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FIG decision-making bodies greenlight inclusion of a new discipline
FIG - May 10, 2017
Meeting in Baku (AZE) last week, the FIG’s decision-making bodies gave their in-principle approval for the inclusion of a new FIG discipline based on obstacle course competitions.

Main decisions from the 17th FIG Council in Baku
FIG - May 10, 2017
The 17th FIG Council meeting was held in Baku (AZE) May 6-7.

Main decisions from the FIG Executive Committee meeting in Baku
FIG - May 10, 2017
The FIG Executive Committee held its second meeting of the year in Baku (AZE) May 4-5.

Bulgaria's Vladinova working hard toward Rhythmic Euros, Worlds success
FIG - May 09, 2017
With an Olympic Games under her belt and Rhythmic World Cup success coming her way, Bulgaria’s Neviana Vladinova has established herself as one of the rising young stars of Rhythmic in 2017.

Bulgaria brilliant at Sofia Rhythmic World Cup
FIG - May 08, 2017
With a total of ten medals won, Bulgaria shone in both the individual and group competitions at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup held on home soil in the country’s capital Sofia this past weekend.

VTB and the FIG renew their partnership for 2017
FIG - May 06, 2017
Russian bank VTB has renewed its sponsorship agreement with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) for 2017, extending a support that has been in place since 2009.

For your convenience, the FIG has compiled the following stories from a variety of sources but cannot guarantee their accuracy.

Gymnastics News

Pridejo iz 32 držav
Primorske - May 11, 2017
Tekma svetovnega pokala v športni gimnastiki v organizaciji Gimnastične zveze Slovenije bo tokrat od danes do nedelje v Kopru.

Reveladas no Centro de Excelência Caixa, atletas realizam sonho de integrar a Seleção de GR
CBG - May 11, 2017
Três ginastas iniciaram a vida esportiva no projeto social e, agora, fazem parte da equipe nacional de ginástica rítmica de conjunto..

Portimao – Le Farfalle in partenza per la World Challenge Cup
FGI - May 10, 2017
Una nuova World Cup attende le nostre azzurre.

Latinos en Copa del Mundo en Eslovenia
Gimnasia Latina - May 10, 2017
La primera World Challenge de gimnasia artística en la que participaran gimnastas latinoamericanos será la que se realiza en Eslovenia en la ciudad de Koper.

Europeans Bronze 'A New Beginning' For Iordache
International Gymnast - May 09, 2017
Veteran Romanian gymnast Larisa Iordache said that winning the bronze medal on balance beam at last month's European Championships in Cluj-Napoca has given her new motivation.

Get to know Max Whitlock
MTL2017 - May 09, 2017
Considered by many as the greatest gymnast in Britain’s history, the ambitious five-time Olympic medalist Max Whitlock is far from taking his recent successes for granted.

Remkes vaulting towards National Championships
AOC - May 09, 2017
Gymnastics Australia had the opportunity to speak with an in-form Chris Remkes, as the Men’s Artistic Gymnastics (MAG) athlete targets more success at the upcoming Australian Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne.

Princess Anne visits NTGA
NTGA - May 08, 2017
Her Royal Highness Princess Anne visited NTGA on Monday 8th May 2017 to recognise the club’s involvement at Rio 2016.

Rosie MacLennan named 2016 Trampoline Gymnastics Athlete of the Year
Gymnastics Canada - May 07, 2017
Gymnastics Canada is honoured to announce Rosie MacLennan as the trampoline gymnastics Athlete of the Year for 2016, and her coach – Dave Ross as the trampoline gymnastics Coach of the Year.

Canadian trampoline gymnastics athletes announced for 2017 World Games
Gymnastics Canada - May 07, 2017
Gymnastics Canada is pleased to announce the names of the athletes and coaches nominated to represent Canada in trampoline gymnastics at the 2017 World Games in Wroclaw, Poland from July 20th to 30th.

Natalia Gaudio se lesionó en Copa del Mundo de Sofia – Bulgaria
Gimnasa Latina - May 07, 2017
La gimnasta número 1 de Brasil en Gimnasia Rítmica, Natalia Gaudio sufrió una lesión en su tobillo ...

World number one-ranked gymnast Emily Little sets sights on Commonwealth Games
ABC - May 05, 2017
An Australian gymnast ranked number one in the world in three events has returned to her hometown of Perth to get behind local events and inspire other WA gymnasts.

Inside International Sports

AIPS Congress elects Executive Committee for new four year term
AIPS - May 12, 2017
On the final day of the 80th AIPS Congress, elections were held for the news four year term of the Executive Committee (2017- 2021).

IOC Evaluation Commission to kick off visits to Los Angeles and Paris
IOC - May 09, 2017
The IOC Evaluation Commission Olympic Games 2024 travels to Los Angeles and Paris this week for its official visits to the two Candidate Cities.

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About the FIG: The International Gymnastics Federation is the governing body for Gymnastics worldwide. It is the oldest established international federation of an Olympic sport and has participated in the Olympic Games since their revival in 1896. The FIG governs seven disciplines: Gymnastics for All, Men's Artistic, Women's Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline, Aerobic and Acrobatic Gymnastics. It counts 148 national member federations and boasts a 30-person staff at its international seat in Lausanne (SUI), home of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). 

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