2013 FIG Artisitic Gymnastics World Championships: Men’s All Around Final + Awards

The 2013 World Championships is an individual championship, which means there is no team competition and each gymnast will be coached by his or her personal coach. Team USA brings a competitive squad of Olympians and other accomplished veterans to Belgium including the reigning U.S. all-around women’s and men’s champions Simone Biles of Spring, Texas and Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast, Calif. Also leading the U.S. Women’s Team are 2012 Olympic team gold-medalists McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross and 2013 all-around bronze-medalist Brenna Dowell.

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 usagym.org WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 15, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tracking The Trials: July 11, 2012

It was a 12-day mini-Olympics, a stretch ending July 1 that delighted us with the overlapping U.S. trials for track and field, swimming and gymnastics. Out of these 12 days of Christmas-in-summer came the rosters for perhaps the three most high-profile sports at the Games. We were served heaping helpings of high-end performance, along with […]

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 […]