Athletes' mental health under spotlight: The Big Story Ep 105

  • 29 Jul 2021

The Big Story Ep 105: Athletes' mental health under spotlight 8:33 mins Synopsis: This is a special episode of The Straits Times' video series The Big Story, hosted by Hairianto Diman and Olivia Quay. At the Tokyo Olympics, defending champion Simone Biles has withdrawn from Thursday's individual all-around event, due to ongoing concerns over her mental health. Assistant sports editor Rohit Brijnath discusses the recent incidents of top athletes who have spoken out about the importance of mental health.  Produced by: Hairianto Diman (mdhairi@sph.com.sg) & Olivia Quay (oliviaq@sph.com.sg) Edited by: ST Video team and Penelope Lee Discover The Straits Times Videos: https://str.sg/JPrc Discover ST podcasts: Channel: https://str.sg/JWVR Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2PwZCYU Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2Lu4rPP Google podcasts: http://str.sg/googlestbt Websites: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg  Follow Hairianto Diman on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamhairianto/?hl=en Follow Olivia Quay on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oliviaquayhere/?hl=en --- Discover more ST podcast series: Green Pulse Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE Life Weekend Picks Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa2 #PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad Bookmark This! Podcast: https://str.sg/JWas Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: https://str.sg/J6hQ Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.