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July 10, 2020

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USA Gymnastics calls off 2020 national championships

USA Gymnastics calls off 2020 national championships

USA Gymnastics will not stage its national championships and other major events in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the national sport governing body announced Tuesday.The US Gymnastics Championships, which had been planned for June 4-7 at Fort Worth, Tex

USA Gymnastics calls off 2020 national championships

USA Gymnastics calls off 2020 national championships

USA Gymnastics will not stage its national championships and other major events in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the national sport governing body announced Tuesday.The US Gymnastics Championships, which had been planned for June 4-7 at Fort Worth, Tex

Former US gymnastics coach Haney suspended for eight years

Former US gymnastics coach Haney suspended for eight years

Former US Olympic gymnastics coach Maggie Haney has been suspended for eight years for verbal abuse and mistreatment of athletes, media reports said.On its online list of suspended and restricted persons, USA Gymnastics said Haney, 42, was "suspended from all

Biles says mental strain to wait for Olympics will take toll

Biles says mental strain to wait for Olympics will take toll

Reigning world and Olympic all-around gymnastics champion Simone Biles says coping with the mental strain of waiting another year for the Tokyo Olympics will take a heavy toll by 2021.Biles, who turned 23 last month, told the Today show on US Olympic telecaste

USA Gymnastics calls for Tokyo Olympics to be postponed

USA Gymnastics calls for Tokyo Olympics to be postponed

USA Gymnastics joined the growing number of sports federations calling for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be postponed in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.In a statement posted on its Twitter account, the federation said it was making the move after a survey f

Greece hands over Olympic flame to Tokyo 2020

Greece hands over Olympic flame to Tokyo 2020

Greece on Thursday handed over the Olympic flame to Tokyo 2020 organisers at a ceremony held behind closed doors amid calls for the Olympics to be postponed over the coronavirus pandemic.In the absence of spectators, Olympic gymnastics champion Lefteris Petrou