The star gymnast said it was sparked by the outpouring of love and support in response to her Olympics withdrawal.
The Baltimore Ravens superstar missed one game last season after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.
"I'm beyond frustrated," Ron Rivera said.
"Are ‘mental health issues’ now the go-to excuse for any poor performance in elite sport? What a joke,” the TV personality wrote.
"This broke my focus and that problem impacted my time," said Hungary's Kristof Milak.
“Not having any outside air is so inhuman,” Dutch Olympic skateboarder Candy Jacobs said in an Instagram video.
German competitor Martyna Trajdos said she requested the slaps "to fire me up."
“Racist comments have no place on public television,” Greek officials said after firing the veteran journalist from his guest gig.
The U.S. swim star had a powerful message after winning the 1500-meter freestyle.
The Olympic champion knew her limits and set an example for us all.