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The assembly renews Bruno confidence!

Cancun (MEX) / FIG Office, October 26, 2012: The 106 FIG member federations present at Cancun have elected their President for the Olympic cycle 2013 – 2016, in renewing their confidence in the person of Prof. Bruno Grandi (ITA), incumbent President and in charge since the Atlanta (USA) Congress in 1996. The

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Sanctioned for document falsification

Lausanne, Oct 19, 2012: Sanctioned, The Gymnastics Federation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (PRK) and its gymnast, Ms Hong Su Jong, were reinstated by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) on October 5, 2012 at midnight after having served a two-year sanction. The FIG Disciplinary Commission had pronounced a suspension based

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Douglas wins WSF Sportswoman of the Year

Indianapolis (USA), Oct 17, 2012: 2012 Olympic all-around champion Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance Institute, was named the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 2012 Sportswoman of the Year Award, which is given to an individual sport athlete who exhibits exceptional performances during a 12-month span. Douglas accepted the award tonight

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FIG Disciplinary Commission, HEARINGS

Lausanne, Oct 17, 2012: Hearings, The Disciplinary Commission of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) is scheduled to meet early November at the FIG Head Office in Lausanne to hear two gymnasts who recently tested positive during in competition anti-doping procedures. Luiza Galiulina (UZB) was tested on July 25, 2012 at the close

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FIG President attends AGU Congress

Lausanne, Oct 03, 2012: FIG President Prof. Bruno Grandi attended the Asian Gymnastics Union’s (AGU) ordinary Congress on September 25, 2012, in Tashkent (UZB), at which time he delivered a speech about development opportunities in Asia to delegates from 24 countries. The introductory presentation given by AGU President Abdul Rahman Al-Shatri (QAT)

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Congress & Last look before Election

Lausanne , Oct 2, 2012: At the 32nd Congress of the International Federation of Sport Medicine (FIMS), the President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Medical Commission, Dr Michel Léglise (FRA), expounded on the manner in which growth affects puberty to an audience of 500 gymnasts from Rhythmic Gymnastics’ international elite. Also

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Republic of Congo joins list of FIG Academy host countries

Lausanne – (SUI), Sept 27, 2012: With the completion of a Level 1 Academy for Aerobic Gymnastics on September 22, the Republic of Congo became the 48th FIG member federation and the 7th African nation to have hosted an FIG Academy. It was the 21st Academy for Aerobic Gymnastics (the 3rd in

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FIG Foundations of Gymnastics Course

Lausanne, Sept 20, 2012: The third and ultimate FIG Foundations of Gymnastics Course of the year took place at Centro Nacional de Alto Rendimento (CNAR) in Mexico City (MEX) from September 13 – 20, 2012. Fifteen participants from Mexico and three from Brazil attended the Spanish language course that focused on the

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Trampoline Gymnastics Level 2 Academy

Lausanne – Switzerland, Sept 19, 2012: Egypt hosted its 7th FIG Academy from September 10 – 17, 2012. This time it was a Level 2 Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics, marking the 17th Academy of this year and the 135th overall in the 10-year old Academy programme. The course was held in the

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16th World Gymnaestrada 2019

Lausanne (SUI), Sept 13, 2012: The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) informed on Monday that the bid process for the 16th World Gymnaestrada in 2019 has been launched. The 131 FIG affiliated and associated national federations have been invited to submit their applications to the FIG Office by December 15, 2012. The host