TRAGEDY STRIKES THE GOLF WORLD: NELLY KORDA DEAD IN CAR CRASH: The golf world is in mourning after the sudden and devastating death of young superstar Nelly Korda in a fatal car accident…

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This is definitely our redemption tour. I feel like we all have more to give,” Simone Biles told reporters at a late-night press conference on Sunday, June 30, not long after being selected as part of the five-person women’s gymnastics team heading to the Paris Olympics next month.

Biles will compete alongside Suni Lee, Jade Carey, Jordan Chiles and Hezly Rivera.

Four of them, minus Rivera, were also all together at the Tokyo Games, in 2021, which saw them earn a team silver and five individual medals, including the all-around gold for Lee.

But their events were in some ways overshadowed by Biles’ struggles at the time: She suddenly withdrew from most of her events, citing her mental health and a case of the “twisties,” and her teammates had to step up, unexpectedly, in her absence.

On Sunday, Lee and Biles both brought up the idea of “redemption” in returning to another Olympics.

“We weren’t under the best circumstances … but I feel like we have a lot of weight on our shoulders to go out there and prove that we’re better athletes,” Biles said. “We’re more mature, we’re smarter, we’re more consistent.”

“I know we’re stronger than what we showed in Tokyo. So I think it has to be for us because it can’t be for anybody else, ‘cause that’s not why we do it. We do it for ourselves and the love for the sport and the love for representing the U.S.,” she said. “So we’re going to go out there and we’re going to do our best.”

Biles addressed a range of other topics — how she defines her success, relishing the support of husband Jonathan Owens and what

Biles addressed a range of other topics — how she defines her success, relishing the support of husband Jonathan Owens and what

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