Gymnastics

FIG Tribunal rejects appeals in rhythmic gymnastics judges' courses scandal

By Emily Goddard

The FIG Appeal Tribunal has rejected appeals in the rhythmic gymnastics judges' courses scandal ©FIGDecember 12 - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Appeal Tribunal today announced it has unanimously rejected the appeals made by a number of former and current rhythmic gymnastics officials implicated in the long running judges' courses scandal.

Guelzec re-elected European Union of Gymnastics President

By Emily Goddard

Georges Guelzec has been re-elected as President of the European Union of Gymnastics ©FIGDecember 7 - Georges Guelzec has been re-elected as President of the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) at the continental governing body's congress in Portorož, Slovenia, today.

Israeli Olympic Committee reveals Shatilov as Sportsman of Year

By Emily Goddard

Alexander Shatilov has been named as Sportsman of the Year by the Olympic Committee of Israel ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesDecember 3 - The Olympic Committee of Israel has named Alexander Shatilov as Sportsman of the Year for the second time after he became the nation's first senior gymnast to win a gold medal in the sport.

Former Prime Minister appointed Patron of British Gymnastics

By Paul Osborne

Sir John Major has been appointed the new Patron for British GymnasticsDecember 3 - Former British Prime Minister John Major has agreed to become the new Patron for British Gymnastics, it was announced today.

Headey appointed British Gymnastics' head of performance sport

By Paul Osborne

Roy Headey has been appointed as the new head of performance sport for British Gymnastics ©British GymnasticsNovember 27 - British Gymnastics have appointed Rugby Football Union's (RFU) head of sports science, Roy Headey, as its new head of performance sport.

Stuttgart gets ready to host top gymnasts as World Cup series gets underway

By Gary Anderson

November 20 - Fabian Hambuechen will be hoping to impress in front of home fans in Stuttgart © AFP / Getty ImagesGermany's Olympic silver medallist Fabian Hambuechen and Romania's World Championship bronze medallist Larisa Iordache top the list of gymnasts heading to Stuttgart for the start of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) 2013-2014 All-Around World Cup Series on November 30.

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.
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