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Gymnastics officials handed suspension over alleged harassment

More Sports / Gymnastics Sep 10, 2018

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 ...

Uchimura seeks to make comeback in December

More Sports / Gymnastics Nov 4, 2017

Uchimura seeks to make comeback in December

Kohei Uchimura said Saturday he hopes to return to competition in December, after an injury forced him to end his bid for a seventh straight individual all-around title at the world championships. "I'm planning to compete at the moment, but I don't want to push ...

King Kohei's championship reign ended by injury

More Sports / Gymnastics 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 ...

More Sports / Gymnastics Apr 3, 2016

Russia's top gymnast fails drug test

Russia's best male gymnast could miss the Olympics after he became the latest to test positive for the banned substance meldonium. Nikolai Kuksenkov withdrew from the national championships after being informed of the failed doping test on Saturday, a day after winning the individual all-around ...

More Sports / Gymnastics Jul 14, 2015

Uchimura to sit out Asian championships

Kohei Uchimura will miss the upcoming Asian gymnastics championships in Hiroshima because of a shoulder injury, the five-time world all-around champion said on Tuesday. Uchimura has been suffering from pain in his left shoulder and with the world championships approaching in October, he decided to ...