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US gymnastics new interim boss Mary Bono ‘regrets’ anti-Nike tweet

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Simone Biles (proper) criticised Bono’s tweet, which has now been deleted

The new boss of US gymnastics says she “regrets” a month-old tweet which perceived to criticise Nike’s decision to make NFL celebrity Colin Kaepernick the face in their new promoting marketing campaign.

Mary Bono, 56, had tweeted an image of herself colouring within the Nike brand.

Quarterback Kaepernick protested in opposition to racial injustice through kneeling right through the US nationwide anthem.

US four-time Olympic champion gymnast Simon Biles expressed her wonder at Bono’s put up, tweeting: