Gymnastics

Carlos Nuzman, president of the Brazilian Olympic committee, arrives at Federal Police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Federal police searched Nuzman's house Tuesday morning. French and Brazilian authorities have been working on a corruption investigation involving bribery surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Rio Games and the 2020 Tokyo Games. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
September 06, 2017 - 5:50 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee just can't get away from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The IOC is ready to put a rubber-stamp approval this month on bids from Paris and Los Angeles for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics, respectively, yet Olympic officials are once again answering...
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Carlos Nuzman, president of the Brazilian Olympic committee, arrives at Federal Police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Federal police searched Nuzman's house Tuesday morning. French and Brazilian authorities have been working on a corruption investigation involving bribery surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Rio Games and the 2020 Tokyo Games. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
September 05, 2017 - 1:09 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian and French authorities said Tuesday they uncovered an international corruption scheme aimed at buying votes in awarding the 2016 Olympics. This is the latest allegation to sully the legacy of the Rio Games, the first Olympics in South America. The disclosures came as...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, gymnast Simone Biles arrives at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Biles, who won four gold medals at the 2016 Summer Games, says she is just testing the waters as she considers a return to competition. The 20-year-old has spent the year since Rio de Janeiro taking a break from the sport and says she is in no hurry to make any sort of concrete decision. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 20, 2017 - 10:15 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Simone Biles is back in the gym. That's it. That's all. The Olympic gymnastics champion is in no hurry to declare whether this is the start of a comeback following a year off after her historic performance at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. And she'd be just fine if...
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FILE - This Aug. 23, 2016 file photo shows U.S. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman listening during an interview atop the Empire State Building in New York. Raisman, a 2012 and 2016 U.S. women’s gymnastics Olympic team member, is criticizing USA Gymnastics for the way it has handled itself by overlooking sexual abuse and failing to identify alleged criminal behavior by a former national team doctor, Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, file)
August 20, 2017 - 9:17 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Aly Raisman is ready to talk about "the elephant in the room." And the six-time Olympic medal-winning gymnast thinks it's time USA Gymnastics joins in a conversation she feels is long overdue. The 23-year-old is calling for sweeping change in the organization in the wake of...
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Ragan Smith competes on the floor exercise during the women's opening round at the U.S. gymnastics championships, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 19, 2017 - 8:27 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ragan Smith admits it's a little weird to look at the scoreboard during a gymnastics meet and not see Simone Biles' name at the top. "Nobody can beat Simone," Smith said of the Olympic champion. "She's unstoppable. She's amazing." Biles is taking a break following her...
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Ragan Smith competes on the balance beam during the opening round of the U.S. women's gymnastics championships, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 19, 2017 - 12:58 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ragan Smith looks ready to lead the next wave of U.S. women's gymnasts. The 17-year-old took the early lead at the national championships Friday, surviving on a night when the rest of the field dealt with a fair amount of nerves. Smith posted a score of 57.400, more than a...
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Yul Moldauer competes on the pommel horse during men's U.S. gymnastics championships, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 18, 2017 - 2:19 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yul Moldauer always believed the time would come when he would be part of the group at the forefront of the U.S. men's gymnastics program. The irony is now that the time has finally arrived, Moldauer spends copious amounts of energy focusing on not thinking about the stage or...
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Donnell Whittenburg releases while working on the high bar at the USA Gymnastics championships, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 18, 2017 - 1:02 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yul Moldauer raced out to an early lead at the 2017 U.S. Gymnastics championships, putting together six steady routines Thursday night to open up a sizable gap over reigning NCAA all-around champion Akash Modi and give him some serious momentum in his attempt to lock down a...
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Donnell Whittenburg releases while working on the high bar at the USA Gymnastics championships, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 18, 2017 - 1:00 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yul Moldauer raced out to an early lead at the 2017 U.S. Gymnastics championships, putting together six steady routines Thursday night to open up a sizable gap over reigning NCAA all-around champion Akash Modi and give him some serious momentum in his attempt to lock down a...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, gymnast Simone Biles arrives at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Biles shared a video of herself on July 27, 2017, taken after she had surgery to have her wisdom teeth removed. The Olympic champion appears on a recovery room bed with gauze in her mouth yelling something incomprehensible and pretending to drive a car. She wrote that she hopes the 27-second clip makes people laugh. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 28, 2017 - 9:21 am
Olympic gymnast Simone Biles is giving fans a glimpse of her goofy side in a video that shows her coming out of an anesthetic haze after surgery to have her wisdom teeth removed. Biles posted the video on Twitter on Thursday. She appears on a recovery room bed with gauze in her mouth, yelling...
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