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FIG holds Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Training Camps in Chile, Vietnam and Ecuador

During the 10-day period of March 13 to 24, 2017, Chile, Vietnam and Ecuador became the 85th, 87th and 88th hosts of single-country Age Group Programme training camps offered by the FIG to develop Rhythmic Gymnastics everywhere in the world.

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FIG President Watanabe addresses Gymnastics for All Colloquium in Tallinn

FIG President Morinari Watanabe (JPN) attended the 2017 Gymnastics for All Colloquium, held March 23 – 26 in Tallinn (EST), to discuss the future of Gymnastics for All around the world with the participants and the Gymnastics for All Committee.

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Liu Tingting wins twice as China continues impressive Gymnastics World Cup showing

The stars of a new-look Chinese team continued to shine at the 10th edition of the Doha World Cup in the Qatar capital this weekend, claiming half the titles available.

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2017 Gymnastics for All Colloquium sets stage for new ideas

Thirty participants representing 20 FIG member federations and all continental unions have registered for the 2017 Gymnastics for All Colloquium that will take place in the historic city of Tallinn (EST) March 23 to 26.

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The FIG introduces Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme in the Caribbean

Over the past three years, the FIG developed an Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics and is continuing to introduce it in training sessions around the world. On March 16-18, 2017, this programme was introduced to the Rhythmic Gymnastics leaders of the English language FIG member federations of the Caribbean.

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Olympic champions, newcomers shine in AGF Trophy finals in Azerbaijan

Four Olympic champions and a host of talented newcomers took gold as the AGF Trophy, an FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup, event concluded Sunday in Baku (AZE).

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Morinari Watanabe joins the IOC’s newly launched Gender Equality Review Project

FIG President Morinari Watanabe has accepted an invitation from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to join its newly launched Gender Equality Review Project as a member of its Working Group. The invitation was extended last week by Lydia Nsekera, Chair of the Women in Sport Commission, and Angela Ruggiero, Chair of the Athletes’ Commission.

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Olympic champions brilliant in Baku World Cup qualifications

Triple Olympic gold medallist Catalina Ponor (ROU) topped the standings Balance Beam and Floor Exercise, as qualifications concluded at the the AGF Trophy Friday in Baku (AZE).

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Panama hosts the first Trampoline Gymnastics age group training camp

The FIG education programmes are going into high gear with twenty-four age group camps and Academies in the coming two months.

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British stars get the call for London's iPro World Cup

Rio Floor Exercise bronze medallist Amy Tinkler, 2016 Olympic standouts Brinn Bevan and Ellie Downie and 2012 Olympic team bronze medallist Sam Oldham are all set to compete at the iPro World Cup, the third and final stage of the 2017 FIG All-around World Cup series.

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Media accreditation opens for 2017 FIG events

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) is pleased to announce that the media accreditation process for its major events in 2017 has begun.

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Yul Moldauer, Ragan Smith swing to American Cup titles

Heralded as a competition where new stars rise to prominence, the AT&T American Cup did not disappoint with its 2017 edition.

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Nikki Hanley: A female judge in a male Gymnastics discipline

Hanley is the only female Category I FIG judge for Men’s Artistic Gymnastics, meaning she’s certified to judge the sport’s biggest competitions. She attained the rank this past winter, after acing the exam given at the Men’s Intercontinental Judges Course in Bratislava (SVK), the equivalent of an Olympic competition in Gymnastics judging.

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With numerous golds apiece, China, Kenzo Shirai show strength at Melbourne World Cup

Olympic veterans and standout newcomers topped the podiums at the first Individual Apparatus World Cup of 2017 in Artistic Gymnastics Friday in Melbourne (AUS), part of the FIG’s ongoing World Cup series.

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First meeting, first key decisions from the new FIG Executive Committee

Marking the beginning of a new chapter in the history of Gymnastics, the Executive Committee agreed to the development of a new FIG discipline.

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FIG World Cup 'lifting the profile' of Gymnastics in Australia

“We see the World Cup as a great opportunity to lift the profile of Gymnastics in Australia,” said Mark Rendell, CEO of Gymnastics Australia. Melbourne has signed on to host World Cup events in 2018, 2019 and 2020, with the latter two slated asqualifying events for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Norway’s King Harald adds royal touch to the World Gym for Life Challenge 2017

His Majesty King Harald of Norway, who is celebrating his 80th birthday today, has announced that he will attend the opening ceremony of the World Gym for Life Challenge, an FIG Gymnastics for All event taking place in Vestfold (NOR) July 26 – 30, 2017.

