Tokyo 2020: Sporting Life

Biles' voice matters for the world listens to stars

Her withdrawal from competition is a tragic story, yet Simone Biles' mental health explanation makes it a powerful one. PHOTO: REUTERS
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Among the thousands of phone lines installed for the Olympics, one number is unique. It is manned 24 hours a day, by people speaking over 70 languages, and whatever is said is confidential.

It is for athletes in distress.

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