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Who's who: 2014 World Trampoline Gymnastics Championships edition
FIG - October 31, 2014
The "Flying People" -- the world's best in Men's and Women's Individual Trampoline, Synchronised Trampoline, Double Mini and Tumbling -- will be in Daytona Beach (USA) next week for the 30th World Trampoline Gymnastics Championships.

FIG President announces impending retirement
FIG - October 29, 2014
In his welcome speech to some 260 delegates participating in the 80th Congress of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) in Tashkent (UZB), outgoing President, Prof. Bruno Grandi (ITA), announced that he will not undertake a new mandate when the current one draws to a close, end 2016.

Ten new national federations on the doorstep of gymnastics
FIG - October 29, 2014
The 80th FIG Congress, convened in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent on October 29-30, 2014, ruled on the definitive admission of ten new national federations as affiliated or associated members.

FIG Congress in Tashkent
FIG - October 29, 2014
Summary of major decisions and information published by the FIG Executive Committee (EC) at the close of its ordinary meeting, October 27-28, 2014 in Tashkent (UZB), at the International Hotel.

Apparatus suppliers SPIETH, GYMNOVA, EUROTRAMP win the 2016 Olympics
FIG - October 28, 2014
Three equipment makers have been named as official suppliers of Gymnastics equipment for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (BRA), the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) announced Tuesday.

 
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Leyenda de la gimnasia colombiana
El Mundo - October 31, 2014
Medellín será sede entre el 7 y el 9 de noviembre de la Copa Mundo de Gimnasia, evento que se logró, en gran parte, gracias a la
...relaciones, Junsuke y los directivos colombianos lograron que personas de la Federación Internacional de Gimnasia visitaran Medellín en el 2013, y tras...

Kosovo recognised by International Gymnastics Federation as 81st Congress awarded to Tokyo
Inside The Games - October 30, 2014
By Duncan Mackay Tokyo will host the 81st Congress of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), where a new President to
Kosovo recognised by International Gymnastics Federation as 81st Congress awarded to Tokyo By Duncan Mackay Tokyo will host the 81st Congress...

Walker teen heading to international trampolining competition
MLive.com - October 30, 2014
WYOMING, MI -- When Mitch Dewey first discovered his love for trampolines at a friend's birthday party as a kid, he never could
...competition WYOMING, MI -- When Mitch Dewey first discovered his love for trampolines at a friend's birthday party as a kid, he never could have...

FIG expands its horizons: ten new national federations on the doorstep of gymnastics
AIPS MEDIA - October 30, 2014
The Japanese team competes during the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Penza on April 28, 2012 in Penza, Russia.
FIG expands its horizons: ten new national federations on the doorstep of gymnastics The Japanese team competes during the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics...

Montréal sera l’hôte des Mondiaux
Le Journal de Montréal - October 30, 2014
...provisoirement acceptée lors d une réunion du comité exécutif de la Fédération internationale de gymnastique (FIG) à Tachkent, en Ouzbékistan,

Montreal awarded 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
Inside The Games - October 29, 2014
By Duncan Mackay Montreal has been provisionally awarded the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, it was announced today.
...Duncan Mackay Montreal has been provisionally awarded the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, it was announced today. The decision...

2014 Glasgow World Cup Gymnastics
KeirRadnedge.com - October 29, 2014
2014 GLASGOW WORLD CUP GYMNASTICS SOLD OUT IN RECORD TIME The 2014 Glasgow World Cup Gymnastics has sold out in record time – over a
...Life, which operates the Emirates Arena, has worked alongside British Gymnastics and EventScotland and UK Sport to bring the prestigious tournament...

Gymnastics President Retiring in 2016
Around The Rings - October 29, 2014
(ATR) The president of the International Gymnastics Federation will not seek re-election after his term is up.
Gymnastics President Retiring in 2016 (ATR) The president of the International Gymnastics Federation will not seek re-election after his term...

