Olympic medallist Dylan Schmidt joins Celebrity Treasure Island

New Zealand trampolinist Dylan Schmidt

Trampolinist Dylan Schmidt makes his reality TV debut with Celebrity Treasure Island in New Zealand. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic bronze medallist is one of 21 celebrity castaways competing for the chance to win $100,000NZD for their chosen charity. Others include former All Black Ron Cribb and former squash world champion Dame Susan

Joe Fraser wins all-around gymnastics gold at the European Championships

Joe Fraser, the winner of the men's all-around title at the 2022 European Gymnastics Champion in Munich

Great Britain’s Joe Fraser won gold in the men’s all-around gymnastics gold at the European Championships in Munich. The 23-year-old became the first British man to win a European all-around gold medal after claiming a remarkable hat-trick of titles at the Commonwealth Games. He held his nerve and pulled off a bold

Rhythmic gymnastics – Israel’s Olympic champion Ashram retires aged 22

Linoy Ashram of Israel with the Olympic gold medal she won at the Tokyo 2020 Games

Israel's Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champion Linoy Ashram has announced her retirement at the age of 22. Ashram won the individual all-around gold at Tokyo 2020 to break a Russian stranglehold on the Olympic title that stretched back to 2000. "That my business card says Olympic champion, I know it was worth making

Olympic champion Litvinovich wins gold at Trampoline World Cup

Ivan Litvinovich of Belarus

Ivan Litvinovich of Belarus and Russia's Irina Kundius won the men's and women's titles in the Trampoline World Cup in Baku. Tokyo 2020 gold medallist Litvinovich scored 61.850 to finish ahead of his compatriot Andrei Builou. Builou was second with a score of 60.800, with Kazakhstan's Daniil Mussabayev in third with 58.890. In

New dates for Aerobic and Acrobatic European Gymnastics Championships

Pesaro 2021 logo

The European Acrobatic Gymnastics and European Acrobatic Age Group Championships have been brought forward by a week and moved venue in Pesaro. New dates and an alternative venue have been announced for the Aerobic and Acrobatic European Gymnastics Championships. The changes were announced after delays in construction work caused by the coronavirus

Dianne Durham, first Black US women’s gymnastics champion, dies

Dianne Durham, the first Black woman to win a United States Gymnastics national championship, has died, aged 52. Durham made history in 1983 when she won the all-around event at the US national championships, becoming the first Black woman to win an event in the process. Durham, who was known for her

Canadian trampolinist Jason Burnett announces retirement

Trampolinist Jason Burnett of Canada

Olympic medallist and world record holder Jason Burnett is retiring from competitive trampolining, he has announced. The Canadian wrote on social media: “I would like to officially announce my retirement from competitive trampoline. “Trampoline has been my FAVORITE thing since I discovered the sport at age 10 and I am grateful that

Olympic bronze medallist Amy Tinkler joins the TV show Dancing on Ice

Former Great Britian gymnast Amy Tinkler

Olympic bronze medallist Amy Tinkler has joined the UK reality show Dancing on Ice. The 21-year-old gymnast from Great Britain replaces Denise van Outen on this year's series after the TV presenter withdrew from the competition after a "nasty fall" on the ice. Tinkler, who retired from gymnastics last year, is partnered

More FIG World Cups and World Championships cancelled or postponed

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The ongoing Covid pandemic has led to more World Cup and World Championships competitions being cancelled or postponed, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has announced. In addition to the previously announced events, the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, has been pushed back by one week. The 35th World Championships in