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
Simone Biles has revealed that next year's Tokyo Olympics “will be her last”. The 22-year-old, who last year, in Qatar, became the first woman to win four all-around world titles, is adamant there is no chance of extending her extraordinary reign beyond next year. Referring to a series of relatively minor injuries
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.
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
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
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 Cup gymnastics will return to Birmingham next year, British Gymnastics has announced. The city successfully hosted one of the four events that make up the World Cup Series earlier this year and competition will again take place at the Genting Arena on March 23, 2019. A new schedule will also be
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