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Gymnastics officials handed suspension over alleged harassment

Japan's gymnastics governing body on Monday handed two senior officials a temporary suspension over their alleged harassment of an Olympic gymnast. The Japan Gymnastics Association said Chieko Tsukahara and her husband Mitsuo will be suspended from their duties until an independent committee finishes investigating the allegation by 2016 Rio de Janeiro ...

'King Kohei' leaps back onto throne

/ May 21, 2018

'King Kohei' leaps back onto throne

Kohei Uchimura missed his 11th straight national championship victory in April, but said the taste of defeat propelled him to his 10th straight NHK Cup crown on Sunday. The 29-year-old finished third at the nationals, suffering a shocking defeat to Kakeru Tanigawa, who is 10 ...

Kohei Uchimura bounces back to win NHK Cup

/ May 20, 2018

Kohei Uchimura bounces back to win NHK Cup

Two-time Olympic gymnastics champion Kohei Uchimura won the NHK Cup men's competition for the 10th straight time on Sunday, topping the podium for the first time since returning from a five-month injury layoff in March. Competitors start with their points from April's national championships, and ...

Mai Murakami defends NHK Cup title

/ May 19, 2018

Mai Murakami defends NHK Cup title

Mai Murakami put herself in pole position for a spot at this year's world championships on Saturday, when she won the women's NHK Cup overall competition for the second straight year. Murakami, who started the day with 112.398 points from April's national championships, added another ...

/ Apr 12, 2018

USA Gymnastics sues insurance carriers amid Nassar lawsuits

USA Gymnastics is suing its insurance carriers, alleging that they haven't fully reimbursed it for defense costs incurred in lawsuits filed by victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The Indianapolis-based governing body for gymnastics sued seven insurance companies Friday in Marion County. The Indianapolis ...

Kohei Uchimura struggles in return from ankle injury

/ Mar 23, 2018

Kohei Uchimura struggles in return from ankle injury

Two-time Olympic all-around gold medalist Kohei Uchimura capped off a disappointing showing Thursday at the FIG Artistic Individual Apparatus World Cup by failing to qualify in either vault or horizontal bar. Making his return from an ankle injury he suffered at last October's artistic gymnastics ...

Rehabbing Kohei Uchimura to skip next event

/ Dec 4, 2017

Rehabbing Kohei Uchimura to skip next event

Six-time individual all-around world champion Kohei Uchimura, who is nursing a left ankle injury, has withdrawn from the upcoming Toyota International gymnastics competition, the Japan Gymnastics Association said Monday. The 28-year-old ace withdrew from the world championships held in Montreal in October after he injured ...