Gymnastics

Olympic Latest: France earns gold for 1st volleyball medal

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT France made …

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Perfectly Impossible: Gymnasts wrestle with the imperfect

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Sunisa Lee’s gymnastics are stunning. They’re just not “perfect.” Not technically, anyway. Thousands of hours of practice. Dozens upon dozens of competitions. And not once has a …

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Gymnastics team, tired of ‘sexualization,’ wears unitards

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The team’s outfits looked similar to the others in the room as the arena lights gleamed off crystals crisscrossing their chests and down their crimson and white …

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EXPLAINER: How the Russians caught the U.S. in gymnastics

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Tom Forster’s words were jarring. Not because they were controversial or insincere, but because they simply hadn’t been uttered by someone in charge of the USA Gymnastics …

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Olympics Latest: Japan upsets China in table tennis

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Japan ended …

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Russia edges Japan, China for gold in men’s gymnastics

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Nikita Nagornyy huddled with the rest of the Russian men’s gymnastics team, stared at the scoreboard and waited. And waited. And waited. What in reality was only …

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Without the crowd’s roar, Tokyo Olympians search for spirit

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The beloved American gymnast Sam Mikulak flipped off the parallel bars, stuck the landing and blew a kiss toward the camera. Those watching the men’s Olympics gymnastic …

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US Olympic gymnastics alternate tests positive for virus

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Kara Eaker, an alternate on the United States women’s gymnastics team, has tested positive for COVID-19 in an Olympic training camp in Japan. Al Fong, the personal …

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