Olympic gold medalists Douglas, Raisman headline Jesolo Cup

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Reigning Olympic all-around champion Gabrielle Douglas and three-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman are taking their preparation for a run at the 2016 Summer Games to Italy. The two veterans headline the U.S. women's gymnastics team at the Jesolo Cup in Jesolo, Italy this weekend. This is the second straight year Douglas and Raisman have competed in the event...
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Biles helps US women vault to third straight world gymnastics title

 The U.S. women's gymnastics team won its third straight world title on Tuesday night, going nearly mistake free to easily grab the gold and state a case as the heavy favorite to repeat next summer at the 2016 Olympics.The Americans put together a total of 181.338, well clear of China and far ahead of surprising Great Britain during two hours that felt like little more than a two...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Douglas edges teammate Raisman for spot in all-around finals

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) One major misstep cost three-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman a spot in the 2015 world championship all-around finals. Raisman slipped off the uneven bars during qualifying on Saturday afternoon, dropping her to fourth place overall and the third American behind Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas. The rules restrict each country to two athletes in the finals...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Gymnast Aly Raisman Naked For ESPN Body Magazine

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is the one of the next athletes to pose naked for ESPN’s famous Body issue. Raisman, who won three gold medals in the 2012 Olympics, talked about her workout regimen and her feelings towards her body in the magazine. “Instead of being insecure about my muscles, I’ve learned to love them,” Aly told the magazine. “I don’t even think of...
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Haps Ft. Alexis Ren, Most Patriotic College Football Helmets, ‘Monopoly’ Movie

What’s The Haps for July 3rd? Alexis Ren, reasons why no one wants to play with the Lakers or Knicks, Aly Raisman gets buck naked, and more! The Links – 22 reasons free agents are avoiding the Lakers and Knicks like the Plague I don’t know about you, but I like how the NBA is [&hellip The post The Haps Ft. Alexis Ren, Most Patriotic College Football Helmets, ‘Monopoly’...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN Announces 24 Athletes Who Will Take It Off For The Body Issue

Twitter/Raisman Every year, ESPN the Magazine puts out its “Body” issue, which features around two dozen athletes taking it all off to show off their toned physique. Monday, the Worldwide Leader announced the 24 participants in this year’s issue.  Here’s the list, which includes a number of baseball, football, basketball and soccer stars. Bryce Harper – Washington Nationals...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin, Aly Raisman Among Athletes In Next ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

ESPN The Magazine’s “Body Issue” will be out next month, and there’s no shortage of sports stars posing in the nude. The magazine’s yearly Body Issue — which shows athletes photographed naked — is set to be released online on July 6 and will hit newsstands July 10. Perhaps the biggest name on this year’s list is Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, but he’s...
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic champions Douglas, Raisman returning to competition

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Golden Girls are back. Olympic women's gymnastics all-around champion Gabby Douglas and three-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman will return to competition for the first time in nearly three years when they go for the U.S. at the Jesolo Cup in Italy later this month. Douglas and Raisman have not been in front of the judges since helping the U.S. win the team...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympians Gracie Gold, Steve Langton Among Mass. Natives Headed To Sochi (Gallery)

While some New Englanders hide from the snow, ice and other wintry wonders that the coldest season brings, others flock to it. The 2014 Winter Olympics are just weeks away, and memories of Aly Raisman, Mike Eruzione, Jim Craig and Alex Meyer are a reminder of the many Massachusetts natives who have donned U.S. gear come Olympic season. This February in Sochi, there will be Mass....
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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