Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Rio Olympic 2016/Artistic-Gymnastics’ Category

Simone Biles wins record-tying 4th Olympic gymnastics gold

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
Simone Biles Rio floor

Simone Biles put the finishing touches on one of the greatest Olympics by a gymnast, capturing her fourth gold of the games with a showstopping performance in the floor exercise on Tuesday.

Simone Biles wins vault for 3rd gold of Olympics

Sunday, August 14th, 2016
Simone Biles Rio

Simone Biles added a third gold medal to her haul on Sunday, easily capturing the women's vault final. She became the first American woman to win the event at the Olympics.

How Canada’s athletes fared Thursday in Rio

Friday, August 12th, 2016
Penny Oleksiak

The medals kept coming for Canada out of the swimming pool, as 16-year-old Penny Oleksiak made history with her fourth medal of these Games, and Canada's first gold, highlighting Day 6 in Rio.

Simone Biles wins all-around gold, Black places Canadian-best 5th

Thursday, August 11th, 2016
Simone Biles

American Simone Biles captures gold in the women's all-around gymnastics gold medal Thursday, while Ellie Black earned Canada's best-ever Olympic finish, placing fifth at the Rio Olympics.

Kohei Uchimura repeats as all-around gymnastics champ

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Japan's Kohei Uchimura successfully defended his gold medal in the men's artistic gymnastics individual all-around event on Wednesday, showing why he is considered by many to be the best gymnast in the world.

Simone Biles stars as U.S. takes gymnastics gold

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Simone Biles continued to cement her legacy as one of the greatest gymnasts of all time as the United States won gold in team artistic gymnastics Tuesday at the Rio Olympics.

Simone Biles excels, Canada misses gymnastics final

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

The United States came through with a dominant performance in women's artistic gymnastics qualifying on Sunday, led by 19-year-old superstar Simone Biles.

Ellie Black is coming back to the Olympics a different gymnast

Friday, July 29th, 2016
ellie black

When Ellie Black went to the London 2012 games, she was 16 years old and a long shot to make the team. Heading into Rio 2016, she's 20 and has the leadership position she so heavily depended on four years ago.

WATCH | Canadian women’s artistic gymnastics team announcement

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Watch live now as Gymnastics Canada unveils the five women representing the artistic team headed to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Ellie Black leads Canadian trio of Rio-bound artistic gymnasts

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

?Halifax’s Ellie Black, Calgary’s Brittany Rogers and Isabela Onyshko of Brandon, Man., have secured three of the five spots on the Canadian artistic gymnastics team for the Rio Olympics in August.