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Tickets now on sale for 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal
FIG - November 28, 2016
Tickets are now on sale for the 47th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal (CAN) and those who purchase their seats early will receive a special deal.

Kazuma Kaya, Angelina Kysla conquer 2016 Mexican Open
FIG - November 28, 2016
Japan’s Kazuma Kaya and Ukraine’s Angelina Kysla collected the prize sombreros at the sixth edition of the annual Mexican Open, held in Mexico City November 25-26.

FIG Age Group Development Programme for Trampoline Gymnastics gets ready for implementation
FIG - November 28, 2016
The enormous and expanding success and the implementation of the Age Group Development Programme for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics and Rhythmic Gymnastics over the past five years, has motivated the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) to begin work on a similar programme for Trampoline Gymnastics.

FIG Age Group Development Programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics is nearing completion
FIG - November 28, 2016
The Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics was introduced in three geographic regions during 2015 and then presented in 17 training camps during 2016.

 
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Gymnastics News


Gimnasia Nacional se prepara para iniciar camino rumbo a Tokio 2020
Vavel - December 01, 2016
El primer paso para los competidores tricolores serán los Mundiales que se realizarán durante el 2017.

Anne Vierelä Olympiakomitean hallitukseen
Voimistelu - November 28, 2016
Olympiakomitean syyskokous valitsi lauantaina 26.11. seuraavalle neljälle vuodelle uuden hallituksen johtamaan suomalaista huippu-urheilua ja liikuntakulttuuria. Olympiakomitean hallitukseen valittiin jäseneksi Voimisteluliiton puheenjohtaja Anne Vierelä (ent. Martikainen).

Trampolín: Olímpico y de moda en Colombia
Deportes RCN - November 28, 2016
El trampolín es una modalidad de la gimnasia que suma seguidores y se impone en nuestro país.

How a Trio of Acrobatic Gymnasts Won Gold
Bethesda Magazine - November 28, 2016
Sara Mercer, Sophia Handel and Cameron Jones won the top prize in their category at the USA Gymnastics Championship in Providence, Rhode Island.

FFGym : James Blateau réélu pour un second mandat
FFGym - November 28, 2016
Lors de l’Assemblée Générale élective de la Fédération Française de Gymnastique, James Blateau, seul candidat en lice, a été réélu pour un nouveau mandat à la tête de la FFGym, ce samedi à la Maison du Sport Français à Paris.

Con elegancia y técnica, finalizó el Abierto Mexicano de Gimnasia
Medio Tiempo - November 27, 2016
Con un total de 31 rutinas y una general al final, se despidieron los gimnastas nacionales e internacionales de la competencia.

Ucrania u Japon dominan 2do. dia del Abierto de Gimnasia
Laafiction - November 26, 2016
En une serrada competencia, Angelina Kysla y Kaya Kazuma se alzaron ganadores en la categoria femenil y varonil, respectivamente.

Van Nuevoleoneses a Campeonato Panamericano de Gimnasia de Trampolín
Regio Deporte - November 25, 2016
En su calidad de seleccionados nacionales, los nuevoleoneses Melissa Flores y Daniel Espinosa incursionarán por primera vez en la categoría Élite en el Campeonato Panamericano de Gimnasia de Trampolín.

IDBI hands imported gymnastic equipment to Dipa Karmakar
Business Standard - November 24, 2016
Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) recently felicitated Dipa Karmakar and her coach Bisweswar Nandi besides donating modern gymnasium equipments to the Indian trailblazing gymnast.


Inside International Sports


Passing the baton: Rio 2016 Organising Committee presents ‘Marvellous Games in the Marvellous City’, as Tokyo 2020 looks to the future
IOC - November 30, 2016
Three months after the ‘marvellous’ Olympic Games Rio 2016, the Rio organisers were in the future host city of Tokyo this week to pass on their experiences.

ASOIF Council meets for first time since Rio
ASOIF - November 28, 2016
During its first meeting after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which took place on 25 November, the ASOIF Council discussed the enhanced role of its member federations in the planning and delivery of the Olympic competitions.

 
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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 148 national member federations and boasts a 30-person staff at its international seat in Lausanne (SUI), host city of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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