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.

Guests:

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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