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05/03/2018

History repeated as Chicago sees another home double

There were US gymnasts on top of the podium once more at the American Cup as the FIG 2018 All-around World Cup series in Artistic Gymnastics opened March 3 at Sears Centre Arena on the outskirts of Chicago. Yul Moldauer repeated his gold-medal triumph from 2017 in the men’s competition while World champion Morgan Hurd won the women’s All-around event.

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08/02/2018

Statement from FIG President Morinari Watanabe regarding US abuse cases

Please find here a statement from FIG President Morinari Watanabe following the 132nd IOC session in Pyeonchang.

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26/01/2018

Kenzo Shirai and Morgan Hurd headline 2018 American Cup field

The 2017 All-around World champion Morgan Hurd (USA) and multiple Floor Exercise and Vault World champion Kenzo Shirai will headline the field at the 2018 American Cup in Chicago (USA) March 3.

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08/11/2017

Alexander Renkert returns to Sofia with fond memories

Alexander Renkert, captain of the U.S. Double Mini-trampoline team and an experienced member of the Tumbling squad, is competing at his sixth World Championships this year. After initially retiring in 2015, the now 24-year-old gymnast, who owns four World medals, returned to competition and won silver at The World Games this summer in Poland.

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29/10/2015

Simone Biles wins historic third consecutive World All-around title

Biles joins Russia's Svetlana Khorkina (1997, 2001, 2003) as the only other gymnast to have won three World All-around titles. As the only woman to have done it in consecutive years, she stands alone.

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27/10/2015

Queens of Gymnastics: American women win third straight World team title

Their third consecutive gold medal at a World Championships puts the U.S. women in good stead looking toward next summer's Olympic Games in Rio.

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24/10/2015

First tickets to Rio punched as American women put on a Gymnastics clinic at Worlds

Led by intrepid two-time World All-around champion Simone Biles and returning 2012 Olympic champion Gabrielle Douglas, the U.S. women met their own expectations in surpassing the rest of the world during qualifications in Glasgow Saturday afternoon.

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03/06/2015

5 questions: DMT quadmaster Austin Nacey (USA)

The 21-year-old showed off a new quadruple back at the recent U.S. Elite Challenge in Colorado Springs, becoming the first gymnast ever to land a quad in Double-mini competition, according to USA Gymnastics's Trampoline and Tumbling Director.

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09/11/2014

Trampoline celebrates its 50th anniversary

An important milestone in the history of Trampoline Gymnastics, the year 1964 was not only when the International Trampoline Federation (FIT) was created, but also the time of the inaugural Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships.

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08/11/2014

Trampoline Gymnastics roundtable held at 2014 Worlds

Delegation members at the 30th Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships currently being held in Daytona Beach (USA) accepted the International Gymnastics Federation’s (FIG) invitation to participate in a round table discussion at the Ocean Center on Wednesday morning.

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24/10/2014

Trampoline is coming home

Fifty years after the International Trampoline Federation (FIT) has been established and the inaugural Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships were staged in London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall, the discipline is returning to the homeland of its inventor George Nissen.

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23/05/2014

A conversation with...Steve Butcher

Steve Butcher (USA) is a man with his hands full. As President of the FIG Men's Technical Committee, Butcher, who coached 1996 U.S. Olympian John Macready and other U.S. National team gymnasts, is charged with directing the eight-member MTC throughout the Olympic cycle.

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07/05/2014

2014 Junior Pan Am Championships bring Rhythmic and Trampoline Gymnastics to Daytona Beach

The 2014 Junior Pan American Championships in Rhythmic and Trampoline Gymnastics will be held in Daytona Beach, Florida (USA) from May 9-11, 2014. Hosted by the Pan American Gymnastics Union, the championships will determine which countries will represent the Americas at the second Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing (CHN) in individual and group Rhythmic Gymnastics as well as men's and women's Trampoline.

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11/03/2014

Gymnastics for All colloquium to discuss development and safety issues

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) is holding a Gymnastics for All colloquium in Orlando (USA) on March 13 – 16, 2014.

