Nothing could stop Simone Biles from making history in Doha, not even a kidney stone.
The US gymnast did so by becoming the first female gymnast to win four all-around world titles with victory in Doha.
Such is Biles' dominance of the sport she could afford a series of uncharacteristic mistakes on
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
After faltering in the team final, Artur Dalaloyan of Russia redeemed himself to claim the men's all-around title on an unprecedented tie-break at the World Gymnastics Championships in Doha.
Dalaloyan matched China's defending champion Xiao Ruoteng on 87.598 at the conclusion of their six routines, but the 22-year-old Russian took the
Simone Biles battled through the pain barrier to help the United States win the world team title at the World Gymnastics Championships in Doha and earn her 11th career gold medal in the competition.
The 21-year-old, who has been suffering from a kidney stone since being rushed to hospital in the
Great Britain gymnast Brinn Bevan marked his emotional performance at the Rio Olympic Games by getting a two-foot tattoo of Christ the Redeemer inked across his back.
Two years and 32 hours of etching later, Bevan's tattoo is almost complete but the 21-year-old, who will compete in the men's all-around final
China is back on top in men's gymnastics.
The superpower surged past Russia to capture the team gold medal at the world championships to give China its first major international title in four years. China's team total of 256.634 was less than five-hundredths of a point clear of Russia's total of
Aliya Mustafina understands she didn't have to come back. Nobody would have blamed the Russian star gymnast for calling it a career after the birth of her child Alisa in the spring of 2017.
The demands of pregnancy and motherhood typically don't play nice with the demands of being a world-class
Simone Biles spent a portion of the night before her return to world championships in the hospital. The sensation she chalked up to the usual pre-meet stress evolved into searing agony that at times left her crawling on the floor.
When a CT scan revealed a kidney stone — one she
Oksana Chusovitina is not sure how many gymnastics world championships she’s competed in.
When you talk to her, this comes as no surprise. The 43-year-old from Uzbekistan isn’t into numbers, particularly the one that defines her age. She understands her longevity and her success – a gold and silver medal from
Simone Biles wants to get this out of the way first. She didn't return to gymnastics to appease anyone. Not her sponsors. Not her family. And not the organisation she represents.
This "comeback" - a word the Olympic champion isn't really a fan of - is about curiosity and self-respect. To