Gymnastics

National Gymnastics Arena opened in Baku by Azerbaijan President

By Duncan Mackay

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev officially opens the new National Gymnastics Arena in Baku ©Baku 2015April 17 - Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has officially opened the new National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, designed to be one of the best centres of its kind in the world and which will be one of the centrepieces of the inaugural European Games next year.

Rhythmic gymnastics officials welcome CAS ruling against "false" FIG allegations

By Emily Goddard

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld the appeals of the six members of the Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 16 - Natalia Kuzmina, President of the Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee, has welcomed a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling that upheld her appeal against International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) sanctions following the discovery of alleged "irregularities" at a series of judges' course in 2012.

Olympic medallists lead USA Gymnastics 2014 Hall of Fame class

By Emily Goddard

Nastia Liukin is one of six individuals being inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame this year ©Getty ImagesApril 14 - Olympic medallists, including the likes of Beijing 2008 all-around champion Nastia Liukin, have been named among a group of six individuals being inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame this year.

Judges reprimanded for "erroneous judging" at Gymnastics World Championships

By Emily Goddard

The FIG has reprimanded a number of officials for “erroneous judging” at Gymnastics World Championships ©FIGApril 11 - A number of officials have been reprimanded for erroneous judging or favouring certain gymnasts or countries at last year's World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships and World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, it was revealed today. 

Egyptian, South African and Moroccan rhythmic gymnasts qualify for Nanjing 2014

By Emily Goddard

Egyptian, South African and Moroccan rhythmic gymnasts have qualified for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games ©FIGApril 7 - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has revealed that athletes from Egypt, South Africa and Morocco have qualified to compete at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics following last month's African Gymnastics Championships in Tshwane.

Thirty-three nations to compete at 2014 Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships

By Emily Goddard

The 2014 Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships are expected to attract competitors from 33 nations ©Baku 2014March 24 - Thirty-three nations are gearing up to compete at the 2014 Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships in Baku.

Gymnastics looks to introduce athlete biological passports

By Emily Goddard

The International Gymnastics Federation is looking into introducing athlete biological passports ©FIGMarch 21- The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) is due to examine a proposal that could see it introducing the use of the athlete biological passport system to detect possible doping.

Exclusive: Qatar is ready to host World Championships, says FIG President Grandi

By Emily Goddard

Bruno Grandi has said Qatar is ready to host a Gymnastics World Championships ©Getty ImagesMarch 12 - Bruno Grandi, President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), has said Qatar is "now ready to host a World Championships" in the sport.

NBC and Universal Sports to continue broadcasting gymnastics events in US until 2016

By Nick Butler

USA Gymnastics have announced that their premier events will be covered on NBC and Universal Sports until 2016 ©USA GymnasticsMarch 3 - Broadcasting networks NBC Sports and Universal Sports will continue to televise gymnastics events to viewers in the United States until 2016, it has been revealed.
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