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

China back on top with team gold at gymnastics world championships

Xiao Ruoteng

China is back on top in men's gymnastics. The superpower surged past Russia to capture the team gold medal at the world championships to give China its first major international title in four years. China's team total of 256.634 was less than five-hundredths of a point clear of Russia's total of

Mother Russian: new mum Aliya Mustafina leads Russia at world championships

Aliya Mustafina

Aliya Mustafina understands she didn't have to come back. Nobody would have blamed the Russian star gymnast for calling it a career after the birth of her child Alisa in the spring of 2017. The demands of pregnancy and motherhood typically don't play nice with the demands of being a world-class