Aly Raisman opens up about body confidence and sexual assault

Two-time Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman expected some criticism when she decided to pose in this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. But in a recent interview with Time Inc.’s Motto, Raisman revealed that the public reaction made her “realize women do not have to be modest in order to be respected.” “I knew people were going to say that I wasn’t a good role model and...
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Aly Raisman is dating the NFL tight end who asked her out over social media

Looks like Colton Underwood scored a perfect 10 with Aly Raisman. The free agent NFL tight end asked the Olympic gold medalist on a date over social media in August, and the two finally made their relationship public when they walked the red carpet together at the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Ceremony in Brooklyn. According to People magazine, the two have been...
December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Aly Raisman planning to compete at Tokyo Olympics

Aly Raisman has plans to continue building upon her storied Olympic career by competing at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. At 22, Raisman is considered old for a gymnast, but her three-medal performance in Rio has her convinced that she should continue her career. That’s what Raisman was saying at the end of the Rio Games, and that line of thinking continues. During an interview...
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October 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Aly Raisman’s ‘Rally For Aly’ A Day To Remember For Rio Olympic Champion

Aly Raisman celebrated her return to Massachusetts in a big way this weekend. Friday night, the 22-year-old Olympic gymnastics champion hung out with David Ortiz at Fenway Park before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch, and Saturday she was cheered on by thousands of people in her hometown of Needham, Mass. at a “Rally for Aly.” NESN’s Sarah Davis broke down the terrific...
August 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic champions Raisman, Hernandez feted by hometowns

Thousands of people have turned out to welcome gymnasts Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez back to their hometowns after they won medals at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. They were on the gold-medal winning U.S. women's gymnastics team and also won individual medals. In the Boston suburb of Needham, Massachusetts, a ''Rally for Aly'' was held for 22-year-old Raisman. She...
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August 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Aly Raisman’s Hometown Honors USA Olympic Gymnast With ‘Rally For Aly’

For Aly Raisman, there’s no place like home. The USA gymnast received a hero’s welcome Saturday in her hometown of Needham, Mass., following her succesful journey to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Needham proclaimed Saturday “Aly Raisman Day” and held a rally on the town common to celebrate Raisman, who returned as the second-most decorated US gymnast of all time....
August 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Aly Raisman throws out first pitch at Red Sox game

Aly Raisman brought the three medals she won at the Olympics in Rio to Fenway Park on Friday night to throw out the first pitch of the game. Raisman is from Needham, Mass., so it made sense that she would open the team’s game against the Royals. She had some fun with it, taking her medals and hanging them around David Ortiz’s neck. She bounced the pitch, but that’s OK, because...
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August 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Aly Raisman Agrees To Go On Double Date With ‘Very Cute’ NFL Player

A big date is in the works. Colton Underwood, an NFL tight end currently playing for the Oakland Raiders, recently made a video in which he asked out Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman, who is coming off a strong showing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The popular U.S. gymnast — and Massachusetts native — accepted the invitation, adding that Underwood is “very...
August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

US gymnastics team to unveil nickname on Tuesday

Led by two-time London Olympic gold medalists Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman, the 2016 U.S. gymnastics team is a heavy favorite to dominate in Rio. In the past, dominant U.S. gymnastics teams have had clever nicknames associated with them. So what about this one? Raisman, Douglas, Simone Biles, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez said in an interview with Ryan Seacrest before the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Teammates tease Aly Raisman with funny nickname

Aly Raisman is the elder statesman of the US women’s gymnastics team. And that’s saying a lot, considering she’s only 22 years old. The rest of the team is anywhere from 16-20. Gabby Douglas is 20, Madison Kocian and Simone Biles are 19, while Laurie Hernandez is the youngest at 16. The young ages of the members of the Olympic team are not too surprising given how taxing gymnastics...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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