Gymnastics


Zou ends China’s wait for gold in men’s gymnastics

CHINESE Olympic star Zou Kai ended his country’s wait for a men’s gymnastics gold at the Incheon Asian Games yesterday with a world class floor routine performance. China, the traditional powerhouse ...

September 25, 2014, Thursday


China grabs team gold at worlds

Nikita Nagornyy stuck his high bar dismount, flexed just a bit and let out a sigh....

October 31, 2018, Wednesday


Teen pips veteran gymnast to gold

South Korea’s Yeo Seo-jeong wept as she vaulted her way to victory at the Asian Games yesterday in a tense final that saw her snatch gold from 43-year-old Oksana Chusovitina in the dying moments. The ...

August 24, 2018, Friday


China modest after triumph

CHINA trounced Japan in the men’s team gymnastics final yesterday but said their golden performance meant nothing as their rivals had sent a second-rate team to the Asian Games. The fabulous five from ...

August 23, 2018, Thursday


A Japanese star is born

Teenage sensation Kakeru Tanigawa was hailed after becoming Japan’s youngest national gymnastics champion and dashing superstar Kohei Uchimura’s attempt for an 11th straight title....

May 1, 2018, Tuesday


Top US gymnastics board officials quit

Three top board members of USA Gymnastics resigned and the man who coached the 2012 Olympic team was suspended on Monday, after calls from angry gymnasts who say the organization did nothing to protect...

January 24, 2018, Wednesday


Biles says doctor sexually abused her

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said on Monday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, the latest in a list of female athletes to come out and accuse...

January 17, 2018, Wednesday


Douglas claims US doctor abuse

Olympic champion Gabby Douglas revealed on Tuesday she was also abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor as she issued a new statement responding to allegations she ‘victim-shamed’ teammate Aly R...

November 23, 2017, Thursday


Romanian Iordache out of worlds with torn Achilles

Romanian Larisa Iordache was forced to pull out of the gymnastics world championships after incurring a torn left Achilles tendon during warm-up for qualifying on Wednesday....

October 6, 2017, Friday


US team ex-doctor faces child porn, abuse charges

A FORMER US Olympic gymnastics team doctor faced growing accusations of sexual misconduct on Wednesday, with a judge ordering him held without bond in a child pornography case while a new lawsuit accused ...

December 23, 2016, Friday




 

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