Trampoline World Championships 2019: Hancharou and Liu Lingling lead the way in first day of qualifications

The 34th World Championships began at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo, Japan with the qualifications of individual trampoline, double mini-trampoline and women's tumbling. At stake for the 336 gymnasts from 37 nations are places at the 2020 Olympics and the 2021 World Games. The Championships, which also serves as a Tokyo

Tokyo unveils 2020 Olympic gymnastics venue inspired by Japanese architecture

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Gymnastics Venue

A custom-built $188 million gymnastics venue inspired by traditional Japanese building techniques and using wood from around the country was unveiled by organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The futuristic-looking Ariake Gymnastics Centre in central Tokyo uses 2,300 cubic metres of wood and is intended to hark back to methods that

Simone Biles: Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be my last

Simone Biles

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

China and Japan host first ever joint gymnastics camp

Uchimura Kohei

China and Japan are hosting their first ever joint gymnastics training camp, with both federations looking for ways to improve their teams' performance. Olympic champion Uchimura Kohei was among the members of the Japanese men's gymnastics team that arrived in Beijing for a seven-day camp with Chinese men's national team. The Chinese

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