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Flippin’ & Floppin’: Simone Crowned In All-Around Final

Flippin’ & Floppin’: Simone Crowned In All-Around Final

Gymnastics News Network By Breanna Whitman   The Women’s 2016 Olympic All-Around Finals brought fierce competition to the gym floor as Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and Aaliyah Mustafina fought for their places on the podium Thursday afternoon. In an exciting finish, we witnessed Simone Biles crowned All-Around champion, with Raisman in silver and Mustafina in Bronze. Here’s our breakdown of ...

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Douglas Steals The Thunder But Five Crowned Earned Spots

Douglas Steals The Thunder But Five Crowned Earned Spots

Gymnastics News Network   By: Breanna Whitman Their names have been written into the history books: Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman will represent Team USA at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MyKayla Skinner, Ragan Smith, and Ashton Locklear, were chosen as alternates for the team. Night two of the Women’s Olympic ...

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Olympic Trials Day 1 – Gabby Douglas No Longer a Shoe-In for the US Olympic Team?

Olympic Trials Day 1 – Gabby Douglas No Longer a Shoe-In for the US Olympic Team?

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Chappell Tonight at the Women’s Olympic Gymnastics Trials in San Jose, California, nerves seemed to get the best of some of the gymnasts including front-runners Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas. Unfortunately, this is not the time to be off their game, as the Olympic Team will be chosen after Day 2 of competition. Marta Karolyi ...

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Biles Just Getting Better And Better As She Controls The P&G Championships

Biles Just Getting Better And Better As She Controls The P&G Championships

Gymnastics News Network Simone Biles, again, showed her dominance as she claimed yet another National title, making this her 4th straight National title. One more competition stands between her and the 2016 Rio Olympic Games…the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in San Jose, California, July 8 and 10. While it is hard to believe that Biles could get any better – ...

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Biles Set To Win Fourth World Title On The Way To Rio Team Bid

Biles Set To Win Fourth World Title On The Way To Rio Team Bid

Gymnastics News Network   What else can be said regarding Simone Biles that hasn’t already been said? Pretty much nothing! She’s dynamite in a tiny package that appears to be completely unstoppable. The three-time U.S. and world champion was almost perfect as she competed at the P&G Gymnastics Championships on day #1. Scoring a 62.900, Biles is a comfortable 2 points ...

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Three-time All-Around World Champion – Simone Biles – Finalist For AAU James E. Sullivan Award

Three-time All-Around World Champion – Simone Biles – Finalist For AAU James E. Sullivan Award

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   The three-time U.S. and World all-around champion Simone Biles (World Champions Centre) one of seven finalists competing for the AAU James E. Sullivan Award for the second year running. The general public voting for this year’s Sullivan Award has already begun and will run through March 23 at www.aausullivan.org. The AAU James E. Sullivan Award presentation is ...

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Simone Biles Is Rio Ready Working UpGrades

Simone Biles Is Rio Ready Working UpGrades

By Terri Laymon Coming off an incredible win from the 2015 World Championships, three-time all-around champion, Simone Biles, only has one thing on her mind: The 2016 Rio Olympics Even though Biles won the all-around World title by a 1+ point margin over teammate Gabby Douglas, she has never stopped trying to widen that margin. It is no secret that ...

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2015 – A Record Breaking Year For USA Gymnastics

2015 – A Record Breaking Year For USA Gymnastics

By Terri Laymon USA Gymnastics has had a most remarkable year when it comes to record-setting performances. 2016 boosted well for men’s, women’s, and rhythmic gymnasts and teams exploding with unforgettable moments throughout the World Championships, qualifying for the Rio Olympics next summer. As it stands, the USA teams are now sitting in perfect position going into this next Olympic year. ...

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The 2015 SI’s Sportsman Of The Year Should Simply Be Simone Biles

The 2015 SI’s Sportsman Of The Year Should Simply Be Simone Biles

By Terri Laymon Simone Biles is only 18 years old, yet she has no idea what it’s like to stand on the second place podium. She hasn’t lost an All-Around competition at any meet since March 2013. Her most recent claim to fame was becoming the first woman to win three consecutive World Championship All-Around Titles! She also won the gold medal ...

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Team USA Nominates Simone Biles And Danell Leyva

Team USA Nominates Simone Biles And Danell Leyva

By Terri Laymon The voting almost over as Simone Biles and Danell Leyva have been nominated for the United States Olympic Committee’s Female and Male Best of November Awards based on their performances from the 2015 World Championships.  Fans can still log in vote before 7pm this evening by clicking here. Biles has become unstoppable winning her third straight World all-around titles ...

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