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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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13/12/2013

Biles, Ross, Mikulak will represent USA at 2014 AT&T American Cup

2013 World All-around champion Simone Biles, 2012 Olympic team gold-medallist and 2013 World All-around silver-medallist Kyla Ross, and 2012 Olympian Sam Mikulak have accepted invitations to represent the United States at the 2014 AT&T American Cup

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13/12/2013

Biles, Ross and Mikulak will represent USA at 2014 AT&T American Cup

2013 World All-around champion Simone Biles, 2012 Olympic team gold-medallist and 2013 World All-around silver-medallist Kyla Ross, and 2012 Olympian Sam Mikulak have accepted invitations to represent the United States at the 2014 AT&T American Cup, scheduled for Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum Complex.

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12/12/2013

FIG assigns 2014 Trampoline Worlds to Daytona Beach, USA

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) and USA Gymnastics have signed an agreement for the United States to play host to the 30th FIG Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships and the 23rd World Age Group Competitions in November 2014.

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18/04/2012

Walt Disney World Resort sets Backdrop for Acrobats

Twenty-two countries were represented when the 23rd edition of the Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships opened at the HP Field House of the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista (USA)

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18/04/2012

First Pairs Gold of Lake Buena Vista to Ukraine

2010 World Women's Pairs champions Anastasiya Melnychenko and Katarzyna Sytnikova of Ukraine successfully defended their title as the medal round of the 2012 World Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships began.

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18/04/2012

Gold for Belgium in Mixed Pairs

To the delight of the many Belgian fans, Laure de Pryck and Nicolas Vleeshouwers delivered a Gold medal in the Mixed Pairs Final at their first World Championships

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18/04/2012

Russians triumph in Men's Pairs

It was a battle of the final two to perform for the title in the Men's Pairs competition, with Russia's Konstantin Pilipchuk and Alexey Dudchenko edging Britain's Edward Upcott and Adam McAssey for the Gold medal.

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18/04/2012

2012 World Acro Championships end in a Tie

Breathtaking routines from the Chinese men's four Jian Tang, Lei Wang, Yi Zhou and Yeqiuyin Wu as well as Britain's Dorian Walker, Jesse Heskett, Matthew Evison and Richard Hurst each tallied 28.050 to earn a share of the final Gold medal awarded at the 23rd World Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships.

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18/04/2012

Interview Laure de Pryck and Nicolas Vleeshouwers

Belgium's Laure de Pryck and Nicolas Vleeshouwers have had a roundabout voyage to their first senior Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships in Lake Buena Vista (USA).

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05/03/2012

LEYVA, WIEBER WIN 2012 AT&T AMERICAN CUP

Danell Leyva of Homestead, Fla./Team Hilton HHonors (Universal Gymnastics), and Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt, Mich./Gedderts' Twistars USA, won the all-around titles at the 2012 AT&T American Cup inside New York City's Madison Square Garden Saturday.

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29/02/2012

AT&T American Cup flips into Madison Square Garden Saturday

The 2012 AT&T American Cup begins Saturday, March 3, at 11:30 a.m. ET in New York City’s legendary Madison Square Garden.

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23/02/2012

USA Gymnastics begins Olympic year at AT&T American Cup FIG World Cup season kicks off at AT&T America Cup

With just 155 days until the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, many of the world’s best gymnasts will begin their road to London in New York City’s legendary Madison Square Garden at the 2012 AT&T American Cup, an International Gymnastics Federation World Cup event scheduled for March 3.

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21/02/2012

MOORS, SEJIMA JOIN 2012 AT&T AMERICAN CUP FIELD

Victoria Moors of Canada and Ryuzo Sejima of Japan will compete in the AT&T American Cup, replacing Germany’s Nadine Jarosch and Philipp Boy, respectively.

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24/01/2012

Leyva joins impressive field for 2012 AT&T American Cup

2011 World parallel bars gold-medalist Danell Leyva of Homestead, Fla./Team Hilton HHonors (Universal Gymnastics), has accepted an invitation to compete in the 2012 AT&T American Cup, an International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) World Cup event, March 3 at New York City’s legendary Madison Square Garden, along with 2011 World all-around silver-medalist Philipp Boy of Germany, and World all-around finalists Daniel Purvis of Great Britain, Cyril Tommasone of France and Nadine Jarosch of Germany.

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