1988 Olympic champion Yelena Shushunova dies at 49

Olympic champion Elena Shushunova

Elena Shushunova, a Soviet gymnast who won the women's all-around gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, has died. She was 49. Shushunova was one of only five women to have won the gymnastics "Grand slam" of continental, world and Olympic all-around titles. She won five European, five world and two Olympic

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