Gymnastics

Spanish gymnasts awarded Royal Order of Sports Merit

By Emily Goddard

Sara Moreno and Vicente Li have been awarded Spain's Royal Order of Sports Merit ©Spanish Gymnastics FederationNovember 18 - Spanish aerobic gymnastics Vincente Li, Sara Moreno and Ivan Parejo have been awarded their nation's Royal Order of Sports Merit following their performances at the 2012 World Championships.

FIG Appeal Tribunal upholds disciplinary proceedings against "irregularities" at judges' course

By Emily Goddard

The FIG Appeal Tribunal has upheld the disciplinary proceedings against "irregularities" at a judges' course ©FIGNovember 14 - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Appeal Tribunal has ruled to uphold the original decision made earlier this year by its Disciplinary Commission against "irregularities" discovered at a judges' course in February.

Portuguese Olympian named as trampolining's sole FIG Athletes' Commission candidate

By Emily Goddard

Nuno Merino is trampolinings sole FIG Athletes Commission candidateNovember 4 - Nuno Merino, Portugal's first ever trampolinist to compete at an Olympics when he appeared at Athens 2004, has today been named as the discipline's sole candidate for election to the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Athletes' Commission.

International Gymnastics Federation appoints IEC as media agency

By Emily Goddard

IEC in Sports will sell centralised media rights for FIG’s major eventsOctober 10 - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has named global marketing firm IEC in Sports as its official media agency.

Tweddle and Tanskanen elected as artistics gymnastics representatives on FIG Athletes' Commission

By Duncan Mackay

Britain's Beth Tweddle as been elected as a member of the International Gymnastics Federation Athletes' CommissionOctober 4 - Britain's Beth Tweddle has been elected to serve on the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Athletes' Commission, it has been announced.

European Games in Baku to include acrobatics and aerobics

By Duncan Mackay

Acrobatics hopes for one day being included on the Olympic programme have been boosted by news that it will appear at the 2015 October 2 - Acrobatics and aerobics are to appear on the programme at the inaugural European Games in Baku in 2015, it has been revealed.

Czech former gymnast donates two Olympic golds to Slovak museum

By Emily Goddard

Věra Čáslavská has donated two of her seven Olympic gold medals to the Slovak Museum of Physical CultureSeptember 17 - Věra Čáslavská, the most decorated Czech gymnast of all time, has donated two of her seven Olympic gold medals to the Slovak Museum of Physical Culture in what is a symbolic gesture towards Slovakia, which was part of her former native Czechoslovakia.

Olympic medallists head British Artistic Gymnastics World Championships team

By Emily Goddard

Max Whitlock is going to the 2013 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships as part of the British team named todaySeptember 16 - Olympic pommel horse and team bronze medallist Max Whitlock has been named on the ten-strong British team revealed today for the 2013 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships taking place in Antwerp later this month.

Olympic medallists lead FIG Athletes' Commission candidates

By Emily Goddard

Alicia Sacramone is one of the candidates seeking a spot of the FIG Athletes' CommissionSeptember 9 - Ukrainian Olympic bronze medallist Ihor Radivilov, British London 2012 bronze medallist Beth Tweddle and American Beijing 2008 silver medallist Alicia Sacramone have been named among the candidates vying for a place on the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Athletes' Commission next month.
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