The Evolution of the Olympic Floor Routine

When watching the 2012 Olympics in London, one of the things that struck me was the insane difficulty scores that the gymnasts were posting, and how much more difficult the sport has become, even sin...

Olympic Rewind: Gabby Wins Gold

A drizzly day in London, American gymnast Gabby Douglas sat with her phone in hand at the back of a bus en route to the North Greenwhich Arena. The bus shimmied around the tight London streets transpo...

Olympic Rewind: Fierce Five Win Gold

McKayla Maroney and Jordyn Wieber moments after receiving their Olympic Gold medals. Photo by Larry Nassar.  We watch sports for the promise that the miraculous may occur. The chance that at any...

Debatable Moments: Part 3

Not ready to quit quarrelling just yet? Well, you're in luck, as we enter the third and final leg of our Debatable Moments series. Last on the list are the London Olympics. The 2012 Games brought glo...

Coach Liang Chow's Next Generation

Gabby Douglas and Liang Chow at the 2012 Olympic Games. Photo by Larry Nassar Written September 2012: Coach Liang Chow is on top of the gymnastics world after coaching Gabby Douglas to the 2012 Olymp...

What it was like to cover Gymnastics Competition at the Olympic Games

I've been home from London for about three weeks now and I feel like I'm still coming off the high! The opportunity to cover the Olympic Games was absolutely incredible. I've had numerous people requ...

A Comeback Complete: Aliya Mustafina

Experience and an iron will helped Russia's Aliya Mustafina become an unlikely star of the 2012 Olympics.  Her defiant personality, steely focus and intensity in competition have earned her the ...

Will Gabby Douglas win a third gold medal?

Will Douglas win a third medal in London? A hot topic that has surfaced from the London 2012 Olympics is the consistency that USA team member Gabby Douglas has shown on the balance beam. Her performan...

STORYLINES: Day 3 of Event Finals

Iordache In; Bulimar Out According to ProSport, the Romanian coaches have decided to replace Diana Bulimar in the balance beam final with teammate Larisa Iordache.  Dealing with an injured foot,...

STORYLINES: Day 2 of Event Finals

From McKayla Maroney's shocking fall (and resultant silver medal) on vault, to the dramatic tiebreaker that cost Great Britain's Louis Smith a gold medal on pommel horse, the Olympic event finals got...

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Fierce Five Photo Shoot

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