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2014 Stuttgart World Cup Competitors

The 2014 Stuttgart FIG World Cup takes places Nov. 29 and 30, 2014 in Suttgart Germany. Below are the list of individual competitors as announced by DTB Pokal. This competition will also include a team challenge- view the list of teams competing here.   Women: Elsabeth Black - Canada Kim Bui - Germany Vanessa Ferrari - Italy Lisa Hill - Germany Larisa Iordache - Romania Jessica Lopez - Venezuela  Aliya Mustafina - Russia Anamaria Ocolisan - Romania Alla Sosnitskaya - Russia   Men: David Belyavskiy - Russia Fabian Hambuechen - Ge...

2014 Glasgow World Cup Roster Announced

Pictured: Larisa Iordache British Gymnastics announced the competitors for the Glasgow World Cup on Dec. 6, 2014 and there is an impressive lineup of top gymnasts from around the world. There will be 16 gymnasts total and the final male gymnast will be announced at a later date.   Headlining the women’s field is World silver medalist Larisa Iordache of Romania. Iordache won the all-around medal last year and will be looking to defend her title. Six of the eight gymnasts competed at the 2012 Olympics and seven of the eight gymnasts c...

Results: 37th Joaquin Blume Memorial

Pictured: Oleg Verniaiev The 37th Joaquin Blume Memorial competition was held in Barcelona, Spain on Nov. 15, 2014. Roxana Popa of Spain captured the women's all-around title with a 57.1 and Oleg Verniaiev of Ukraine claimed the men's all-around title with a 90.4. USA's Paul Ruggeri competed and scored the floor high of a 15.0.  This competition is held in memory and honor of Spanish gymnast Joaquin Blume who won four gold medals at the 1957 European Championships. Blume died tragically in an airplane crash in 1959. Women: Men:

Results: KSI Matsz Cup

Results: KSI Matsz Cup

Becca Pang

November 19, 2014, 12:34pm

The 2014 KSI Matsz Cup, also referred to as the Csanyi Cup, took place in Budapest, Hungary on Nov. 15 and 16, 2014. Russian Olympian Viktoria Komova won all-around, bars, and beam. Croatia's Ana Derek won vault, and Hungary's Csillag Tuende won floor. This was Komova's first international competition since the 2012 Olympics. Read more about her return here. Full results below via Hungarian Gymnastics.  All-Around Event Finals Related: Viktoria Komova Returns to International Competition

Viktoria Komova Returns to International Competition

This past weekend, Russia's Viktoria Komova returned to and dominated her first international competition since the 2012 Olympic Games. Komova won gold all-around with a 55.9 at the KSI-Matsz Cup on Nov. 15 and 16 in Budapest, Hungary. She also won gold on bars and beam and won silver on floor. See full results here.   Komova showed gorgeous, clean lines and solid skills but has not returned to full Olympic form. The highlight of her competition was bars, her historically strongest event, where she executed two solid routines, one in...

Sarah Finnegan Signs With LSU

Sarah Finnegan Signs With LSU

Becca Pang

November 17, 2014, 10:23am

Elite gymnast and former national team member Sarah Finnegan plans to attend LSU in the fall of 2015. Finnegan currently trains at St. Louis Gymnastics Center. Finnegan joins the LSU 2015 signing class of Julianna Cannamela, McKenna Kelley, Lexie Priessman, and Kaitlyn Szafranski. With two very strong schools to choose from, and after many tears, I have made the decision to go to LSU!! ðŸÂÂÂÂÃÂÂ&A...

Gymnast Of The Week: Simone Biles

On an ordinary daycare field trip at the tender age of six, an everyday game of ‘copycat’ changed Simone Biles’ life forever.   The Early Years   Simone Biles was born March 14, 1997 in Columbus, Ohio. After moving to Texas, and on that fateful field trip to Bannon’s Gymnastix, an inexperienced Biles was able to impress a few coaches by imitating some of the gymnasts in the back of the gym. Among these coaches was Aimee Boorman, (her coach to this day), who sent Biles home with a note to her parents inviting h...

Mikulak Launches MateBros Company

2012 Olympian Team member Sam Mikulak and seven time  NCAA Champion has launched his own company. Mikulak had hinted at some big news but today he finally shared it on social media. Today I announce the launch of MatéBros! @MateBros is a healthy, natural energy drink. Follow @MateBros to learn how you can try the drink! — Sam Mikulak (@SamuelMikulak) November 15, 2014 Sam Mikulak shared exciting news as he launches his own company, MateBros. This company makes a one of a kind tea that helps you achiev...

Top 10 College Recruiting Tips

On the heels of the Fall National Signing Day, it’s only appropriate that our “Top 10” list this week offers a review of important things to know during the college recruiting process. We can’t promise these tips will land you a spot on the roster. And, we definitely can’t guarantee you’ll get that coveted scholarship offer. But, we can easily assure you that you will be among the most well-informed recruits in the entire world.   It’s called "STUDENT-athlete"   This one is pretty straightfor...

Friday Focus with the Junior National Champion Jazmyn Foberg

Get to know the 2014 junior national champion Jazmyn Foberg in this week's Friday Focus. Watch our brand new Beyond the Routine featuring MG Elite and Foberg here. What gymnastics accomplishment are you most proud of? My proudest accomplishment is winning the P&G championships & making national team! What is your biggest fear? My biggest fear is snakes!! I really don't like them and they scare me..  What are your favorite sports besides gymnastics? Besides gymnastics I love to watch the New York Giants and the New York Yankees!  Do y...

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