29. February 2016
Lausanne, SUI
Rhythmic Gymnastics
* fig-news --: The 2017 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships will take place in Pesaro, Italy. The FIG Executive Committee decided to entrust the organisation of these championships to the Italian Gymnastics Federation (FGI) during its February meeting in Lausanne.
The competition will be held from August 29 to September 3, 2017, at the Adriatic Arena, a venue that is well known to the athletes as Pesaro has been a regular stop
26. February 2016
Lausanne, SUI
Rhythmic Gymnastics

* fig-news --: The drawing of lots for April's Aquece Rio Test Event, the final opportunity for gymnasts to qualify to compete at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games, was held Wednesday at FIG Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI).
The draw determines the rotation order for each country in the competition, which can play a big role in the strategy of gymnasts.

21. February 2016
Moscow, RUS
Rhythmic Gymnastics

The Russian capital Moscow hosted the first "Grand Prix Tournament of Rhythmic Gymnastics" in the Olympic year 2016.
From February 19 to 21 a lot of international top athletes representing 45 different nations comes together, also to the parallel "Alina Kabaeva Champions Cup", because only one gymnast per nation is qualified for the Grand Prix event, to fight against the favorites from top nation Russia.
To the very first time also a group competition is

14. February 2016
Turku, EST
Rhythmic Gymnastics

The international Tournament "Miss Valentine 2016" was an IFAGG European Championships in aesthetic group gymnastics but also a FIG international rhythmic gymnastics tournament. The competition took place from 11-14 February in Tartu, Estonia.
Anna Rizatdinova from Ukraine won five gold medals on this year’s tournament. Rizatdinova, who has won previously 11 medals on World Championships, secured the all-around gold medal with 71.9 points. Silver medal went to the US to Nastasya Generalova (67,00 points) and bronze to Estonian Carmel...

15. January 2016
Baku (AZE)
Rhythmic Gymnastics

2015 was a very successful year for the national Azerbaijanian Gymnastics, as the country gained 157 medals during last year.
Rhythmic gymnasts could distinguish among the athletes, winning 81 medals overall.
Men’s Artistic Gymnasts comes next with 32 medals followed by acrobats scoring 15 medals.
Women’s Artistic Gymnasts won 11 medals, and, finally, representatives of trampoline gymnastics and aerobic gymnastics scooped 9 medals each.
Baku will host three World Cup series including Artistic Gymnastics in February,...