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1 hr ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

Orozco takes lead at US gymnastics championships

John Orozco grabbed the early lead in the U.S. men's gymnastics championships on Friday, posting an all-around score of 90.750 to top a crowded field.

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2 hrs ago | USA Today

1984 Olympics launched U.S. gymnastics dynasty

Armour: '84 Olympics launched U.S. gymnastics dynasty Success at 1984 Olympics showed US gymnasts that they could compete with rest of world Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1oZPOWZ Mary Lou Retton celebrates her balance beam score at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Shawn Johnson, Summer Olympic, Gabrielle Douglas, Paul Hamm, Nastia Liukin, Summer Olympics, Martha Karolyi

8 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who says that at one time he got in the habit of working late to escape his wife's wrath, has once again taken refuge - this time at the rectory in St. Patrick's Catholic... Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who says that at one time he got in the habit of working late to escape his wife's wrath, has once again ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Dawn of the Dawg

Courtney Kupets will enter the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame

Former University of Georgia gymnastics super-star Courtney Kupets will be inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame Friday.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Nastia Liukin, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

15 hrs ago | The Age

Schmidt wins Youth Olympic gold for NZ

Trampoline gymnast Dylan Schmidt says winning New Zealand's first gold medal at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing makes up for a tough year where he bombed under pressure.

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Related Topix: Olympic Trampoline, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

P&G Gymnastics Championships 2014: Tracking Women's Results, Standings, Winners

When it comes to gymnastics, particularly women's gymnastics, the Olympics get all the glory.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Boston Herald

World champ Biles at ease with role of favorite

Sitting in her meticulously organized bedroom in suburban Houston last winter, the teenager was idly watching the news she heard the anchor say her name.

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Chicago Tribune

Kerber wins Pan Am rhythmic title

Highland Park's Jazzy Kerber won the individual all-around and led the U.S. team to the gold medal at the Pan American Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships Thursday in Toronto.

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CNN

Shannon Miller: Athletes, use power for good

I never set out to be an Olympic gold medalist. I never said out loud that I wanted to be the world's best at any particular thing.

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BroadwayWorld.com

NBC Sports Announces Coverage of 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships

NBC Sports Group will present more than seven hours of coverage of the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships this week from CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyla Ross, Summer Olympic, Jonathan Horton, Olympics, Nastia Liukin, Summer Olympics, Danell Leyva

Korea Herald

More than a pretty face

Son Yeon-jae, the South Korean rhythmic gymnast, has emerged as one of the most visible athletes in the country in recent years, thanks as much to her frequent appearances in commercials as to her athletic accomplishments.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Yeon Jae Son, Summer Olympics, Senyue Deng, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics

Los Angeles Times

At Bela and Martha Karolyi's retreat, gymnastics charges ahead

Afternoon descends on the piney woods of East Texas with a heat that clings to your skin, the air so thick you have to work at drawing a full breath.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Martha Karolyi, Sports, Gabrielle Douglas, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kyla Ross

Boston Herald

Addison Chung's an early riser

In May, Medfield's Addison Chung could say he was one of the best 14-year-old gymnasts in the country.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Veteran gymnast is the "old man" in U.S. Championships

The two-time Olympic medalist's improbable comeback begins Friday at the P&G National Championships at Consol Energy Center, his first gymnastics competition since coming home from the 2012 London Olympics with a "completely shredded" right shoulder.

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Boston.com

Photos: 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games

Young athletes from around the globe are competing in more than two dozen events in Nanjing, China.

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The News Journal

Top gymnast breaks ankle, out of worlds, nationals

Broken ankle takes Rachel Gowey out of worlds, nationals Des Moines' Rachel Gowey breaks ankle in training, will miss nationals, world championships Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://usat.ly/1oS6jnZ Rachel Gowey, one of the top young American gymnasts, will miss the U.S. nationals and worlds after breaking her ankle Wednesday.

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Pitt Panthers

Pitt Gymnastics to take part in P&G Gymnastics Championship...

PITTSBURGH Members of the University of Pittsburgh gymnastics team will be volunteering at the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships from Aug. 21-24 at the Consol Energy Center.

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Colonie Spotlight

Their time to shine

World Class Gymnastics Academy's adult class practices for its first exhibition show, which takes place Sunday, Aug. 24, at 1 p.m. The exhibition is a fundraiser for STRIDE Adaptive Sports.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Pennsylvania has talented gymnasts, but none will be perfect

Nothing turns heads like a perfect "10." You know, like when Nadia Comaneci spun and swung to a 10.0 score on the uneven bars at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

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Huntington Beach Independent

Kids tumble for fun at gymnastics camp

Shelby Wilkerson hops over the padded floor beam at Cheernastic Camp at Edison Community Center in Huntington Beach, presented by Tumble-N-Kids Inc. Young gymnastics students got to strut their skills Friday as Tumble-N-Kids Inc. presented a show to end its weeklong "Cheernastic Camp" at Edison Community Center in Huntington Beach.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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