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Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman Added to USA Gymnastics National Team

Gabby Douglas (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Gabrielle Douglas and Alexandra Raisman will be added this month to the USA Gymnastics National Team, according to an announcement from U.S. women’s national team coordinator Martha Karolyi. Douglas is the reigning Olympic all-around champion, while Raisman was the 2012 Olympic floor exercise champion. Both were […]

Gymnasts Gabrielle Douglas, Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber take North Carolina by storm

2012 Olympic Champion gymnasts Gabrielle Douglas, Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber take North Carolina by storm with their new #Gymnamstyle, making stops at Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Cancer Institute, a local bowling alley, Cheer Extreme Charlotte and North Carolina State University!

Maroney, Raisman injured during performance in Ontario, Calif.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 11 – At the Sept. 9 performance of the Kellogg’s® Tour of Gymnastics Champions in Ontario, Calif., 2012 Olympic gold-medalists McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman were injured while performing on the uneven bars (spectator video above). Raisman, who was examined at the arena by the physician for the performance, has bruised […]

Raisman wins women’s floor gold

Alexandra Raisman (USA) competes in the women’s floor exercise final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – American Aly Raisman won the women’s floor exercise title in the final artistic gymnastics event at the London Games on Tuesday after defending […]

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials: Alexandra Raisman heads to London

Raisman finishes 3rd in the trials, posting the highest scores on Beam and Floor, punches her ticket to London.

2012 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials – Day One: Alexandra Raisman

Alexandra Raisman finished 3rd overall after day one, scoring 14.950 on beam and the highest score on floor, 15.600.

2012 Visa Championships: Women’s Day 2: Raisman Nabs Third

On the final day in St. Louis, Aly Raisman scored highest on beam (15.45) and floor (15.80) to take home the bronze, just .950 behind.

2012 Visa Championship: Day 1 Alexandra Raisman on Floor

On day one Raisman posted the highest floor routine score at 15.450 points, she is currently .450 points out of first.

Road To London: Raisman’s Talent Isn’t A Secret

The reigning Olympic all-around gold medalist returns to competition, and Aly Raisman is making her bid for London.

2012 Secret U.S. Classic: Raisman wins title

One of the few to compete in all four events, Aly Raisman wins the Classic by .550 over Kyla Ross with 60.350.

2011 CoverGirl: Alexandra Raisman highlights

July 23, 2011: Watch highlights of Alexandra Raisman’s performance at the 2011 CoverGirl Classic.

2011 Gymnastics Worlds: Raisman takes home bronze on floor

October 16, 2011: American Alexandra Raisman finishes third in the floor final at Worlds in Tokyo, Japan.

2011 Gymnastics Worlds: Alexandra Raisman 4th in women’s all-around

Oct. 13, 2011: Watch the highlights of American Alexandra Raisman’s fourth-place finish in the women’s all-around at the 2011 World Gymnastics Championships.

San Jose and St. Louis to Host Olympic Team Trials

Gabby Douglas (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman recently return to USA Gymnastics National Team. Dec. 4 (Reuters) – The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for women’s gymnastics has been awarded to San Jose, California, and the men’s trials to St. Louis, USA Gymnastics announced on Thursday. The women’s trials are set for […]

August 5 Marks Two-Year Countdown To Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Shutterstock) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Olympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Tuesday, Aug. 5. To commemorate the two-year milestone, the USOC is sharing thoughts from some of its top 2016 Olympic hopefuls, distributing sport storylines and qualification […]

Douglas named AP’s Female Athlete of the Year for 2012

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 21, 2012 – 2012 Olympic all-around gold-medalist Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance, was named the Associated Press’ 2012 Female Athlete of the Year, beating out the likes of Missy Franklin, Alex Morgan and Serena Williams. A panel of AP sports editors from around the United States votes on the […]

Universal Sports’ Top 12 in ’12: No. 9

 No. 9: Gymnast McKayla Maroney is #NotImpressed Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “12 in ’12″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2012 moments. After being heavily favored to win the women’s individual vault at the London Games, U.S. Gymnast McKayla Maroney expressed disappointment with her silver medal performance with a […]

Fierce Five appear in 2012 Macy’s Parade

(L-R) U.S. Olympic gymnasts Kyla Ross, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas attend 86th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/Getty Images) The Fierce Five℠ – of Gabrielle Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber – were among the […]

