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WATCH: UCLA gymnast Kyla Ross scores perfect 10 on beam, her second of weekend

UCLA gymnast Kyla Ross had quite the President’s Day weekend. The Bruin freshman scored two perfect 10’s this weekend, the first coming against Utah on Saturday, when Ross scored a 10.0 on the uneven bars. On Monday, she capped off her great weekend by scoring another perfect 10 on the beam in the Bruins’ meet against Utah State and Bridgeport. Ross, who was a member of the...
Via Excelle Sports
18 hours ago

WATCH: UCLA gymnast Kyla Ross scores a 9.9 on vault in Bruins’ meet against Utah State and Bridgeport

UCLA gymnast Kyla Ross continued her big freshman campaign for the Bruins on Monday. So far this season, Ross has been one of the top gymnasts in the country on the vault, averaging a 9.892 through six meets thus far in the 2017 season. In the Bruins’ meet against Utah State and Bridgeport on Monday, Ross bettered that average by opening up the meet with a great vault to fall just...
Via Excelle Sports
19 hours ago

Two-time Olympian Sam Mikulak headlines American Cup

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Two-time Olympic gymnast and four-time national champion Sam Mikulak headlines the field for the American Cup in Newark, New Jersey, on March 4. The nine-man, nine-woman invitational also includes Oleg Vernaiev of Ukraine, who captured gold on parallel bars and silver in the all-around competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Ryohei Kato, who won the 2016 American...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Former USA Gymnastics doctor faces new sexual assault lawsuit

A former Michigan State and USA Gymnastics physician is facing a 16th allegation of sexual assault. On Wednesday, a former Michigan State softball player became the 16th alleged victim to file a lawsuit against Dr. Larry Nassar, accusing him of sexually assaulting her under the guise of treatment after she arrived at the school in 1997, according to WILX News 10. The victim also...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: At least 368 gymnasts have alleged sexual exploitation in U.S. in last 20 years

In a disturbing report, the Indy Star-USA TODAY Network discovered that “at least” 368 gymnasts across the United States have alleged sexual exploitation by superiors in the sport, such as coaches, gym owners and adults working in gymnastics. The number is likely an undercount. The report is tough to read. It shows top officials at USA Gymnastics failed to alert police about...
Via The Comeback
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Aly Raisman is dating the NFL tight end who asked her out over social media

Looks like Colton Underwood scored a perfect 10 with Aly Raisman. The free agent NFL tight end asked the Olympic gold medalist on a date over social media in August, and the two finally made their relationship public when they walked the red carpet together at the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Ceremony in Brooklyn. According to People magazine, the two have been...
Via NESN.com
December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Aly Raisman planning to compete at Tokyo Olympics

Aly Raisman has plans to continue building upon her storied Olympic career by competing at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. At 22, Raisman is considered old for a gymnast, but her three-medal performance in Rio has her convinced that she should continue her career. That’s what Raisman was saying at the end of the Rio Games, and that line of thinking continues. During an interview...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Valeri Liukin to take over Karolyi's spot as USA Gymnastics team coordinator

INDIANAPOLIS -- USA Gymnastics didn't look far for to find Martha Karolyi's successor as the leader of its powerhouse women's program.Valeri Liukin, a four-time Olympic medalist and father of 2008 Olympic champion Nastia Liukin, was chosen the successor to Karolyi on Friday. Karolyi retired last month after guiding Team USA to nine medals at the Rio Olympics, including four golds...
Via Associated Press
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Nastia Liukin posts sexy bathroom selfie

Sexy gymnast and television personality Nastia Liukin posted this sexy selfie on her Twitter account. We approve! Oh. My. Gosh. This costume tho… #dontmindthebathroomselfie
Via The Scores Report
September 13, 2016

Raisman apologizes to Brady after taking photo with Rodgers

Aly Raisman was born and raised a New England Patriots fan, so obviously her favorite celebrity couple is Pats quarterback Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen, right? Well, probably, but it looks like the gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast got a photo opportunity with another famous NFL quarterback and his significant other first: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Olivia...
Via NESN.com
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Danell Leyva: I say 'don't fall, don't fall' during routine

Go inside Danell Leyva's mind as he performs his silver-medal-winning parallel bar routine at the Rio Olympics.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Danell Leyva on silver medals: 'It's a dream come true'

Danell Leyva woke up on the day of competition happy, but he knew he had to keep pace and not get ahead of himself. With that in mind, Leyva won two individual silver medals and made his dream come true.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Rio Olympics: No medals, but no regrets for O.C. gymnast Sam Mikulak

RIO DE JANEIRO – Sam Mikulak finished an often-disappointing Olympic gymnastics competition Tuesday with a sense of redemption, if not a medal. Mikulak finished fourth in the high bar competition at the Rio Olympic Arena and was only a hop on his...
Via The OC Register
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Team USA couldn't believe judges' score for Madison Kocian in uneven bars final

The United States women's gymnastics team picked up two more medals Sunday in the first day of individual event finals, as Simone Biles crushed the field once again to pick up gold on the vault and Madison Kocian finished just seven hundreths of a point away from a gold in the uneven bars. After Gabby Douglas faltered in her routine to miss a shot at the poduim, two of the favorites...
Via FOX Sports
August 14, 2016

Fall in love with the faces of USA Gymnastics

The faces of USA Gymnastics at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Gabby Douglas can make USA Gymnastics history at Olympics

Gabby Douglas just might be peaking at the right time. Douglas’ good form has put her in contention for a place in USA Gymnastics’ lineup in the all-around competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, National Team Coordinator Martha Karolyi told NBC Sports on Monday. Douglas, the all-around gold medal winner at the 2012 Olympics in London, struggled at the Olympic...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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