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FIG Parkour World Cup

Post Views 683   PRESS RELEASE: Lausanne (SUI), FIG Office, March 30, 2018:  The start of the first FIG Parkour World Cup series is just a week away, with the inaugural competition scheduled to take place from 6 to 8 April in Hiroshima, Japan. Some thirty athletes representing 20 nations are expected at this first Read More

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Joint Meeting Between FIG and IPF

Post Views 444   PRESS RELEASE –  Lausanne (SUI)/Tampa (USA), Jan 27, 2018:  The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) and the International Parkour Federation (IPF) have laid the groundwork for a promising cooperation in the best interests of Parkour to advance the sport worldwide as a recreational and competitive activity.   A meeting of great significance Read More

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FIG Speaks Out Regarding Nassar Case

Post Views 1,277   Please find below the statement from FIG President Morinari Watanabe regarding the sexual abuse scandal in the USA:   “I was already profoundly shocked and saddened by the testimonies that many athletes have shared during the past year but the vibrant voices we heard in the courtroom these last days, telling Read More

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A Message from Kerry Perry – President & CEO of USA Gymnastics

Post Views 783   Today marks the first day on the job for USA Gymnastics’ new President and CEO, Kerry Perry. She released the following statement to mark the beginning of her tenure at the helm of USA Gymnastics: To the members of USA Gymnastics and the gymnastics community: Since the announcement was made on Read More

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FIG Parkour Commission Held First Meeting

Post Views 610   PRESS RELEASE: Lausanne (SUI), FIG Office, Nov 9, 2017 The FIG Parkour Commission held its first meeting in Lausanne (SUI) Tuesday and Wednesday under the direction of Commission President David Belle, who was able to measure the communal willingness to work to develop the sport that he himself founded. Commission members gathered Read More

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The FIG Finally Takes Control of Misconduct in Gymnastics World

Post Views 991   Press Release – Lausanne (SUI), FIG Office, June 2, 2017:  As a clear sign of its strong commitment to the protection of gymnasts, the FIG will develop a “Duty of Care Code” which sets up all the policies and procedures regarding misconduct in the Gymnastics world, ranging from prevention and education to Read More

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Could Parkour Be a Future Gymnastics Discipline?

Post Views 1,055   Press Release – LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, February 24, 2017: FIG President Morinari Watanabe began to lay out his plans for the development of Gymnastics in announcing the Federation’s new commissions during the first meeting of the new Executive Committee February 21-23 at the FIG Headquarters in Lausanne. Marking the beginning Read More

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Press Release: 8 Judges Sanctioned

Post Views 542   Press Release: A total of eight judges have been sanctioned following marking control procedures at the 2015 Worlds and Rio Test Events LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, July 20, 2016:  Accuracy in scoring and the integrity of rankings are key priorities for the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).Following the 2015 World Championships and Read More

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Shannon Miller – “Dare to Dream” Collection

Post Views 385 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: A-1 Awards and Shannon Miller Reveal “Dare to Dream” Collection America’s Most Decorated Gymnast announces partnership in time for 2016 gymnastics meets INDIANAPOLIS, IN – A-1 Awards and seven-time Olympic medalist, Shannon Miller, have teamed up to create a new custom line of gymnastics medals and trophies leading up Read More