Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Gymnastics’ Category

Simone Biles soars to AP Female Athlete of the Year

Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Simone Biles tried to treat the 2016 Summer Olympics like just your average ordinary gymnastics meet. So what if the stage and the stakes were different? The floor was still the floor. The vault still the vault. The uneven bars still uneven. The balance beam still a four-inch wide test of nerves.

COC announces partnership to provide scholarships for Canadian athletes

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
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The Canadian Olympic Committee has teamed with the Smith School of Business at Queen's University for an eight-year strategic partnership that will provide scholarships for COC athletes.

Canadian trampolinist Jason Burnett competed in Rio with secret knee injury

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Canadian trampolinist Jason Burnett didn't have an easy road to Rio. The 29-year-old has battled knee injuries since 2014 and competed at the 2016 Olympic Games on a torn ACL.

Olympic gymnastics medallist apologizes for mocking Islam

Monday, October 10th, 2016
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Two-time Olympic silver medallist Louis Smith apologized Monday for a video in which he and a fellow gymnast appear to mock Islam.

Czech Olympic hero Vera Caslavska dies at 74

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Vera Caslavska, a seven-time Olympic gymnastics gold medallist who stood up against the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia, has died at the age of 74.

Ellie Black on top after 1st day of Rio selection camp

Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Canada's 2012 Olympic veterans Ellie Black and Brittany Rogers led the pack of Rio hopefuls at the national artistic gymnastics selection camp on Monday in Gatineau, Que.

Men’s gymnastics team falls short at Rio qualifier

Saturday, April 16th, 2016
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A valiant effort by Canada’s injury-plagued men’s artistic gymnastics team at the Aquece Rio Test Event Saturday just wasn’t enough to secure them a team spot for the Olympic Games in Rio this August. The team finished eighth overall, with the top-four teams earning the sought after qualifying spots for the Olympic Games.

Whelan wins 1st senior Elite Canada rhythmic gymnastics title

Sunday, February 14th, 2016
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?Carmen Whelan put together four solid routines on the final day of competition at the Elite Canada rhythmic gymnastics meet, claiming her first all-around senior title with a total of 122.100 points in Richmond, B.C., on Sunday.

Canadian rhythmic gymnastics championships

Friday, February 12th, 2016
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Watch live as Canada's top individual and group gymnasts compete for their national ranking this weekend in Richmond, B.C. at the Canadian rhythmic gymnastics championships.

Rosie MacLennan clinches Olympic berth in trampoline

Sunday, November 29th, 2015
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Toronto's Rosie MacLennan finished fourth in the women’s individual final at the trampoline gymnastics world championships on Sunday in Odense, Denmark to guarantee one spot for Canada at the 2016 Olympic Games.