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

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

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

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.

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

Who’s Who of trampoline head to Baku World Cup as road to Tokyo 2020 Olympics begins

Rosie MacLennan of Canada

With the first trampoline world cup of the 2019-2020 series just over three weeks away, all eyes will be on Baku, Azerbaijan, the road to Tokyo 2020 begins. So it will be no surprise that the event, which is led by the current individual world champions Gao Lei of China and