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09/11/2017

Britain’s first World Tumbling champion aims for another podium

“This is my sixth World Championships, so I'm the oldest out of all the tumblers, which still feels strange to me because I still feel like I'm one of the new ones on the team, but that's not the case indeed,” says the 24-year-old from Gloucester.

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08/10/2017

Five world champions successfully defend their titles on day one of apparatus finals in Montreal

None of the five reigning World champions relinquished their titles on the first day of apparatus finals in the Montreal Olympic Stadium.

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07/10/2017

Brooklyn Moors, Kenzo Shirai win 2017 Longines Prizes for Elegance in Artistic Gymnastics

In a special ceremony following the women’s All-around final at the Montreal Olympic Stadium, Shirai and Moors received a Longines timepiece representing the contemporary elegance of the Longines watchmaking brand.

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03/10/2017

A throne for the taking in the Men's All-around

Kohei Uchimura’s injury in qualifications Monday upended expectations for finals at the World Championships in Montreal. A young generation of gymnasts will get the opportunity to storm the podiums in the individual All-around and apparatus finals, challenging the top qualifiers on each apparatus, almost all of whom are already Olympic or World champions.

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28/09/2017

A line-up of champions heads to Montreal

Among the athletes competing at the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics Worlds in Montreal figure almost thirty who have already earned at least one individual Olympic medal or an individual World title. Find out who they are here.

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27/09/2017

Everything you need to know about the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal

Thirty-two years after the 1985 edition, the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships are making their big return to Montreal.

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13/09/2017

Looking toward the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal

As the Olympic Stadium in Montreal prepares to welcome the 2017 World Championships from 2-8 October, Wednesday, 13 September marked an important moment for the athletes as the day the draw that determines the starting order for the competition was held.

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14/08/2016

With Great Britain's first two Olympic golds, Max Whitlock tumbles deeper into history

Whitlock draped himself in the Union Jack after both Floor Exercise and Pommel Horse, where he deprived his compatriot Louis Smith of becoming an Olympic champion in his own right by 0.133 points.

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10/08/2016

Long live the 'King': Kohei Uchimura continues reign with second Olympic All-around gold

Kohei Uchimura became the first gymnast in 44 years to win back-to-back Olympic All-around titles Wednesday, successfully defending his overall crown in the face of a direct challenge from Ukraine's Oleg Verniaiev.

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23/03/2016

16 neat things that happened in Gymnastics this week

Happy Wednesday, Gymnastics fans! In case you've missed anything, here's what's been making headlines this week in the world of the sport.

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14/03/2016

MyKayla Skinner, Max Whitlock walk away with Glasgow World Cup titles

World Pommel Horse champion Max Whitlock and American MyKayla Skinner won the Glasgow World Cup Saturday, giving each a leg up on the road to Rio.

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11/03/2016

Strong international field gears up for Glasgow World Cup

Three British stars and a number of strong international challengers will meet again in Glasgow, the city of the 2015 World Championships, this time with World Cup glory on the line.

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19/01/2016

British gymnasts headline star-studded lineup for FIG Glasgow World Cup

After a spectacular World Championships last October, Glasgow will again host some of the world’s top gymnasts for the March 12 Glasgow World Cup, this time at the Emerates Arena.

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19/01/2016

Happy Tuesday! Headlines of the week in Gymnastics

The weekly roundup of the latest Gymnastics news and buzz from around the world.

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02/12/2015

Happy Wednesday! Headlines of the week in Gymnastics

The weekly roundup of what's making the rounds in the news and on social media in the world of Gymnastics.

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10/11/2015

Happy Tuesday, Gymnastics fans! Headlines of the week in Gymnastics

Your mid-week catchup on what's been in the headlines and making the rounds on social media.

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01/11/2015

Glasgow World Championships set a new benchmark for Artistic Gymnastics competition

For the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), the 2015 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Glasgow have set a new benchmark for organisers of future Artistic Gymnastics competitions.

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31/10/2015

A four-way tie on Uneven Bars and plenty of other firsts as event finals begin at Glasgow Worlds

It was not a quiet day at the Glasgow World Championships as eight athletes won five World titles in Men's and Women's Gymnastics.

