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13 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

After Glasgow bronze injured Dipa Karmakar aims for gold at Incheon

Good things come in small packages, they say, and when these packages are studded with gold medallions, they are even more prized. Such is the story of Dipa Karmakar, barely 5 feet tall, who has created a sensation in Indian gymnastics.

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17 hrs ago | Gymnastics Coaching

T&T World Cup Finals

It was a host of firsts in the Trampoline world: American Charlotte Drury made Trampoline history for the United States by becoming the first American woman to win a World Cup title in Trampoline Gymnastics at the first-ever Minsk World Cup in Belarus . Drury, a former Artistic gymnast who trained alongside 2012 Olympic gold medallists McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross for several years before switching to Trampoline, won the Individual Women's competition ... In the absence of World Tumbling champion Jia Fangfang , Canada's Jordan Sugrim stepped up to take her first World Cup title in the discipline , ahead of Russia's Ekaterina Gaas and Emily Smith .

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

CNN

Is Columbia Maryland Becoming The Elite Training Ground For Acrobatic Gymnastics?

Well if you ask Daniil Kostovetskiy he would probably say yes as three of his Gym's members are part of the Group ArcoArmy competing on NBC's America's Got Talent. The EAGC members, Christina Antoniades, Emily Ruppert, and Hannah Silverman are part of AcroArmy, a group of young acrobatic gymnasts that has survived previous America's Got Talent eliminations.

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Patch.com

Romanian Olympians Join YMCA Gymnastics Coaching Staff

Daniela is the Y's new floor exercise and girl's choreography coach for the Y's travel team, and Robert is the uneven parallel bars and power tumbling coach. In addition, Robert and Daniela both became gymnasts at a very young age.

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BBC News

Whitlock to lead GB team at Worlds

Coverage: 15:00-17:15 on BBC Two from 7-10 October, 14:20-15:50 on BBC One on Saturday, 11 October and 16:00-17:30 on BBC Two on Sunday, 12 October. Double Olympic bronze medallist Max Whitlock will lead Great Britain's men's gymnastics team at the World Championships in China in October.

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MassLive.com

Daggett Gymnastics in Agawam plans National Gymnastics Day celebration

Some of the Junior Olympic team members from Daggett Gymnastics in Agawam are seen here having fun at a recent practice. AGAWAM - Those interested in trying gymnastics, or those just curious to see what it's all about, are invited to the "National Gymnastics Day Extravaganza" at Daggett Gymnastics this weekend.

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DNA India

Ticket sales dragging with opening ceremony of Asian Games 2014 just days away

South Korea n fans have snapped up tickets to see high-profile athletes such as Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan at the Asian Games , but overall sales for the multi-sport event are dragging with the opening ceremony just four days away. Incheon's organising committee said on Monday that overall ticket sales had reached 18% for the 36 sports as well as the opening and closing ceremonies for the September 19 to October 4 event.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Independent

View from the Sofa: It's a 10 for mediocrity as H from Steps just about avoids a Tumble

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The list of whacky or mildly dangerous activities that an aspiring young producer can get celebrities to do on television is shrinking.

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Sutton Guardian

Chessington's Montague tastes the difference at Sainsbury's Schools Games

Peak performance: Amelia Montague cleaned up at the 2014 Sainsbury's School Games in Manchester last week to the tune of two gold medals Picture: Press Association Chessington gymnast Amelia Montague admitted she exceeded her expectations and then some after winning two gold medals on debut at the Sainsbury's 2014 School Games earlier this month, writes Jonathan Green. The 13-year-old, who attends Epsom & Ewell High School, lit up the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester as she helped England to claim team gold before winning an individual title on the beam.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NorthJersey.com

H.S. girls gymnastics: Ramapo repeats as Wayne Classic champion

But the junior needed to get into a "shell" before she could help the Green Raiders open the season with a win. Johnson scored a gold-medal 9.5 on vault as Ramapo swept all four events to repeat as Wayne Classic champion Saturday.

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Tyrone Times

Omagh man going for gold at Special Olympics

Pictured at Dublin Airport Terminal 2 before they departed were Aer Lingus cabin crew member Edel Staunton and Paul Gordon, Star Breakers, SO Club, Omagh, Co. Tyrone Special Olympic athlete Paul Gordon, flew out to Belgium earlier this week with Team Ireland in the hope of securing medals at the 2014 Special Olympics European Summer Games.

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Patch.com

Three Middletown Athletes Named to USA Gymnastics Team for 2014 World Age Group Competition

On September 11, the USA Gymnastics Team named the athletes who will represent the United States at the 2014 World Age Group Competition, which is scheduled for November 13 through November 16 at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. The U.S. Team for the World Age Group Competitions features 59 athletes from 20 states.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

New York Magazine

On TV and Online, Gymnasts Aren't Just Cute Little Girls Anymore

Gymnastics is one of the most-watched sports of the Summer Olympics - between Games, however, it tends to disappear, its stars retiring often in their teens or retreating to the chalky semi-obscurity of training. Yet there's some sense that's changing.

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Darien News-Review

Darien Y adds former Olympians to gymnastics staff

The Darien YMCA announced the newest additions to its gymnastics coaching staff, former Romanian Olympic team members Robert Ciuculete and Daniela Andrei . Andrei is the Y's new floor exercise and girls' choreography coach for the travel team.

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Salisbury Journal

Comaneci excited about Tumble final

The Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast will take to the floor with the other judges of the BBC One show for a special performance during the finale. She told What's On TV: "I haven't performed gymnastics for about 24 years, and I'll be alongside Louis who's still competing, and the other judges and the 10 pro gymnasts, so I hope it goes well for me.

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Daily Camera

Julius Thomas' parents played vital role in his rise to NFL stardom

Ask the millions of kids playing in youth basketball, football and baseball leagues what they want to be when they grow up and many, if not most, would say they want to be a basketball, football or baseball player. Julius Thomas was one of those kids.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

NorthJersey.com

H.S. gymnastics: Players to watch

Last year's Wayne Classic all-around champ finished in the top 12 at the Bergen County, NJGL A Division and North 1 meets and was All-Bergen second team on vault. Independent competitor had a fifth-place 35.25 all-around in the North 1 sectional to earn a state finals bid.

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El Observador

Jumping for the gold

Cinthia RodriguezEl Observador Ruben Padilla, junior level, trampoline and tumbling.

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The Plain Dealer

Berea's Above the Barre dance and gymnastics center is expanding

BEREA, Ohio - "OK," instructor Drew Burgess calls out at Above the Barre, a growing center for dance and gymnastics in Berea. "Front line, you're going to go low your first time, then high.

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Brown Deer

Less than 30 Days until Local Athletes Compete in 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

Special Olympics Wisconsin selected Christine Cherne, Geoff Coleman, Susan Klabunde and Coach Michael Mentzer of Brown Deer to represent Team Wisconsin at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in Princeton, New Jersey on June 14-21, 2014. Wisconsin athletes will compete in athletics, aquatics, bocce, bowling, flag football, gymnastics, powerlifting and volleyball.

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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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