• Simone Biles Upset by USA Gymnastics President's Anti-Nike Tweet

    1 month ago - By Time

    Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono.
    Bono was appointed Friday to hold the position while USA Gymnastics searches for a permanent successor to Kerry Perry, who resigned under pressure from the United States Olympic Committee in September after spending nine months on the job.
    Biles responded Saturday to a tweet from Bono last month criticizing Nike following the release of its advertising campaign featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Bono, a former Republican congresswoman, had posted a photo...
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  • Simone Biles Slams New USA Gymnastics Leader Over Anti-Nike Tweet

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Olympic champion Simone Biles slammed newly appointed USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono for an anti-Nike tweet she posted about the sports brand's Colin Kaepernick campaign.
    Bono, named interim president and CEO of the organization on Friday, in September posted a photo of herself coloring in the logo on a pair of Nike sneakers so that it wasn't visible. “Unfortunately had these shoes in my bag,” Bono tweeted at the time , a few days after Nike launched its Kaepernick campaign that incited conservative backlash for its support of Kaepernick's campaign against police...
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  • Simone Biles Criticizes Anti-Nike Tweet by New U.S.A. Gymnastics Leader

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    Mary Bono, the interim president of the gymnastics federation, apologized for a tweet that showed her blacking out the Nike logo on her golf cleats.
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  • ‘Mouth drop': Simone Biles blasts new USA Gymnastics head over anti-Nike tweet

    1 month ago - By The Washington Post

    Mary Bono, a former Republican congresswoman from California, was hired to lead USA Gymnastics on an interim basis on Friday.
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