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

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