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Nanning nominative list: See who's registered for the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships!
FIG - September 10, 2014
More than 600 athletes from 74 countries have registered for the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning (CHN), according to the nominative lists published Tuesday on the FIG website.

World Cup Trampoline and Tumbling titles to be decided this weekend in Minsk
FIG - September 12, 2014
World Cup titles in Trampoline and Tumbling are up for grabs in Minsk (BLR) this weekend at the final FIG World Cup Trampoline event of the 2014 season, which doubles as a warmup for the World Trampoline Gymnastics Championships in November.

Yana Kudryavtseva, Margarita Mamun, Russia, Israel all winners in FIG 2014 Rhythmic World Cup series
FIG - September 11, 2014
After spectacular results on the World Cup circuit this season, 2013 World All-around champion Yana Kudryavtseva was crowned World Cup champion in four of five events as the FIG 2014 Rhythmic World Cup series wrapped up this past weekend in Kazan (RUS).

Q and A with Margaret Sikkens Ahlquist, President of the FIG Gymnastics for All Committee
FIG - September 12, 2014
Nicolas Cuperus, the man who established the International Gymnastics Federation in 1881, did not initially envision gymnastics as a competitive activity.

Disciplinary decision: FIG Vice President sanctioned
FIG - September 09, 2014
With regard to sanctions surrounding the Rhythmic Gymnastics Intercontinental Judges Course in December 2012 in Bucharest (ROU), and in response to a request made by Natalyia Kouzmina (RUS), President of said Technical Committee, to lodge disciplinary proceedings against the Vice-President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), Dr. Michel Léglise (FRA), the FIG Disciplinary Commission has reached a decision.

Gao Lei and Li Dan win 2014 Loulé World Cup
FIG - September 08, 2014
China's Gao Lei and Li Dan prevailed in the men's and women's individual competition, respectively, at the FIG Trampoline World Cup in Loulé (POR) on Saturday.

Yana Kudryavtseva crushes competition in Kazan as 2014 Rhythmic World Cup series concludes
FIG - September 08, 2014
Reigning Rhythmic World champion Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS) won the Kazan World Cup in style Saturday, posting the highest All-around score in World Cup competition this season.

 
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Gymnastics News


After a groundbreaking run, Towson alumna Kacy Catanzaro wants to continue to compete on 'American Ninja Warrior'
The Baltimore Sun - September 12, 2014
At the Towson University football team's home opener late last month, the loudest cheers arguably came for the smallest athlete on the field.

Good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar, says gymnast Ashish Kumar
The Economic Times - September 12, 2014
New Delhi: Relishing a fellow athletes success, India's ace gymnast Ashish Kumar is rather happy to share the limelight with Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Dipa Karmakar when they head for the Asian Games in Korea starting September 19.

Nadia Comaneci: 'I can't wait to see who wins the Tumble final'
What's on TV - September 12, 2014
Legendary Olympic gymnast and Tumble judge Nadia Comaneci tells us what to expect in the spectacular final show this Saturday on BBC1 when Tumble's celebrity winner will be crowned after a very special performance by the judges themselves...

Bermuda trio qualify for Pan Am Games
The Royal Gazette - September 11, 2014
Bermuda gymnastics trio, Sydney Mason, Gabby Vincent and Zantae Dill, have secured a place at next summer’s Pan American Games in Toronto.
...our improvements. The BGA is set to host its annual International Gymnastics Challenge at the National Training Centre in St Davids on November...

Exclusive: I am very happy justice has prevailed, says rhythmic gymnastics official
Inside World Parasport - September 11, 2014
Natalia Kuzmina, President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee, has claimed she is
...am very happy justice has prevailed, says rhythmic gymnastics official Natalia Kuzmina, President of the International Gymnastics Federation...

World Gymnastics Championships nominative lists announced
OlympicTalk - NBC Sports - September 11, 2014
The U.S.
...Championships won t be announced until Wednesday, but the International Gymnastics Federation released nominative lists of gymnasts for every nation.

