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#gymnastics

# gymnastics - Sunday 5 July, 2020

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport Sex Abuse This post contains videos

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport

Director Jon Shenk speaks about his new documentary ‘Athlete A’ and how a deeply flawed system led to years of sexual abuse in gymnastics.

# gymnastics - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

The Irish-born athlete lighting up Australia

Hollie-Kate Melia from Kildare was recently named Aerobic Gymnast of the Year.

# gymnastics - Sunday 20 October, 2019

'Anything that's strange, people are going to poke at it. I wouldn't play football too often, I had to turn parties down'

Gymnastics star Rhys McClenaghan has risen to become one of Ireland’s most exciting Olympic prospects.

# gymnastics - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'

Rhys McClenaghan won Ireland’s first-ever World Gymnastics medal in Stuttgart on Saturday.

# gymnastics - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'It meant a lot' - Biles takes career record to 25 medals with win in world championships

The 22-year-old was crowned world floor champion for the fifth time in Stuttgart today.

# gymnastics - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Rhys McClenaghan wins bronze with incredible performance in World Championship final

Newtownards youngster adds historic world medal to his CV in Stuttgart.

# gymnastics - Sunday 18 August, 2019

# gymnastics - Thursday 21 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Girl (6) who suffered 'nasty' laceration to knee while practising gymnastics awarded €30k Gymnastics Ireland

Girl (6) who suffered 'nasty' laceration to knee while practising gymnastics awarded €30k

The schoolgirl had been working on a trampoline when the accident happened in May 2017.

# gymnastics - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'I want a poster outside one of my gyms and have it full of people wanting to aspire to what I’ve achieved'

'I want a poster outside one of my gyms and have it full of people wanting to aspire to what I’ve achieved'

Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan talks injury, turmoil, and Conor McGregor.

# gymnastics - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'I hate the phrase: 'This is how we’ve always done it.' That thinking needs to change'

Rhys McClenaghan tells The42 about his medal success in 2018, falling short at the World Championships and why the Irish mentality toward international competition has to change.

# gymnastics - Friday 26 October, 2018

Fall sees Rhys McClenaghan crash out of World Championships

There were high hopes for the reigning European and Commonwealth champion heading into today’s qualification.

# gymnastics - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'I'm not one to just go and compete': Ireland's first-ever gymnastics gold medallist has big plans Rhys McClenaghan This post contains videos

'I'm not one to just go and compete': Ireland's first-ever gymnastics gold medallist has big plans

Teenage gymnast Rhys McClenaghan reflects on his incredible achievement at the European Championships.

# gymnastics - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Teenager Rhys McClenaghan wins gymnastics gold for Ireland at European Championships

The 19-year-old has won Ireland’s first gymnastics medal at the European Championships.

# gymnastics - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Irish teen gymnast Rhys McClenaghan qualifies in first place for European final Gymnastics This post contains videos

Irish teen gymnast Rhys McClenaghan qualifies in first place for European final

McClenaghan, 19, will have a chance to add another pommel horse medal to his growing collection.

# gymnastics - Thursday 17 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US university agrees to pay $500m to settle Larry Nassar sex abuse claims Gymnastics Coach

US university agrees to pay $500m to settle Larry Nassar sex abuse claims

The deal covers about 332 victims of the gymnastics coach.

# gymnastics - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'The reason why child sexual abuse is such an epidemic is because kids are being silenced'

The gymnast sex-abuse survivors say the epidemic goes far beyond Larry Nassar.

# gymnastics - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'I don’t want to go and just take part in the competitions'

Co. Down native Rhys McClenaghan is gunning for medals in Australia this weekend.

# gymnastics - Friday 23 March, 2018

Irish gymnast secures fourth-place finish at World Cup in Qatar

It was a day to remember for Rhys McClenaghan in Doha.

# gymnastics - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor Sexual Abuse

265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor

Last week, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing girls.

# gymnastics - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A disgrace': Parents unhappy as gymnastics event is cancelled at last minute Technical Issues

'A disgrace': Parents unhappy as gymnastics event is cancelled at last minute

“Technical issues beyond our control have led us to this decision,” the National Indoor Arena said in a statement.

# gymnastics - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Maroney reveals she was molested by US team doctor

Larry Nassar is facing trial on more than 20 counts of sexual assault.

# gymnastics - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

British Olympic medallist handed two-month ban for mocking Islam in video

Lisburn native Luke Carson received a reprimand for his role in the incident.

# gymnastics - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a US Olympics team doctor Lawsuit

Two US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a US Olympics team doctor

The California lawsuit says that USA Gymnastics negligently suppressed, concealed or failed to disclose knowledge that the doctor had engaged in sexual conduct with team members.

# gymnastics - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

19-year-old US prodigy Simone Biles suffers first defeat in final since 2013

The gymnast’s dream of five-in-a-row ended at the Rio OIympics today.

# gymnastics - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Believe the hype: Simone Biles is simply unstoppable

American teen superstar was effortlessly brilliant as she claimed the individual all-around title.

US teenage sensation Biles keeps up bid for a record five women's gymnastics gold

The 19-year-old was peerless as she crushed her rivals.

# gymnastics - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 tweets that perfectly sum up why we should all bow down to Simone Biles Bow Down

Teenage prodigy Simone Biles leads US to gold

The American gymnast got her bid for a record five gold medals at the Rio Olympics off to a flying start.

# gymnastics - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Dutch gymnast sent home for breaking drinking rules

Yuri van Gelder’s late night excursion into Rio has cost him a place in the Dutch gymnastics Olympics team.

# gymnastics - Monday 8 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 19 tweets everyone who is obsessed with Olympic gymnastics will just get Olympic Games

# gymnastics - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Kieran Behan: A warrior, an inspiration, and an Irish Olympian worthy of the title

Irish gymnast has overcome many lifetimes of adversity just to make it this far.

Kieran Behan dislocated his knee on first tumble of routine, carried on and finished anyway

The Irish athlete will now not compete in a gymnastics final.

# gymnastics - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Horrific scenes as French gymnastics' main medal hope suffers gruesome leg break Pain This post contains videos

Horrific scenes as French gymnastics' main medal hope suffers gruesome leg break

Rings specialist Aït-Said fell to the mat in agony clutching the back of his knee and the lower part of his leg.

# gymnastics - Friday 5 August, 2016

Ireland’s teen gymnast is getting by with a little help from some unlikely friends

Ellis O’Reilly talks to The42 about staying calm but exploding off the vault as she makes her Olympic debut on Sunday.

# gymnastics - Thursday 4 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 9 gymnast Instagrams you need to follow if you're obsessed with gymnastics Gymnastics

9 gymnast Instagrams you need to follow if you're obsessed with gymnastics

The best part of the Olympics, tbh.

# gymnastics - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Ellis O'Reilly

O’Reilly will be the first female gymnast to represent Ireland at an Olympic Games.

# gymnastics - Friday 25 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch this amazing tiny gymnast Take A Break This post contains videos

Take a break and watch this amazing tiny gymnast

Three-year-old Emma Rester only started classes six months ago.

# gymnastics - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Kieran Behan targeting unfinished business in Rio

And he may be joined by 18-year-old Ellis O’Reilly.

# gymnastics - Friday 30 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie BBC commentator comes under fire for Chinese accent Questionable

BBC commentator comes under fire for Chinese accent

Mitch Fenner made the gaff during the World Gymnastics Championships.

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