2012 Olympians visit White House

President Barack Obama jokingly mimics U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney’s “not impressed” look while greeting members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics teams in the Oval Office, Nov. 15, 2012. Steve Penny, USA Gymnastics President, and Savannah Vinsant laugh at left. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Courtesy of WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 15, […]

Shawn Johnson, DWTS partner Derek Hough are special guests at Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions

Shawn Johnson (L) and Derek Hough attend the Premiere Of Summit Entertainment’s “The Perks Of Being A Wallflower” at the Arclight Cinerama Dome on September 10, 2012, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 8, 2012— Four-time 2008 Olympic-medalist Shawn Johnson of West Des Moines, Iowa, and Dancing with the Stars […]

Douglas heralds change in world order

U.S. gymnasts,from left, Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman, Kyla Ross raise their hands on the podium during the medal ceremony during the Artistic Gymnastic women’s team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in London. With the gymnastics competition over, the U.S. women’s gymnastics team is beginning to realize […]

Douglas beats Komova to all-around gold

Gabrielle Douglas (USA), right, celebrates with coach Liang Chow after winning the women’s individual all-around final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Smiling 16-year-old Gabby Douglas took the Olympic Games by storm on Thursday when she won the all-around […]

Americans storm to women’s team gold

USA gymnasts Alexandra Raisman (left) and Jordyn Weiber (center), McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross (right) celebrate winning the goal medal in the women’s gymnastics team competition during the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Jordyn Wieber sparkled and Gabby Douglas dazzled […]

U.S. women lead team rankings after three of five subdivisions in qualification round

Courtesy of USAGYM.ORG LONDON, July 29, 2012 – After three of five subdivisions in the qualification round, the U.S. women lead the team standings with a total of 181.863, finishing ahead of Great Britain (170.656) and Italy (168.397), respectively, at the 2012 Olympic Games at the North Greenwich Arena. The qualification round determines which countries […]

U.S. shine but Wieber fails to make cut

Jordyn Wieber (USA) cries after her last routine during the women’s qualifications during the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Clare Fallon LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – The United States outclassed defending Olympic champions China to set the pace in the women’s gymnastics qualifying round on Sunday but […]

U.S. trials ‘weird’ for retired Johnson

USA Gymnastics Olympian Shawn Johnson (left), USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny (center), and P&G vice president of North American operations & marketing Jodi Allen (right) address the media in a press conference announcement during the 2012 USA Gymnastics Olympic Team Trials at HP Pavilion. (Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, July 2 […]

Douglas and Wieber book London berths

U.S. gymnasts Jordyn Wieber, McKayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman and Gabrielle Douglas (L-R) cry as they are introduced as members of the U.S. women’s Olympic gymnastics team at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, California, July 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, July 1 (Reuters) – An emotional Gabby Douglas […]

Wieber in early control at U.S. gymnastics trials

Jordyn Wieber makes her approach while attempting a vault during practice for the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials, Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, June 29 (Reuters) – World all-around champion Jordyn Wieber lived up to her top billing by taking control with her customary […]

Wieber, Orozco under spotlight at U.S. gymnastics trials

Jordyn Wieber (USA) competes on the balance beam during day two of the 2012 Visa Championships in women’s gymnastics at Chaifetz Arena. (Stew Milne-US PRESSWIRE) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, June 26 (Reuters) – Jordyn Wieber, a likely gymnastic darling at the London Games, and John Orozco will capture much of the spotlight this […]

Tracking The Trials: June 27, 2012

Gymnasts Nastia Liukin and Shawn Johnson were precocious teen prodigies when they co-starred in the 2008 Olympics. Combining for nine medals would seem to have put them in good stead for London, but the career clock ticks extra-fast in this sport. Liukin, 22, took two years off, hoping to recharge the batteries. However, the defending […]

2012 Secret U.S. Classic: Finnegan on Floor

In her first senior event, Sarah Finnegan scores the second highest on floor, with a 15.200, only .150 less than Aly Raisman.

2012 Secret U.S. Classic: Wieber on Uneven Bars and Beam

Jordyn Wieber performs on the uneven bars and balance beam, scoring 14.250 and 15.000, respectively, while tying Alexandra Raisman for the high score on beam.


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