Sunday, October 14, 2018

Simone Biles Calls Out New USA Gymnastics President Over Nike Tweet






Olympic champion Simone Biles appeared less than impressed on Saturday with the appointment of former US congresswoman Mary Bono as the latest interim president of embattled USA Gymnastics.



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Olympic champion Simone Biles appeared but affected on Sat with the appointment of former America representative Madonna Bono because the latest interim president of embattled USA gymanstic exercise.

Biles took to Twitter to require issue with a tweet Bono announce last month that was crucial of attire maker Greek deity when the company's advertising campaign that includes Colin Kaepernick.


Bono announce a photograph of herself shoe polish out a Greek deity emblem on a golf shoe.

"Playing in a very charity golf tournament raising cash for our nation's United States Army Special Forces operators and their families. sadly had these shoes in my bag. as luck would have it I had a marker in my bag too...." wrote Bono, UN agency conjointly re-tweeted a response that same "#BoycottNike."


In response, the Nike-sponsored Biles tweeted on Saturday: "*mouth drop* ... don't fret, it is not like we wanted a better usa gymanstic exercise president, or any sponsors or something."

Critics of Greek deity were infuriated in Sept by the company's call to embrace Kaepernick, the previous point of entry 49ers quarterback UN agency triggered a political firestorm when motion throughout the America anthem in 2016 to protest racial injustice.

The tension is another black eye for a USA gymanstic exercise federation urgently seeking stability within the wake of the regulatory offense scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar.

More than two hundred ladies, as well as Biles and different Olympians, have move over the past 2 years speech communication they were sexually abused by Nassar beneath the pretence of treatment.

USA gymanstic exercise proclaimed Bono's appointment on Friday, speech communication she would function interim president and chief govt till a permanent replacement for Kerry Perry is found.

Perry resigned last month stressed from the America Olympic Committee when 9 months within the job.

Her departure came when the appointment and resignation of elite coach Madonna Lee Spencer Tracy -- UN agency had created comments verifyi of Nassar in 2016 once allegations of abuse against him had begun to emerge.

Biles, the powerful Olympic comprehensive champion and winner of 4 golds at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, can lead the America team for the gymanstic exercise World Championships in Bida Gregorian calendar month 25-November three.

The team was named on Friday at the conclusion of a variety camp in Sunshine State.