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

After smashing records at worlds, Simone Biles is ready to own the Olympics

Monday, October 14th, 2019

Next stop Tokyo for Simone Biles. With Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps both retired since the last Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S. gymnast will be the face of the games for much of the world.

Simone Biles sets new all-time medals mark with 2 more gold at gymnastics worlds

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

American gymnast Simone Biles won gold in the balance beam and floor exercise at the artistic gymnastics world championships on Sunday in Stuttgart, Germany, and in the process became the most successful gymnast of all time at the world championships.

Simone Biles matches all-time medals mark with another gold at gymnastics worlds

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Simone Biles won the women's vault competition at the gymnastics world championships on Saturday to tie the record for most world medals by any gymnast, but couldn't add another in the uneven bars.

Russia’s Nagornyy wins world all-around gymnastics gold

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Nikita Nagornyy of Russia won his first men's all-around gymnastics title at the world championships Friday after his closest rival made a crucial error on the last rotation.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: Artistic gymnastics world championships

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch coverage from the artistic gymnastics world championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

Biles wins record 5th all-around title as Canada’s Black limps away at gymnastics worlds

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Simone Biles won her fifth all-around title at the gymnastics world championships Thursday, underlining her status as the clear favourite for next year's Olympic gold medal.

Russian gymnasts ride strong high bar to men’s world team title

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Russia has won its first men's all-around team gymnastics world title since the end of the Soviet Union after a crucial fall from China, scoring 261.726 points to beat the Chinese, who had prevailed in the event at seven of the last eight world championships.

Simone Biles wins record 21st career medal at gymnastics worlds, leading U.S. women to team title

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Simone Biles won a record 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships on Tuesday, breaking a tie with the Russia's Svetlana Khorkina, as the United States retained its women's team all-around title.

Canadian men’s gymnastics team misses out on Olympic berth

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Canada will not compete in the men's team competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after failing to earn a quota spot on Monday at the world championships.

Ellie Black leads balanced Canadian team into world gymnastics championships

Monday, October 7th, 2019

The world artistic gymnastics championships are the last major international meet before the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, and Canada's women's team hopes to vault from fourth place onto the podium. But Simone Biles, competing one month after her brother was charged with triple murder, and her U.S team remain the gold standard.