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17-year-old American gymnast Simone Biles won her second consecutive gold medal in the women's all-around competition at the 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship in China. After receiving the medal for her display of athletic prowess, however, Biles found herself in the awkward position of being chased from the medal podium by a bee that was hiding in her bouquet...
Nanning, China -- Simone Biles, a 17-year-old American gymnast, had just won her second consecutive all-around title at the 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship today when she was about to receive her medal. And that's when the bee arrived.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Simone Biles can do vault, the balance beam and the uneven bars, but she doesn’t do bees. On Friday, the 17-year-old won her second consecutive all-around title at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship, but barely had time to celebrate her achievement on the medal podium before a bee started causing havoc. After the trio of winners were presented wit their medals...
Porn.com has removed alleged underage nude photos of Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, who was a victim of the massive celebrity photo hacking scandal, TMZ reports.
The gymnast’s lawyers fired off a letter to the porn site saying Maroney, 18, was underage when the nude photos were taken. They ordered the site to take down the pictures. They did.
McKayla Maroney responded to the alleged nude photos of her that were leaked online Sunday and called them fake. Here’s what Maroney tweeted Monday morning about the photos: the fake photos of me are crazy!!
was trying to rise above it all, and not give "the creator" the time of day.. BUT.. pic.twitter.com/hceQcOxYkJ — McKayla Maroney […]
Nastia Liukin, a current student at New York University, is trying to help grow the popularity of gymnastics in the United States. Yesterday, NBC Sports, Universal and USA Gymnastics announced an extension of their current broadcast rights deal. That includes Nastia Liukin Cup which was shown on Universal Sports on Feb. 28.
Liukin won gold in the all-around at the 2008 Beijing Games...
A 14-year-old gymnast who's legally blind got the thrill of a lifetime this week when she met her idol, Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas, on "The Doctors."
"This is such an amazing moment for me," Gabby told the teen. "I am starstruck, Lola. You are truly incredible. This truly shows what a mind can do. If you love something and have a passion...
McKayla Maroney has been unimpressed since she was a little girl. Check out this video of an 8 year-old McKayla Maroney giving her not impressed face during a 2004 meet. Classic McKayla Maroney. [Deadspin] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Olympian John Orozco has been named to the U.S. men's team for next month's world gymnastics championships, replacing Danell Leyva.
Orozco finished fourth at the U.S. gymnastics championships last weekend, his first major competition since surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee last October. But he was passed over for the world team in favor of Leyva, the bronze medalist...
Olympic all-around bronze medalist Danell Leyva will not compete at next month's world championships, withdrawing from the team Monday with a shoulder injury.
Leyva was named to the world team Sunday night after finishing seventh at the U.S. gymnastics championships. He says withdrawing is the "right decision for me" because it will give his shoulder more time to heal...
Sam Mikulak is a psychology major at Michigan mostly because he enjoys trying to figure people out.
Even on the day he accepted the mantle as the next great American gymnast, the breezy kid from southern California discovered he remains a work in progress.
Staked to such a massive lead he needed only to remain upright on pommel horse to capture the U.S. men's all-around title...
Sitting in a recovery room last October, his left knee an hour removed from surgery to repair a torn ACL, John Orozco listened to the doctors give him a timetable for when he could get back to work.
The usual path to recovery is about a year. If he ''pushed it'' there was a chance he could make it back in nine months.
Guess which option Orozco chose?
Olympic bronze medalist Beth Tweddle has retired from gymnastics, a year after winning her medal on the uneven bars at the London Games.
Tweddle says "I know now deep down I can't commit to the hours and training to remain at the very top."
The 28-year-old Tweddle is Britain's most successful gymnast with three world and six European gold medals.
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