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

During 2018 T&T Worlds, US Olympic Committee Takes Action to Revoke the Status of the Struggling USAGymnastics

While America's best gymnasts are competing in the 2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar and in the 2018 FIG Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships in Saint Petersburg, Russia, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) took action to revoke the United States of America Gymnastics (USAG) organization of

Follow the 2018 World Trampoline Championships

Only the lucky few will get to watch the 2018 FIG World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships this week in Saint Petersburg, Russia in person. But, not to worry. You can still see your favorite trampoline and tumbling gymnast's routines online. Competition is from November 7-10 this week at the Saint Petersburg

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

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

Russia’s Vadim Afanasev takes tumbling world cup gold in Loule

Vadim Afanasev

In a rare outing at a World Cup, a host of the world's best tumblers took to the track in Loule ahead of the world championships in Russia. European bronze medallist Vadim Afanasev of Russia claimed the title with a 78.60 points, ahead of Elliott Browne and Kristoff Willerton, both

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