Unwell Simone Biles dominates gymnastics worlds in Doha

The US gymnast's hospital trip could not stop her from leading her team to top spot in the world gymnastics contest.

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    The four-time Olympic champion dominated the world gymnastics championship, under way in Qatar, a day after her visit to the hospital owing to pain caused by the kidney stone.

    Despite the pain, her efforts saw Simone Biles end the day with the best all-round score.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Malik reports from Doha.


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