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# gymnastics - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Simone Biles caps remarkable return with Olympic bronze in beam final
# Call It A Comeback
# Call It A Comeback

Simone Biles caps remarkable return with Olympic bronze in beam final

Aug 3rd 2021, 11:15 AM 32,431 Views 44 Comments

The American was back competing after withdrawing early in the women’s team final last week, citing a desire to protect her mental health.

# gymnastics - Sunday 1 August, 2021

'I'll come back a better gymnast and a better man' - Devastation for Rhys McClenaghan in pommel horse final
# Heartbreak
# Heartbreak

'I'll come back a better gymnast and a better man' - Devastation for Rhys McClenaghan in pommel horse final

Updated Aug 1st 2021, 11:32 AM 50,212 Views 34 Comments

The Irishman fell during his routine, finishing seventh and missing out on a medal.

Simone Biles withdraws from women's floor final
# Out
# Out

Simone Biles withdraws from women's floor final

Aug 1st 2021, 10:50 AM 5,224 Views 13 Comments

Biles’ return to the Games is looking increasingly unlikely.

# gymnastics - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Simone Biles withdraws from two of her four individual Olympic finals
# Gymnastics
# Gymnastics

Simone Biles withdraws from two of her four individual Olympic finals

Jul 31st 2021, 3:32 AM 4,510 Views 6 Comments

The 24-year-old has not competed since she pulled out of the women’s team final on Wednesday.

# gymnastics - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Simone Biles withdraws from individual all-around gymnastics event
# Out
# Out

Simone Biles withdraws from individual all-around gymnastics event

Jul 28th 2021, 7:42 AM 6,314 Views 2 Comments

The defending champion is not competing as she prioritises her mental health.

# gymnastics - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Tearful Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics team event citing mental health reasons
# Out Of Action
# Out Of Action

Tearful Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics team event citing mental health reasons

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 3:45 PM 80,248 Views 22 Comments

The team representing the Russian Olympic Committee won the gold medal in Biles’ absence.

# gymnastics - Sunday 25 July, 2021

'To officially be an Olympian is just amazing, it’s surreal' - 19-year-old Cork star delighted with debut
# Mystic Meg
# Mystic Meg

'To officially be an Olympian is just amazing, it’s surreal' - 19-year-old Cork star delighted with debut

Jul 25th 2021, 9:54 AM 5,954 Views 1 Comment

From the Leaving Cert to Tokyo, gymnast Meg Ryan has wrapped up her Olympic qualification competition.

# gymnastics - Friday 23 July, 2021

‘We want that top spot’: The Co Down gymnast whose Olympic journey started in his back garden
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

‘We want that top spot’: The Co Down gymnast whose Olympic journey started in his back garden

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:00 AM 13,471 Views 2 Comments

Rhys McClenaghan, 22, will be unleashing his talent at the Tokyo Olympics. He’s the second focus in our new series with Indeed.

# gymnastics - Monday 28 June, 2021

Simone Biles qualifies for Olympics after easy victory in St Louis
# On The Plane
# On The Plane

Simone Biles qualifies for Olympics after easy victory in St Louis

Jun 28th 2021, 10:35 AM 2,962 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old Biles will be the oldest American women’s gymnast at the Games since 2004.

# gymnastics - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

A European Champs injury scare, the 'bigger picture' of Olympics and vlogging life as an elite athlete
# Interview
# Interview

A European Champs injury scare, the 'bigger picture' of Olympics and vlogging life as an elite athlete

Apr 28th 2021, 7:30 AM 1,806 Views 1 Comment

Rhys McClenaghan had a wrist injury heading into the recent European Gymnastics Championships.

# gymnastics - Friday 23 April, 2021

Gymnast Emma Slevin finishes 19th in historic European final appearance
# Plucky Number Slevin
# Plucky Number Slevin

Gymnast Emma Slevin finishes 19th in historic European final appearance

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 8:57 PM 3,497 Views 1 Comment

The Galway teenager today became the first Irish woman to appear in an all-around European final.