AcroArmy makes the finale on 'America's Got Talent'
Riverside Press Enterprise - September 11, 2014
After a high-flying performance on NBC’s hit show “America’s Got Talent,” members of acrobatic troupe AcroArmy learned during Wednesday night’s result show that they made it through to the finale, which means a shot at $1 million and a professionally produced show in Las Vegas.

Talented gymnasts suffer for no fault of theirs
The News - September 11, 2014
KARACHI: The struggle over legal recognition between sports bodies and their parallel factions is badly damaging the prospects of
...participate in the Commonwealth Games 2014. One of the reasons the Pakistan Gymnastic Federation (PGF) recognised by Arif Hasan-led Pakistan...

World champs cast shadow over Asiad
New Sarawak Tribune - September 10, 2014
BEIJING: China’s dominance of the gymnastics competition at the Asian Games is expected to continue unabated despite their
...cast shadow over Asiad BEIJING: China s dominance of the gymnastics competition at the Asian Games is expected to continue unabated despite their...

No easy vaults for Indian gymnastics
Livemint.com - September 10, 2014
Dipa Karmakar made history at the Commonwealth Games, but gymnastics remains down and
...months ago, becoming the first Indian woman to win a medal in gymnastics at the international level. She got the bronze in the women s vault...

Ablyazin 'All Right' to Compete at World Championships
International Gymnast Magazine Online - September 10, 2014
Russian star Denis Ablyazin has been cleared by doctors to compete at next month's world championships in China, Russian coach
Ablyazin 'All Right' to Compete at World Championships Russian star Denis Ablyazin has been cleared by doctors to compete at next month's world...

Artistic Gymnasts Qualify For PanAm Games
Bernews - September 10, 2014
The Bermuda Gymnastics Association announced that Bermuda has earned a slot in the 2015 Pan American Games for artistic gymnastics.

FIG vice-president Léglise suspended in rhythmic gymnastics judges' course row
Inside The Games - September 09, 2014
By Emily Goddard The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has suspended vice-president Michel Léglise in the latest development
FIG vice-president Léglise suspended in rhythmic gymnastics judges' course row By Emily Goddard The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG)

Sandra Izbaşa „dansează printre vise“, la Antena 1
Yahoo - September 09, 2014
Sandra Izbaşa, sportivă premiată cu patru medalii olimpice, va participa la show-ul „Dansează printre vise“, care va debuta în această toamnă la Antena 1. Gimnasta spune că a acceptat provocarea pentru „a retrăi bucuria muzicii şi a dansului“.

Bulgaria's Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Wins Gold at World Cup Tournament
Sofia News Agency - September 09, 2014
The Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics team has won two medals – one gold and one bronze - at this year's last tournament of the World Cup, which took place in Kazan.

Odisha gymnast Rakesh Patra, coach Ashok Mishra in team for Asian Games
Odisha Sun Times - September 09, 2014
Promising gymnast of Odisha Rakesh Patra and Ashok Kumar Mishra, coach of men’s artistic gymnastics of the state, would participate in the XVII Asian Games at Incheon in South Korea to be held from September 19 to October 4.

Local gymnasts aim high as members of AcroArmy on 'America's Got Talent'
The Baltimore Sun - September 09, 2014

Arbutus resident Emily Ruppert has spent this summer flipping, jumping and dancing her way across the Radio City Music Hall stage in New York City.

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Azerbaijani gymnasts win 17 medals in Turkey
Trend - September 09, 2014
Azerbaijani national gymnastics team won five gold medals, eight silver medals and four bronze medals at the 26th International Bosphorus Artistic Gymnastics Tournament, Azerbaijani Gymnastics Federation said Sept. 8.

Russian team victorious at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Kazan
Russia Beyond the Headlines - September 09, 2014
The Russian team has triumphed in the group competition at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup Series finals in Kazan.

