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LOOK: Aly Raisman and her mom wear identical dress 20 years apart

Like mother, like daughter. Two-time Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman has had her share of red carpet appearances over the years, but on Saturday, she decided to switch it up. Just a few days after wearing a dress from design house KaufmanFranco at the NHL awards, Raisman decided to borrow a dress from her mom’s closet on Saturday night. Raisman tweeted that she was “playing dress...
Via Excelle Sports
14 hours ago

Aly Raisman Announces New Book Titled ‘Fierce’

VIEW GALLERY Aly Raisman is only 23 years old, and yet she’ll already have a book about her life hitting bookstores in 2017. On Monday, she tweeted that she is writing a book, titled “Fierce.” The two-time Olympian gold medalist was a member of the “Fierce Five” during the 2012 Olympics who won the gold medal team event in the Summer Games that year. Raisman was...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 hours ago

In The Loop: Nastia Liukin rates David Ross' dancing

Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin stopped by the set of In The Loop and rated David Ross' performance on Dancing with the Stars.
Via CSN Chicago
28 days ago

McKayla Maroney doubles down with new racy Instagram photos

McKayla Maroney is doubling down on the Instagram controversy she created over the weekend.On Saturday, the former Olympic gymnast posted a video on Instagram of her dancing in a thong, clearly showing off her behind.After the racy video caused a stir, Maroney responded to those who suggested she was hacked and didn’t intend to share such a revealing video.“i didn’t get hacked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Judge releases documents related to USA Gymnastics long history of sexual abuse

The Indianapolis Star has been on the story of rampant sexual abuse among USA Gymnastics coaches for a long time now, and at their request a judge just released more than 5,600 pages of documents related to the investigation.Some of it, as you might expect, is downright horrifying.For example, there appear to be two coaches who were convicted of molesting children yet allowed to...
Via The Comeback
March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Former USA Gymnastics doctor faces new sexual assault lawsuit

A former Michigan State and USA Gymnastics physician is facing a 16th allegation of sexual assault. On Wednesday, a former Michigan State softball player became the 16th alleged victim to file a lawsuit against Dr. Larry Nassar, accusing him of sexually assaulting her under the guise of treatment after she arrived at the school in 1997, according to WILX News 10. The victim also...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: At least 368 gymnasts have alleged sexual exploitation in U.S. in last 20 years

In a disturbing report, the Indy Star-USA TODAY Network discovered that “at least” 368 gymnasts across the United States have alleged sexual exploitation by superiors in the sport, such as coaches, gym owners and adults working in gymnastics. The number is likely an undercount. The report is tough to read. It shows top officials at USA Gymnastics failed to alert police about...
Via The Comeback
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Valeri Liukin to take over Karolyi's spot as USA Gymnastics team coordinator

INDIANAPOLIS -- USA Gymnastics didn't look far for to find Martha Karolyi's successor as the leader of its powerhouse women's program.Valeri Liukin, a four-time Olympic medalist and father of 2008 Olympic champion Nastia Liukin, was chosen the successor to Karolyi on Friday. Karolyi retired last month after guiding Team USA to nine medals at the Rio Olympics, including four golds...
Via Associated Press
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Raisman apologizes to Brady after taking photo with Rodgers

Aly Raisman was born and raised a New England Patriots fan, so obviously her favorite celebrity couple is Pats quarterback Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen, right? Well, probably, but it looks like the gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast got a photo opportunity with another famous NFL quarterback and his significant other first: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Olivia...
Via NESN.com
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Danell Leyva: I say 'don't fall, don't fall' during routine

Go inside Danell Leyva's mind as he performs his silver-medal-winning parallel bar routine at the Rio Olympics.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Danell Leyva on silver medals: 'It's a dream come true'

Danell Leyva woke up on the day of competition happy, but he knew he had to keep pace and not get ahead of himself. With that in mind, Leyva won two individual silver medals and made his dream come true.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Rio Olympics: No medals, but no regrets for O.C. gymnast Sam Mikulak

RIO DE JANEIRO – Sam Mikulak finished an often-disappointing Olympic gymnastics competition Tuesday with a sense of redemption, if not a medal. Mikulak finished fourth in the high bar competition at the Rio Olympic Arena and was only a hop on his...
Via The OC Register
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Team USA couldn't believe judges' score for Madison Kocian in uneven bars final

The United States women's gymnastics team picked up two more medals Sunday in the first day of individual event finals, as Simone Biles crushed the field once again to pick up gold on the vault and Madison Kocian finished just seven hundreths of a point away from a gold in the uneven bars. After Gabby Douglas faltered in her routine to miss a shot at the poduim, two of the favorites...
Via FOX Sports
August 14, 2016

Fall in love with the faces of USA Gymnastics

The faces of USA Gymnastics at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Gabby Douglas can make USA Gymnastics history at Olympics

Gabby Douglas just might be peaking at the right time. Douglas’ good form has put her in contention for a place in USA Gymnastics’ lineup in the all-around competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, National Team Coordinator Martha Karolyi told NBC Sports on Monday. Douglas, the all-around gold medal winner at the 2012 Olympics in London, struggled at the Olympic...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

U.S. gymnast John Orozco out of Rio Olympics with knee injury

John Orozco's resilience helped the gymnast qualify for a second U.S. Olympic team. He'll need to rely on it yet again if he wants to keep competing in his star-crossed career.Orozco tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee for a second time during training this week and will miss the Rio Games. The 23-year-old injured the knee during a high bar dismount and an MRI exam...
Via Associated Press
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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