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USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy protection

More Sports / Gymnastics Dec 6, 2018

USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy protection

USA Gymnastics said Wednesday it had filed for bankruptcy protection as the embattled governing body continues to grapple with the aftermath of the Larry Nassar abuse scandal. In a statement on the organization's website, USA Gymnastics said it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in ...

Horizontal bar silver for Kohei Uchimura at worlds

More Sports / Gymnastics Nov 4, 2018

Horizontal bar silver for Kohei Uchimura at worlds

Kohei Uchimura missed out on the men's horizontal bar gold Saturday as Japan finished without any individual apparatus titles at the artistic gymnastics world championships. The 29-year-old, who was aiming for his first world title in three years, earned a silver medal — his 21st ...

Kenzo Shirai captures silver in floor exercise at worlds

More Sports / Gymnastics Nov 3, 2018

Kenzo Shirai captures silver in floor exercise at worlds

Kenzo Shirai took silver in the floor exercise at the world championships on Friday. Russia's Artur Dalaloyan followed his victory in the men's individual all-around competition on Wednesday by taking floor gold at the Aspire Dome with 14.900 points. Shirai, who finished seventh in the individual ...

Murakami gets silver in all-around at worlds

More Sports / Gymnastics Nov 2, 2018

Murakami gets silver in all-around at worlds

Mai Murakami finished second in the women's individual all-around competition at the World Gymnastics Championships on Thursday, earning Japan its first-ever silver medal in the category. Murakami accrued 55.798 points to place second behind reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles of the United States, who won ...

Artur Dalaloyan takes gold  in all-around at worlds

More Sports / Gymnastics Nov 1, 2018

Artur Dalaloyan takes gold in all-around at worlds

Japan, without six-time world all-around champion and two-time reigning Olympic champion Kohei Uchimura, came away without a men's individual all-around medal at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on Wednesday for the first time since 1995. Japan's two finalists, 2017 bronze medalist Kenzo Shirai and Kazuma ...

Female gymnasts fall short of 2020 berth

More Sports / Gymnastics Oct 31, 2018

Female gymnasts fall short of 2020 berth

Japan finished sixth in the women's all-around team event at the world artistic gymnastics championships on Tuesday, failing to clinch a berth at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Japan, led by 2017 floor world champion Mai Murakami, scored a total of 160.262 for sixth. The United ...

Japan claims team bronze at worlds

More Sports / Gymnastics Oct 30, 2018

Japan claims team bronze at worlds

Japan secured a 2020 Tokyo Olympic berth in the men's gymnastics team event by finishing third at the world championships in Doha on Monday. Japan, led by three-time Olympic gold medalist Kohei Uchimura, scored a total of 253.744 points to finish behind China and Russia ...

More Sports / Gymnastics Oct 17, 2018

U.S. gymnastics chief quits after criticism

The newly appointed head of USA Gymnastics resigned just four days after being named to the job on Tuesday following stinging criticism of her appointment by Olympic stars Simone Biles and Alexandra Raisman. Former Republican politician Mary Bono, who had only been revealed as interim ...

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