Mustafina – first withdrawal of 2012 – 2013 season

The official website of Aliya Mustafina has confirmed that she has withdrawn from the upcoming Stuttgart World Cup in December. This marks the first withdrawal from a competition of the 2012 – 2013 competition season. This decision has reported to have […]

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Video: Russians in training – Nabieva & Dementyeva

The Russians are currently taking their usual training retreat in Mallorca. Some videos have emerged of the girls training: Paseka training floor and uneven bars - embedding disabled. More training


London 2012: Aliya Mustafina – Olympic Uneven Bars Champion

It was a rather  nail biting Uneven Bars final. He Kexin sat in gold position until Aliya Mustafina took her go, 6th in the line up. At this


Video: Russia in Training for Olympics

Here is the full video of the news feature on the Russian gymnasts training which features Viktoria Komova performing her Amanar. 25 minutes long, nice. Featuring old gymnasts


Results & Videos: Russian Cup 2012

Thank you to Rewriting Russian Gymnastics and The All Around for posting results. Viktoria Komova image courtesy of The Artistic Gymnastics Federation of Russia. WAG All Around Viktoria Komova 15.200 16.200


Russia names Olympic training squads

Following last weekends Russian Cup, Russia has named it's Olympic training squads. MAG: Denis Ablyazin Aleksandr Balandin David Belyavsky Emin Garibov Konstantin Pluzhnikov Nikita Ignatyev Sergey Khorokhordin Igor Pakhomenko WAG: Ksenia Afansyeva Viktoria Komova Aliya Mustafina Anastasia Grishina Tatiana Nabieva Yulia Inshina Maria Paeska Anastasia Sidorova I


Videos: 2012 Moscow Championships

The wonderful TripleFull from the International Gymnastics Forum was at the competition and has posted some videos on YouTube.  The results aren't officially published and the full results


Cash for Gold…

..and silver and bronze. In an effort to push athletes harder, Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has put money on the table. Athletes who win gold, silver or

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Aliya Mustafina’s comeback delayed

As well as withdrawing from this weekends DTB Pokal Stuttgart World Cup, the 2010 World Champion has been forced to withdraw from a competition in Mexico scheduled for


Russians in training

A few weeks ago a video and article emerged of the Russian girls taking a break from Round Lake and training in Mallorca in Spain. They were all

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Komova & Mustafina Update

Alan Owen has posted another fantastic update on the recovery of Aliya Mustafina and Viktora Komova on their websites. He explains that both gymnastics have returned to Round


Nailya Mustafina Moscow Championships

International Gymnast posted a video on Facebook of Aliya Mustafina's younger sister, 14 year old Nailya at the Moscow Championships this week. Nailya broke her leg in 2008


Mustafina vs Komova

Blythe from the Gymnastics Examiner came up with an excellent idea. She has asked Gymnastics bloggers from around the world to contribute their thoughts and insights to


WAG Russian National Team Announced

The WAG Russian National Senior Team has been announced. Information is available on the  Gymnastics Federation of Russia's website too - if you can understand it.  As posted


Tatiana Nabieva Interview

A few weeks ago, after the Voronin Cup Tatiana Nabieva spoke to Sport Express about the 2010 gymnastics year and her plans for the future.You can read the

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