‘Old man’ Sam Mikulak goes for 5th US gymnastics title

US gymnast Sam Mikulak

If Sam Mikulak didn't already get the message from the twinge in his back during a dismount last week, he could certainly figure it out from looking around the field at the US gymnastics championships. "I definitely feel like I'm getting older," the four-time American champion said after practice at the

European Championships 2018: Artur Dalaloyan leads Russian charge to top of gymnastics medal table

Russia dominated the gymnastics competition at Glasgow 2018, winning nine medals in total, four of them gold. Artur DALALOYAN (RUS) was the most decorated gymnast, winning three gold medals, in the team event, and on vault and parallel bars. "My favourite medal was the team medal, because everybody in Russian gymnastics worked

Great Britain’s Max Whitlock on European Championship goals and beyond

Great Britain gymnast Max Whitlock

When Great Britain's male gymnasts start their qualification competition, their star turn Max WHITLOCK will already know how his closest rival on pommel horse fared earlier in the day. Rhys McCLENAGHAN of Ireland, who won gold in this event at the Commonwealth Games in April ahead of WHITLOCK, competes in an

Brute strength and artistry: Greece’s rings champion Eleftherios Petrounias faces challenge from Great Britain’s Courtney Tulloch

The logo for European Championships 2018

The apparatus which most tests the mettle of male gymnasts is undoubtedly the rings, in which athletes must combine supreme strength with poise and artistry, as well as master the swinging motion of the rings. Every move is registered by sensors embedded in the apparatus, monitoring and timing their routines with

Marios Georgiou of Cyprus eager to dance his way to success

The logo for European Championships 2018

After winning five gold medals in recent months, Marios GEORGIOU (CYP) is eager to continue his success at the Glasgow 2018 European Championships - by dancing. "I really like to dance and, next to gymnastics, I am dancing a lot, even in the competition arena," GEORGIOU said. "It helps me to