Gymnastics

Russian Olympic gymnastics champion coach Alexandrov leaves for Brazil

By Emily Goddard

Alexander Alexandrov and Aliya MustafinaJune 11 - Alexander Alexandrov, who has coached Russian Olympic and European gymnastics champion Aliya Mustafina since 2008, has left Europe to take up a new post in Brazil.

International Gymnastics Federation unveils headquarters expansion plans

By Emily Goddard

FIG headquarters in LausanneJune 11 - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has announced expansion plans for its headquarters in Lausanne to accommodate "a growing labour force".

International Gymnastics Federation identifies "irregularities" at judges' courses

By Emily Goddard

figJune 5 - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has said it has identified "irregularities" at three of its global judges' courses where participants had the same scores and same percentages, and where they received "arbitrary and unjustified" bonuses.

British Gymnastics launches commercial strategy following Olympic success

By Emily Goddard

team gb gymJune 4 - After winning three bronze and one silver medal at the London 2012 Olympics British Gymnastics is now looking to match this success in the commercial arena with the launch of a new business strategy.

International Gymnastics Federation unveils new Olympic qualification concept

By Emily Goddard

olympic gymnasticsJune 3 - A radical new reform for Olympic qualification has been launched by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), maximising the opportunity for athletes to secure a place at the 2020 Games through not only World Championships, but also continental and World Cup events.

US Trampoline and Tumbling Championships head to Kansas City

By Emily Goddard

US Trampoline and Tumbling ChampionshipsMay 30 - Kansas City will host the 2013 US Trampoline and Tumbling Championships, USA Gymnastics has confirmed.

CAS orders two-year ban for gymnastics doping offender

By Emily Goddard

Luiza Galiulina 280513May 28 - Uzbekistani artistic gymnast Luiza Galiulina has been hit with a two-year ban after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled that the six-month sanction imposed on the athlete by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) following a positive doping test for a banned substance at London 2012 was insufficient.

Baku awarded 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships

By Duncan Mackay

Rhythmic Gymnastics London 2012May 10 - Baku has been awarded the 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, it was announced today. 

International Gymnastics Federation names new Disciplinary Commission members

By Emily Goddard

FIG HQMay 9 - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has named the six members who will make up its new Disciplinary Commission.
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