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U.S. gymnasts put world on notice

/ / Aug 8, 2016

U.S. gymnasts put world on notice

The nerves were there. Unmistakable. Unavoidable. Standing in the darkened tunnel before entering Rio Olympic Arena on Sunday night, the U.S. women's gymnastics team felt the pressure that comes not from outside expectations but those held within. Then the lights came on. And just like that, ...

Uchimura wins silver in floor exercise final

Aug 7, 2012

Uchimura wins silver in floor exercise final

Gymnast Kohei Uchimura settled for the silver medal in the men's floor exercise final at the London Olympics on Sunday, adding to his gold in the individual all-around and silver in the team competition. Uchimura, who won the floor title at last year's world championships, ...

Uchimura captures all-around gold

Aug 3, 2012

Uchimura captures all-around gold

by Ed Odeven

Kohei Uchimura doesn't punch in on a company time clock to begin his workday. Instead, the Nagasaki Prefecture native dons a gymnast's uniform, and like iconic painters Pablo Picasso, El Greco, et al, his daily existence is focused on producing a masterpiece. For the masses ...