China's Jinnan Yao from China claimed the Gold Medal this morning at the World Championships with a score of 15.633 just ahead of team partner Huidan Huang on 15.566. Russia's Daria Spiridonova won the bronze. Britain's Becky Downie claims best result ever. photo FIG
Competing on all four apparatus the all-around competition showcases the very best overall gymnasts, American favourite Simeone Biles taking the gold medal in style with an unbeatable 60.231 points. photo FIG
Honiton was the official meeting place for gymnasts from all over the country last weekend, as competitors and their families travelled as far as 350 miles to compete in the prestigious Honiton Invitational competition.
Great Britain's women's gymnastics team - Hannah Whelan, Becky Downie, Claudia Fragapane, Gabby Jupp, Kelly Simm and Ruby Harrold - have placed 6th in the World Championship team final in Nanning, China.
At a meeting in Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday (7 October), the IPC Governing Board approved the first 16 sports for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games sports programme, including badminton which will make its Paralympic debut in six years' time.
Dutch sitting volleyball player Elvira Stinissen was elected as the new Vice Chair of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes' Council on Thursday (2 October), following a vote in Berlin, Germany.
Team USA and Simone Biles (USA) dominated the first of two days of the women's qualifications at the 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at Nanning's (CHN) Guangxi Sports Centre Gymnasium on Sunday.
The 2012 World Junior Time Trial champion will join the British squad as it enters it’s first season as a professional team and will look to take part in an increased road program as part of her approach to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
Nearly one year since Camilla Pedersen (DEN) lay in an induced coma after a life-threatening bike crash, she today became a World Champion for the first time at the ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in Weihai, China.
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