Gymnastics

GYMNASTICS Preview: Star-studded second FIG Trampoline World starts in Minsk

The elite of the Trampoline world is gathering at the Minsk Arena for the second leg of the 2019 FIG Trampoline World Cup in...

GYMNASTICS Preview: Soldatova headlines Rhythmic World Cup stop in Tashkent

The FIG Rhythmic World Cup stops this week in Tashkent (UZB), with a strong field, including Russia’s next star? The headliners: ● Aleksandra Soldatova (RUS)...

GYMNASTICS: Two wins each for Soldatova and Ashram in World Cup Sofia

The expected stars of the second FIG Rhythmic World Cup shone as expected with Russia’s Aleksandra Soldatova and Israel’s Linoy Ashram each capturing two...

GYMNASTICS Preview: Worlds All-Around silver winner Ashram in Rhythmic World Cup in Sofia

After a demonstration of dominance by Russia's Averina sisters at the FIG Rhythmic World Cup opener in Pesaro (ITA) last week, their primary challenger...

LANE ONE: After 72 years, Olympic sports have finally caught up with Track &...

The newest tool for promoting athletes in Olympic sports was pioneered 72 years ago in San Bruno, California. World rankings. If you follow USA Wrestling’s impossibly...

LANE ONE: Does track & field matter? UCLA’s gymnastics program shows it could, IF…

To produce this site, with coverage of 41 different sports, there’s a lot of reading involved. One of the best newsletters I see is the...

GYMNASTICS: Averina & Averina dominate opening Rhythmic World Cup as Russia sweeps all eight...

Russia has dominated the Rhythmic Gymnastics discipline from 2002 to today. The current custodians of the sport are the twins Dina and Arina Averina,...

GYMNASTICS: Mikulak and Hurd sweep World Cup All-Around in Tokyo

It was a good day for USA Gymnastics at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Tokyo (JPN), as American Sam Mikulak and Morgan Hurd...

GYMNASTICS Preview: Averina twins headline first Rhythmic World Cup, in Pesaro

The dominant force in Rhythmic Gymnastics over the last two seasons has been Russia’s Averina twins, who have won nine of the 10 gold...

GYMNASTICS Preview: World All-Around champ Morgan Hurd heads FIG A-A World Cup in Tokyo

While superstar Simone Biles garners most of the headlines – and for good reason – the U.S. has another World All-Around gold medalist on...

GYMNASTICS: Carey completes double-double in Doha Apparatus World Cup

American Jade Carey won both the Vault and Floor Exercise for the second week in a row in what is functionally the end of...

GYMNASTICS Preview: How about 20 Olympic & Worlds medalists in World Cup action in...

The third round of the FIG Gymnastics World Cup is in the Middle East and Europe this week, with some excellent fields assembled: ● Apparatus...

GYMNASTICS: Biles wins All-Around in Stuttgart; two wins for Carey in Baku

A nice weekend for the U.S. women with victories in both FIG World Cups, including two impressive wins for Jade Carey in the Apparatus...

GYMNASTICS Preview: Simone Biles headlines Stuttgart All-Around World Cup, with an Apparatus World Cup...

Two gymnastics World Cup events are on tap this weekend, an Apparatus-only event in Azerbaijan and an All-Around World Cup in Stuttgart (GER) featuring...

LANE ONE: USOC Board focuses on Congress, athlete advocacy and gymnastics in L.A. Board...

The United States Olympic Committee has been battered by accusations and scandal, hammered in Congressional hearings, changed out its leadership ... and got the...

GYMNASTICS: Wong, 15, surprises with American Cup win; Moldauer repeats as men’s winner

The annual American Cup gymnastics meet is often the coming-out party for new talent. So it was this year as Leanne Wong, the reigning...

GYMNASTICS Preview: Five World Champs medalists in American Cup in Greensboro

The top U.S. artistic gymnastics meet of the year – the American Cup – is on for Saturday at the Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, and...

THE BIG PICTURE: Nassar abuse survivors have until 29 April to file claims vs....

The wheels of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court are now spinning on the USA Gymnastics filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection, with the posting of...

GYMNASTICS: China takes four titles in season-opening Artistic World Cup

Chinese gymnasts topped the podium four times at the FIG Artistic World Cup in Melbourne (AUS), but four World Championships medal winners collected wins...

GYMNASTICS Preview: World Cup season begins in Melbourne

The first FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup is underway at the Hisense Arena in Melbourne (AUS), with 95 gymnasts from 33 countries entered, although...

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