MD of Special Olympics seeks Irish Presidency nomination

The Managing Director (MD) and President of the Special Olympics in Europe and Eurasia has cited her interest in running for the office of President in the Republic of Ireland. On May 26th Mary Davis announced that she was to seek […]

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Who is the most marketable athlete?

We all know that the likes of Nastia and Shawn have endorsed different products at different times. It's common enough for sports stars to endorse a product, Nastia


Why Irish Sport Matters

Yes, Full Twist is going political...but with a good cause. We are all currently aware of Ireland's current financial and political trouble. At the end of this week the

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Eileen Langsley dislikes “Happy Snappers”

Eileen Langsley is a fantastic photographer , covering twelve Olympic Games during her 30 + years as  a photographer - 17 of those years were spent chronicling gymnastics


National Girls and Women In Sports Day

Today, February 2nd is National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) in the USA. NGWSD is marked annually with events around the country and on Capitol Hill

Beijing Olympics Gymnastics Womens All-Around

Russia to spend $3 billion on sport 2011 – 2014

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced on Monday that the government will spend $3 billion ( 90 billion rubles), on the development of sports in Russia over the next

UK Anti Doping issues Supplement Warning

The UK Anti Doping (UKAD) has issued a warning to athletes and players to be extra vigilant when using supplements. This comes as British shotputter Rachel Wallader became

London 2012 Ticket Prices Announced

The prices of the London 2012 Olympic Games tickets were announced. You can download a copy of all the tickets prices here or visit the website for

USA Worlds Team Selection

USA Gymnastics just posted this picture on their Facebook page. It's a shot from their final World Camp Selection. The Worlds Team Selection announcement is due this evening

Imogen Cairns thinking of retirement?

According to This Is Exeter, before winning her team Silver medal yesterday in the Commonwealth Games, Imogen Cairns was considering retirement. "I've put all my focus into just getting

Little Links 4/10/10

The Hindu asks "Can India do the unbelievable in gymnastics?" Isle of Man gymnast Alex Hedges has been blogging for Channel 4 - here he watches as two teammates

Little Links 30/9/10

Huntingdon gymnasts Luke Folwell, Alex Hedges, Charlotte McKenna, Luke Carson, Tori Simpson and Emma White all set for the Commonwealth Games Burren Gymnastics Club in Ireland is looking for

Little Links 29/9/10

Former Olympic Gymnast and current Sky Sports Presenter Suzanne Dando talks about her early struggles and rise to fame. BBC's Ollie Williams reports on Daniel Keatings missing Worlds and

Little Links 23/9/10

Russian gymnast Daria Elizarova has a new website Gymnastics Universe wants you to name a skill you're working on in training & she will give you some tips on

Australian & English Athletes withdraw from Commonwealth Games

Yesterday Full Twist posted about the possibility that the Scottish and English delegation may withdraw from the Commonwealth Games due to the poor facilities in the athletes village

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