Watch: Simone Biles receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Houston's own Simone Biles was one of several recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The accomplished Olympic gold medalist used her platform to advocate for athletes’ mental health and safety, children in the foster care system, and victims of sexual assault.

Simone Biles, others seek $1B-plus from FBI over Nassar

Former Olympic gymnasts, including gold medalist Simone Biles, are among dozens of assault victims who are seeking more than $1 billion from the FBI for failing to stop sports doctor Larry Nassar, lawyers said Wednesday.

Photos: Winter Olympic Games 2022 opening ceremony in Beijing

The Winter Olympics opening ceremony had a fiery conclusion Friday, when the Olympic flame was placed inside a giant snowflake. Chinese President Xi Jinping earlier declared the Games open during a ceremony heavy on ice-blue tones and winter imagery.

China's pandemic Olympics begins, with lockdown and boycotts

The country where the coronavirus outbreak emerged two years ago launched a locked-down Winter Olympics on Friday, proudly projecting its might on the most global of stages even as some Western governments mounted a diplomatic boycott.