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Hambuechen, Black among international field at American Cup

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Two-time Olympic medalist Fabian Hambuechen and Olympic silver medalist Ryohei Kato headline the international competitors in the 2016 American Cup in Newark, New Jersey in March. The first big gymnastics tune-up for the 2016 Summer Olympics features eight men and eight women. Reigning Olympic all-around champion Gabby Douglas and 2015 U.S. world championship...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic champ Gabby Douglas headlining 2016 American Cup

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Gabby Douglas is heading back to the same event that kickstarted her run to an Olympic all-around gymnastics title. Douglas will headline the 2016 American Cup in Newark, New Jersey next March, the first major international event of the year leading up to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Douglas competed in the 2012 American Cup in New York City, posting...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Odd four-way tie for gold at world gymnastics championships

  They're running out of gold medals at the world gymnastics championships. China's Fan Yilin, Russia's Viktoria Komova and Daria Spiridonova and Madison Kocian of the U.S. all tied for the top spot in the uneven bars finals on Saturday. It's the first-ever four-way tie at worlds. There are no tiebreakers during world meets, unlike the Olympics, meaning all four women get to head...
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October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Simone Biles wins 3rd straight world gymnastics championship

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Simone Biles won her third straight world gymnastics title on Thursday night, topping defending Olympic champion Gabby Douglas in an electric all-around final that cemented Biles' status as the overwhelming favorite top the podium in Rio next summer. Biles overcame a near fall on balance beam and a big step out of bounds on floor exercise to post a score of...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Simone Biles wins third straight world gymnastics championship

 Simone Biles won her third straight world gymnastics title on Thursday night, topping defending Olympic champion Gabby Douglas in an electric all-around final that cemented Biles' status as the overwhelming favorite top the podium in Rio next summer.Biles overcame a near fall on balance beam and a big step out of bounds on floor exercise to post a score of 60.399, more than a full...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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

US women roll to 3rd straight world gymnastics title

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) 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...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Confident Nichols takes star role for powerful US team

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Maggie Nichols couldn't sleep. Not a wink. Prepping for her first world championships was becoming a heart-fluttering, anxiety-inducing Very Big Deal. And it was bothering her roommate and best friend. Chill, Simone Biles told Nichols. You got this. ''She was just like having problems like, `Oh, I can't do this, I can't do that,''' Biles said. Even though...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

American gymnasts create unlikely alliance with Belarus

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Underneath the red-and-black sweatsuits, the ones with the name on the back of a country they've never been to, Alaina Kwan and Kylie Dickson tried to treat it like any other meet. Even if it wasn't, not by a long shot. The two California teenagers lined up alongside the best in the world Saturday at the 2015 world gymnastics championships. It's a destination...
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October 24, 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

American stars face stiff test from each other

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Their resumes are impeccable, filled with bling from London to China and back. One is arguably the greatest gymnast on the planet. One the reigning Olympic champion. The other has a pair of Olympic gold medals tucked away somewhere and appears to be getting stronger in her 20s, a rarity in a sport that prizes youth among its most valuable commodities. And...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic gymnastics champ Gabby Douglas second in U.S. championships tune-up

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- Simone Biles successfully defended her all-around title in the Secret U.S. Classic on Saturday night, continuing a run of victories for the reigning world champion. The event also featured the return to U.S. competition for Gabby Douglas, the American all-around gold medalist in the London Olympics, who finished second. Biles won the vault with two electrifying...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Biles beats Douglas in Secret Classic

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) Simone Biles successfully defended her all-around title in the Secret U.S. Classic on Saturday night, continuing a run of victories for the reigning world champion. The event also featured the return to U.S. competition for Gabby Douglas, the American all-around gold medalist in the London Olympics, who finished second. Biles won the vault with two electrifying...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Gabby Douglas right on schedule for golden return

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Gabby Douglas is exasperated. Again and again and again the defending women's Olympic all-around champion emphatically slaps her right hand on one of the picnic tables that sit just past the front desk at Buckeye Gymnastics, the latest home in her nomadic career. The 19-year-old isn't angry, exactly. She's just over the skepticism surrounding a ''comeback'' she...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic gymnastics champion Gabby Douglas' family to get reality show

  Olympic women's gymnastics champion Gabrielle Douglas can add another item to her resume: TV star. The defending all-around gold medalist and her family will be featured in a new Oxygen reality show debuting later this year. The show, which will be co-produced by Douglas and her mother Natalie Hawkins among others, has the working title ''Douglas Family Gold.'' The series will...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic champ Gabby Douglas' family to get reality show

LOS ANGELES (AP) Olympic women's gymnastics champion Gabrielle Douglas can add another item to her resume: TV star. The defending all-around gold medalist and her family will be featured in a new Oxygen reality show debuting later this year. The show, which will be co-produced by Douglas and her mother Natalie Hawkins among others, has the working title ''Douglas Family Gold.''...
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March 31, 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

Prudential Center to host 2016 American Cup

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The first big gymnastics event for 2016 is heading to New Jersey. The 2016 American Cup will be held at the Prudential Center in Newark on March 5, 2016. The invitational is considered the kickoff of the run up to the Olympic Games. Gabby Douglas posted the highest score in the 2012 American Cup and later went on to win the all-around title at the 2012 London Games...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic champion Douglas back on national team

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman are back on the U.S. women's national gymnastics team, a major step as the two Olympic champions point toward a return to the 2016 Rio Games. The move means Douglas, the reigning Olympic all-around champion, and Raisman, a gold medalist on floor exercise, will be available to participate in international events starting in 2015. They...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

USA's Simone Biles returns with four world golds and lots of buzz (but no bee stings)

  Simone Biles sprinted toward the vault, soared above the beam and capped the floor exercise routine with a twisting double backflip en route to winning her second world all-around gymnastics title. Her smoothest move? Dodging a bee in her flower bouquet on the podium during the gymnastics world championships medal ceremony over the weekend in Nanning, China. She quickly ducked...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Biles returns with 4 world golds, no bee stings

NEW YORK (AP) Simone Biles sprinted toward the vault, soared above the beam and capped the floor exercise routine with a twisting double backflip en route to winning her second world all-around gymnastics title. Her smoothest move? Dodging a bee in her flower bouquet on the podium during the gymnastics world championships medal ceremony over the weekend in Nanning, China. She quickly...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

World champ Simon Biles leads at U.S. gymnastics nationals

  Simon Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman don't talk about the pressure that comes with being a world champion. They both know it's there, even if it's hard to tell while Biles is competing. "She just goes out and does her thing," Boorman said. And at the moment, no women's gymnast on the planet does her thing better than the springy 17-year-old who is still scratching at the surface...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

World champ Biles leads at US gymnastics nationals

PITTSBURGH (AP) Simone Biles sprinted to the lead at the U.S. Women's gymnastics championships on Thursday, putting on an impressive display as she closes in on a second straight national title. Biles posted a combined score of 61.60 through four nearly flawless events, well ahead of second-place Maggie Nichols. The 17-year-old Biles turned a small field - only eight women are competing...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade dances with Gabby Douglas at Kids Choice Sports Awards

Earlier tonight, the first ever Kids Choice Sports Awards was held by Nickelodeon and many notable NBA players were in attendance to receive/present awards. One of them happened to be Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and he got show off his dance moves with Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas. Check out the below Instagram video which shows Wade dancing with Gabby to Pharrell’s hit song,...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic champion Gabby Douglas reunites with coach

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas is reuniting with the coach who helped her win gold in 2012.
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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