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Category: Gymnastics

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‘For the survivors’: champion Simone Biles wears teal to highlight sexual abuse scandal

Gymnast wins fifth nationals title in own-designed outfitAmerican was among victims of Larry NassarOlympic champion Simone Biles won her fifth all-around title at the US gymnastics championships in Boston and used her outfit to make a statement for tho…

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Olympic hero Simone Biles electrifies first day of US gymnastics nationals

Four-time Olympic gold medalist leads big after day oneHurd, McCusker and McCallum in second, third and fourthSimone Biles interview: ‘In the end it’s all worth it’Simone Biles hardly looks like someone who took two years off.The reigning Olympic gymna…

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Simone Biles: ‘Some days I’m like, why am I here? But in the end it’s all worth it’

Much has changed since Biles’ history-making coronation at Rio 2016, but one truth remains: her only competition is herselfSimone Biles looked pissed off. The smile that lit up the 2016 Olympics in Rio, where she affirmed her presumptive status as the …

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Simone Biles: ‘Some days I’m like, why am I here? But in the end it’s all worth it’

Much has changed since Biles’ history-making coronation at Rio 2016, but one truth remains: her only competition is herselfSimone Biles looked pissed off. The smile that lit up the 2016 Olympics in Rio, where she affirmed her presumptive status as the …

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Olympic gymnasts Madison Kocian and Kyla Ross reveal abuse by Larry Nassar

Olympic champions have detailed abuse at hands of physicianKocian and Ross, retired from elite level, are UCLA teammatesRoss becomes fifth member of Fierce Five champs to go publicMadison Kocian and Kyla Ross watched the women they won Olympic gold wit…

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Tiaras, grimaces and splashes: the best pictures from the European Championships 2018

As we bid farewell to the first multi-sport European Championships, it wasn’t just the athletes and competitors showcasing their talents in Glasgow and Berlin, the sports photographers present also used the event to demonstrate their own skills and tec…

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Rhys McClenaghan claims pommel horse win after Max Whitlock stumbles

• Northern Irish teenager gave an impressive display• Whitlock fell during final to finish in seventhThere is no false bravado about Max Whitlock, just an unwavering faith founded on what the double Olympic champion has achieved and what might yet be a…

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Grace Reid channels influence of Tom Daley to snatch 3m springboard gold

• Scot wins European Championships gold with last dive• Reid and Daley won mixed synchro gold together in 2016Tom Daley’s aquatic adventures of late have been restricted to his brave new world of baby bathtime and the paternal enrapture it can bring. E…

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Max Whitlock has designs on making success of life after gymnastics

The 25-year-old’s short-term goal is gold at the European championships but he is already planning what to do once his sporting career is overMax Whitlock intends to leave his imprint on the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and other Games beyond. More golds wou…

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Lawyers defend conduct of Larry Nassar’s sentencing judge

Michigan AD’s office defends conduct of judge in Nassar trialNassar’s attorneys say judge denied their client fair sentencingThe Michigan attorney general’s office is defending the conduct of Larry Nassar’s sentencing judge and asking that she deny a d…

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European Sports Championships – liftoff for a new spectacle of sport

Athletics take top billing in the 11-day feast of eight sports that begins in Glasgow on Thursday and organisers hope the BBC’s 12 hours of coverage a day will be the start of something bigA neat trick involving a sleight of hand is about to be perform…

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Rachael Denhollander: ‘Predators know where they’re going to be safe’

The former gymnast who broke her silence to lead the takedown of Larry Nassar insists the fight against sexual abuse has only just begunSix months have passed since Rachael Denhollander, the former gymnast who became the first woman to publicly accuse …

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Larry Nassar indicted on six counts of sexual assault at Karolyi Ranch

Jailed doctor faces six counts of sexual assault of a childFormer trainer Debbie Van Horn charged with one countDisgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar and a former trainer were charged with sexual assault Friday following an investigation involving an…

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‘Exhausting and traumatizing’: Aly Raisman on the toll of the Nassar abuse case

Former USA Gymnastics doctor abused dozens of athletesRaisman was one of most prominent Nassar accusersAly Raisman has spoken about the after-effects of the abuse she says she suffered at the hands of disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar…

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Lawmakers choke back tears, rail at US Olympic leaders at emotional hearing

USA Gymnastics CEO apologizes for abuse: ‘Those days are over’One lawmaker fights back tears at emotionally charged hearingLawmakers used an emotionally charged House subcommittee hearing to get answers about what they portrayed as the US Olympic Commi…

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Australian gymnasts and staff to be trained to identify child abuse

Olympian Larrissa Miller backs campaign to distribute material to 220,000 athletesSign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noonThe Australian Olympic gymnast Larrissa Miller knows first-hand how important is it to identify and preve…

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Michigan State reaches $500m settlement with survivors of Larry Nassar abuse

Deal announced between university and lawyers for 332 victimsFormer doctor serving effective life sentence for crimesMichigan State University has reached a $500m settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by Larry…

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World champion gymnast sues Karolyis and other groups over Nassar abuse

Sabrina Vega files suit against Karolyis, USA Gymnastics and USOCVega was on US team that won gold at 2011 world championshipsAll five women who competed for US at 2011 worlds are survivorsA former member of the US national team on Tuesday became the l…

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McKayla Maroney says she was abused by Larry Nassar ‘hundreds’ of times

Olympic champion estimates ‘hundreds’ of instances of abuseBela and Martha Karolyi to speak about abuse scandal for first timeMcKayla Maroney was molested “hundreds” of times by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, the Olympic gold medal-winning …

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Commonwealth Games day nine – in pictures

The best images from the Gold Coast as boxers, athletes and rugby sevens takes precedent among those going for glory Continue reading…