23. March 2019
Birmingham, GBR
Artistic Gymnastics

The 2019 Gymnastics World Cup returns to Birmingham on 23 March, and will showcase some of the best gymnasts in the world competing for prestigious titles at this major global event. Part of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) World Cup Series, the all-around competitions feature nine women and nine men representing eight different countries to take home the prestigious titles. As the host nation, two British gymnasts will compete, with all nations announcing their representatives in the Spring.The...

23. March 2019
Birmingham, GBR
Artistic Gymnastics

On the first weekend in March, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) opened its A World Cup Series (All-around) with the traditional American Cup, this time in Greensboro (USA). In relatively close succession, just two weeks later, follows next the DTB Cup in Stuttgart (March 16 / 17) , at the current venue of the this year's worlds in October. After that, on March 23, 2019, next all-round WC No. 3 took place in Birmingham GBR)  and on April 07...

23. March 2019
Doha, QAT
Artistic Gymnastics

FIG Indiv. Apparatus WC Series


After Cottbus 2018 (> Tournament of Masters) in 2019 February Melbourne (AUS) was the second stage of the 2018-2020 FIG Individual App. World Cup circuit, which goes through March 2020.
After Melbourne and Baku (AZE) follows now the next station in Doha (March), than in Zhaoqing (CHN), Osijek (CRO) and Koper (SLO) in May, Szombathely (HUN) , Paris (FRA)  and Guimaraes (POR)  in September and Cottbus (GER) again in November...

20. February 2019
Monte Carlo, MON
Artistic Gymnastics

* fig-news--: The tiny Texan nabbed the honour on Monday evening at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards in Monte Carlo (MCO), two years after she became the first gymnast to ever receive the award. Biles beat out tennis players Simona Halep (ROU) and Angelique Kerber (GER), snowboarder/skier Ester Ledecká (CZE), Ironman triathlete Daniela Ryf (SUI), and skier Mikaela Shiffrin (USA), who were all nominated last month for their dominance in 2018.

Biles was unable to attend the black-tie event...

9. February 2019
Tokyo, JPN
Artistic Gymnastics

Tokyo’s organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced that it’s expecting to meet its targets for a plan to make athletes’ medals out of discarded electronics.
The committee says that there was “huge levels of support from the public and companies across Japan and from national and international athletes” resulting in municipal authorities collecting about 47,488 tons of e-waste.That figure includes more than five million disused phones that were handed and placed in

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