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Men's floor final: Sam Mikulak's timing is off on tumbling

Sam Mikulak was the top qualifier to the men's floor final at the Rio Olympics, but couldn't replicate his top-notch performance. He scored 14.333 to finish 8th.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Men's floor final: Jake Dalton has better form than landings

Showing impressive control in the air, Jake Dalton has trouble controlling this adrenaline when coming down to earth. He scored 15.133 to finish sixth.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Russia's Aliya Mustafina repeats as Olympic champion in uneven bars final

Russian gymnast Aliya Mustafina will add three medals from the Rio Olympics to her haul of Olympic hardware from London, finishing with seven total Olympic medals. Her seventh came in the uneven bars final. Mustafina successfully defended the Olympic gold she earned four years ago, edging past 2015's world co-champion Madison Kocian to claim gold. Mustafina scored 15.900, while Kocian...
Via CSN Chicago
August 14, 2016

Olympic Gymnastics: Aliya Mustafina’s career one of sheer power of will

“The girl is very talented, but with a difficult character. However, you don’t find much complacency among champions,” Aliya Mustafina’s coach said to reporters during Mustafina’s first World Championships in 2010. That quality led Mustafina to a dominant showing, announcing her arrival on the major international stage. She won the all-around gold, carried the Russian...
Via Excelle Sports
August 13, 2016

Who is... Aliya Mustafina?

Aliya Mustafina has been a stalwart for the Russian women's gymnastics program since her first all-around and team victories at the 2010 World Championships. From a teenager with four Olympic medals in London to a team captain with a silver and a bronze (so far) in Rio, Mustafina has earned a reputation as one of the fiercest competitors in the sport of gymnastics. The 21-year-old...
Via CSN Chicago
August 13, 2016

Olympics: Aly Raisman gets redemption after London, wins all-around silver in Rio

“I hate the number four,” Aly Raisman told NBCOlympics in March, speaking of her fourth place finish in the all-around in London. “I just want to cut it in half.” And so she did last night. Finally, in her fourth World or Olympic all-around, she finished on the podium. And she didn’t just snag the bronze she missed out on in London due to a tie-break. She hit all four events...
Via Excelle Sports
August 12, 2016

Simone Biles wins women's all-around gymnastics gold in Rio

Three-time world champion Simone Biles has struck individual gold, winning the women's all-around individual competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.The 19-year-old American and four-time national champion was the overwhelming favorite to stand on top of the podium during Thursday's competition, and she didn't disappoint. Biles delivered a near-flawless floor exercise routine...
Via FOX Sports
August 11, 2016

MEDAL ALERT: US gymnast Simone Biles flips and flies to Olympic all-around gold, teammate Aly Raisman wins silver

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) MEDAL ALERT: US gymnast Simone Biles flips and flies to Olympic all-around gold, teammate Aly Raisman wins silver.
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

All-around final: Sam Mikulak nails high bar dismount

Sam Mikulak elicits a celebratory scream when he sticks his landing off the high bar during the men's all-around final. Mikulak earned a 15.133 and ultimately placed seventh.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Gabby Douglas issues apology over the silliest controversy of the Olympics

American gymnast Gabby Douglas won her third Olympic gold medal Tuesday, helping the "Final Five" blow away the field in the team all-around in Rio de Janeiro. After the medal ceremony finally aired, though, a number of viewers were trashing Douglas on Twitter. 
Via FOX Sports
August 10, 2016

Gabby Douglas issues apology over the silliest controversy of the Olympics

American gymnast Gabby Douglas won her third Olympic gold medal Tuesday, helping the "Final Five" blow away the field in the team all-around in Rio de Janeiro. After the medal ceremony finally aired, though, a number of viewers were trashing Douglas on Twitter. 
Via FOX Sports
August 10, 2016

Team final: Aliya Mustafina gets serious with floor routine

Russia's Aliya Mustafina was all business during her floor exercise in the women's team final. She earned a score of 15.133.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

U.S. women's gymnastics team wins second straight Olympic gold

Simone Biles and the United States' women's gymnastics team dominated the competition to win gold for second consecutive Olympics in Rio on Tuesday.The United States was leading by six points going into the final rotation, the floor exercise before 16-year-old Laurie Hernandez, team captain Aly Raisman and all-around favorite Simone Biles delivered strong routines to decimate the...
Via FOX Sports
August 09, 2016
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