Nadia Comaneci

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02/10/2017

Five questions with Nadia Comaneci, Women's Artistic Gymnastics Ambassador the 2017 World Championships

It was 41 years ago in Montreal that Nadia Comaneci delivered one of the sport’s defining performances, earning the first perfect 10 in Olympic Gymnastics in the modern era of the sport. An icon in the sports world and still beloved throughout Quebec, Nadia Comaneci was the obvious choice of the Local Organising Committee and International Gymnastics Federation to serve as the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Ambassador for the 2017 World Championships in Montreal.

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01/10/2017

Montreal Olympic Stadium sets itself for big Gymnastics 'show'

The Montreal Olympic Stadium has been transformed into a grand amphitheater to welcome the 47th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, the biggest event of the competitive season, which begins Monday, October 2. For seven days, 400 gymnasts representing 71 nations - 155 women and 245 men - will take the stage for the first big test of the Olympic cycle that will culminate with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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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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08/03/2017

Seven months before Artistic Gymnastics Worlds, FIG President visits Montreal

FIG President Morinari Watanabe was in Montreal March 6 and 7 to visit the Olympic Stadium where the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships will be held October 2-8 and discuss preparations for this big event with Canadian organisers.

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05/09/2016

FIG President Bruno Grandi on Neculai Vieru: 'He left us an immense heritage'

The death of our friend Neculai Vieru, one of the leading players in international Gymnastics, extends the list of passings that have deeply affected the International Gymnastics Federation this year.

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05/09/2016

Neculai Vieru, former President of the Romanian Gymnastics Federation and former Vice President of the FIG, passes away

Neculai Vieru, former President of the Romanian Gymnastics Federation and Vice President of the FIG, died last week after a long battle with prostate cancer at age 84.

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18/07/2016

40 years ago, Nadia Comaneci became a legend with her perfect 10

Forty years ago, on the 18th of July 1976 at the Montreal Olympics, a young gymnast threw the scoreboards into disarray when she scored a perfect 10. 14-year-old Nadia Comaneci, the petite Romanian, went down in history for creating absolute perfection on a truly worldwide stage.

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19/10/2015

On the road to Rio, Romanian women focusing on team result

After a fourth place team finish at the 2014 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, Romanian stars Larisa Iordache and Diana Bulimar are focusing on team unity and success at this week's World Championships in Glasgow (GBR).

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09/02/2015

Returns seem imminent for Catalina Ponor, Marian Dragulescu

Romanian superstars Marian Dragulescu and Catalina Ponor have registered for Anti-doping control with the FIG, a strong indication that both gymnasts may be planning a return to elite competition before the end of the year.

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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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