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Nastia Liukin engaged to Matt Lombardi

Nastia Liukin is off the market. The Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast got engaged to boyfriend Matt Lombardi and announced the news over Twitter Monday. Lombardi is a former BC hockey player. Here is his bio for the company he co-founded — Venture Up: Matt is a two time Boston College ice hockey National Champion playing...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin to serve as grand marshal of Indianapolis 500

Nastia Liukin, the individual all-around gold medalist at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and one of the most successful gymnasts in U.S. history, will serve as grand marshal of the 99th Indianapolis 500 on May 24. As part of her duties, Liukin will walk the red carpet, take a parade lap around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval and be announced to the crowd prior to...
Via On Pit Road
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman: How us gymnasts sleep on the plane!

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is like Bugs Bunny, apparently. How us gymnasts sleep on the plane pic.twitter.com/P4uvleCEme— Alexandra Raisman (@Aly_Raisman) March 24, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic champions Douglas, Raisman returning to competition

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Golden Girls are back. Olympic women's gymnastics all-around champion Gabby Douglas and three-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman will return to competition for the first time in nearly three years when they go for the U.S. at the Jesolo Cup in Italy later this month. Douglas and Raisman have not been in front of the judges since helping the U.S. win the team...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

All-around gymnastics champion Simone Biles chased by bee on medal podium (Video/GIF)

17-year-old American gymnast Simone Biles won her second consecutive gold medal in the women's all-around competition at the 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship in China. After receiving the medal for her display of athletic prowess, however, Biles found herself in the awkward position of being chased from the medal podium by a bee that was hiding in her bouquet of flowers...
Via Holdout Sports
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Simone Biles wins gold, gets chased off podium by bee

Nanning, China -- Simone Biles, a 17-year-old American gymnast, had just won her second consecutive all-around title at the 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship today when she was about to receive her medal. And that's when the bee arrived.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Gymnast Simone Biles Runs From Bee On Medal Podium (Video)

Simone Biles can do vault, the balance beam and the uneven bars, but she doesn’t do bees. On Friday, the 17-year-old won her second consecutive all-around title at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship, but barely had time to celebrate her achievement on the medal podium before a bee started causing havoc. After the trio of winners were presented wit their medals...
Via NESN.com
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Mikulak wins second men's title at U.S. gymnastics championships

  Sam Mikulak isn't much on regret. It's just not his thing. So there was no pep talk necessary after the easygoing Mikulak stumbled through the opening round of the U.S. men's gymnastics championships on Friday. He blew it. He knew it. And he knew he had a chance at redemption in Sunday's final. "I guess I get over things pretty easily," Mikulak said. "I'm always looking toward...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

McKayla Maroney threw out first pitch by doing gymnastics routine (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. McKayla Maroney was in Chicago on Friday and threw out the first pitch prior to the White Sox-Twins game, and she put a gymnastics twist on it. The 18-year-old Olympic gold medalist busted out what looked like a cartwheel and front handspring to bring her about 20 feet away […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikulak, Michigan win in gymnastics

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan's Sam Mikulak won his third all-around title and the host Wolverines successfully defended their NCAA men's gymnastics team title Friday night.
Via FOXSports.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Blind gymnast meets Gabby Douglas

A 14-year-old gymnast who's legally blind got the thrill of a lifetime this week when she met her idol, Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas, on "The Doctors." "This is such an amazing moment for me," Gabby told the teen. "I am starstruck, Lola. You are truly incredible. This truly shows what a mind can do. If you love something and have a passion...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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