5. November 2008
Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
Happy Gymnastics

Sunday, November 2 the "Canary Father of Gymnastics", ond longtime organizer of sport and gymnastics, " Jesus Telo Nuñez, died at the age of 82 years in his hometown Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria.
Together with all of his thousands of friends in his native land also many generations of guests and participants from all over the world, visiting the unite and symphatically "Festival with Hearts", the "BLUME GRAN CANARIA" in the last half century are...

3. November 2008
Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
Happy Gymnastics

The Canary Islands (ESP) will see the 48th International Gymnastics for All Festival, the 2008 Blume Festival Gran Canaria, unfold once again on November 22 – 29, 2008.
Since its premier edition in 1960, held in memory of Spanish gymnast Joaquim Blume who was tragically killed in an airplane crash in 1959, the event has not ceased to expand ....
Today, it boasts record participation: 1,500 participants representing 86 countries...
* ... read more on >> www.blume-grancanaria.org

3. November 2008
Lausanne, Switzerland
Happy Gymnastics

* f i g ---: Every fourth year the International Gymnastics Federation organises a World Gymnaestrada (WG).
The last one was held in 2007, in Dornbirn, Austria, participated by more than 21,000 gymnasts, representing 53 different nations...

The next Worldgymnaestrada 2011 will held in Lausanne, the Olympic and from 2008 on also the city of the F.I.G. headquarter, now.

The President of the Gymnastics For All Committee of the International Gymnastics Federation Margaret...

25. October 2008
Gent, Belgium
Happy Gymnastics

The 7th edition of the TeamGym Championship helds from October 23rd to 26th 2008 in the Top Sport Hall in Gent, Belgium.

Nearly 700 athletes (51 teams) representing 15 countries will compete in the different competitions (participation record). ...

19. July 2008
Albi / France
Happy Gymnastics

With a great UEG-Gala the 6th EUROGYM in the historical City from Albi (France) finished yesterday.
Nearly 4.000 participants with 180 groups representing 22 countries took part one week in an opening ceremony with a parade trought the city, in workshops, excursions, two forums and many other city performances.
Largest delegantions: France with 721 and Portugal with 696 participants.
The EUROGYM is the greatest European festival for young gymnasts between 12 and 18 years with...