Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka highlight the untenable pressures of Big Sport | Barney Ronay

For those in sport today, pressures are untenable amid an endlessly hostile kind of unregulated social experiment

There are so many well-worn quotes about sport and pressure. Pressure makes diamonds. Pressure is for tyres. The greatest pressure is the pressure we put on ourselves. People often say cliches exist because they’re true. Quite a lot of the time they’re also bullshit.

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