Latest Gymnastics News

2020 Olympic champ Sunisa Lee to make a run at Paris 2024

Nov. 15, 2022 14:38 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Sunisa Lee is going to make another run at Olympic glory. The 2020 women's all-around gymnastics champion announced Tuesday that she will return to training at the elite level following the end of her sophomore season at Auburn next spring. ...

Amid the war ruins in Ukraine, Banksy seeds art

Nov. 13, 2022 09:36 AM EST

BORODYANKA, Ukraine (AP) — Amid the ruins of war, the flowerings of art. A delicate painting of a gymnast doing a handstand has popped up on the wall of a wrecked building outside of Kyiv and appears to be the work of the British graffiti artist known as Banksy. ...

Brody Malone gets rare gold for US men at gymnastics worlds

Nov. 06, 2022 15:11 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Brody Malone won the first world championship on the high bar by an American men's gymnast in 43 years on Sunday when he edged world and Olympic all-around champion Daiki Hashimoto of Japan in a close event final. The 22-year-old Malone, a two-time U.S....

Jade Carey adds to medal haul at worlds with vault gold

Nov. 05, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Jade Carey's rebound from Olympic disappointment in her best event ended with a gold medal at the world championships. The 22-year-old American soared to victory in the women's vault final on Saturday, giving her a second trip to the top of the podium at...

Hashimoto adds world championship to go with Olympic gold

Nov. 04, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Daiki Hashimoto of Japan won the men's all-around title at the world gymnastics championship on Friday, giving the 21-year-old star a bookend to the gold he won at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Hashimoto put together an all-around total of 87.198 to edge 2021...

Brazil's Andrade makes history, wins world gymnastics title

Nov. 03, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Rebeca Andrade grew immune to pressure long ago. Enduring three reconstructive knee surgeries provides some perspective. It's why the 23-year-old Brazilian gymnast wasn't thinking about making history or her own grueling personal journey during the...

China tops Japan at sloppy men's gymnastics championships

Nov. 02, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — China won its 12th world men's gymnastics championship on Wednesday, putting together six solid if not always spectacular rotations to cruise to victory over rival Japan in a meet that felt like a battle of attrition. The Chinese posted a total of 257.858...

U.S. women earn record sixth straight world gymnastics title

Nov. 01, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — A pair of falls on the balance beam in qualifying cost Jordan Chiles a shot at the world all-around gymnastics title. She's going home with a gold medal anyway. Chiles essentially assured the U.S. women of a sixth straight world team...

MSU taps chief academic officer as interim president

Oct. 31, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's chief academic officer was promoted to interim president Monday, taking the helm from Samuel Stanley Jr., who resigned after a power struggle with the school's governing board. Trustees voted unanimously for Teresa Woodruff,...

Alexis Ohanian gets sports award, calls for reforms in NWSL

Oct. 13, 2022 11:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Ohanian called out the need for a safe work environment in the National Women's Soccer League while receiving the Champions for Equality Award at the annual Salute to Women in Sports event on Wednesday night. The former executive chairman of Reddit is a...