Let The Games Begin

Calling all sideline spectators, backseat referees, and 24-7 fans: The 2021 Tokyo Olympics are here — and at Bustle, we’re all in.

The 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo are here! Follow along as Bustle tracks the athletes, news, and me...
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Celebrity Style

The Meaning Behind Every Gymnastics Uniform At The Olympics

Each one sent a powerful message.

By Avery Matera

Simone Biles Met Her NFL Star Boyfriend Jonathan Owens On Raya

“It’s just intoxicating seeing how much work she puts into everything,” he said in June.

By Jack Irvin
Olympics 2021

Pat & Luke McCormack Have Been Boxing Together Since They Were 11

But the twins say there’s no sibling rivalry between them.

By Sophie McEvoy

Tom Daley’s Olympic Rings Tattoo Has The Sweetest Family Connection

It marks a special moment in the diver’s career & was gifted by his mum.

By Kay Leong
Rule Breakers

What Would It Mean To Leave Simone Biles And Naomi Osaka Alone?

Pressure isn’t a privilege, but watching greatness is.

By Shayla Lawson
Olympics 2021

Simone Biles Wins Bronze At The Tokyo Olympics’ Balance Beam Final

China’s Guan Chenchen won gold after scoring 14.63, while Tang Xijing took silver with a score of 14.23.

By Sophie McEvoy

Olympic Sprinter Gabby Thomas Wants To Transform The Healthcare Industry

She has a Harvard degree in neurobiology, is pursuing a master’s, and beat an Olympic icon.

By Alyssa Lapid

11 Photos Of Jade Carey & Her Dad Celebrating Her Gold Medal Win

The 21-year-old gymnast won the floor exercise at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics with help from her coach/dad.

By Emlyn Travis

Fans’ Reactions To Suni Lee’s Acrylic Nails Are Golden


By Audrey Noble

Twitter Is Obsessed With Olympian Raven “HULK” Saunders’ Spirit & Tweets

“When you defeat all the other masc lesbians,” the silver medalist tweeted. “This is the final boss!!!”

By Erica Campbell
Social Media

23 Olympic Athletes You Can Follow On TikTok

The best behind-the-scenes action is on your #ForYou page.

By Jay Polish

Vaulter McKayla Maroney Spoke Out About "Terrible" Conditions For Olympic Gymnasts

The gold medalist claimed Larry Nassar lied about her 2012 foot injury and defended Jade Carey’s performance in Tokyo.

By Jack Irvin