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Nia Dennis' 'Masterpiece'
Sparks a Race Discussion
Jan 30, 2021 5:30 AM CST
Nia Dennis' 'Masterpiece' Sparks a Race Discussion
UCLA gymnast goes viral (again) for a floor routine celebrating Black culture
- UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis is making a habit of going viral with her floor routines. In February, she did so with a Beyonce-inspired performance , notes CNN . But she's outdone herself with a new routine celebrating Black culture that has racked up more than 10 million views on Twitter . "...
Olympic Gymnast Posts of
Abuse After Coach Suspended
May 1, 2020 8:22 AM CDT
Olympic Gymnast Posts of Abuse After Coach Suspended
Laurie Hernandez took to Instagram after Wednesday's ruling on Maggie Haney
- USA Gymnastics on Wednesday suspended coach Maggie Haney for eight years over allegations of verbal and emotional abuse. A three-person panel found the former coach of Olympic champion Laurie Hernandez had "engaged in severe aggressive behavior toward a minor that included teasing and ridiculing" and failed "to provide...
College Gymnast Slips
From Bars, Dies Days Later
Nov 11, 2019 1:05 PM CST
College Gymnast Slips From Bars, Dies Days Later
Melanie Coleman was a junior at Southern Connecticut State University
- An "unexpected accident" has claimed the life of a Connecticut gymnast. The
reports Melanie Coleman, 20, died two days after falling from the bars on Friday while practicing at Southern Connecticut State University. The 20-year-old junior was studying nursing, and the paper describes the Connecticut native as...
Does It Again
Oct 13, 2019 8:03 AM CDT
Simone Biles Does It Again
She has now medaled 24 times at the world championships, more than any other gymnast
- Simone Biles broke the all-time record for most medals by any gymnast at the world championships by winning the balance beam competition on Sunday, reports the AP . It's the 24th world championship medal for Biles, breaking a tie on 23 with the Belarusian men's gymnast Vitaly Scherbo. Biles...
Biles Breaks Medals Record
for Female Gymnasts
Oct 9, 2019 12:20 AM CDT
Biles Breaks Medals Record for Female Gymnasts
USA wins world gymnastics team gold
- Simone Biles won a record 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships in Stuttgart, Germany, on Tuesday as the United States retained its women's team all-around title. It was Biles' 15th career gold and broke a tie with Russian gymnast Svetlana Khorkina for the most medals overall by a...
at Age 44
Oct 4, 2019 2:15 PM CDT
Gymnast Shoots for Olympics at Age 44
Oksana Chusovitina waits to hear if she'll make the team for the 8th time
- Oksana Chusovitina intends to keep her mind off gymnastics until Saturday night, when she will find out whether she'll be competing in the Olympics for the eighth time. She'll look for distractions and maybe take a walk,
reports. "But I will peek into my phone...
Is the First
Aug 11, 2019 3:16 PM CDT
Simone Biles Is the First Person to Land This Dismount
Gymnast makes history with 'double double' beam dismount
- Simone Biles made history Friday, becoming the first gymnast ever to pull off a "double double" dismount off the balance beam. As Team USA explains in a press release , the move's full name is "double twisting, double somersault dismount," and no one else had ever even...
Gymnast Knew It Was Bad,
Apr 15, 2019 10:04 AM CDT
Gymnast Knew It Was Bad, but Not
Auburn's Samantha Cerio has a good perspective on her 'small setback'
- Auburn gymnast Samantha Cerio became an internet sensation earlier this month for all the wrong reasons. The 22-year-old dislocated both knees and suffered major ligament damage when a landing went awry, but she tells NBC's
show that she's got it all in perspective. "This is a...
to Stop Sharing
Apr 12, 2019 6:42 AM CDT
Injured Athlete Asks Everyone to Stop Sharing the Video
'My pain is not your entertainment,' Auburn gymnast says
- A collegiate gymnast thinks everyone has seen the video of her breaking her legs in a meet last week quite enough. "My pain is not your entertainment," Samantha Cerio tweeted,
reports. Cerio, a senior at Auburn, dislocated her knees and ruptured ligaments during her floor routine...
