Minsk 2019 European Games: Lea Labrousse of France wins women’s gold as Poland claim men’s synchro title

Luba Golovina, Lea Labrousse and Hanna Hancharova

The first trampoline events of Minsk 2019, the second edition of the European Games, were contested at the Minsk Arena in Minsk, Belarus. These were individual women’s and synchronised men’s events. INDIVIDUAL TRAMPOLINE: WOMEN In the women's individual event, Lea Labrousse of France, who was in third place after the preliminary round, improved

Krakow named as host for 2023 European Games

Baku 2015 opening ceremony

The Polish city of Krakow has been confirmed as the host of the 2023 European Games. It was the only bidder after a Russian plan to hold the games in Kazan fizzled out. It will continue the European Games' run of being hosted in Eastern European countries after Azerbaijan held the inaugural

Birmingham to host 2023 trampoline world championships

Trampoline, tumbling and DMT 2023 world championships

Birmingham has been selected as the host city for the 2023 trampoline, tumbling and DMT world championships. The decision was made by the Federation of International Gymnastics (FIG) at its executive meeting, following a combined bid between British Gymnastics, Birmingham City Council and UK Sport. The world championships will be the last

Simone Biles cruises to victory in 2019 debut at the DTB Pokal World Cup

US gymnast Simone Biles

Simone Biles started off 2019 the same way she ended 2018: on the top step of the podium. The reigning world and Olympic all-around gymnastics champion easily won her 2019 debut at the DTB Pokal World Cup. The 22-year-old posted an all-around score of 58.800, more than 3.5 points clear of runner-up

Hancharou and Liu take gold in Baku world cup

Uladzislau Hancharou of Belarus

Olympic champion Uladzislau Hancharou took maximum points and the gold medal in the men's individual event at the first Trampoline World Cup of 2019 in Baku. Having topped the qualification round, the Rio 2016 gold medallist from Belarus scored 61.590 points in the final to win at the Azerbaijan capital’s National

‘Christchurch is in our hearts’ – sending our thoughts and prayers to all in New Zealand

New Zealand

  In honor of gymnasts around the world who are bound by friendship and love of acrobatic sports, we'd like to send condolences to our grieving mates in New Zealand and Muslim colleagues around the world. Athletes break barriers - not just physically, but personally. We are unconditional friends for life.

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