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China jumps out in front as Trampoline Worlds take off in Denmark
FIG - November 26, 2015
Chinese gymnasts showed their strength as the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships began Thursday in Odense (DEN).

Tumbling, Synchro and Double Mini-trampoline gymnasts use Odense Worlds as a springboard toward The World Games
FIG - November 25, 2015
For gymnasts specialising in Synchronised Trampoline, Double Mini-trampoline or Tumbling, this week’s Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Odense (DEN) is about more than medals.

How to follow the 2015 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships, even if you're not in Odense
FIG - November 25, 2015
Even those who don't make it to Odense (DEN) for this week’s Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships and Olympic qualification November 26-29 will have plenty of ways to follow the action.

Olympic berths up for grabs as 2015 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships open Thursday in Denmark
FIG - November 25, 2015
The 2015 World Trampoline Gymnastics Championships begin Thursday in Odense (DEN), promising a high-flying spectacle where berths for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw (POL) will be up for grabs.

Valentin Mogilny, five-time World gold medallist, 1965-2015
FIG - November 23, 2015
The elegant Valentin Victorovich Mogilny (USSR), who won more than a dozen World and European medals between 1985 and 1990, passed away following a heart attack Sunday.

In Odense, the big leap toward the 2016 Olympic Games
FIG - November 23, 2015
With less than nine months before the Rio Olympic Games begin, the world's top Trampolinists will make a big leap toward making their Olympic dreams come true at the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships.

2016 FIG Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships will take place in Incheon (KOR)
FIG - November 21, 2015
The Korea Gymnastics Association will host the 2016 Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships and World Age Group Competitions, which will take place in Incheon, Korea's third largest city.

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Gymnastics News

Mundial de Ginástica de Trampolim: Rafael Andrade garante vaga para os Jogos Olímpicos
CBG - November 27, 2015
Goiano de 29 anos foi o melhor brasileiro no individual e será o representante do País na modalidade.

Rosie MacLennan leads Canada in qualifications at trampoline gymnastics worlds
Estevan Mercury - November 27, 2015
...qualifications to advance to the women's semifinal of the trampoline gymnastics world championships. Li Dan led a Chinese sweep of the top three spots...

Rosie MacLennan, Karen Cockburn in women's semifinal at trampoline worlds
Yahoo! News Canada - November 27, 2015
Rosie MacLennan, Karen Cockburn in women's semifinal at trampoline worlds A less intense training schedule didn't hurt reigning Olympic champion...

Gaudry through to trampoline semis
Prime7 - Yahoo!7 - November 27, 2015
Blake Gaudry is through to the semi-finals of the men's individual competition at the trampoline world championships, keeping alive Australia's hopes of securing a berth at next year's Rio Olympics.
...semi-finals of the men's individual competition at the trampoline world championships, keeping alive Australia's hopes of securing a berth at...

Natasha Coates lights up Pride of Sport 2015 awards with speech that leaves star-studded audience in tears - November 26, 2015
The brave 20-year-old who has battled back from illness to become British champion twice revealed she stopped breathing twice in a 10-week
...twice in 10 hellish weeks of fighting illness but is now determined to become British gymnastics champion for a third time. The 20-year-old Daily...

Gymnast Reiss Beckford Seeking To Create History For Jamaica
Jamaica Information Service - November 26, 2015
Gymnast Reiss Beckford is aiming to make history by becoming the first ever Jamaican gymnast to compete in the Olympics.
Mrs. Mills congratulated Reiss on his progress and wished him well with his Rio 2016 campaign, noting that, he will be part of yet another significant,

Farah Ann relishing a second bite at the cherry for Rio Olympic dream
The Star - November 26, 2015
This time, national artistic gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi hopes to get her act right.

CM Trampoline-Tumbling - Une bonne première journée pour les Bleus
FFGym - November 26, 2015
Du 26 au 29 novembre, les meilleurs gymnastes en Trampoline, Tumbling et Double Mini Trampoline (DMT) se donnent rendez-vous à Odense, au Danemark, pour participer aux 31èmes Championnats du monde.

MacLennan leads Canada in qualifications at 2015 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships
Gymnastics Canada - November 26, 2015
Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan of Toronto placed fourth on the first day of qualifications Thursday to advance to the women’s semifinal at the 2015 trampoline gymnastics world championships.

GB begin Trampoline & Tumbling World Championships & their fight for a place in Rio
British Gymnastics - November 26, 2015
Great Britain began strongly on day one of the 2015 Trampoline, Tumbling and Double-Mini Trampoline World Championships in Odense, Denmark, making six finals and four semi-finals across both the tumbling and trampoline gymnastics disciplines.

U.S. athletes advance on opening day of 2015 World T&T Championships
USA Gymnastics - November 26, 2015
Four U.S. athletes and two teams advanced today at the 2015 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships at the Stadium Arena Fyn in Odense, Denmark.

Il Trampolino manca la qualificazione al Test Event
FGI - November 26, 2015
I nostri azzurri concludono la gara di qualificazione con un’amara delusione.

