17. July 2020
Kienbaum, GER
Artistic Gymnastics

Germany's gymnast of the year 2019, Andreas TOBA (29) from the TK Hanover, suffered a tear in the right ankle joint syndrome band at the first training camp of the gymnastics team Germany after the corona break in the Olympic & Paralympic Training Center Kienbaum, near Berlin.
The five-time German champion will likely have to take a three-month break. It is not yet clear whether the currently best German all-rounder can take part in the European gymnastics championships...

7. July 2020
Lausanne, SUI
Artistic Gymnastics

* f i g---: The Danish Gymnastics Federation has informed the FIG of its withdrawal from hosting the 50th World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, due to be held in Copenhagen in October 2021. The FIG Executive Committee (EC) has taken note of this decision and has expressed its regret and disappointment. The EC will shortly consider all consequences resulting from this situation, including the launch of a new bidding procedure for this event.

4. July 2020
Bergisch Gladbach, GER
Artistic Gymnastics

Ulla KOCH, who has been the German gymnastics head coach for women for 15 years, is celebrating her 65th birthday on Sunday, July 5th.
Because of the corona-related Olympic postponement, she had just extended her contract with the German Gymnastics Federation (DTB) until August 2021, and will therefore have been in charge of her fourth Olympic Games since 2005. This year she was honored for her life's work by the International Olympic Committee. The IOC honored...

19. June 2020
Munich, GER
Artistic Gymnastics

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Summer Olympics, the Munich Olympic Park is to experience the 2022 European Championships as a multiple sports event like Glasgow 2018. A total of nine sports will host their continental championships: athletics, artistic gymnastics, rowing, cycling and triathlon are set, as well as climbing, canoe racing, table tennis and beach volleyball. In total, this will be the largest sports party that the Olympic Park in the Bavarian metropolis...

11. June 2020
Lausanne, SUI
Artistic Gymnastics

* f i g : -- In an open letter to the worldwide gymnastics family, FIG President Morinari WATANABE (JPN) describes his basic attitude and that of the World Gymnastics Federation (FIG) on questions of racism and discrimination:
"Gymnastics flourishes in diversity", so the central message and the position of the FIG to protect human rights and the rejection of any discrimination ...: