“I’m a total narcissist,” says Xiao, as battle with Uchimura looms
Injured ankles permitting, six-time All-around world champion Kohei Uchimura versus 2017 winner Xiao Ruoteng is set to be one of the clashes of the 2018 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Xiao for one cannot wait.More
Faces of Gymnastics: Action man Petrounias loves life in the fast lane
There are not many spare seconds in artistic gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias’ days. The 27–year-old is not only the reigning Olympic, double World, European and European Games champion on the Rings, he is also halfway through a marketing degree, works tirelessly to improve the standard of ...More
Faces of Gymnastics: Tin Srbic charts his dramatic route with Tokyo 2020 the target
Horizontal Bar specialist Tin Srbic, who will defend his title at this week's World Challenge Cup in Osijek, has enjoyed a stellar six months. In October 2017 the 21-year-old became the first Croatian, male or female, to be crowned an Artistic Gymnastics World Champion and in March he followed it ...More
Montreal Worlds honoured at 'Gala de SportsQuébec'
The 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal (CAN) was awarded a prestigious 'Maurice' at the 45th Gala de SportsQuébec, held 10 May in Laval.More
Faces of Gymnastics: Mai Murakami on a mission to show the strength of Japanese women power
Men's Artistic Gymnastics continues to flourish in Japan. Reigning Olympic champions in Team; Kohei Uchimura the king of the All-Around; Kenzo Shirai the prince of Floor and Vault. But don’t forget the women. That’s the message from Mai Murakami as she aims to trailblaze her way to new heights ...More
Faces of Gymnastics: Floor and Vault phenomenon Shirai makes a name for himself in the All-around
Kenzo Shirai dazzled the field at the 2017 World Championships. Not only did Japan’s latest superstar win two gold medals on Floor Exercise and Vault but he also secured a surprise first World medal in the All-around competition. Back in action at the American Cup on 3 March, all eyes will be on ...More
February 2018 World of Gymnastics magazine now online!
The February 2018 World of Gymnastics magazine is now available online. Check it out!More
Thank you !
In a letter adressed to the Gymnastics community, FIG President Morinari Watanabe expresses his gratitude to all the stakeholders who have contributed to promote the sport this year.More
Technical Committees name original Gymnastics elements for their inventors
It is a way of achieving immortality in Gymnastics: the gymnast who has an original element named after them in the Code of Points assures that his or her name will live on in the sport, years after they have taken their final bows on the international stage.More
Five new champions as Montreal Worlds draw to a close
Before the curtain came down on the Montreal Worlds Sunday, the second day of apparatus finals saw four new World champions emerge for the first timeMore