Is the “Elite Eight” Hurting Gymnastics?

By Anna Rose Johnson Imagine if there was a way for gymnasts from countries such as Israel, Slovenia, Puerto Rico, and Hungary to make World and Olympic apparatus finals—without changing the two-per country rule or adjusting the Code of Points […]

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Worlds 2015: MAG Individual Olympic Test Event qualifiers

The FIG have released the list of MAG Individuals who have qualified to compete at the Olympic Test Event.   The full document can be viewed


Brazilian MAG qualified directly to Olympics

Congratulations to the host Nation's MAG team who have secured their spot at the Olympic Games. What makes it more so meaningful is that they have made history,


Worlds 2015: Japanese Men qualify in top team position

After 2 days of qualification, the results are in. The teams qualified to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Japan 358.884 China 357.027 Great Britain 354.417 Russia 352.692 USA 350.332 Switzerland 350.127 Brazil 349.057 Korea  346.166 The


Worlds 2015: MAG Olympic Champions out

With one subdivision to go until the conclusion of the Mens qualification competition, it's already confirmed that three Event Finals will be without their Olympic Champions. Earlier today Pommel


Recommended: Romania to seek foreign Bars coach

... that's according to the Romania press anyway. 2 outlets are reporting that an open letter from the President of the Romanian Olympic Committee calls for a review of


Worlds 2015: Japan lead in MAG day 1

In day one of the MAG qualification competition we saw the following compete: Subdivision 1: PUR, BRA, GBR, MXG 5 (CHI, NZL, SYR), MXG 21 (LTU, ALG, GUA), MXG


Worlds 2015: WAG Olympic Qualifiers

The list of Olympic qualifiers is up - it can be viewed here. Team qualified straight through to Rio: USA, Russia, Great Britain, China, Italy, Japan, Canada, Netherlands. Teams qualified to


Worlds 2015: Wilson & Whitlock GBR tie for AA placing

Max Whitlock and Nile Wilson have tied for second place for AA qualification with 88.365. The tie breaking rules go back to the top 5 scores from each

London Olympics Artistic Gymnastics Women

Worlds 2015: Ferrari out of AA final

Vanessa Ferrari has pulled out of the All Around Final and will be replaced by team mate Tea Ugrin. Ferrari had been in doubt for these Championships with


Worlds 2015: 7 New MAG skills submitted

The FIG MTC confirms the following elements below were submitted by federations and evaluated prior to start of the 2015 World Championships. Each gymnast must successfully perform their


Worlds 2015: WAG AA finalists

The All Around finalists are as follows (2 per country rule has been applied), this list is official: Biles USA 61.598 Steingruber SUI 57.640 Douglas USA 57.516 Black CAN 57.299 Wevers (L) NED


Worlds 2015: WAG Apparatus Finalists

Following completion of qualification, the Event Finalists are as follows (official results). No australians, no romanians and no Aly Raisman for apparatus finals: Floor Biles USA 15.966 Miyakawa JPN 14.900 Nichols USA 14.700 Afanaseva


Worlds 2015: USA secure top spot for WAG Team final

After 2 days of qualification the results are known: Qualified for the Team Final and have secured a team spot at the 2016 Rio Olympics are: USA 236.611 Russia 231.437 Great Britain


Worlds 2015: Biles & Douglas for AA

The battle was expected to be between Raisman and Douglas for the second US AA spot. Douglas and Biles will now advance to the AA finals. That will

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