2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships Coming To Montreal
Gymnastics Canada (EN) - October 29, 2014
...OTTAWA -- Canada s bid to host the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal has been provisionally accepted at an executive committee...

Grandi ne sollicitera pas un sixième mandat
Journal Métro de Montréal - October 29, 2014
...un sixième mandat TASHKENT, Ouzbékistan Le président de la Fédération internationale de gymnastique Bruno Grandi a indiqué qu il ne sollicitera...

Grandi: I won’t seek 6th term as gymnastics chief
The Washington Post - October 29, 2014
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Long-time International Gymnastics Federation president Bruno Grandi has announced he will not run for a sixth term. The 80-year-old Italian made the announcement at a FIG congress Wednesday, meaning a new president will be elected in October 2016.
...term as gymnastics chief TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Long-time International Gymnastics Federation president Bruno Grandi has announced he will not...

El italiano Bruno Grandi no optará a la reelección como presidente de la FIG
Yahoo! Argentina Noticias - October 29, 2014
Madrid, 29 oct (EFE).
El italiano Bruno Grandi no optará a la reelección como presidente de la FIG Madrid, 29 oct (EFE). Madrid, 29 oct (EFE).- El italiano Bruno Grandi,

Australia bounces into US for World Champs
Australian Olympic Committee - October 29, 2014
GYMNASTICS - TRAMPOLINE: 2012 Olympian, Blake Gaudry will lead a team of Australia’s best trampoline athletes as they bounce into
Australia bounces into US for World Champs GYMNASTICS - TRAMPOLINE: 2012 Olympian, Blake Gaudry will lead a team of Australia s best trampoline...

Arranca la Copa Panamericana de Clubes
La Prensa Gráfica - October 29, 2014
La gimnasia estará de gala los próximos cuatro días con la Copa Panamericana.
...con el aval de la unión panamericana de la disciplina y la federación internacional de gimnasia. De hecho, la copa contará con la participación...

Tickets on sale for World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships
News-JournalOnline.com (AP) - October 28, 2014
Individual finals session tickets for the International Gymnastics Federation’s 2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships Nov.
...Tumbling Championships Individual finals session tickets for the International Gymnastics Federation s 2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships...

It's Time to Really Make the Code of Points Open-Ended
International Gymnast Magazine Online - October 28, 2014
The World Championships in Nanning, China, marked the sixth worlds to be judged by the Code of Points that was implemented in 2006.
It's Time to Really Make the Code of Points Open-Ended The World Championships in Nanning, China, marked the sixth worlds to be judged by the...

Pihan-Kulesza Pleased With Worlds Finish
International Gymnast Magazine Online - October 26, 2014
Two-time Polish Olympian Marta Pihan-Kulesza told IG she was pleased to earn her all-time best worlds all-around finish when she
...all-around finish when she placed 14th in the all-around final at the world championships in Nanning earlier this month. "This was my third all-around...

Vasily Titov elected President of the RGF
Rewriting Russian Gymnastics - October 26, 2014
Sports Minister Mutko has confirmed the election of Vasily Titov to the position of President of the RGF.

Trampolinists Jack Penny and Damien Axelsen overcome injury in time for World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships
The Mercury - October 26, 2014
INJURY might have played havoc for the state’s two representatives in the lead up to next month’s World Trampoline and
...and Belarus. Penny has only recently received medical clearance from Gymnastics Australia and the TIS medical team to compete in Daytona. The...

Trampolinist Burnett recovering from Knee surgery
Sportsnet - October 24, 2014
...recovering from knee surgery and will miss the upcoming Trampoline World Championship in Daytona Canadian trampolinist Jason Burnett is recovering...


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Germany confirms bid to host 2024 Olympic Games - and 2028 if they fail first time
Inside the Games - October 29, 2014
Germany will bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and, if they are unsuccessful, again in 2028, they have confirmed.


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