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January 10, 2019 5:56 PM Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman breaks elbow in fall on stairs

FILE - In this June 21, 2018 file photo, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman poses with other yoga enthusiasts on International Yoga Day in Times Square in New York. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File) Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman tweeted Wednesday she was recovering from a broken elbow -- but the injury didn't stem from any stunts on the floor or a fall from the balance 148

November 21, 2018 8:45 PM USA Gymnastics unwilling to relinquish governing body status: USOC

(Reuters) - USA Gymnastics will face a hearing that could lead to the organization’s demise after it decided against surrendering its status as the national governing body (NGB) for the sport, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Wednesday. The USOC filed a complaint 16 days ago, seeking to remove USA Gymnastics’ recognition as a national 97

November 3, 2018 5:25 PM Simone Biles wraps up remarkable worlds with fourth gold medal

DOHA, Qatar -- Simone Biles is heading home with a fistful of gold medals. The American star won the floor exercise at the world gymnastics championships Saturday and added a bronze on balance beam to wrap up a remarkable meet in which she competed while battling a kidney stone. The Olympic champion won six medals at the Aspire Dome, including gold in the team final 65

November 2, 2018 7:05 PM Gymnastics: Biles sets record for world championship gold medals

(Reuters) - Olympic champion Simone Biles became the all-time leading world gymnastics championship gold medal winner when the American claimed her third gold at the Doha championships on Friday. Biles’s victory in the individual vault gave her 13 career gold medals, surpassing the record of Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo. Although suffering from kidney stone 78

October 27, 2018 12:07 AM Biles in hospital with kidney stone hours before worlds

(Reuters) - Simone Biles was in an emergency room in Doha with kidney stone problems less than 24 hours before she was to compete in qualifying for the world gymnastics championships, the Olympic champion said on Twitter on Friday. The problem, however, was not going to keep her out of the championships, she said. “Nothing like a late night ER visit 84

October 17, 2018 2:28 PM USA Gymnastics Interim CEO Mary Bono Resigns

Her withdrawal comes after criticism of a recent tweet in which she disparaged U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor Nike Four days after being named interim president and CEO of the embattled USA Gymnastics federation, Mary Bono resigned after a recent tweet surfaced in which she criticized U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor Nike. Ms. Bono’s tweet showed someone 44

October 16, 2018 9:37 PM Interim president Mary Bono resigns from USA Gymnastics

Former congresswoman Mary Bono announced Tuesday that she has resigned as interim president and CEO of USA Gymnastics after a tenure of four days. Bono's selection had been immediately criticized by several high-profile gymnasts, including Olympic gold-medal winners Simone Biles and Aly Raisman. Raisman questioned Bono's association with law firm Faegre 77

October 16, 2018 9:05 PM USA Gymnastics interim CEO resigns: U.S. Olympic committee

(Reuters) - Former congresswoman Mary Bono resigned from USA Gymnastics on Tuesday, four days after she was named interim chief executive officer of the sport’s national governing body as it tried to recover from a sexual abuse scandal, a spokesman for the U.S. Olympic Committee, Patrick Sandusky, said in an email. Officials at USA Gymnastics did not immediately 63

October 11, 2018 9:57 PM Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot now performs parkour

Atlas, the humanoid Boston Dynamics robot known for its backflips and running, among other human-like activities, can now perform parkour. (REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon) Atlas, the humanoid Boston Dynamics robot known for its backflips and running, among other human-like activities, can now perform parkour. The robotics company posted a video to YouTube 2786

October 9, 2018 11:22 PM Harvard Diving coach resigns after sexual misconduct allegations

(Reuters) - Harvard University’s Athletic Department said on Tuesday that its head diving coach, Chris Heaton, had stepped down, amid accusations of sexual misconduct. Heaton, who was hired to lead Harvard’s diving program in August, was placed on leave on Oct. 3. In an abbreviated statement on Tuesday, Harvard said that Heaton had resigned and that it had appointed 77