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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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January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Uchimura, Japan edge Brits for men's world gymnastics title

 Japan and star Kohei Uchimura have won their country's first world gymnastics title in nearly 40 years.The Japanese held off surprising Great Britain and longtime rival China in a tense final on Wednesday, with Uchimura clinching the gold medal despite a fall on high bar on the final routine of the night. Japan finished with a team total of 270.818 to edge the Brits by 0.473 points...
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October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

US men solid in world gymnastics qualifying

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) The U.S. men's gymnastics team advanced to the world championship finals with a gritty performance in qualifying on Monday. The Americans, competing without injured stars Sam Mikulak, Jake Dalton and John Orozco, posted a team score of 350.332. That's good enough for fifth with one more qualifying session to go. The top eight teams advance to Wednesday's final...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooks replaces injured Mikulak on US men's gymnastics team

  Chris Brooks will replace injured three-time U.S. champion Sam Mikulak on the U.S. national team at the 2015 world gymnastics championships. Mikulak, a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team and the last two world championship teams, suffered minor ankle injury in training earlier this month. USA Gymnastics has called Mikulak's prognosis ''good'' looking toward the 2016 Olympics...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooks replaces Mikulak on US men's gymnastics team

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Chris Brooks will replace injured three-time U.S. champion Sam Mikulak on the U.S. national team at the 2015 world gymnastics championships. Mikulak, a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team and the last two world championship teams, suffered minor ankle injury in training earlier this month. USA Gymnastics has called Mikulak's prognosis ''good'' looking toward...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Injury forces Mikulak out of world gymnastics championships

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Three-time defending national champion Sam Mikulak will miss the world gymnastics championships because of an ankle injury. USA Gymnastics said Saturday that Mikulak injured the ankle while working out at the U.S. Olympic training center in Colorado this week. Mikulak, a member of the 2014 men's team that won bronze at worlds, is expected to recover well in time...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

American gymnast shares secret: Argentine herbal tea 'mate'

TORONTO (AP) American gymnast Sam Mikulak won his second gold medal in the Pan Am Games on Monday, and he's almost certain to be in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics a year from now contending for a medal. Not bad for starters. But he says his real passion, the secret behind his growing fame, lies with a herbal tea called ''mate'' (pronounced MA-tay), which is ever-present in Argentina...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Simone Biles rolls to record-setting gymnastics title at American Cup

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Simone Biles led from the start in a record-setting win Saturday at the American Cup in her first competition since taking a second straight world all-around title last year. The 4-foot-8 dynamo was the star of the first gymnastics event in the huge $1.2 billion home of the Dallas Cowboys, about 230 miles from where she lives and trains in the Houston suburbs...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Simone Biles rolls to American Cup title in home state

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Simone Biles led from the start in a record-setting win Saturday at the American Cup in her first competition since taking a second straight world all-around title last year. The 4-foot-8 dynamo was the star of the first gymnastics event in the huge $1.2 billion home of the Dallas Cowboys, about 230 miles from where she lives and trains in the Houston suburbs...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

World champion Biles headlines American Cup field

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Two-time world all-around gymnastics champion Simone Biles will have a homecoming of sorts at the 2015 American Cup. The Houston native headlines the elite field for the invitation only event at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on March 7. Biles became the first gymnast in over a decade to win back-to-back world titles when she cruised to victory in China last...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Mikulak wins second men's title at U.S. gymnastics championships

  Sam Mikulak isn't much on regret. It's just not his thing. So there was no pep talk necessary after the easygoing Mikulak stumbled through the opening round of the U.S. men's gymnastics championships on Friday. He blew it. He knew it. And he knew he had a chance at redemption in Sunday's final. "I guess I get over things pretty easily," Mikulak said. "I'm always looking toward...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Mikulak rallies for US gymnastics title

PITTSBURGH (AP) Sam Mikulak successfully defended his U.S. men's gymnastics title Sunday, rallying past Jake Dalton in the final rotation to cap a dramatic comeback. The three-time NCAA champion began the day in fourth place but surged past Dalton and former national champions John Orozco and Danell Leyva with six nearly flawless routines. Mikulak had a two-day total of 180.650...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikulak wins 7th individual NCAA title

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan's Sam Mikulak tied a record with his seventh individual NCAA gymnastics title, winning the parallel bars Saturday night.
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikulak, Michigan win in gymnastics

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan's Sam Mikulak won his third all-around title and the host Wolverines successfully defended their NCAA men's gymnastics team title Friday night.
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

World champion Biles leads US American Cup team

Reigning world all-around champion Simone Biles will headline the U.S. team at the American Cup in March. Biles, 2012 Olympic gold medalist Kyla Ross and U.S. all-around champion Sam Mikulak will represent the U.S. in the meet, scheduled for March 1 in Greensboro, N.C. Biles finished second behind Katelyn Ohashi in the 2013 American Cup then skyrocketed to stardom over the summer...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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