Kohei Uchimura to join international meet in Tokyo

Gymnastics Oct 13, 2020

Kohei Uchimura to join international meet in Tokyo

The Japan Gymnastics Association said Monday it has chosen three-time Olympic champion Kohei Uchimura for a team competing in a four-nation meet next month, the first international event for an Olympic sport in Japan since the postponement of the Tokyo Games caused by the ...

'Shirai 3' new flip application to be filed

More Sports / Gymnastics Dec 12, 2015

'Shirai 3' new flip application to be filed

World floor exercise champion Kenzo Shirai pulled off a new technique Saturday, with the Japan Gymnastics Association set to apply for accreditation of what will likely be named the "Shirai 3" to the International Federation of Gymnastics. The 19-year-old Shirai produced a double-backward somersault triple-twisting ...