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La Jornada – British Gymnastics Association apologizes

London. The president of the British Gymnastics Association, Mike Darcy, has apologized and admitted the body had “failed” its members, after 37 former gymnasts reported.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialAug 19th, 2021Related News

Big plans for Yulo

Gymnastics Association of the Philippines president Cynthia Carrion isn’t giving up hope on Caloy Yulo and now that he’s experienced what it’s like to be under pressure performing in the Olympics, there’s no doubt the 21-year-old “pocket rocket” will be more than ready to go for gold in 2024 and even in 2028.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 12th, 2021Related News

Boxers, golfers to keep fire burning for Team PH in Tokyo

By TITO S. TALAO TOKYO — The Bigger Bang Theory is in play for Team Philippines. Boxing and golf, the two remaining disciplines for the country in the XXXII Olympiad, track their respective destinies Thursday as the Games wind down four days before the curtains fall. Safe in the vault when Team PH wraps up […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsAug 4th, 2021Related News

Yulo set to receive P250,000 prize for breaking national vault record in Tokyo

Filipino gymnast Caloy Yulo may end up not leaving the Tokyo Olympics empty-handed after all......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 4th, 2021Related News

Obiena leaps short of Olympic podium in men s pole vault

Obiena's final competition in Tokyo came with a little bit of drama as the Filipino had to make his case for a retry in his third and final attempt at 5.80m......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 3rd, 2021Related News

Great Yulo effort falls just short of medal in vault

TOKYO—If not for one missed step, Carlos Yulo would have gone home with a medal. “It’s disappointing because I had the chance to medal if I didn’t miss that line,” said Yulo, minutes after finishing on the outside fringes of the podium on Monday in the vault final of the gymnastics event in the Tokyo […] The post Great Yulo effort falls just short of medal in vault appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 3rd, 2021Related News

Yulo narrowly misses podium in vault final as Olympics stint ends

Yulo scored 14.566 and 14.866 in his first and second vaults, respectively, for an average score of 14.716......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 2nd, 2021Related News

Yulo tries to redeem self in vault finals

Tokyo—Carlos Yulo vies in the men’s vault finals of artistic gymnastics on Monday night, hoping to redeem himself from a disappointing performance in the floor exercise more than a week ago......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 2nd, 2021Related News

Back to zero for EJ

EJ Obiena vowed to make up for his disappointing finish in qualifying for the Olympic pole vault final at the Japan National Stadium tomorrow......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 2nd, 2021Related News

Gymnast Yulo has good chance to win medal for vault event – exec

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Filipino gymnastics sensation Carlos Yulo has a good chance to win a medal in the men’s vault event of the men’s artistic gymnastics competition of the Tokyo Olympics tomorrow, Monday, August 2. This is according to Gymnastics Association of the Philippines President Cynthia Carrion Norton.  It is possible if Yulo won’t commit […] The post Gymnast Yulo has good chance to win medal for vault event – exec appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2021Related News

Simone Biles withdraws from another Olympic final: USA Gymnastics

Gymnastics great Simone Biles has withdrawn from the Olympic floor final, leaving the American with just one more chance of competition at the Tokyo Games, USA Gymnastics said Sunday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 1st, 2021Related News

Yulo eyes redemption in Olympic gymnastics vault final

Gymnast Carlos Yulo is set to perform his last act in the Tokyo Games tonight at the Ariake Center – one shot at glory that he’s determined to deliver......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 1st, 2021Related News

Obiena overcomes pressure, scare en route to Olympic pole vault final

Two failed attempts at 5.75m didn’t dampen EJ Obiena’s spirit and enthusiasm......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 31st, 2021Related News

Sluggish, nervous Obiena advances to pole vault finals

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite advancing to the finals of the men’s pole vault event of the Tokyo Olympics, Filipino pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena admitted that he was not completely himself during the elimination round earlier on Saturday, July 31 at the Tokyo National Stadium.  Obiena felt sluggish and nervous, but he still advanced […] The post Sluggish, nervous Obiena advances to pole vault finals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 31st, 2021Related News

Still alive: Obiena qualifies for Olympic pole vault final

Because he needed all three attempts to clear 5.75m, Obiena placed 10th among all finalists......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 31st, 2021Related News

Obiena good to go

EJ Obiena heaved a sigh of relief when he found out the poles that the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association had ordered from a manufacturer in Minden, Nevada were safely delivered here in time for his use in the Olympic preliminaries of pole vault at the Japan National Stadium this morning......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 30th, 2021Related News

Yulo sets sights on vault, but chances slim

Tokyo – After falling short in his pet floor exercise event, Filipino gymnast Caloy Yulo turns his sights to the vault finals where he has a chance at landing a medal in the gymnastics competition of the Tokyo Olympics at the Ariake Arena......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 25th, 2021Related News

Russia and China ahead in women’s teams, America awaits

EFE/EPA/How How Young TOKYO, July 25 (EFE) .- Russia and China lead the classification by women’s gymnastics teams at the Tokyo Games at the end.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: LifestyleJul 25th, 2021Related News

Biles launches history bid as surfing, skateboarding make Olympic bow

US gymnastics star Simone Biles launches her bid for Olympic immortality at the Tokyo Games on Sunday as surfing and skateboarding make their debuts as part of a drive to attract young audiences......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 25th, 2021Related News

‘I finally feel this liberation’: Daniel Corral says goodbye to artistic gymnastics after stepping away from medals

Daniel Corral said goodbye to artistic gymnastics via Twitter (Image: Instagram @danielcorralmx) The athlete who represented Mexico in the artistic gymnastics category during the Olympic.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 25th, 2021Related News