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Karl Wharton receives MBE from Prince Charles

Karl Wharton (GBR), who has been a member of the FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics Technical Committee since 2009, has received the Order of the British Empire for his outstanding services to Gymnastics.

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Rio Olympic champion Uladzislau Hancharou headlines first Trampoline World Cup in 2017

Twelve Rio Olympians, including Olympic champion Uladzislau Hancharou of Belarus, are expected to compete at the first Trampoline World Cup of the year, which takes place at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku (AZE) on February 18 – 19.

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Simone Biles named Sportswoman of the Year at Laureus World Sports Awards

Four-time Rio Olympic champion Simone Biles (USA), who has been dominating Women’s Artistic Gymnastics in the past cycle, was named World Sportswoman of the Year at the annual Laureus World Sports Awards ceremony Tuesday night in Monaco.

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Trampoline Gymnastics judges study new rules in Sofia

The Bulgarian Gymnastics Federation and the Bulgarian Trampoline Federation hosted the 2017 – 2020 Intercontinental Judges’ Course for Trampoline Gymnastics at the Vitosha Park Hotel and Business Centre in the capital city Sofia from February 1 - 4, 2017.

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Olympians set to return at EnBW DTB-Pokal in Stuttgart

An Olympian-packed field will return to international competition as 15 top flight gymnasts vie for gold at the EnBW DTB-Pokal World Cup in Stuttgart, the second of three competitions in the FIG’s 2017 All-around World Cup series, March 18-19 in Germany.

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New Zealand hosts the first Academy in 2017

The New Zealand Gymnastics Federation also known as GymSports New Zealand hosted the first Academy of 2017, a level 2 Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics.

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A new start: Intercontinental Judges’ Course in Baku opens new Olympic cycle in Rhythmic Gymnastics

The Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) hosted the 2017 – 2020 Intercontinental Judges’ Course for Rhythmic Gymnastics at the Boulevard Hotel in Baku (AZE) from January 17 – 21, 2017.

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Acrobatic Gymnastics judges prepare for 2017-2020 cycle in Warsaw

The Polish Gymnastic Association hosted the 2017 – 2020 Intercontinental Judges’ Course for Acrobatic Gymnastics at the facilities of the Centrum Konferencyjno - Szkoleniowe in the capital city Warsaw from January 10 – 13, 2017.

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Olympic champions Verniaiev, Kato head up 2017 American Cup field

The presence of 2016 Olympic gold medallists Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) and Ryohei Kato (JPN) at the American Cup adds an element of suspense to the first competition of the 2017 FIG All-around World Cup series March 4 in Newark, just outside New York City.

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Tickets now on sale for 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal

Tickets are now on sale for the 47th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal (CAN) and those who purchase their seats early will receive a special deal.

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Nadia Comaneci named spokeswoman for 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

Olympic legend Nadia Comaneci will be the official spokesperson of the 2017 Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal, Canada, October 2-8, 2017.

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Double gold for Russia at Acro Worlds as Men's Pair wins in a stunner

Russian gymnasts grabbed both golds in the first finals at the World Championships Saturday, their victory in Men's Pairs the surprise of the championships so far.

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FIG awards 2017 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships to Pesaro, Italy

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 (SUI).

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Rhythmic Gymnastics: 2016 Olympic Games, 2016 Olympic Test Event and The World Games 2017 qualifiers confirmed

Following the Individual All-around final of the 34th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships on Friday, September 11, 2015, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) herewith confirms the first list of qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the 2016 Olympic Test Event, and The World Games 2017 for individual Rhythmic gymnasts.

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Tønsberg hosts 2015 Gymnastics for All Colloquium

Forty gymnastics enthusiasts gathered from March 12 - 15, 2015, for this year’s FIG Gymnastics for All Colloquium in sunny Norway to discuss important topics and to visit the venue for the 3rd FIG World Gym for Life Challenge.

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FIG visits Montreal - Host city of the 2017 Artistic Worlds

Representatives of the International Gymnastics Federation's (FIG) Sport Department carried out an inspection visit to Montreal (CAN) from February 10 - 13, 2015. The visit was scheduled following the FIG Executive Committee’s (EC) decision to provisionally allocate the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships to the Canadian city. In their meeting on February 25 - 26, the EC confirmed the definitive attribution of the event to the Canadian Gymnastics Federation and the City of Montreal.

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