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Shane Wiskus competes on the pommel horse during the men's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials on June 26, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Olympic Sports Fight to Survive on Collegiate Level

When the United States men’s gymnastics team that had been selected for the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo was announced, one thing stood out about the five-man group: Each was a college gymnast. Sam Mikulak, the elder statesman of the team, was a three-time national champion at Michigan. Yul Moldauer helped Oklahoma win three NCAA […]

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Gymnastics Meet Marks Return of Sports Events to Snohomish County

Snohomish County, Washington, will host its first major sports event of 2021 when USA Gymnastics Washington brings the 2021 XCEL Gold/Platinum/Diamond State Championship to Angel Of The Winds Arena. The event, expected to attract 600 gymnasts from across the state, will be staged April 10–11. The event will feature four sessions on Saturday and three […]

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USA Gymnastics Relocates Events to Indianapolis

USA Gymnastics will relocate the 2021 GK U.S. Classic and GK Hopes Championships from the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut to Indianapolis due to local COVID-19 restrictions and logistical challenges created by the ongoing pandemic. Scheduled to take place May 21–22, these events will be held on the same dates at the Indiana Convention Center. […]

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Orlando to Host Inaugural NGA National Gymnastics Festival

Orlando, Florida, will host the National Gymnastics Association’s inaugural National Gymnastics Festival at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort. The event, which will be staged June 9–13, 2021, will include a national championships for men and women, an education and wellness summit, and a supplier marketplace. “We are excited to be working with the Greater Orlando […]

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USA Gymnastics and FloSports Sign Streaming Deal

USA Gymnastics and FloSports have reached a multiyear digital streaming partnership that will see the national governing body’s events streamed to a global audience. As part of the deal that goes through 2025, FloSports will broadcast more than 35 events to audiences across North America and the world. The program, which will include events in […]

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USA Gymnastics Offers Concussion Awareness Program to Athletes

USA Gymnastics has announced a partnership with TeachAids, a nonprofit education company, to provide members with access to better information about concussion awareness. Under terms of the deal, members of the national governing body will have access to materials to the company’s CrashCourse program as part of the organization’s commitment to athlete health and wellness. […]

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Arizona State Committee Approves New Multi-Purpose Arena Plan

The Arizona Board of Regents has approved Arizona State University’s plan for a 5,000-seat, $115 million multi-purpose arena that will serve mainly as the home venue for the Sun Devils men’s ice hockey program. The arena will sit right in the area on campus that serves as the site for several other athletic facilities including […]

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Legacy Sports Park Opening in Mesa, Arizona, in 2022

A new 320-acre sports and entertainment complex is planned for Mesa, Arizona, with multiple outdoor and indoor sporting opportunities aimed toward driving the area’s sports tourism market to become even more of a destination beyond Major League Baseball spring training. The Legacy Sports Park is scheduled to open in 2022 and Legacy Sports USA, the […]

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U.S. Gymnastics Trials Rescheduled for 2021

USA Gymnastics has announced new dates for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in St. Louis. After the 2020 event was postponed because of new dates for the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, the 2021 gymnastics trials will be staged June 24­–27 at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. The full U.S. squad of artistic gymnasts […]

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Tokyo 2020 Volleyball Complex Holds Grand Opening

The site for volleyball and wheelchair basketball in the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games has been officially inaugurated by Tokyo officials in a ceremony that blended sports and entertainment at the Ariake Arena. The arena seats 15,000 and is one of the last permanent venues that was opened to the public, with the aquatic […]

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