College Athlete's Gymnastics
Career Ends in Brutal Fall
Apr 8, 2019 7:31 AM CDT
College Athlete's Gymnastics Career Ends in Brutal Fall
Auburn's Samantha Cerio breaks both legs
- "It was pretty tough to watch," said Auburn women gymnastics coach Jeff Graba afterward. That may be an understatement. He was referring to the gruesome injuries suffered by senior Samantha Cerio during competition Friday night. Just after her floor routine began, she landed badly after a flip, breaking...
the Most Joyous
in case you missed it
Jan 19, 2019 11:50 AM CST
Watch This Gymnast Score the Most Joyous Perfect 10
We're not worthy, Katelyn Ohashi
- Looking to start your weekend off with a feeling of pure joy, awe, and maybe even a little envy? This now-viral video out of UCLA Athletics should do the trick. NBC Los Angeles reports on the routine that Bruins gymnast Katelyn Ohashi performed last weekend at the Collegiate Challenge in...
Won't Jump, So
USOC Will Push It
Nov 22, 2018 5:24 PM CST
USA Gymnastics Won't Jump, So USOC Will Push It
Organization refused to give it status voluntarily
- USA Gymnastics has refused to give up its status at the sport's national governing body, so the US Olympic Committee has started what could be a months-long process to force it out. The USOC first moved to decertify USA Gymnastics earlier this month, saying the organization had failed to...
20 Years of Deception: How
Larry Nassar Got Away With It
Nov 20, 2018 4:40 PM CST
20 Years of Deception: How Larry Nassar Got Away With It
The Cut: 'The trick was to establish traditional medical credibility and then get weird'
- It's a simple question regarding Larry Nassar, the imprisoned pedophile who raped hundreds of young gymnasts: "How did he deceive so many for so long?" The question is posed in the headline of a lengthy story at the Cut by Kerry Howley, who begins by disputing the notion...
USOC Moves to Shut
Down USA Gymnastics
Nov 6, 2018 12:07 AM CST
USOC Moves to Shut Down USA Gymnastics
First step toward decertification has been taken
- The US Olympic Committee took steps Monday to decertify USA Gymnastics as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, choosing the nuclear option for an organization that botched its own rebuilding attempt in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar. In an...
Gold Medalist Stunned Over
Latest USA Gymnastics Move
Oct 14, 2018 12:20 PM CDT
Gold Medalist Stunned Over Latest USA Gymnastics Move
Simone Biles is critical of organization's new interim leader
- USA Gymnastics is trying to get past months of scandal—but as of Saturday, their house is still rocking. The organization's appointment of Mary Bono as interim president and CEO landed with a shockwave when gold medalist Simone Biles reacted in disbelief: "*Mouth drop* ... don't worry, it'...
Another Head Rolls
at USA Gymnastics
Sep 4, 2018 11:38 AM CDT
Another Head Rolls at USA Gymnastics
Kerry Perry resigns as president of scandal-hit organization
- Kerry Perry resigned under pressure as USA Gymnastics president Tuesday, the move coming days after the US Olympic Committee questioned her ability to lead a path forward for an organization rocked by scandal. Perry spent nine months on the job and repeatedly came under scrutiny by athletes who felt she...
New USA Gymnastics Coach
Fired After Only 3 Days
Sep 1, 2018 1:10 PM CDT
New USA Gymnastics Coach Fired After Only 3 Days
Mary Lee Tracy contacted Aly Raisman without permission
- Not a month into her new job as CEO of the US Olympic Committee, Sarah Hirshland has seen enough from USA Gymnastics. She's calling for yet another shake-up in the federation's leadership as it tries to remake itself in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal. Hirshland...
Simone Biles' Leotard
Sends a Message
Aug 20, 2018 5:54 AM CDT
Simone Biles' Leotard Sends a Message
She dresses in teal for survivors of sexual abuse, while breaking a record
- Simone Biles had quite a night. The 21-year-old not only became the first woman to win a fifth US women's gymnastics title on Sunday, she did so while sending a message about sexual abuse. Biles wore a teal leotard, the color designated for survivors, and Biles tells the AP...
Jun 29, 2018 7:25 PM CDT
Sports Doc Larry Nassar Now in Trouble in Texas
New charges are linked to six former patients treated at Karolyi Ranch in Huntsville
- Disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar, who has already been sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing former patients in Michigan, is facing an additional six counts of sexual assault in Texas, reports NBC . Authorities have also charged trainer Debbie Van Horn with one count of sexual...
Mar 2, 2018 9:18 AM CST
Aly Raisman Goes After US Olympic Committee
Nassar, USA Gymanstics also named in lawsuit
- Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman is suing the US Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics, claiming both organizations "knew or should have known" about abusive patterns by disgraced former national team doctor Larry Nassar, the AP reports. The lawsuit, filed in California on Wednesday, alleges negligence by the USOC and...
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