15. March 2017
Moscow, RUS
Artistic Gymnastics

Olympic gold medallist Elena NAIMUSHINA, one of the brightest Soviet stars of the early 1980's, passed away March 14, at the age of 52.
Born November 19, 1964 in Krasnoyarsk (Siberia), Naimushina was part of the 1980 Olympic Soviet team (+ Elena Davydova, Maria Filatova, Nellie Kim, Natalia Shaposhnikova and Stella Zakharova), that won gold at the Moscow Games after a disappointing loss to their Romanian rivals at the 1979 Worlds...

11. March 2017
Great Britain
Artistic Gymnastics

British Olympic Champion Max WHITLOCK has announced that he is targeting the 2017 World Championships as his main goal for this year as he works on returning to competitive action following his historic performances in Rio. Max has only recently returned to full time training and is focused on upgrading and fine-tuning his routines to continue to challenge the World’s best gymnasts in this new Olympic cycle. He has taken the decision to stagger his return to major Championship...

6. March 2017
Artistic Gymnastics

Gymnastics Australia confirmed the appointment of leading international coach Mihai Brestyan to the position of Women’s National Coach.
he Romanian-born Brestyan is a world-renowned and a world-class coach with proven Olympic success having taken US athletes to podium performances at the past three Olympic Games. Currently based in the United States, Mihai Brestyan has overseen the rise of US superstar Aly Raisman, a winner of three Olympic gold medals and Alicia Sacramone, an Olympic silver medallist. * ......

5. March 2017
Newark, N. J., USA
Artistic Gymnastics

Ragan SMITH and Yul MOLDAUER solidified their prospects as future leaders of Team USA by taking top honors at the 2017 AT&T American Cup at Newark, N.J.’s Prudential Center on Saturday, March 04. The 20-years old student from Oklahoma's NCAA university (85.931) beat the Olympic vice champion Oleg Verniaev of Ukraine (85,699) who was not without mistakes on floor and horizontal bar. Ragan Smith’s triumph extends the U.S. women’s winning streak in the event to 15 years,...

4. March 2017
Newark, N.J., USA
Artistic Gymnastics

The Region 3 team, comprised of six junior elite gymnasts from Oklahoma and Texas, won the 2017 Elite Team Cup held at Newark, N.J.’s Prudential Center on Saturday night, earning 327.70 points to edge the Region 5 squad by 4.25 points. Much as the Nastia Liukin Cup does for female gymnasts, this event seeks to give male gymnasts between 13-18 years of age (as of May 31, 2017) high-level exposure and podium performance experience.The unique format has nine...