Penn State University, co-host, "Burn it All Down"


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