2. August 2018
Ottawa, CAN
Artistic Gymnastics

"Gymnastics Canada" announce that Eddie VAN HOOF, the Technical Director and Head Coach behind the success of the British men’s artistic gymnastics team since 2006, will be joining the Canadian team immediately as the new Head National Team Coach for Men’s Artistic Gymnastics.
Van Hoof, head coach of the British team from 2006 - 2018, was named United Kingdom coach of the year in 2016 after guiding the British team to a record seven-medal, but he...

1. August 2018
Pacific Harbour (FIJ)
Artistic Gymnastics

On its session in Pacific Harbour (FJI) at the end of July the Executive Committee if the FIG has approved the following changes of nationality:
* Men's artistic Gymnastic: Rustam AKHMAD changed from Ukraine to Azerbaidchan, also the both 22 years old Russians, Nikita SIMONOV and Ivan TIKHONOV to the same federation!

30. July 2018
Glasgow, GBR
Artistic Gymnastics

The first 2018 European Championships as  a multi-sports event will involve seven sports and will take place from 02 to 12 August 2018 in the Scottish city of Glasgow (United Kingdom) and in the German capital Berlin (Track and Field). At this time in Glasgow the European Championships in swimming (disciplines swimming, synchronized swimming, diving, open water swimming), cycling (disciplines track bike, road bike, mountain bike, BMX) rowing, triathlon, golf and ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS will be held. In addition, the...

24. July 2018
Tokyo, JPN
Artistic Gymnastics

The World Gymnastics Federation (F.I.G) informed on its website, that Takashi KOBAYASHI, a former Japanese national coach and also a FIG coaching expert, passed away on July 20. He succumbed to stomach cancer, nine days before his 52nd birthday.
Takashi Kobayashi was one of the Japanese men's artistic gymnastics coaching staff from 2003 to 2009 during which time he coached Naoya Tsukahara and Kohei Uchimura. He then served as Coaching...

23. July 2018
Leipzig, GER
Artistic Gymnastics

One of the most distinguished great coach legends of the famous Leipzig gymnastics school, Helmut GERSCHAU, surprisingly passed away on Saturday after a short but strong illness at the age of 84 years. From the beginning of the Fifties on until the political change, he has led numerous gymnasts of Leipzig to internationally outstanding achievements and, as a responsible coach, many GDR teams on international stages and competitions. Already with his first...