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Iordache exits worlds due to Achilles injury

/ Oct 5, 2017

Iordache exits worlds due to Achilles injury

Romanian star Larisa Iordache made a tearful exit from the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships on Wednesday after suffering an injury during a warm-up, ending her hopes of all-around gold. The 21-year-old from Bucharest had been considered one of the favorites for the all-around title in ...

Deposed champion Uchimura diagnosed with ligament damage

/ Oct 4, 2017

Deposed champion Uchimura diagnosed with ligament damage

Kohei Uchimura was diagnosed with torn ligaments in his left ankle that will require two to three weeks' recovery, a Japan Gymnastics Association official said Tuesday. Uchimura withdrew from the ongoing artistic gymnastics world championships Monday after he injured himself during a vault landing in ...

King Kohei's championship reign ended by injury

/ Oct 3, 2017

King Kohei's championship reign ended by injury

Kohei Uchimura's eight-year reign as the undisputed king of gymnastics came to a dramatic end on Monday after the hobbling star was eliminated during qualifiers at the world championships. Reigning Olympic champion Uchimura, who had been chasing a remarkable seventh straight individual all-around title in ...

Minagawa takes fifth at worlds

/ Sep 2, 2017

Minagawa takes fifth at worlds

Kaho Minagawa finished fifth in the individual all-around on Friday at the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, marking the best finish in the event by a Japanese in 42 years. Russia's Dina Averina won the gold medal with a 74.700 total, her twin sister Arina (73.450) ...

Miyakawa, Teramoto qualify for gymnastics worlds

/ Jun 25, 2017

Miyakawa, Teramoto qualify for gymnastics worlds

Sae Miyakawa on Sunday captured her fourth straight vault title and won the floor for the first time at the apparatus national championships, a qualifier for the world championships in the fall. Asuka Teramoto defended her beam title as she and Miyakawa secured their spots ...

Uchimura completes dominant decade at gymnastics nationals

/ Apr 9, 2017

Uchimura completes dominant decade at gymnastics nationals

Kohei Uchimura earned his 10th straight national individual all-around championship on Sunday, edging Kosuke Tanaka by 0.05 points for the landmark win. In his first competition since winning the team and individual all-around gold medals at last August's Rio Games, Uchimura settled for fourth during ...

Uchimura finishes fourth in qualification round at nationals

/ Apr 7, 2017

Uchimura finishes fourth in qualification round at nationals

Kohei Uchimura placed fourth in the men's qualification round of the national individual all-around gymnastics championships Friday, when the nine-time reigning champion returned to action after capturing two gold medals at the Rio Olympics. Uchimura won the men's team and all-around competitions in Brazil last ...