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VTB Bank renews its sponsorship with the FIG
FIG - February 01, 2016
Russia's VTB Bank, a major sponsor of Gymnastics since 2009, has renewed its contract with the FIG for 2016.

Headlines of the week in Gymnastics
FIG - February 03, 2016
Here's a quick rundown of what's been happening in the wonderful world of the sport this week.

 
For your convenience, the FIG has compiled the following stories from a variety of sources but cannot guarantee their accuracy.
 

Gymnastics News


Kim Janas erneut schwer verletzt
DTB - February 04, 2016
Nationalmannschaftsturnerin Kim Janas hat erneut das Verletzungspech ereilt. Die 16-Jährige hat sich am Montag (01.02.2016) im Trainingslager in Frankfurt den Ellenbogen des linken Armes ausgekugelt und die Außenbänder abgerissen.

Decizie finală! Sandra Izbașa a făcut anunțul oficial: "Nu merg la Rio!" » Iată motivul
Gazeta Sporturilor - February 04, 2016
Dublă campioană olimpică la Londra și Beijing, Sandra Izbașa a anunțat că nu va participa la Olimpiada de la Rio din acest an.

Sky Academy Scholar and gymnast Sam Oldham Q&A with six months to Rio Olympics
Sky Sports - February 04, 2016
Injuries over the last 18 months have given Sam Oldham plenty of time to plot his assault on the Olympic stage. The 22-year-old gymnast from Nottingham is fit, fired up and buzzing for the final leg in pushing for his Rio spot.

Comienza escogido nacional para repechaje olímpico de gimnasia
Noticel - February 04, 2016
San Juan - La Federación Puertorriqueña de Gimnasia (FPG) ya está lista para evaluar a los candidatos que van a clasificar a nivel nacional para ser los dos representantes de Puerto Rico en el evento de máximo acumulador en el Repechaje Olímpico, a celebrarse del 16 al 24 de abril en Río de Janeiro, Brasil.

Canada’s elite gymnasts to gather in Halifax
The Chronicle Herald - February 03, 2016
The road to Rio de Janeiro starts this weekend for Canadian gymnasts.

Great Britain poised to challenge established super powers in artistic gymnatics at Rio 2016
Rio 2016 - February 01, 2016
Sisters Ellie and Becky Downie among team visiting host city as they prepare to build on nation’s success at London 2012 Olympic Games and 2015 world championships.

Seleções Britânica e Portuguesa de ginástica artística conhecem estrutura dos Jogos Olímpicos
CBG - February 01, 2016
A movimentação no Centro de Treinamento Time Brasil, no Rio de Janeiro (RJ), onde as Seleções de Ginástica Artística Masculina e Feminina fazem os treinamentos diários, não pára.

BBC to broadcast live from the 2016 British Gymnastics Championships
British Gymnastics - January 29, 2016
British Gymnastics is delighted to announce that the BBC will be broadcasting live from the 2016 British Gymnastics Championships on Sunday 10th the final day of the event.

Trampolining in England set to reach new heights
British Gymnastics - January 29, 2016
The English Gymnastics Association (EGA) and British Gymnastics have joined forces to ensure trampolinists across England are given every opportunity to represent England and/or Great Britain in the sport.


Inside International Sports


Rio 2016 following World Health Organisation advice on zica alert
Rio 2016 - February 02, 2016
Organising committee’s chief medical officer explains how preventive measures are being intensified in the Olympic host city

Marcin Przychodny – New President of TWG 2017
IWGA - February 02, 2016
Marcin Przychodny took over today as President of the Organizing Committee of The World Games 2017 in Wrocław/Poland.

 
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About the FIG: The International Gymnastics Federation is the governing body for gymnastics worldwide. It is the oldest established international sports federation and has participated in the Olympic Games since their revival in 1896. The FIG governs seven disciplines: Gymnastics for All, Men's Artistic, Women's Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline, Aerobic and Acrobatic. It counts 142 national member federations and boasts a 27-person staff at its international seat in Lausanne, Switzerland, host city of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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