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Simone Biles - breaking taboos around mental health

BBC Sport presenter Steve Crossman and ex-Premier League footballer Nedum Onuoha discuss their own mental health struggles in light of the recent stance taken by elite athletes.

Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka, Ben Stokes have all recently withdrawn from high-profile sporting events to prioritise their mental wellbeing.

In this episode, BBC Sport presenter Steve Crossman and ex-Premier League footballer Nedum Onuoha reflect on the unprecedented honesty and vulnerability shown by these elite athletes. In a candid, 5-minute conversation, Steve and Nedum discuss the changing narrative around mental health in sport, while talking openly about their own experiences of overcoming anxiety and depression.

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