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More Sports / Gymnastics Aug 30, 2019

Mai Murakami to retire after 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Mai Murakami, the first Japanese woman to earn an all-around silver medal at a world championships, revealed Thursday she will retire from competition after next year's Tokyo Olympics. "The only thing on my mind is giving it my all until Tokyo, when I will make ...

Kakeru Tanigawa, Asuka Teramoto win Japan all-around titles

More Sports / Gymnastics Apr 28, 2019

Kakeru Tanigawa, Asuka Teramoto win Japan all-around titles

Kakeru Tanigawa and Asuka Teramoto prevailed in their individual all-around finals on Sunday at the national gymnastics championships, which double as a qualifier for this year's worlds in October. Tanigawa defended his title in the men's competition, scoring 170.265 points at Takasaki Arena to finish ...

Mai Murakami finishes third at American Cup

More Sports / Gymnastics Mar 3, 2019

Mai Murakami finishes third at American Cup

Mai Murakami finished third on Saturday in the women's all-around competition at the American Cup, a tournament on the FIG World Cup series. Murakami scored 55.732 points in the competition, at Greensboro Coliseum Complex, won by American 15-year-old Leanne Wong, who was making her debut ...