The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) is creating a fund to assist athletes and national federations struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic. The fund will give about $400,000 to athletes and national gymnastics federations who have been severely hit by the economic repercussions of the Covid-19 crisis in hopes of easing what FIG
Israel is to host a World Championships in any gymnastics discipline for the first time after being chosen to stage the 2024 Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships. The city of Holon has been awarded the event following an email vote by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Council. The FIG Council decided to use
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
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
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.