Powerade Encourages International Star Athletes to Take a Breath and 'Pause'

Simone Biles, Antonio Conte, Tom Daley, Chris Webber and Jason Williams all feature in the campaign to promote mental rest 

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Athletes’ mental wellbeing, and the pressure they are placed under, took the spotlight last year when U.S. gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the competition during last year’s Olympics. Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, a top-tier tennis player, similarly withdrew from Wimbledon to take “personal time” last summer. The pressure to perform and win can be highly intense.

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