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More Gymnasts Come Forward Amongst Dr. Nassar Abuse Scandal

More Gymnasts Come Forward Amongst Dr. Nassar Abuse Scandal

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Bard Last week allegations began to surface that renowned Olympic gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar, was accused of sexual abuse by two of his former patients, one in which was an Olympic gymnast. The sexual abuse survivors claim that Dr. Nassar sexually molested them during private one-on-one treatment appointments. These incidents reported amongst both patients are claimed ...

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Valerie Liukin Leads US Women’s Gymnastics Into New Era

Valerie Liukin Leads US Women’s Gymnastics Into New Era

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon USA Gymnastics has announced that Valeri Liukin, a two time Olympic Champion, has been appointed the new U.S. Women’s National Team coordinator. Liukin is stepping up from being the elite development coordinator for the last 3 years. Reporting directly to the senior vice president of the U.S. women’s program, Rhonda Faehn, Liukin will remain ...

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Simone Biles Reveals ADHD Amidst Hack Of Medical Records

Simone Biles Reveals ADHD Amidst Hack Of Medical Records

Gymnastics News Network By: Breanna Whitman Stop the presses! Simone Biles, previously thought to be superhuman due to her incredible buoyancy and gymnastics prowess, was revealed today to be just like 6.4 million other Americans: the four-time gold medalist announced Tuesday she lives with an ADHD diagnosis and takes Ritalin as part of her treatment. Clearly she has some explaining to ...

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Raisman Officially Announces Her Commitment To 2020 Olympic Games

Raisman Officially Announces Her Commitment To 2020 Olympic Games

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Chappell Two-time Olympian Aly Raisman has just announced her dedication to take on her next goal, the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan! With the 2012 London Olympics and 2016 Rio Olympics now under her belt, Raisman is more confident than ever that she can become a US Olympic team member for the third time. ...

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Simone Biles To Publish Autobiography

Simone Biles To Publish Autobiography

Gymnastics News Network By: Breanna Whitman Fans of Simone Biles can expect to read all the details of her journey to gymnastics stardom in her upcoming autobiography, “Courage to Soar” currently set to hit shelves November 15, 2016. Biles made fame in Rio winning four gold and one silver medal during the 2016 Olympic Games, marking her place in history as ...

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Biles Expected To Take A Long Break From The Gym

Biles Expected To Take A Long Break From The Gym

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Chappell With the 2016 Rio Olympic Games now officially commenced, and walking away with five Olympic medals (4 gold medals, 1 bronze), 19 year-old Simone Biles feels it is now time to take a break from the gym. In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, Biles stated that she “will be taking a year off, ...

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Douglas and Lochte: Gender Bias And Double-Standards

Douglas and Lochte: Gender Bias And Double-Standards

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Chappell The 2016 Rio Olympics has dealt with its fair share of negative publicity, from doping accusations to fabricated criminal activity claims. With the Women’s Artistic gymnastics segment of the Olympic Games officially completed, one team member of the beloved “Final Five”, Gabby Douglas, is still dealing with flack over her choice of stance during the ...

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Sports Illustrated Unveils “Stars of a Red Hot American Summer”

Sports Illustrated Unveils “Stars of a Red Hot American Summer”

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon   As the 2016 Rio Olympics is wrapping up (at least it has for swimming and gymnastics) Sports Illustrated released today an exclusive cover featuring Simone Biles, Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps posing with the hardware they’ve worked so hard to win in the 2016 Rio Olympics. The cover reads: “The Greatests: Ledecky/Phelps/Biles. Stars of a Red ...

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Flippin’ & Floppin’: Beam Bites Back In Finals

Flippin’ & Floppin’: Beam Bites Back In Finals

Gymnastics News Network By Breanna Whitman Surprises abound in the balance beam finals today in Rio, in which U.S. favorite Simone Biles walked away with Bronze, while Netherlands competitor Sanne Wevers earned Gold and U.S. competitor Laurie Hernandez received Silver. Always exciting, balance beam seems to trip up even the best of competitors. A largely mental event, balance beam requires ...

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Flippin Or Floppin: Russia Beats USA In Uneven Bar Finals

Flippin Or Floppin: Russia Beats USA In Uneven Bar Finals

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Chappell Our Flippin’ or Floppin’ segment continues into the Women’s Uneven Bar finals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Those who made it to the finals in the Uneven Bar category included two gymnasts from the United States, Madison Kocian and Gabby Douglas, Aliya Mustafina and Daria Spinidovona from Russia, Jessica Lopez ...

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