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Daiki Hashimoto dethrones Zhang Boheng to win world all-around gymnastics title
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Daiki Hashimoto dethrones Zhang Boheng to win world all-around gymnastics title

Zhang stayed on his coattails throughout but Hashimoto held firm and a 14.433 score on the high bar was enough to seal the crown.

Rebeca Andrade makes history for Brazil by winning world all-around gymnastics title
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Rebeca Andrade makes history for Brazil by winning world all-around gymnastics title

Rebeca Andrade scored 56.899 at the World Gymnastics Championships. America's Shilese Jones was second, with 55.399, followed by Great Britain's Jessica Gadirova (55.199)

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol
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Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol

Ivan Kuliak's singlet had the letter 'Z' prominently placed as he stood next to Ukraine's Kovtun Illia, the gold medallist at a World Cup event in Doha in March.

Canada gymnasts break silence on abuses and sport's 'toxic culture'
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Canada gymnasts break silence on abuses and sport's 'toxic culture'

Canadian gymnasts are taking legal action to denounce a 'toxic' culture of physical, sexual and psychological abuse by the sport's top brass.

Young gymnast Protistha Samanta selected for upcoming World Cups in Egypt and Azarbaijan
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Young gymnast Protistha Samanta selected for upcoming World Cups in Egypt and Azarbaijan

The 18-year-old will be competing at the World Cup beginning at Cairo, Egypt from 17 to 20 March and at the Baku World Cup slated from 29 March to April 1.

'Shocking behaviour': Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak wears war symbol on podium next to Ukrainian winner
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'Shocking behaviour': Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak wears war symbol on podium next to Ukrainian winner

Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak caused outrage by sporting an insignia linked to the invasion of Ukraine on a medals podium at the Gymnastics World Cup event in Doha.

FIG listing Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar as 'suspended' leaves national federation confused
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FIG listing Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar as 'suspended' leaves national federation confused

Among the various Indian gymnasts listed in the FIG website, the 28-year-old Karmakar is marked as "suspended" while the others are shown as "active" against their respective names.

Regroup, reset: Gymnast Simone Biles to rest after trailblazing 'Gold Over America Tour'
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Regroup, reset: Gymnast Simone Biles to rest after trailblazing 'Gold Over America Tour'

The 'GOAT' tour allowed Biles to reconnect with the energy of a crowd, energy that was palpably missing inside the spectator-free Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo.

Japanese gymnast Hitomi Hatakeda suffers serious spinal injury in training
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Japanese gymnast Hitomi Hatakeda suffers serious spinal injury in training

Hatakeda, who appeared at the Tokyo Olympics, was taken to hospital and diagnosed with damage to her central spinal cord and bruising of the cervical vertebrae.

Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan slams 'slippery' pommel horse after virus case at world championships
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Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan slams 'slippery' pommel horse after virus case at world championships

Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan criticised world championship organisers for making the pommel horse "nice and slippery" by disinfecting it mid-competition following a coronavirus case on Wednesday.

'I should have quit way before Tokyo', Simone Biles says her mental health issues had begun before Olympics
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'I should have quit way before Tokyo', Simone Biles says her mental health issues had begun before Olympics

Biles was expected to dominate at the Tokyo Games but instead caused a sensation by pulling out of the opening event of the women's gymnastics competition after being plagued by an attack of the "twisties".

Simone Biles says mental health concerns had begun before Tokyo Olympics 2020
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Simone Biles says mental health concerns had begun before Tokyo Olympics 2020

The US gymnastics superstar caused a sensation at the Olympics last month after pulling out of the team final competition before later withdrawing from the individual all-around competition.

USA's star gymnast Simone Biles says mental health advocacy part of post-Olympic tour
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USA's star gymnast Simone Biles says mental health advocacy part of post-Olympic tour

The 35-city exhibition, which kicks off in Tucson, Arizona, on 21 September, will incorporate gymnastics and dance elements but also feature a segment led by former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi on the importance of taking care of yourself mentally.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Simone Biles wins bronze in beam final on return after mental health battle
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Simone Biles wins bronze in beam final on return after mental health battle

It was Biles' seventh Olympic medal, equalling Shannon Miller's record for an American gymnast.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: US gymnastics superstar Simone Biles trains on beam ahead of return
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: US gymnastics superstar Simone Biles trains on beam ahead of return

Biles has not performed in public since sensationally dropping out of the women's team final last week.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Simone Biles set for dramatic return as transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard makes history
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Simone Biles set for dramatic return as transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard makes history

After pulling out of her first events with the "twisties", a disorientating mental block, Biles was included on the list of eight finalists for Tuesday's beam competition, her last chance to win gold in Tokyo 2020

Explained: How gymnastics evolved from 'exercising naked' to a highly calibrated event
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Explained: How gymnastics evolved from 'exercising naked' to a highly calibrated event

Gymnastics, now among the Olympics’ most beloved events, was born millennia ago, as young men trained for war in the buff.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Artem Dolgopyat wins Israel's second-ever gold at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Artem Dolgopyat wins Israel's second-ever gold at Games

Gal Fridman won Israel's first gold in men’s sailboard at the 2004 Athens Games

Tokyo Olympics 2020: China trampoline star Dong Dong scripts history, wins four medals at four Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: China trampoline star Dong Dong scripts history, wins four medals at four Games

The 32-year-old, who won gold at London 2012, posted a score of 61.235 in the men's final to take silver behind Belarus's Ivan Litvinovich, who scored 61.715. New Zealand's Dylan Schmidt won bronze.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Simone Biles pulls out from vault, uneven bars event finals
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Simone Biles pulls out from vault, uneven bars event finals

Biles said on Friday she was struggling with the "twisties", the mental block that has sidelined her in Tokyo.