Instead Of The Olympics, We Got Ourselves A …

The most important competition on the four-year gymnastics calendar—the 2020 Olympic Games—were supposed to start in Tokyo today. (Or yesterday. I don’t know how time zones work.) Anyway, a year ago, we all thought we’d be watching Simone Biles win her second consecutive Olympic all-around gold, the first woman to do it since 1968 when Vera Caslavska, one of my personal favorites, did it in Mexico City. But due to the pandemic, the Games have been postponed to 2021, and even those are looking...iffy.

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