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US Athletes Attending City of Jesolo Trophy

Post Views 1,548   It was announced a few weeks back that the US would not be sending a team to the City of Jesolo Trophy, a FIG World Cup event, in Italy. The US has attended this event for many years and had been a dominant force not only in the Team competition but Read More

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Making An Olympic Team – By The Numbers

Post Views 9,010   For some athletes and their parents participating in sports, the ultimate goal is to make an Olympic Team. But how achievable is this goal, especially in the sport of women’s gymnastics? Lets first look at the number of female athletes participating in gymnastics in the United States. According to USA Gymnastics, Read More

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Permanently Ineligible & Suspended USAG Members

Post Views 6,121   USA Gymnastics has now made it easier to find members that have either been deemed permanently ineligible for membership with USA Gymnastics or who currently have their membership with USA Gymnastics suspended. These published lists are beneficial to club owners and managers during the hiring process as just one of many Read More

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Exclusive Interview – Akash Modi

Post Views 959   Akash Modi has been on the Men’s Senior National team since the 2013 Winter Cup Challenge and since then he not only has made a name for himself at the collegiate level but he is also now doing it on the Elite scene. While attending Stanford University for Mechanical Engineering, Modi Read More

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Triple Cup Gymnastics Weekend

Post Views 1,163   It is a big USA Gymnastics competition weekend for both the Men and Women! It all starts on Friday, March 2 with the Nastia Liukin Cup. The top Junior and Senior Level 10 Women from around the country will battle it out for the top spots and the titles of Nastia Read More

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USA Gymnastics Verification Camp Streamed Live

Post Views 3,336   USA Gymnastics has made an unprecedented move by deciding to live stream the February 25 verification camp to be held on the campus of LSU on their YouTube channel. An expected 17 athletes will be vying for an international assignment or using the event to qualify to the American or US Classic Read More

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Statement From FIG Regarding Abuse Cases In US

Post Views 1,396   The following is a statement released by the FIG from Morinari Watanabe, FIG President, regarding the sexual abuse cases that has occurred within USA Gymnastics – Firstly I would like to express my sincere appreciation to IOC President Thomas Bach for his powerful statement about the abuse scandal in US Gymnastics. This statement Read More

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S. 534 Passes the House & Senate – But What Is It?

Post Views 1,777   The House of Representatives passed the “Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act” yesterday.  It had previously made it through the Senate in November of 2017 but minor changes made by the House require another Senate vote. The bill states that any “covered individual” that observes or Read More

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USOC to USAG – Make Changes Or Lose NGB Status

Post Views 3,165   In a letter addressed directly to the Board of Directors of USA Gymnastics (USAG), Scott Blackmun, the CEO of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), states that the USOC Board of Directors have specific steps that USAG must complete if USAG expects to maintain their national governing body status over gymnastics Read More

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FIG Speaks Out Regarding Nassar Case

Post Views 1,206   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