Great Britain’s Dan Purvis retires

Great Britain gymnast Dan Purvis

Great Britain gymnast Dan Purvis has announced his retirement from competitive gymnastics. The 28-year-old bowed out by captaining Team Scotland at Gold Coast last year, when he won two bronze medals to take his total number of Commonwealth Games trophies to five, including one gold. He said: "It's a surreal feeling retiring.

Deaf gymnast Sophia Eisenhuth selected for British tumbling squad

Sophia Eisenhuth

A deaf girl has overcome the odds to secure a place on a British gymnastics squad. Sophia Eisenhuth, 10, from Chislehurst in south-east London, was born profoundly deaf and fitted with a cochlear implant at seven months old. The inspirational schoolgirl, who says she “has never known what it was like not

China and Japan host first ever joint gymnastics camp

Uchimura Kohei

China and Japan are hosting their first ever joint gymnastics training camp, with both federations looking for ways to improve their teams' performance. Olympic champion Uchimura Kohei was among the members of the Japanese men's gymnastics team that arrived in Beijing for a seven-day camp with Chinese men's national team. The Chinese

Who’s Who of trampoline head to Baku World Cup as road to Tokyo 2020 Olympics begins

Rosie MacLennan of Canada

With the first trampoline world cup of the 2019-2020 series just over three weeks away, all eyes will be on Baku, Azerbaijan, the road to Tokyo 2020 begins. So it will be no surprise that the event, which is led by the current individual world champions Gao Lei of China and

Simone Biles makes history with fourth all-around world gymnastics title

Simone Biles

Nothing could stop Simone Biles from making history in Doha, not even a kidney stone. The US gymnast did so by becoming the first female gymnast to win four all-around world titles with victory in Doha. Such is Biles' dominance of the sport she could afford a series of uncharacteristic mistakes on

Russia’s Artur Dalaloyan wins men’s all-around world title on tie-break

Artur Dalaloyan

After faltering in the team final, Artur Dalaloyan of Russia redeemed himself to claim the men's all-around title on an unprecedented tie-break at the World Gymnastics Championships in Doha. Dalaloyan matched China's defending champion Xiao Ruoteng on 87.598 at the conclusion of their six routines, but the 22-year-old Russian took the

Simone Biles battles through the pain barrier to help USA win team gold at world championships

Simone Biles

Simone Biles battled through the pain barrier to help the United States win the world team title at the World Gymnastics Championships in Doha and earn her 11th career gold medal in the competition. The 21-year-old, who has been suffering from a kidney stone since being rushed to hospital in the

Brinn Bevan’s Christ the Redeemer tattoo almost ready two years after Rio Olympics

Brinn Bevan of Great Britain

Great Britain gymnast Brinn Bevan marked his emotional performance at the Rio Olympic Games by getting a two-foot tattoo of Christ the Redeemer inked across his back. Two years and 32 hours of etching later, Bevan's tattoo is almost complete but the 21-year-old, who will compete in the men's all-around final