Deposed champion Uchimura diagnosed with ligament damage

More Sports / Gymnastics Oct 4, 2017

Deposed champion Uchimura diagnosed with ligament damage

Kohei Uchimura was diagnosed with torn ligaments in his left ankle that will require two to three weeks' recovery, a Japan Gymnastics Association official said Tuesday. Uchimura withdrew from the ongoing artistic gymnastics world championships Monday after he injured himself during a vault landing in ...

More Sports / Gymnastics Apr 5, 2017

Shirai, Goshima lend names to new gymnastics elements

The International Gymnastics Federation on Tuesday announced the approval of eight new elements for its men's code of points, including a vault named after Rio Olympic team gold medalist Kenzo Shirai and a floor exercise element named for Takahiro Goshima. "My motivation in gymnastics is ...

Shirai wins vault to complete Toyota double

More Sports / Gymnastics Dec 11, 2016

Shirai wins vault to complete Toyota double

Rio Olympic bronze medalist Kenzo Shirai completed a double for the second year in a row by winning the men's vault at the Toyota International Gymnastics Competition on Sunday. Shirai, who pulled off a trick named after him this year en route to winning the ...