Gymnast Poh San to miss Asiad with back injury
The Star Online - September 09, 2014
PETALING JAYA: Rhythmic gymnast Wong Poh San is out of the Asian Games after failing to get medical clearance to compete in Incheon,
...have to adhere to the doctor s advice, said Malaysian Gymnastics Federation vice-president and rhythmic gymnastics technical chairman Petrina...

Triumph of Azerbaijan’s gymnasts on trampoline World Cup
AzerNews - September 09, 2014
By Amina Nazarli The Trampoline Gymnastics World Cup was held in Loule, Portuguese on September 5-6.
...real triumph for all, as jumping on a trampoline is a new sport, which has begun to develop in Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation since last year.

Networking and New Information
WG 2015 - September 09, 2014
Representatives from 32 delegations gathered in Helsinki for the 2nd Info Meeting. Discussions were held about security, catering, gymnastics performances and other issues concerning the arrangements of the 15th World Gymnaestrada.

Tickets For 2014 World Trampoline And Tumbling Championships Go On Sale Sept. 12
USA Gymnastics - September 09, 2014
Tickets for the International Gymnastics Federation’s 2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships, Nov. 7-9, and the World Age Group Competitions, Nov. 13-16, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla., go on sale Sept. 12.

Gymnastics World body suspends vice president
AP - September 09, 2014
The International Gymnastics Federation has sanctioned its vice president for "supervisory negligence" in overseeing a judging course.

Azerbaijan’s athletes shine in Turkey
AzerNews - September 09, 2014
By Amina Nazarli The 26th International Bosphorus Artistic Gymnastics Tournament was held in Istanbul, Turkey on September 5-7.
Azerbaijan s athletes shine in Turkey By Amina Nazarli The 26th International Bosphorus Artistic Gymnastics Tournament was held in Istanbul, Turkey on...

Gymnast Farah out to prove her critics wrong in Incheon
The Star Online - September 08, 2014
KUALA LUMPUR: Artistic gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi hopes to prove her doubters wrong by making the individual all-around final again
...Farah out to prove her critics wrong in Incheon KUALA LUMPUR: Artistic gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi hopes to prove her doubters wrong by making...

Qatar's Delaimi Wins Bronze in Bosphorus Gymnastics Tournament
Qatar News Agency - September 08, 2014
Istanbul, September 07 (QNA) - Qatar's gymnasts Rahma Mohammed Al Delaimi confidently won the bronze medal in the women's single event
...Wahdan finished fourth overall in the women's event at Portugal international gymnastics Championship (Loule Cup) Mohammed Abdulrahman Al-Jaber,

Son Yeon-jae wins bronze medal at FIG World Cup in Russia
The Korea Herald - September 08, 2014
South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae won the bronze medal for the hoop in the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in the Russian
Son Yeon-jae wins bronze medal at FIG World Cup in Russia South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae won the bronze medal for the hoop in the...


Inside International Sports


IOC President Thomas Bach marks successful first year in office
IOC - September 10, 2014
On this day one year ago, Thomas Bach was elected as the ninth President of the International Olympic Committee, at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires.

IOC President meets with INTERPOL Secretary General to discuss action plan to protect clean athletes
AIPS MEDIA - September 09, 2014
IOC President Thomas Bach met with NTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K.
...Lausanne (Photo: Getty LAUSANNE, September 9, 2014 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and INTERPOL Secretary General...

Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee signs new partnership deal to celebrate centenary
Inside The Games - September 09, 2014
By Gary Anderson The Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) has announced a three-year partnership with financial group
...in Los Angeles, including 20 gold, 16 silver and 17 bronze. Gymnastics has been by far the country's most successful sport providing 72 medals,

Bach promises to "safeguard" Scottish athletes should country vote for independence
Inside the Games - September 09, 2014
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has promised that the interests of Scottish athletes will be protected ahead of Rio 2016 should the country vote for independence next week.


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