# gymnastics - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Galway's Emma Slevin makes history by qualifying for European Gymnastics final
# Euro Vision
# Euro Vision

Galway's Emma Slevin makes history by qualifying for European Gymnastics final

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:16 AM 2,952 Views 0 Comments

Irish duo produce ‘a superb day for women’s gymnastics in Ireland’.

# gymnastics - Sunday 5 July, 2020

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport

Jul 5th 2020, 7:15 AM 50,820 Views 4 Comments

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
# Interview
# Interview

The Irish-born athlete lighting up Australia

Updated Jun 9th 2020, 8:00 AM 52,350 Views 8 Comments

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'
# Dedication
# Dedication

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

Oct 20th 2019, 11:39 AM 32,434 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Dream Come True
# Dream Come True

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

Oct 15th 2019, 4:58 PM 4,489 Views 2 Comments

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
# Gymnast
# Gymnast

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

Oct 13th 2019, 7:17 PM 5,850 Views 4 Comments

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
# Gymnastics
# Gymnastics

Rhys McClenaghan wins bronze with incredible performance in World Championship final

Oct 12th 2019, 4:59 PM 24,832 Views 9 Comments

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

# gymnastics - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Antrim hurling's Maradona, Eddie Hearn's profit before people, and the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Antrim hurling's Maradona, Eddie Hearn's profit before people, and the week's best sportswriting

Aug 18th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,790 Views 2 Comments

Put the feet up.

# gymnastics - Thursday 21 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 21st 2019, 2:52 PM 25,491 Views 0 Comments

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'

Feb 9th 2019, 7:00 AM 18,349 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

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

Dec 23rd 2018, 8:00 AM 12,767 Views 0 Comments

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
# Down And Out
# Down And Out

Fall sees Rhys McClenaghan crash out of World Championships

Oct 26th 2018, 11:00 AM 3,114 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rhys McClenaghan

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 12,147 Views 3 Comments

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
# Gold Rush
# Gold Rush

Teenager Rhys McClenaghan wins gymnastics gold for Ireland at European Championships

Aug 12th 2018, 3:40 PM 62,955 Views 53 Comments

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
# Gymnastics

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

Aug 9th 2018, 9:29 PM 6,516 Views 5 Comments

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

# gymnastics - Thursday 17 May, 2018

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

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

May 17th 2018, 7:56 AM 15,185 Views 7 Comments

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'
# Issue
# Issue

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

May 6th 2018, 12:01 PM 15,616 Views 6 Comments

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'
# Your Flexible Friend
# Your Flexible Friend

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

Apr 7th 2018, 12:10 AM 5,490 Views 0 Comments

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
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

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

Mar 23rd 2018, 5:00 PM 3,101 Views 1 Comment

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

# gymnastics - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

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

265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor

Jan 31st 2018, 6:34 PM 9,703 Views 0 Comments

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

# gymnastics - Saturday 4 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 4th 2017, 4:28 PM 45,620 Views 62 Comments

“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
# Abuse
# Abuse

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

Oct 18th 2017, 6:50 PM 8,136 Views 2 Comments

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
# Time Out
# Time Out

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

Nov 1st 2016, 2:53 PM 4,869 Views 7 Comments

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

# gymnastics - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 13th 2016, 11:28 AM 25,681 Views 0 Comments

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
# HUMAN AFTER ALL
# HUMAN AFTER ALL

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

Aug 16th 2016, 12:20 AM 9,357 Views 1 Comment

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
# Super Simone
# Super Simone

Believe the hype: Simone Biles is simply unstoppable

Aug 11th 2016, 11:07 PM 33,020 Views 19 Comments

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
# Star Of The Show
# Star Of The Show

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

Aug 11th 2016, 10:33 PM 6,168 Views 2 Comments

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

# gymnastics - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

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

12 tweets that perfectly sum up why we should all bow down to Simone Biles

Aug 10th 2016, 9:48 AM 8,992 Views 1 Comment

AKA The Queen.

Teenage prodigy Simone Biles leads US to gold
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Teenage prodigy Simone Biles leads US to gold

Aug 10th 2016, 1:24 AM 6,357 Views 0 Comments

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

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