Gymnastics

PHOTOS: Splits Craze Is The New Planking

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Comedy

It's the new craze that's sweeping the nation, folks! Well, when we say "the nation", we mean China. But where China goes, others soon follow (that's ...

Where Are the Male Rhythmic Gymnasts?

Milena Popova | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Sport
Milena Popova

Yet if we want true equality, we need to challenge the dinosaurs of sport such as the International Gymnastics Federation, to treat both genders equally across different variations in the sport and to encourage participation from all.

Tweddle With A Medal: Gymnast Wins Bronze

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot] | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK

British gymnast Beth Tweddle has take the bronze in the Women's Uneven bars. A tearful Tweddle smiled as the crowd applauded her routine and score ...

Olympic Ticket App That Helped More Than 600 Fill Empty Seats Is 'Shut Down'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK

An unofficial Olympic ticket app, which tweeted alerts when new tickets became available on the London 2012 website, has apparently been blocked by Ol...

Ouch! The Olympic Stars Ending Games In Injury

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK

It's the worst way to end four years of hard work, when your moment in the Olympic spotlight ends with an injury. London 2012 athletes have had the...

17 Pictures Of Gymnasts Pulling Silly Faces

Posted 01.08.2012 | UK

We all know how much time and dedication Olympic athletes put into their sports. While from a distance it might look elegant, effortless and glamou...

Beth Tweddle Receives Twitter Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK

Twitter trolls have been targeting Team GB gymnast Beth Tweddle as she performed at the North Greenwich Arena on Tuesday. The abuse came after a 17...

Golden Glory Still Eludes Great Britain... But the Best is Yet to Come

Josh Cowls | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Sport
Josh Cowls

The golds will come. In the meantime, let's savour the successes of those British athletes whose medals maybe be less shiny but whose stars are higher and brighter than ever.

Bronze Is The New Silver! Team GB Men's Gymnasts Win Medal

PA | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Sport

A nailbiting last minute challenge from the Japanese gymnasts saw Team GB male gymnasts downgraded from SIlver to bronze - but still left the men's te...

WATCH: The Gymnastic Granny And More: This Week's Top 10 Viral Videos

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK Comedy

By the time we're 86, the chances of us backflipping are about as high as they are right now: zero. As for German supergran Johanna Quaas, well, she l...

WATCH: 86-Year-Old German Gymnast Wows The Crowds

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Comedy

On the same day we discover that there's a 22-month-old toddler out there that can climb to the top of a homemade bouldering wall, comes this extraord...