Tokyo unveils 2020 Olympic gymnastics venue inspired by Japanese architecture

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Gymnastics Venue

A custom-built $188 million gymnastics venue inspired by traditional Japanese building techniques and using wood from around the country was unveiled by organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The futuristic-looking Ariake Gymnastics Centre in central Tokyo uses 2,300 cubic metres of wood and is intended to hark back to methods that

Yana Pavlova and Gao Lei return to the top in Russia world cup

Gao Lei

Gao Lei bounced back from the recent disappointments in emphatic style by winning gold in the men’s individual event in Khabarovsk. Having not qualified for the finals in Baku and Minsk, the three-time world champion made sure that there was no repeat by winning at the third trampoline world cup of

Former FIG president Bruno Grandi passes away, aged 85

Former FIG president Bruno Grande, who passed away, aged 85

Former FIG President Bruno Grandi has died at the age of 85. Grandi, who led the International Gymnastics Federation for 19 years, from 1997 to 2016, passed away in Italy following illness. The Italian was succeeded by Japan's Morinari Watanabe, who took over as FIG President in November 2016. Grandi was named FIG

Sofia awarded the 2022 trampoline world championships

The Bulgarian city of Sofia has been chosen to host the 2022 trampoline, tumbling and DMT world championships, the FIG has announed. The event will take place from November 15-18 at the city’s Arena Armeec, which staged the championships in 2013 and 2017. The championships will be followed by the World Age

Canada Golden at 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima

Winning gold in both trampoline events at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru were gymnasts wearing the maple leaf. Canadians Jeremy Chartier and Samantha (Sam) Smith won the Men's Individual trampoline event and Women's Individual Trampoline event; respectively, Sunday August 5th at the Villa El Salvador Arena. In the

Pan American Games, Lima 2019

The Pan American Games for 2019 are underway in Lima, Peru. The multi-sport event is held every 4 years among athletes from 41 countries in the Americas, from Argentina to the Virgin Islands, in over 50 summer sports. The Trampoline Gymnastics events are this weekend, August 4th and 5th, at the

US T&T Teams are Announced for Pan American Games and World Cups

The Athlete Selection Committee of the United States of America Gymnastics (USAG) has announced the US National Teams for Trampoline and Tumbling who will be competing in several international competitions this season. The Pan American Games, two World Cups and the Spanish International Invitational will all have US representation. The

Minsk 2019 European Games: Belarus at the double as Hancharou bounces back

Uladzislau Hancharou competing atMinsk 2019

Belarus had plenty to cheer about as their trampoline gymnasts claimed both the individual men and women’s synchro gold medals at the Minsk Arena in Belarus. INDIVIDUAL TRAMPOLINE Uladzislau Hancharou showed exactly why he’s Olympic champion with a dominant display in the men’s event. The Belarusian, who was leading following the qualification round,

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