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31/10/2015

Giulia Steingruber, Max Whitlock awarded Longines Prizes for Elegance at Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

As the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) long-lasting partner, as well as Official Partner and Timekeeper of the 46th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2015, Longines had the honor to present the Longines Prizes for Elegance in Artistic Gymnastics to Max Whitlock (GBR) and Giulia Steingruber (SUI).

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30/10/2015

With sixth consecutive World title, Kohei Uchimura's legend grows even bigger

Since being crowned World champion for the first time in 2009, no one has been able to impede the royal march of Kohei Uchimura. Nobody did Friday night in Glasgow either.

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26/10/2015

Japan, Kohei Uchimura lead as first Men's teams qualify for Rio at Glasgow Worlds

Nobody in a World qualification has ever come as close to Kohei Uchimura’s score as Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) did Monday in Men's qualification at the Glasgow World Championships.

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21/10/2015

Glasgow 2015: Eight things to know about the Men’s competition at Worlds

Eight of the biggest storylines developing around the Men's competition at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships.

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13/10/2015

Happy Tuesday, Gymnastics fans! Headlines of the week in Gymnastics

The weekly roundup of what's making the rounds in the news and on social media in the world of Gymnastics.

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30/09/2015

Happy Wednesday, Gymnastics fans! Headlines of the week in Gymnastics

Your mid-week catchup on what's been in the headlines and making the rounds on social media.

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25/09/2015

Stars of Artistic Gymnastics expected at the Glasgow World Championships

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has released the names of gymnasts expected to appear at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships to be held between October 23 and November 1 in Glasgow.

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25/08/2015

Happy Tuesday, Gymnastics fans! Headlines of the week in Gymnastics

From the Kazan Rhythmic World Cup to the All Japan Student Championships and teams being named for this fall’s round of World Championships, here's what's been in the headlines this week.

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16/02/2015

Glasgow World Gymnastics Championships: 250 days to go!

The countdown is on! With 250 days to go before the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships get underway in Glasgow (GBR), events are already in motion in the host city.

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10/10/2014

Quotables: Nanning 2014 Men's All-around Final

Enjoy a selection of quotes from gymnasts after the Men's All-around Final at the 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning (CHN) on Thursday, October 9, 2014!

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09/10/2014

Kohei Uchimura crowned with fifth World All-around title

In yet another display of infallible technique, risk and consistency, Kohei UCHIMURA (JPN) earned his fifth consecutive World All-around title in the men's All-around Final of the 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at Nanning's (CHN) Guangxi Sports Center Gymnasium on Thursday.

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08/10/2014

Quotables: Nanning 2014 Men's Team Final

Enjoy a selection of quotes from gymnasts and coaches after the Men's Team Final at the 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning (CHN) on Tuesday, October 7, 2014!

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02/10/2014

Nanning Worlds: Chinese men's team, Kohei Uchimura (JPN) aim to extend winning streaks

The Chinese men's team and four-time Individual All-around champion Kohei UCHIMURA (JPN) aim to continue their dynastic dominance in the men's competition at the 45th FIG World Artistic Gymnastics Championships that begin on Friday at the Guangxi Sports Center Gymnasium in Nanning (CHN).

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01/10/2014

10 men to watch at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

With a record number of gymnasts registered to compete and Olympic team qualification at stake, this week's 45th World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning (CHN) promises to be something special. In the men's competition, here are 10 gymnasts to look out for:

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25/08/2014

BBC's 'Tumble' a reality hit among viewers

As it flips into its fourth week on the BBC, gymnastics reality series "Tumble" is receiving high marks from its TV audience.

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06/08/2014

Following the leaders: Q and A with Commonwealth Games standout Nile Wilson

Nile Wilson came to the 2014 Commonwealth Games as a rookie, though not one exactly new to international competition.

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04/08/2014

Quotables: 2014 Commonwealth Games

Enjoy some golden sayings from gymnasts at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, courtesy of the Commonwealth Games News service.

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02/08/2014

Canada, Scotland, England golden on final day of gymnastics at Commonwealth Games

Gymnasts from Canada, Scotland and England all won gold medals to close out gymnastics competition Friday at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (SCO).

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01/08/2014

English gymnasts take three more golds as Commonwealth event finals begin

English gymnasts won another three gold medals Thursday as event finals got underway at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (SCO).

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31/07/2014

England reigns supreme in Commonwealth All-around finals

English gymnasts reigned supreme in All-around finals at the Commonwealth Games Wednesday night, capturing both golds and five of the six All-around medals given out in Glasgow.

