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

Ex-USA Gymnastics head indicted in Texas on tampering charge

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

USA Gymnastics interim CEO resigns 4 days into the job amid criticism

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Former U.S. congresswoman Mary Bono resigned from USA Gymnastics on Tuesday, four days after she was named interim chief executive officer of the sport's U.S. governing body as it tried to recover from a sexual abuse scandal.

Simone Biles bothered by new U.S.A Gymnastics CEO’s anti-Nike tweet

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono.

Rosie MacLennan wins gold, silver at trampoline World Cup

Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Canadian trampolinist Rosie MacLennan captured gold and silver on Saturday at a World Cup. The two-time reigning Olympic champion finished second to Xueying Zhu of China in the individual competition and teamed with Sarah Milette of Longueuil, Que., to take gold in the synchronized event.

Road to the Olympic Games: 2018 rhythmic gymnastics world championships

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's program, we feature action from the 2018 rhythmic gymnastics world championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

That’s knot supposed to happen: Russian gymnast docked for equipment malfunction

Saturday, September 15th, 2018
Arina Averina knot

The pressure was on for European Champion Arina Averina to perform at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Bulgaria. But a knot and a broken stick dashed her dreams.

Watch the 2018 rhythmic gymnastics world championships

Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Watch live action from the 2018 rhythmic gymnastics world championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. Competition coverage begins with the hoop and ball individual apparatus finals on Tuesday at 12:55 p.m. ET.

Another USA Gymnastics president resigns in Nassar fallout

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

USA Gymnastics president Kerry Perry is the latest person to resign in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal surrounding former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Perry late last year replaced Steve Penn, who also had resigned after the Nassar case broke.

Larry Nassar, former trainer charged with new count of sexual assault

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Prosecutors say disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar and a former trainer have been charged with sexual abuse stemming from an investigation involving an elite gymnastics centre in Texas.

120 Nassar victims urge Michigan State to fire John Engler

Monday, June 18th, 2018

A letter signed by at least 120 victims sexual abuse by former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University's governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he had reinforced a "culture of abuse" at the school.