gymnastics

World's first acrobats flipped through the Middle East 4,000 years ago

Next time you are watching the gymnastics, or see some acrobats at the circus, have a think back on the ways humans have been pushing their bodies to the limits for thousands of years.

By REUTERS
11/10/2021

Olympics: Russian team attacks Ashram's win, Israel fires back

In 2018, Russian Dina Averina won gold in the world championships after dropping her ribbon, while Israeli Linoy Ashram won silver. Back then, the ROC had no complaints about the score.

Ashram's lead over Russian was 'simply enormous' - Olympic judge explains

"I am satisfied with the score I gave," Ukrainian Olympic Judge Lydia Vinogradnaya said on Monday.

ISRAEL'S LINOY ASHRAM performs in the ribbon component of the women's all-around rhythmic gymnastics

Israel's golden girl Ashram revels in triumph

Champion gymnast country's flagbearer at closing ceremony * Historic four-medal showing for blue-and-white athletes

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
08/08/2021

Olympics: Rhythmic Gymnast Linoy Ashram wins gold medal for Israel

Nikol Zelikman places 7th with impressive finish on ribbon exercise • Team Israel qualifies for group all-around Rhythmic Gymnastics final held on Sunday

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN , IDAN ZONSHINE
08/08/2021

Tokyo 2020: Simone Biles back in the game with bronze medal win

Three times world champion on the beam, Biles might have finished third but her mere presence in the final was considered a victory after she abruptly dropped out of last Tuesday's team competition.

By REUTERS
03/08/2021

Simone Biles set to take part in balance beam final

The balance beam event will be Simone Biles's last chance at a gold medal in Tokyo.

02/08/2021

Israeli gymnast Artem Dolgopyat wins an Olympic gold medal in Tokyo

The Israeli competed fourth, netting a score of 14.933. This is Israel's first gold medal in Tokyo, and second in history.

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