Gymnastics

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.

Olympic all-around medallist Charkashyna elected to FIG Athletes' Commission

By Emily Goddard

Liubov Charkashyna has been elected to the FIG Athletes' CommissionAugust 31 - Liubov Charkashyna, the Belarusian rhythmic gymnast who won all-around bronze at the London 2012 Olympics, has been unanimously elected as her discipline's representative on the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Athletes' Commission.

Belarus claims gold at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships to make up for London 2012 disappointment

By Gary Anderson

August 31 - Belarusian gymnasts wowed judges with their performance in KievBelarusia bagged the gold medal in the general competition event at the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Kiev.

Kudryavtseva continues stunning form to take rhythmic gymnastics all-round world title

By James Crook

Yana Kudryavtseva took her tally of medals to five at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Kiev by winning the all-round titleAugust 30 - Russia's Yana Kudryavtseva was in sensational form once again at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Kiev, taking the all-round world title with 73.866 points to continue her nation's dominance.

Kudryavtseva and Mamun take more gold for Russia at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Margarita Mamun and Yana Kudryavtseva shared the top spot of the clubs podium after tying at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World ChampionshipsAugust 29 - Yana Kudryavtseva and Margarita Mamun secured a further three golds for Russia at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Kiev today as the pair tied in first place on clubs and Kudryavtseva added gold on ribbon.
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