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

With 5 medals, Ellie Black named Canada’s flag-bearer for closing ceremony

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

Ellie Black became the winningest Canadian gymnast ever at the Pan Am Games in 2019. It's no surprise, then, the 23-year-old was named Canada's flag bearer for the closing ceremony in Lima, Peru.

Viral sensation Katelyn Ohashi ready for gymnastics pro debut

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

Former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi will perform in the inaugural Aurora Games, an all-women's sports and entertainment festival.

Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan suffers broken ankle

Monday, May 6th, 2019
Rosie MacLennan

Two-time Olympic trampoline champion Rosie MacLennan is recovering from a broken ankle she suffered recently at a World Cup in Belarus.

Canada’s Ellie Black captures silver at gymnastics World Cup

Sunday, April 7th, 2019
Ellie Black

Canadian Ellie Black won silver on Sunday at the 2019 artistic gymnastics World Cup while American Morgan Hurd took gold.

Court bars, fines ex-Brazilian gymnastics coach accused of sex abuse

Monday, April 1st, 2019

A former gymnastics coach with Brazil's national men's team has been banned by a court after being accused of sexual abuse. Fernando de Carvalho Lopes was also fined $400,000 US on Sunday.

Canada’s Ana Padurariu soars to gymnastics World Cup silver

Sunday, March 17th, 2019
Qatar Gymnastics World Championships

Canada's Ana Padurariu used a brilliant beam performance to bring home silver at the all-around gymnastics World Cup on Sunday in Stuttgart, Germany.

51 women sue U.S. Olympic Committee for failing to stop Nassar abuse

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Fifty-one women are suing the U.S. Olympic Committee, its board members and a number of former high-ranking officials for failing to prevent their abuse at the hands of imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar.

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.