3. February 2018
Plano, Texas
Artistic Gymnastics

Also the coordinator of the women's national team for USA Gymnastics, Valeri LIUKIN, has stepped down, the latest departure to rock the embattled organization in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal centered on former team doctor Larry Nassar.
The Olympic champion (1988) and former top star of Soviet Union and the first gymnast of the world, who realized a triple somersault on floor (1987), Valeri Liukin, founder of North Texas' World Olympic Gymnastics Academy and...

1. February 2018
Ontario, CAN
Artistic Gymnastics

Canadian media reported, that a 28-year-old gymnastics coach in Mississauga faces five charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a teenaged student over a period of several years. Peel Regional Police said on Monday that investigators were contacted earlier this month by a girl, 15, who reported numerous sex-related incidents that are alleged to have happened over four years. On Jan. 26, 2018, a Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued for Scott McFarlane, who spent four years working at Manjak's Gymnastics on...

28. January 2018
Indianapolis, USA
Artistic Gymnastics

 USA Gymnastics completely embraces the requirements outlined in the Jan. 25, 2018 letter from the United States Olympic Committee and appreciates the opportunity to work with the USOC to accomplish change for the betterment of our organization, our athletes and our clubs. We understand that the requirements imposed by the letter will help us enhance our ability to build a culture of empowerment throughout the organization, with an increased focus on athlete safety and well-being. Our commitment is...

24. January 2018
Lansing, Michigan
Artistic Gymnastics

After hearing of more than 160 girls and women in Lansing, Michigan /USA, including senior Olympic gymnasts such as Simone Biles, the former team doctor of the US Gymnastics Federation Larry Nassar sentenced him to 40-175 years in prison. After seven days of listening to more than 160 girls, women and parents describe the impact of his sexual abuse, disgraced gymnastics physician Larry Nassar turned to the courtroom...

21. January 2018
Houston, USA
Artistic Gymnastics

Japan's national junior selection (U 18) won the team rating of the 3rd International Junior Team Cup in Houston / Texas with a score of  244.90 points ahead of Great Britain (241.550) and the host USA (234.650). A total of seven teams were involved (- up to 17 years). After ranking 5th in the previous year, Germany's juniors came on fourth (231,400), ahead of Canada (227,050), France (224,950) and Australia (221,700).
The Japanese team winners also...