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4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | Glenview Announcements

North Shore gymnasts to compete in Pan American Championships

The World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships will take place Sept. 22-28 in Izmir, Turkey, where the U.S. senior group will also compete.

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14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Athletics: McCartney wins bronze with record-breaking vault

Last month, the Takapuna Grammar School senior student and prefect picked up a rare medal for New Zealand at the world junior track and field championship in Oregon, United States.

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17 hrs ago | BBC News

Peak time rail fares rise by 2.5%

The increase is based on the Retail Price Inflation figure for July, at which level the Scottish government had said it would cap increases.

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17 hrs ago | BBC News

Walkers in hypothermia warning

Sleet has been forecast for some areas of Scotland as well as heavy rain and high winds, the Mountaineering Council of Scotland has said.

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17 hrs ago | BBC News

Police plea after car hits woman

The incident is believed to have happened at about 16:40 on Monday in the car park of the Co-op on Old Mart Road.

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Yesterday | Squamish Chief

Rosie MacLennan, Samantha Sendel win gold in synchro at Canada Cup

Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan of King City, Ont., bounced onto the podium on the first day of trampoline competition Saturday at the Canada Cup to win synchro gold with partner Samantha Sendel of Aurora, Ont.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Tetsuya Sotomura, Sports, Olympics, Karen Cockburn, Summer Olympics

Mon Aug 18, 2014

New York Daily News

NFL career over, David Wilson focusing on Olympics

Wilson, 23, is training to compete in the triple jump in Rio in 2016. He'll work with his coach at Virginia Tech, where he competed with the track team.

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Northern Life

Gymnasts jump at chance for Dave Arnold camp

The GymZone Gymnastics and Athletics crew decided this year to broaden the scope of the teachings, incorporating elements of sports psychology, athletic therapy and dance instruction, with participants appearing to be extremely receptive to the additional content.

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Xinhuanet

Cayman Islands gymnast makes first international presence at Youth Olympics

As the first gymnast from Cayman Islands to compete internationally, Morgan Lloyd is making history for her National Olympic Committee .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Five envelope-pushing gymnastics videos you should be watching right now

In the final chapter of "Gymnastics' Greatest Stars," that well-made but now rather campy 90-minute video about the birth of modern artistic gymnastics , moderator Kathy Johnson-Clarke talks about the lack of one shining star in gymnastics in 1990, but notes that since Mary Lou Retton's golden victory in 1984, "there have been moments when what ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Tumble is a dire exercise in lazy arrogance as the BBC wastes your licence fee again

Sunday Mirror TV critic Kevin O'Sullivan says the gymnastics-inspired celebrity show is packed with nobodies and is a sure-fire ratings disaster My heart bleeds for all those minor celebrities who are forced by the rigours of reality TV to spend most of their ludicrous lives out of their comfort zones.

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Revenge of the Birds

Hello Olympic Fans ! Nanjing, China, begin Aug. 16 with the opening ceremonies. Men's gymnastics takes the floor on Aug. 17, with Alec Yoder of Indianapolis, Ind./InterActive Academy, in the field.

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Cambridge Evening News

SLIDESHOW: Commonwealth Games and Olympic hero Louis Smith goes back...

He was taking part in the Join in Summer Relay event designed to encourage more people to get involved in local sports clubs by volunteering.

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Xinhuanet

Sister is my inspiration, says gymnast Elissa Downie

Just weeks after seeing her sister Becky Downie win two gold medals for England at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Elissa Downie, 15, is hoping to emulate her achievements in the artistic gymnastics at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

What's it take to make the Olympics?

What's it take to make the Olympics? For Indy's Alec Yoder, it's cost $100,000 and years of effort to be an overnight sensation Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1oCkBsw Gymnast Alec Yoder, 17 of Indianapolis, and coach Gene Watson practice routines at the Interactive Academy in Zionsville on Friday, August 8, 2014.

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Post-gazette.com

Future stars descend on Consol with big dreams

In West Des Moines, Iowa, young Norah Flatley trains six days a week at Chow's Gymnastics & Dance Institute, working to become the next Gabby Douglas.

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South China Morning Post

Athletes face 'do-or-die' mission at Asian Games

Angel Wong will be one of three Hong Kong gymnasts under pressure to perform at the Asian Games.

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The Star Online

Mike's charges not giving up hope

THE girls of Sri Kuala Lumpur will have to wait till next year's National School Sports Council gymnastics selections despite a good performance at the Selangor Schools Sports Council games in April.

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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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