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

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

Gymnastics World Cup returns to Birmingham in 2019

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

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