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FIG Parkour Commission Held First Meeting

Post Views 330   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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Johnson-Scharpf Honors Artistry

Post Views 988   For competitions, most gymnasts have one routine on each event that they work endless hours on in order to perfect it before performing in front of the judges. With each of these routines, a gymnast may have a slight variation of that routine in case a mistake occurs or they are having an Read More

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Parkour Continues to Move Forward as FIG Discipline

Post Views 528   PRESS RELEASE – Lausanne (SUI), FIG Office, June 9, 2017:  The development process of Parkour as new FIG discipline successfully passed two key stages with the organization of a first FIG Obstacle Course Cup in Montpellier (FRA) and the discussions held in order to implement the roadmap unanimously approved by the Read More

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The FIG Finally Takes Control of Misconduct in Gymnastics World

Post Views 724   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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FIG Approves “Parkour” Type Discipline

Post Views 1,019   Press Release – Lausanne (SUI), FIG Office, May 10, 2017:  Meeting in Baku (AZE) last week, the FIG’s decision-making bodies gave their in-principle approval for the inclusion of a new FIG discipline based on obstacle course competitions. Following its February decision regarding the development of a discipline along these lines, the Read More

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Could Parkour Be a Future Gymnastics Discipline?

Post Views 781   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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Montreal World Championship Tickets On Sale

Post Views 306   Montreal, Canada will be the host to the 47th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on October 2 – 8, 2017. It is expected that 500+ athletes will compete for 12 titles in the Montreal Olympic Stadium. Purchase your tickets early!  Tickets go on sale 11/28 and anyone who purchases their tickets prior to Read More

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2016-2018 Individual Apparatus World Cup Series Begins

Post Views 353   PRESS RELEASE: LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, November 16, 2016:  The 2016-2018 FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup series in Artistic Gymnastics begins Thursday in Cottbus, Germany, with the first of eight stops on a circuit that ends in March 2018 in Doha, Qatar. The new Individual Apparatus World Cup series format spans Read More

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Newly Elected FIG President

Post Views 335 Press Release – TOKYO (JPN), FIG Office, October 19, 2016:  Morinari Watanabe (JPN) was named as the next President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Wednesday after a landslide election victory at the FIG Congress in Tokyo. Mr Watanabe, 57, currently Secretary General of the Japan Gymnastics Association and an FIG Executive Read More

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Electing A New Gymnastics President

Post Views 225 Press Release: LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, October 12, 2016:  The 81st Congress of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), which will be held October 18-20 in Tokyo, marks a turning point in the history of the federation. Delegates representing some 125 member federations in the Japanese capital have been called on to choose Read More