Shadow over USA Gymnastics

If you haven’t been sleeping under a rock the last couple of years, you have seen at least one of the hundreds of news stories swirling around the turmoil at the United States of America Gymnastics (USAG). That’s because two years ago 265 brave gymnasts came forward accusing the USAG national team

Pat Henderson, a former FIG trampoline technical committee member, passes away

Patricia Henderson, a former FIG trampoline technical committee member, passed away on 19 October 2018 following a long battle with cancer. An inspirational and selfless woman, “Pat” travelled the world to share her lifelong passion for gymnastics and all things acrobatic, from trampoline and tumbling to snow sports, gymnastics to performance

Jessica Pickering shakes off jitters to jump to Youth Olympic trampoline medal

Jessica Pickering of Australia

Australian trampolinist dances her way to a silver, while the Chinese dominate with two victories in the men’s and women’s events It was perfect timing when the DJ at the American Pavilion started playing pop star Taylor Swift’s Shake it Off prior to Jessica Pickering’s turn on the trampoline in the

China claim double gold in trampoline at 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Fantao Fu of China, Andrew Stamp of Great Britain and Benny Wizani of Austria

China have dominated Trampoline Gymnastics at this summer’s Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 by winning double gold. Sunday’s action kicked off with the women’s final, as Xinyi Fan carried on from where she left off in qualification. The 16-year-old cruised to the top of the leaderboard from the two preliminary

FIG president Morinari Watanabe elected to IOC

IOC president Thomas Bach with FIG president Morinari Watanabe

Morinari Watanabe, the head of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has been elected to the International Olympic Committee as the organisation admitted nine new members. Watanabe is joined by Andrew Parsons, the head of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and Italian Olympic Committee President Giovanni Malago, whose country is bidding for

Hancharou and Zhu Xueying take trampoline gold in Loule World Cup

Uladzislau Hancharou of Belarus

In the last major test before the trampolineworld championships in St Petersburg, Olympic champion Uladzislau Hancharou finished on top of the podium at the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Trampoline World Cup in Loule Portugal, with Zhu Xueying of China taking the ladies title. The Belarusian claimed gold in the men's individual

World Championships 2018: trampoline, tumbling and double mini-trampoline

The medals for Russia 2018, the trampoline gymnastics world championships

The 2018 trampoline gymnastics world championships returns to Russia. The event is being held in Saint Petersburg, which previously did so in 2009. This follows the Football World Cup, which was held in the summer, and as was apparent then, the Russians know how to put on a show. The event will feature

China claims three titles at Trampoline World Cup in Japan

Gao Lei of China

China finshed on top in the men’s and women’s events at the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Trampoline World Cup in Maebashi, Japan. World champion Gao Lei claimed gold for China in the men's individual final at the Yamato Civic Gymnasium, after a winning score of 61.365 points. The USA’s Jeffrey Gluckstein claimed

Baku to host 2021 Trampoline World Championships

The National Gymnastics Arena in Baku

Baku has been awarded the 2021 trampoline world championships, with the 2020 acrobatics equivalent going to Geneva, it has been announced. The decision was made by the FIG Executive Committee at its meeting in Pacific Harbour, Fiji. “We’re delighted that countries who had never previously hosted World Championships in these disciplines have