Gymnastics

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has announced today (Friday) that former president Bruno Grandi, who led the organisation from 1997 to 2016, has passed away at the age of 85

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has announced today (Friday) that Hiroshima in Japan will stage the inaugural edition of its Parkour World Championships from April 3-5, 2020

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has awarded hosting rights for its 2023 World Championships across three disciplines, while also revamping the formats of its events

The fallout from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal in addition to other governing issues has put USA Gymnastics into bankruptcy and on the brink of collapse

British Gymnastics has announced the appointment of Mike Darcey as its new chair. He will take over from outgoing chair Matt Neville who is stepping down, having served the maximum eight-year term

The US Olympic Committee is not considering entering bankruptcy protection amid mounting legal pressures relating to disgraced former gymnastics coach Larry Nassar, according to the organisation’s incoming c…

Alan Ashley, the US Olympic Committee chief of sport performance, was sacked on Monday in the wake of an independent report that said that neither he nor former chief executive Scott Blackmun elevated …

As the fallout from the Larry Nassar scandal continues to plague USA Gymanastics, the organisation filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has said it will proceed with action to disband USA Gymnastics after the national governing body decided to fight the decision

SportBusiness International speaks to all major stakeholders involved in the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships and looks at where commercial growth for gymnastics.

Elisha Chauhan speaks to three confirmed and potential future hosts of the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, and finds out how they intend to maximise the opportunities presented by FIG (the International Gymnastics Federation)’s flagship event.

Elisha Chauhan finds out why Swiss watchmaker Longines has been a supporter of FIG (the International Gymnastics Federation) for over a century.

Gymnastics is one of only five sports that has been present at every modern summer Olympic Games. Ahead of this month’s World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, China, Elisha Chauhan spoke to FIG (International Gymnastics Federation) President Bruno Grandi about his plans to develop the event and the sport.

Ron Galimore, who provided cover stories to explain the absence of disgraced former doctor Larry Nassar, has stepped down from his position as USA Gymnastics chief operating officer.

A tumultuous week for USA Gymnastics got worse on Thursday as the organisation’s former chief executive Steve Penny was arrested on a felony charge of evidence-tampering.

Aly Raisman has questioned USA Gymnastics’ decision to hire Mary Bono as its interim president and chief executive.

One day after being appointed as the interim president and chief executive of USA Gymnastics, Mary Bono has already found herself in the firing line thanks to a tweet she posted criticising sportswear…

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has taken two of its World Championships to new markets for events in 2020 and 2021

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has become the first international federation to join the .sport initiative, steered by the Global Association of International Sports Federations (Gaisf).

The multi-sport division of UK sports promotional company Matchroom Sport has launched a new gymnastics event that will debut at The O2 arena in London next year.

The English city of Liverpool has been awarded hosting rights for the 2022 edition of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships.

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has established a foundation that will be responsible for dealing with any issue relating to ethics, misconduct, aggression and other rule violations, while it has also appointed a new secretary general.

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has awarded hosting rights for the 2021 edition of its Artistic Gymnastics World Championships to Copenhagen.

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Parkour Federation (IPF) as it seeks to step up its efforts to bring the sport into the fold.

International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) president Morinari Watanabe has unveiled plans to create a new “community” for the sport from 2021.

The Parkour Earth organisation is taking its dispute with the FIG, the global governing body of gymnastics, to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

UK sports promotional company Matchroom Sport has launched a new division as it seeks to further diversify its portfolio.

Parkour Earth, a recently-launched organisation that claims to be the sport’s global governing body, has issued an open letter to the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) asking for an “urgent meeting” to be held to settle the governance of the discipline.

A new organisation has launched with claims to be the international governing body for parkour, further complicating the governance situation surrounding the sport.

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has confirmed that it will launch a Parkour World Cup Series later this year in cooperation with the International Festival of Extreme Sports (FISE).

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has awarded hosting rights for the 2018 and 2019 editions of its Trampoline World Championships to St Petersburg in Russia and the Japanese capital of Tokyo, respectively.

The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) has awarded hosting rights for its 2019 European Acrobatic Championships and the 2020 European Rhythmic Championships to Israel and Ukraine, respectively, while the body’s executive committee members have voted in favour of continued participation at the European Games multi-sport event.

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has elected to press forward with plans to introduce an eighth discipline inspired by parkour, with the goal of launching world-level events next year.

The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) has confirmed that the Polish city of Szczecin will host its 2019 Artistic Gymnastics Championships for men and women.

The International Gymnastics Federation’s (FIG) executive committee has committed to the development of a new discipline that is related to parkour.

The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) has named host cities for a number of its showpiece events across 2018 to 2020, while it has introduced a new measure which aims to reduce the financial strain on competition organisers.

The construction cost of a new gymnastics arena for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has more than doubled after Shimzu Corp was awarded a Y20.5bn (€175.1m/$187.8m) contract to build the facility.