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British Gymnastics awarded extra funding

It was announced today that six summer Olympic Sports have been awarded extra funding by the UK Sport’s annual review ahead of  the London 2012 Games. The six sports are boxing, canoeing, gymnastics, hockey, rowing and taekwondo. Unfortunately for figure […]

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Daniel Keatings opens new outdoor gym in UK

This week Great British gymnast Daniel Keatings opened a new outdoor gym in the UK.  The "adiZone" or outdoor gym in Verulamium Park includes a basketball, football and


Win a commemorative London 2012 gymnastics coin

In October the Royal Mint (UK) launched a set of commemorative coins as lasting mementos of the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. The gymnastics coin, which


Francesca Jones awarded Olympic Solidarity Athlete Scholarship

Great Britain's Rhythmic Gymnast Francesca Jones has been selected to receive an Olympic Solidarity Athlete Scholarship by the IOC. The scholarship helps athletes in their ambition to compete


Cairns for 2012?

It's a possibility. In this short interview Great Britain's Imogen Cairns tells how she will take a short break from training and keep trying for 2012 but knows


Sam Oldham tipped for London 2012

Recently the British Olympic sports gave their verdicts for London 2012 to the media. Each Olympic sport has a Sports Performance Director who oversees the sports determination to


Beth Tweddle Article

This article was posted on The Guardian website yesterday about World Uneven Bar Champion Beth Tweddle. It gives us the low down on Beth's plans leading up to


British Gymnastics in the media

The British media are still loving Britain's top gymnasts. Interest hasn't died down since the World Championships, with the gymnasts doing well at the Glasgow Grand Prix, there's

Videos: Rebecca Tunney for GBR in 2012?

Last week Full Twist posted about Ellie Downie - the new British U12 Champion who is hoping to make the 2016 Great British Olympic Team. It seems that

Madeline Gardiner named Cambridge Athlete of the Year

Canadian Gymnast Madeline Gardiner has been named Cambridge Athlete of the Year. Madeline was chosen amongst a group of nominees that included  athletes in sports such as cross-country

Carol-Angela Orchard joins British Gymnastics

You might know Carol Angela Orchard as the former Canadian National Technical Advisor but she has taken up a new role as British Gymnastics Women’s National Coach –

Great Britain crazy for Team GBR

As Rick posted yesterday, the British Press are CRAZY for the members of the Great British Worlds Team at the moment. Every time I sign into my Google

Would you swap a World Title for an Olympic Medal?

Beth Tweddle would. Beth talks to More Than The Games about Great Britains most successful World Gymnastics Championships to date and what winning an Olympic medal would mean. Team

More on Shawn Johnsons comeback

We posted previously that the BBC World Olympic Dreams Team are featuring Shawn as one of the athletes being tracked for World Class 2012 in partnership with the British Sports

Beth Tweddle & Becky Downie Worlds 2010

According to More Than The Games Beth Tweddle is cautious of her competition ahead of the World Gymnastics Championships. Beth has admitted that she may struggle to defend

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