For Jordyn Wieber it’s been an exciting couple of weeks. First she rocked the ESPYs, then she met her beloved Justin Bieber. Now she’s the guest of honor at at a Sox game. Jordyn Wieber threw out the first ball etc.
The Chicago White Sox on the other hand, well they’ve have had kind of a…well, we all checked out on the White Sox a few weeks ago. Some of us never even checked...
The coach of world champion Jordyn Wieber says she might have a stress fracture in her right leg.
John Geddert said Tuesday she has been dealing with pain in the leg since the US women's pre-Olympic training camp, which began in mid-July.
Wieber entered the Olympics favored to win multiple medals, including the all-around title. But she leaves London without any individual...
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August 07, 2012
All Jordyn Wieber needed to bounce back from the biggest disappointment of her career was a little pep talk.
Teammate McKayla Maroney was only too happy to provide one.
Thanks to a few kind words from her best friend, Wieber returned to her world championship form in the women's gymnastics team finals on Tuesday, helping the U.S. to its first gold medal since Atlanta in 1996...
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July 31, 2012
The coach of reigning world champion Jordyn Wieber says it's an ''injustice'' the American won't be included in Thursday's Olympic all-around finals.
Wieber finished fourth during qualifying Sunday, but will miss a shot at Olympic gold because international rules only allow two competitors per country in the finals.
Teammates Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas...
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July 30, 2012
Last night had to have been a tough one. Not only did she fail to qualify for her lifelong dream, the entire world was watching her every move. Even when she wasn’t moving. Do we classify this...
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There is no joy in saying this to a 17-year-old whose entire world has just come crashing down around her, but it must be said because too much rests on her hearing it: Jordyn Wieber, US-gymnastics anointed star who failed Sunday to qualify for the all-around finals, needs to get over it.
Perhaps her coach, John Geddert, has already impressed upon Wieber that her country...
Shortly after failing to qualify for the individual all-around finals, the face of USA Gymnastics walked unsteadily past the media. Jordyn Wieber walked with wide eyes, steered by a handler, past her teammates, including the two who had replaced her in an event she was expected to dominate. Even then the tears would not stop.
Aly Raisman, who came from nowhere to vault ahead of...
Defending world champion in gymnastics all-around, Jordyn Wieber, has failed to qualify for the finals and will not medal.
Wieber only finished third out of the US team and, per Olympic rules, a country can only carry two members for the individual all-around finals.
Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas will represent the Americans in the event. Raisman was surprised that she learned...
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The Americans breezed through qualifying in women's gymnastics Sunday, throwing down a challenge to Russia, Romania and defending Olympic champion China in the process.
For Jordyn Wieber, there won' be a chance to add an Olympic gold medal to a world title.
The Americans finished with 181.863 points and have a big lead atop the standings, though the Russians, 2010 world...