McKayla Maroney Injured at the Second Stop of a 40-City Tour, Possibly Because Organizers Skimped On Padding

If you were planning on going to one of the stops on the Kellogg's Tour of Champions to see the gold medal winning U.S. women's gymnastics team, the self-proclaimed "Fierce Five," you should be warned — the roster has now been reduced to three because of an injury to fan and Tumblr favorite, McKayla Maroney. (What… » 9/13/12 1:40pm 9/13/12 1:40pm

Black Gymnasts Who Kicked Ass for Team USA

When Gabby Douglas won the women's all around gold medal, she became the most marketable 16-year-old athlete in the world and the first the first African-American woman to win the most prestigious title in gymnastics. Her teammate, 15-year-old Kyla Ross (whose father is black and Japanese; her mother is Filipino and… » 8/06/12 11:45am 8/06/12 11:45am

America Loves a Crying Gymnast

American Jordyn Wieber is gymnastics' reigning World Champion and was a favorite to take home an all-around medal during the London Olympic games — until yesterday. Even though she performed well, it wasn't enough. Fate and goofy Olympic rules intervened and Wieber was knocked from the all-around final by her underdog… » 7/30/12 11:45am 7/30/12 11:45am

Olympic Gymnast: "Bela Karyoli Beat Me" • Drew Peterson Meets With Divorce Lawyer

• Emelia Eberle, a former Olympic gymnast, claims that world-famous gymnastics coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi » 11/19/08 5:30pm 11/19/08 5:30pm would frequently beat the young gymnasts they were training in Transylvania in the '70s. • Many young Han couples in China are forging Western weddings in favor of , which feature couples drinking from tea…

Watching Children Compete: Olympic Gymnastics And The Age Controversy

The accusations have been flying since before the Olympics began: some of the women (girls really) on the Chinese gymnastics team may be underage » 8/13/08 3:40pm 8/13/08 3:40pm. After the team won gold in yesterday's final, Meghan O'Rourke took the debate to next level. In , she says that next to the Chinese team, the American girls looked, well, .…