gymnastics

Biles claims historic fourth gold at Rio Games

American teenager Simone Biles became just the fourth woman in history to win four gymnastic golds at the same Olympic Games by triumphing in the floor exercise Tuesday.

Biles cruises to second gymnastics gold in one-two US finish

Gymnastics sensation Simone Biles clinched her second gold medal of the Rio Olympics on Thursday, delivering a one-two finish for the United States in the all-around competition together with...

Uchimura edges Verniaiev for back-to-back all-around gold

Kohei Uchimura emulated legendary countryman Sawao Kato when he claimed back-to-back Olympic all-around gymnastics golds for Japan on Wednesday in a dramatic battle with Ukraine's Oleg Verniaiev...

US women's gymnastics team crushes competition at Rio Olympics

The US women's gymnastics team breezed through to a gold medal at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday, leaving their closest competitor Russia trailing behind by eight points.

Dutch gymnast van Gelder expelled, sent home after alcohol escapade

Dutch gymnast Yuri van Gelder was expelled by the Dutch Olympic team on Tuesday and told to return home after a night-time escapade involving alcohol.