428: Black Lives Matter This Week Too

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HEADLINES
  • Kurt Thomas, 1978 and 1979 world champion, died of a stroke at age 64. We discuss his legacy.
  • More athletes detail stories of racism in college gymnastics—what Alabama's Tia Kiaku, Auburn gymnasts Kennedy Finister and Telah Black, Florida's Kytra Hunter, and Nebraska's Ashley Lambert said this week
GYMTERNET NEWS
  • European Championships have been rescheduled for December in Baku. Jessica is concerned for COVID reasons. Spencer is concerned for rule-consistency reasons. Kensley is optimistic. No one is surprised by any of this.
  • The FIG published the new, official Olympic qualification rules for 2021
  • The retirements of Courtney McGregor, Senna Deriks, and most of Romania
  • Which US elites have decided to keep training for Tokyo
  • NCAA transfer news for Addy De Jesus, Bailey Ferrer, and Mercedes Sanchez
  • Problems with the FBI, NCAA, and Kathy Klages, as per usual, and a coach suspension at Chelsea Piers
  • Nile Wilson released a documentary on his battle with addiction and mental health—we watched and have thoughts
  • Plus, feedback on Alexis Brown, why the gymternet didn't come for Sam Mikulak like it did for Ashton, and sports' exploitation of black athletes
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