30. June 2006
Lausanne, Las Palmas
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" .... '50+' Gymnastics FESTIVAL 2006
The Golden Age Gym Festival, planned by the UEG to be held in 2006 after the very successful first edition in November 2005, will be postponed by the UEG due to organisational reasons. The UEG Executive Committee decides in principle to organize the Golden Age Gym Festival from now on on a regular basis, every two years.
So the Spanish organizers of the wellknown BLUME Gran Canaria Festival" will organize this...

15. June 2006
Happy Gymnastics

"Tyson Foods", the world's largest provider of chicken, beef and pork, and USA Gymnastics, the national governing body for gymnastics, have joined forces to create the Tyson Fitness Challenge, a fitness program designed to encourage kids to live healthier, more active lifestyles through positive physical activity and nutritional changes.

25. May 2006
Las Palmas / Gran Canaria
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In the days of May, Las Palmas (ESP) will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Las Palmas Sport Centre, a project brought to fruition through the imagination and pugnacity of its founder, Jesus Telo Nunez.
In 1956, Nunez opened the largest national training centre on the island, opening its doors to some thirty young gymnasts. All kinds of activities were practised from gymnastics to judo.
Today he and his son Jesus Telo jun. look behind...

21. May 2006
Lausanne / Schweiz
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The Executiv Committee of the International Gymnastics Federation F.I.G. decided on it's meeting in Kuala Lumpur (MAL), that the 14th World Gymnaestrada 2001 will take place in Switzerland, City of Lausanne.
The Olympic Capital obtained 24 votes, Amsterdam (NED) 5 and Brussels (BEL) 3.
So it will be the third time that the traditional European gymnastics nation Switzerland will be the host for this event after 1969 (Basel) and 1982 (Zurich)....
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2. December 2005
Las Palmas / Gran Canaria
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Last night the '45th Festival BLUME Gran Canaria' was opened with an impressive parade of the c. 1,200 participants in the capital Las Palmas on Gran Canaria.
Various Spanish groups and also groups of the 850 foreign guests from 14 countries presented their performances in a several-hour long gala. Many further performances will be seen during the week in various different venues on the island....