Doze ribatejanos com muita ambição nos Mundiais de trampolins
O Mirante - November 26, 2015
Treinador diz que se trata de heróis que têm de ultrapassar muitos obstáculos no seu quotidiano para encararem com seriedade e ambição a modalidade.

Legote takes fifth spot in Brazil meeting
South African Sports Confederation And Olympic Committee - November 26, 2015
South Africa and the African continent’s top rhythmic gymnast, Grace Legote, has taken fifth spot in an international meeting in Brazil. The competition was held in Vitória, Espírito Santo and ended earlier this week.
...the 2015 World Championships in September in Germany, the South African Gymnastics Federation has received an approval letter from the International...

Reigning world champion suffers qualification exit at Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships
Inside The Games - November 26, 2015
Reigning world champion Tu Xiao of China’s title defence ended at the first hurdle as he crashed out at the qualification stage on the opening day of the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Odense.
Reigning world champion suffers qualification exit at Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships Reigning world champion Tu Xiao of China s title...

Rosie MacLennan scales back for trampoline worlds
CBC - November 25, 2015
After July concussion, will 2012 Olympic champion be able to qualify for Rio?

Jump around: Area gymnasts set sights on 2020 Olympics
Lubbock Online - November 25, 2015
Three girls stood in the middle of the gym at Ready, Set, Go, talking and laughing while taking turns practicing on the trampoline.

5 Reasons The Olympic Sport Of Trampoline Is More Than Your Average Backyard Activity
Team USA - November 25, 2015
With the 2015 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships underway in Denmark this week, we asked U.S. trampoline champion and 2012 Olympian Steven Gluckstein to tell us more about the sport.

"Gymnastik skal tages alvorligt!"
Gymnasten - November 25, 2015
Mød Flemming Knudsen. Manden der var med til at opfinde teamgym og i dag står i spidsen for GymDanmark.

Claudia Prat disputa Mundiales con la esperanza de pasar al preolímpico
El Periodico - November 25, 2015
Los Mundiales de trampolín de gimnasia comenzarán este jueves en Odense (Dinamarca) con las 16 primeras plazas olímpicas en Juego (8 hombres y 8 mujeres).

Incheon va accueillir les 14es Championnats du monde de gymnastique aérobic
KBS World Radio French Service - November 25, 2015
La ville sud-coréenne d’Incheon accueillera les 14es Championnats du monde de gymnastique aérobic. Ce sera la première fois que cette compétition sera organisée dans le pays du Matin clair. Elle s’ouvrira plus précisément le 13 juin 2016 pour une semaine au gymnase de Namdong.
...sportifs et officiels de 70 pays y sont attendus. La Fédération internationale de gymnastique envisage de faire une visite d inspection à Incheon...

Telde será sede un año más del Festival de Gimnasia Blume
Telde Actualidad - November 24, 2015
El evento internacional reunirá en la Isla a más de 4.700
como lo demuestra el hecho de que la publicación oficial de la Federación Internacional de Gimnasia que se hace llegar a más de 60 países ha...

Gymnast Brinn Bevan breaks leg to put Rio 2016 hopes in doubt
BBC - November 24, 2015
British gymnast Brinn Bevan suffered a double leg break while vaulting on Saturday, putting in doubt his hopes of competing at next year's Olympics.

Soviet Legend Valentin Mogilny Dies at 49
International Gymnast - November 23, 2015
Five-time world champion Valentin Mogilny has died at aged 49, the Russian Gymnastics Federation announced Monday.

Dipa and The Balancing Act To Rio
The New Indian Express - November 23, 2015
On October 25 in Glasgow, 22-year-old Dipa Karmakar made history as she became the first Indian woman to have qualified for the finals of the World Gymnastics Championships.

FIG’s high performance coaching course ‘a success’
The Peninsula Qatar - November 21, 2015
Qatar Gymnastics Federation (QGF) President Ali Al Hitmi is seen with FIG Expert Chris Evans and participants who featured in an FIG Coaching Course, at Best Western Hotel Plus, in Doha.
FIG s high performance coaching course a success Qatar Gymnastics Federation (QGF) President Ali Al Hitmi is seen with FIG Expert Chris Evans...

Johanna Quaas: Der Welt älteste Wettkampfturnerin feierte 90. Geburtstag in High Heels
Gymmedia - November 20, 2015
Am 20. November 2015 feierte eine der außergewöhnlichsten Sportlerinnen Deutschlands und der Welt ihren 90. Geburtstag: Die Hallenserin Johanna QUAAS.

Researchers call for Gymnastics to be included in school curriculum
Australasian Leisure Management - November 19, 2015
Researchers at Victoria University are calling for gymnastics to become an integral part of the physical education curriculum in primary schools following a three-year study on the development of fundamental movement skills.
...program for two lessons a week and half participated in Gymnastics Australia s LaunchPad program. Overall movement competence was improved in...

Inside International Sports

First 50,000 volunteers for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games selected
Rio2016 - November 26, 2015
Candidates can check if they have been successful online; USA, Great Britain, Russia and China lead non-Brazilians selected.

Russia to host 2019 European Games if they address doping scandal
Inside the Games - November 20, 2015
Russia will host the 2019 European Games providing they address the serious doping problems which has led to them being banned.

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