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June 2016

Gabby Douglas Feels Confident Despite her Poor US Championships Performance

20-year old American artistic gymnast Gabby Douglas missed out the podium at the U.S. Championships this weekend, but that will not stop her from trying to achieve a historic feat in Rio – to be the first-ever female gymnast to win two consecutive Olympic All-around titles.

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Saraiva Stands Out at Anadia World Challenge Cup

Despite the fight between the 2016 Olympic qualifiers, the next generation of Gymnastics stars still stood out and clinched several spots on the podiums at the Anadia World Challenge Cup, which took place this weekend in Portugal.

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Simone Biles Clinches Fourth Consecutive All-around Gold at P&G Championships

American artistic gymnast Simone Biles proved her dominance by acquiring the gold at the last competition before the Olympic Trials by 3.900 points.

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Yana Kudryavtseva Defends European All-around Title in Israel

Russian rhythmic superstar Yana Kudryavtseva successfully acquired the individual All-around title for the 2nd time in her gymnastics career at the European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Holon.

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Israel Rhythmic Team Clinches Gold and Silver at European Championships in Holon

Israel’s national rhythmic gymnastics team is aiming for Olympic glory in Rio after making a historic finish on Sunday, taking home the gold and silver medals at the European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Israel.

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Oksana Chusovitina Makes an Absolute Record in Artistic Gymnastics

Oksana Chusovitina gets even more captivating with each year that passes. Despite her already celebrating her 41st birthday last Sunday (June 19), the triple world champion is still brave enough to prove that age is just a number, as she is currently on her way to her seventh Olympic Games, a remarkable feat in Gymnastics.

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Yana Kudryavtseva to Continue Her Dominance in Israel

Russian rhythmic gymnastics superstar Yana Kudryavtseva will aim to resume her dominance in the build-up to the 2016 Summer Olympics when she takes to the mat at the European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, which will take place in Holon in Israel on Friday (June 17).

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Rio Reveals the Designs of the 2016 Olympic Games Medals

With only 51 days left before the 2016 Olympic Games takes place in Rio de Janeiro, Rio 2016 and the Brazilian Mint have revealed the medals that will be awarded to the Olympic winners.

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Teaching Sportsmanship to Children

“You don’t win silver. You lose gold” – most sports fanatics might have already heard this message in an advertisement that was aired during the Atlanta Olympics. These kinds of messages, combined with those parents that pushes their children too hard makes children think that “winning is everything”, making it even harder to teach sportsmanship to children.

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