U.S. seeks explanation from Italy
CHICAGO -- USA Gymnastics is asking Italian gymnastics officials for an explanation of the racially charged comments that were aimed at new world all-around champion Simone Biles.
Italy's Carlotta Ferlito apologized Tuesday on Twitter for comments she made at the world championships in Belgium. After fellow Italian Vanessa Ferrari and Ferlito finished fourth and fifth on balance beam -- just behind Biles -- Ferlito said with a laugh, "I told Vane that next time we'll have our skin black ...
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