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29/07/2014

English teams enjoy doubly golden performance at Commonwealth Games

Led by top All-around qualifiers Max Whitlock and Claudia Fragapane, England's Men's and Women's teams each captured gold in an often dramatic team final at the Commonwealth Games Tuesday in Glasgow (SCO).

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28/07/2014

England romps day one of gymnastics qualification at Commonwealth Games

If the results of the first day of qualification at the 2014 Commonwealth Games are any indication, England is going to have a good Games in Artistic Gymnastics.

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23/07/2014

Commonwealth Games: 10 gymnastics storylines to follow in Glasgow

Since the British Commonwealth once literally extended across the world, these championships are something of a mini-Worlds, with a few tweaks to make things interesting.

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27/05/2014

Ablyazin, Russians lead the way as Europeans end

Denis Ablyazin and the Russian men's team were the big winners as the European Men's Championships concluded Sunday in Sofia (BUL).

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20/05/2014

Sofia storylines: Men's competition preview for the 2014 European Championships

The senior men's competition gets underway at the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Sofia (BUL) Thursday. Here are a few of the prospective stories to watch out for.

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12/02/2014

Date change: Tokyo World Cup set to take place April 5

The schedule of the Tokyo World Cup, the fourth and final event in the 2013-2014 FIG World Cup series, has been modified so that the competition will take place during a single day, April 5.

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28/01/2014

Britain's Sam Oldham tapped to replace Max Whitlock at American Cup

Great Britain's Sam Oldham will replace injured teammate Max Whitlock at the 2014 American Cup March 1 in Greensboro (USA), USA Gymnastics announced Tuesday.

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24/01/2014

Elizabeth Price joins field for 2014 American Cup

Reigning World all-around silver medalist Kyla Ross (USA) has withdrawn from the American Cup and will be replaced by 2013 Stuttgart World Cup champion Elizabeth Price (USA), USA Gymnastics confirmed Friday.

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20/01/2014

Germany's Sophie Scheder added to American Cup field

2013 World and European bars finalist Sophie Scheder (GER) completes the women's field for the 2014 American Cup to be held March 1 in Greensboro (USA), USA Gymnastics announced Monday.

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05/10/2013

Four ex aequo!

The highlight of this apparatus happened during the qualifying rounds when Olympic and World champion Berki of Hungary, alongside European champion Keatings of Great Britain returned to the locker room heads hung low!

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24/06/2013

South Americans impress at Anadia World Cup

South American gymnasts took five of the ten Gold medals that were up for grabs at the FIG Individual Apparatus Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Anadia (POR) last weekend.

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20/06/2013

High profiles in Anadia

The Gymnastics Federation of Portugal will welcome some 170 gymnasts to the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup on June 21-23 at the High Performance Center in Anadia, central Portugal.

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14/03/2013

EVENT SPECIALISTS KICK OFF WORLD CUP SEASON IN FRANCE

The 19th edition of the Internationaux de France will open its doors March 16-17, 2013 in La Roche sur Yon (FRA).

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29/01/2013

OLYMPIANS COMPETE AT FRENCH INTERNATIONAL

The drawing of lots for the first event of the 2013 World and Challenge Cup season for individual-apparatus tournaments scheduled for March 16 – 17 in La Roche sur Yon (FRA) was held at the FIG Head Office on Friday.

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05/08/2012

London Olympic Event Finals: A showcase in suspense

This London Finals were wide open, but a sure win for the gymnasts who could sustain a high difficulty level without compromising execution.

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26/03/2012

CHALLENGE CUP CONCLUDES IN COTTBUS

The first FIG Artistic Gymnastics Challenge Cup for 2012 concluded Sunday in Cottbus (GER). The event that was held over four days for the first time in its history featured Men’s and Women’s Apparatus Finals this weekend.

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12/01/2012

Test Event finals wow London crowd

With Olympic qualifications completed over the last two days, Men’s and Women’s Artistic gymnasts entered the first day of Apparatus Finals on Thursday at London’s North Greenwich Arena.

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10/01/2012

Great Britain, France, Spain and Italy's men's teams qualify for Olympic Games

The second and final Olympic Gymnastics qualifying event for the 2012 London Games kicked off Tuesday morning at the North Greenwich Arena with the Men’s Artistic qualifiers.

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