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

Quebec’s Felix Dolci sets record for most Canada Winter Games medals

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Dolci won four golds and two silver medals this week at the Games in Red Deer, Alta., to raise his total to 11 medals over two Games.

Rosie MacLennan leaps to silver at trampoline World Cup opener

Sunday, February 17th, 2019

Rosie MacLennan of King City, Ont., started off the 2019 season with a bang on Sunday, capturing a silver medal in the women’s individual trampoline competition at the World Cup opener in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Dave Brubaker, ex-Canadian gymnastics coach, acquitted of sex-related charges

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Former Canadian Olympic women’s gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker was acquitted today of two sex-related charges levelled by a former athlete.

Pair of Edmonton gymnastics coaches suspended after complaints

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Michel Arsenault

The wife and daughter of a suspended gymnastics coach also face suspension after an internal investigation by the sport's governing body in Canada.

Wife of gymnastics coach on trial for sexual assault suspended from coaching

Monday, January 21st, 2019

The wife of a former national gymnastics coach undergoing trial for sexual assault has been suspended by Gymnastics Canada.

Study, train, become viral sensation: All in a days work for this UCLA gymnast

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
Katelyn Ohashi

1. Go to class 2. Go to practice 3. Become viral-sensation All in a day's work for this student-athlete.

Nassar abuse, gymnastics turmoil AP’s top sports story of 2018

Monday, December 24th, 2018

One-time USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's crimes and the chaos they provoked — the massive turnover at Michigan State, the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics — was the story of the year in balloting by Associated Press members and editors.

Michigan State accused of hampering investigation into Larry Nassar

Friday, December 21st, 2018
Larry Nassar photo

An independent special counsel on Friday accused Michigan State University of stonewalling his investigation into the school's handling of the sexual abuse scandal involving disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Bitter gymnast made false allegations, defence argues in Brubaker case

Friday, December 14th, 2018
Dave Brubaker photo

A lawyer for a former high-ranking gymnastics coach says a former trainee leveled allegations of sexual assault against the man because she was psychologically scarred after failing to make it to the Olympics.

Ex-Canadian gymnastics coach’s sex assault trial shows sport still in flux

Friday, December 14th, 2018

The trial of former high-ranking gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker on allegations of sexual assault offers another portrait of a sport we are assured has changed. But listening to the testimony in Sarnia, Ont., in this case, you might wonder if that's possible.