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Games of the XXXI Olympiad RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

August 5 - 21, 2016

Rio Olympic Arena


Faces of Gymnastics: Dream comes true in Doha for Seitz

Winning a world medal fulfilled the dream of a lifetime, but Elisabeth Seitz has a lot more to give to the sport she loves.



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 ...



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 ...



Olympic champ Biles first gymnast to be named AIPS Athlete of the Year

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles was named the Best Female Athlete of 2016 by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS), following a poll of journalists from 110 countries.



FIG President's statement following cyber attack against ADAMS

FIG President Bruno Grandi's statement following confirmation that ADAMS, WADA’s Anti-Doping Administration and Management System, was hacked: