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Happy Tuesday, #gymnastics fans! We were on holiday yesterday, so the twice-weekly delivery of what's new in the sport is going out today. Read on...

Ljubljana World Challenge Cup: The Dutch men and Slovenian women were by far the most successful at this European Championships dress rehersal, winning just over half the gold medals up for grabs. 
► Competition report: http://goo.gl/UnPUrB
► Full results: http://goo.gl/Yh9OJd

Korea Cup: Incheon's Namdong Gymnasium, which will host the Asian Games later this year, warmed up for the event with the Korea Cup. A diverse array of European athletes used it as a warmup for next month's European Championships. Gymnasts from eight different nations, representing four continents, won gold. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/7IIXvH
► Full results: http://goo.gl/7IIXvH
► Yang Hak Seon on his decision to perform the Yang II vault: http://goo.gl/13qVRD

Korea Cup (Rhythmic edition): Korean standout Son Yeon Jae was the absolute star of the show, winning gold on three of the four events. 
► Competition report: http://goo.gl/KbdYWd
► Full results: http://goo.gl/92ZlYy

MTM Narodni Dom: Katsiaryna Halkina of Belarus, Ksenia Moustafaeva of France and Salome Pazhava of Georgia swept the medals at this annual tournament in Ljubljana.
Competition report: http://goo.gl/1IQrZO
► Full results: http://goo.gl/20TxgM

Romania vs. Belgium vs. France: The French city of Avoine hosted the annual tri-meet against three European powers. Romania's senior and junior teams came out on top, with senior star Larisa Iordache winning the All-around title a comfortable margin ahead of teammate Diana Bulimar. 2000-born Andreea Iridon was impressive in winning the Junior women's title. http://goo.gl/TC54Og

Brazilians successful at home: Jade Barbosa and Sergio Sasaki were the All-around winners at the 3rd Annual Brazilian Meeting in Sao Paolo, which also drew top teams from Great Britain and France. 
► Results and photos: http://goo.gl/wLMK2q

NCAA Championships: For the first time in NCAA history, two schools -- the University of Florida and the University of Oklahoma -- tied for the coveted women's team title, both scoring 198.375 points. Florida is the defending champion, and Oklahoma now becomes one of only six schools to have won the women's NCAA title. Kim Jacob, a senior at the University of Alabama, won the NCAA All-around title.
► Competition report: http://goo.gl/TlDR2V
► Full results: http://goo.gl/07LKF4

Azerbaijani Rhythmic National Championships: The rising gymnastics nation's Rhythmic Championships, won by international standout Marina Durunda, came on the heels of the opening of a beautiful new gymnastics arena in Baku. http://goo.gl/CVrXyV

An Easter message from Lais Souza: The two-time Brazilian Olympian sent a special video message to fans this weekend, revealing that she has regained some mobility in her arms. Souza, who was gravely injured in a skiing accident in Utah in January, remains in Miami, where she is being tretaed at a hospital specializing in spinal cord injuries. http://goo.gl/AhPTWw

Looking forward to Aalen: A promo from the hosts of the Limes Acro World Cup, taking place this weekend in Aalen (GER). http://goo.gl/4Dj8L2

Catching up with Cameron Mackenzie: The promising British junior has switched to represent South Africa in international competition. http://goo.gl/dmpJH7

Simone Biles's backstory: The reigning World champion recalls her early days in the sport. http://goo.gl/qKbPbB

Wishing a very Happy Birthday this week to: 

Janine Berger, GER (April 21, 1996)
Deng Linlin, CHN (April 21, 1992)
Kevin Lytwyn, CAN (April 21, 1991)
Louis Smith, GBR (April 22, 1989)
Bruna Leal, BRA (April 24, 1993)
Markku Leinonen, FIN (April 24, 1989)
Jeffrey Wammes, NED (April 24, 1987)
Nadine Jarosch, GER (April 24, 1995)
Konstantin Pluzhnikov, AZE (April 28, 1987)

We wish you all an excellent week! 
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Happy Monday, #gymnastics fans! Here's what's been happening in the #gymnastics world this week: 

European Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini Championships: Guimaraes (POR) hosted the competition, which brought Europe's Flying People out in force. Russia, Portugal, Ukraine and Great Britain were among the winners. 
Results: http://goo.gl/pLeshu
Photos: http://goo.gl/bTkLdF
Videos: http://goo.gl/0TlGby

Pacific Rim Championships: The United States and Canada were the big winners in this pan-Pacific event that drew top teams with their eyes on this fall's World Championships. 
Results: http://goo.gl/yiOWby

Asian Junior Championships: China's Wang Yan and the Japanese women's team were the women's title winners in Tashkent, while the Japan also took the team title in the men's division. China's Yinga Ta was the men's All-around champion.
Women's competition report: http://goo.gl/zfhKfe *Men's competition report*: http://goo.gl/4rDdbT

Pesaro World Cup: 2013 World All-around champion Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS) blew the competition away to sweep the medals in Italy, while the Italian women brought home the gold in their home country. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/Z1CK0R
Full results: http://goo.gl/XyZrQq
Videos: http://goo.gl/L9bpV8

Suzuki Aerobic World Cup: Romania was the big winner at the 25th annual Aerobic World Cup held in Japan's capital city. And by winning the Men's Individual competition, young Mizuki Saito (JPN) made it clear that he's a name to remember. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/cee3D6

GBR vs. GER vs. ESP: Spanish national champion Roxana Popa and a British women's team led by Ruby Harrold came out on top at the women's Britain vs. Germany vs. Spain Friendly over the weekend in Munich (GER). Tabea Alt (GER) and her German team dominated the Junior division. 
Senior women's competition report: http://goo.gl/nFDrmT
Junior women's competition report: http://goo.gl/LxEzS0
Videos: http://goo.gl/BaW0TS

Swedish Championships: 2012 Olympian Jonna Adlerteg and newcomer Pontus Kallanvaara took the titles at the 2014 Swedish Nationals in Stockholm. 
Men's results: http://goo.gl/Me0Lyv *Women's results*: http://goo.gl/3G3ywV
Photos: http://goo.gl/EDIrFp
Videos: http://goo.gl/ns1Yx0

Russian Men's Championships: 2012 Olampian and 2013 European All-around champion David Belyavskiy captured the men's title at the Russian Championships in Penza, all but securing himself a  place on the Russian men's squad for the upcoming European Championships in Sofia (BUL). 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/NS2aGF
Full results/Photos: http://goo.gl/8PvR8m 

NCAA Men's Championships: Led by 2012 U.S. Olympian Sam Mikulak, the University of Michigan men won back-to-back titles at the U.S. University Championships in Michigan. In his last year as a university competitor, Worlds hopeful Mikulak cemented his legacy as one of the best NCAA gymnasts ever. http://goo.gl/sPUU4m
Bangladeshi Olympian Syque Caesar began his NCAA career as a walk-on competitor. He ends it as a three-time NCAA champion: http://goo.gl/EAuWWp

Azerbaijani Junior Rhythmic Championships: Stars of tomorrow took to the floor at the national competition held over the weekend in Baku, capital city of gymnastics's fastest growing nation. http://goo.gl/eheqxF 

Two milestones for Sang Lan: The former Chinese star, paralyzed during the vault warmups at the at the 1998 Goodwill Games has become a mom to a baby boy. Sang, 33, became the first woman with a cervical spinal cord injury to deliver a child via C-section in China. http://goo.gl/0sALPD

Making history for New Zealand: By taking silver on vault, 15-year-old Courtney McGregor became the first gymnast from her country to win a medal at the Pacific Rim Championships. McGregor, who shows a double-twisting Yurchenko, is working on an upgraded vault with an eye on this summer's Commonwealth Games. http://goo.gl/9SJdNg

Aly Raisman on her potential comeback: After a yearlong haitus, the double Olympic gold medalist from +USA Gymnastics  is back in training and "feeling like a kid" in the gym again. http://goo.gl/BkxL1N

Emin Garibov out for 2014: The Russian star and reigning European champion on Horizontal Bar will sit out for the season due to lingering shoulder problems. http://goo.gl/AdIQxA

Nanning focuses on the environment: China's "green city" pledges to have good air and water quality for the World Artistic Championships in October. http://goo.gl/54A4LW

April Gymnast: The latest edition of +British Gymnastics's digital magazine is out and can be accessed here: http://goo.gl/HJnLcY

The making of a gymnastics powerhouse: University of Alabama coach Sarah Patterson became only the second U.S. University coach to notch 1,000 wins at the NCAA Regional. http://goo.gl/KOiymV

Sam Oldham, Game Changer: The British star talks about growing up gymnast on a popular UK children's show. http://goo.gl/Z1Sf1k

Wishing a very Happy Birthday this week to:

Adela Sajn, SLO (April 14, 1990)
Danny Pinheiro-Rodrigues, FRA (April 16, 1985)
Epke Zonderland, NED (April 16, 1986)
Michelle Lauritsen, DEN (April 16, 1988)
Arthur Zanetti, BRA (April 16, 1990)
Yuko Shintake, JPN (April 20, 1991)
Yuri van Gelder, NED (April 20, 1983)
Janine Berger, GER (April 21, 1996)
Deng Linlin, CHN (April 21, 1992)
Kevin Lytwyn, CAN (April 21, 1991)

Have a great week, everyone!
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FIG Weekly Press Clippings - Week 14
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FIG Weekly Press Clippings - Week 16
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#ThrowbackThursday: Remember the exciting #Trampoline Team Finals of the 2013 Worlds in Sofia (BUL)? Watch the highlights now! http://goo.gl/1jHrFl 
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FIG Weekly Press Clippings - Week 15
► Check out this week's  #Gymnastics press clippings at http://goo.gl/b0zhv
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#ThrowbackThursday: Team USA prevailed in both the men's and women's Double Mini-trampoline Team Finals at the 2013 World Trampoline Gymnastics Championships in Sofia (BUL), while the Chinese women claimed the Tumbling Team title with a large margin over the rest of the field, where their male counterparts narrowly outscored by Team Russia. Relive the action here: http://goo.gl/RlC7Fw #Trampoline #Gymnastics
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Happy Monday, #gymnastics fans! It's been a busy week in the gymnastics world. Here's a look at all that's been happening: 

Tokyo World Cup: Reigning Olympic and World champion Kohei Uchimura (JPN) and Vanessa Ferrari (ITA) won the All-around titles at the Tokyo World Cup this past weekend, while Daniel Purvis (GBR), Fabian Hambuechen (GER) and Elizabeth Price (USA) officially won the overall World Cup titles. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/xKbCGY
Full results: http://goo.gl/FCYeqa (Men's) http://goo.gl/ENIKuX (Women's)
World Cup rankings: http://goo.gl/4NuPo9 (Men) and http://goo.gl/qwOyyL (Women)
Q and A with Kohei Uchimura: http://goo.gl/9BShFO

Lisbon World Cup: South Korea's Son Yeon Jae made history for her country at the Lisbon World Cup, held this past weekend in Portugal. Son captured four of the five golds up for grabs, while newcomer Dina Averina (RUS) made a promising World Cup debut.
Competition report: http://goo.gl/EeYJM6

Slovak Aerobic Open: A multitude of nations, from Estonia to Mongolia, were golden at the annual Aerobic tournament in Nové Zàmky (SVK).
Competition report: http://goo.gl/HEvGRR

French National Championships: Veteran Youna Dufournet and Kevin Antoniotti took the All-around titles at Elite France in Agen, while the women of Rouen and the men of Juan-les-Pins won the club titles.
Competition report: http://goo.gl/9J3XG1

The Russian Championships got underway this week in Penza with the women's competition. 2012 Olympic gold medalist Aliya Mustafina won her fourth consecutive national title in the All-around, while fellow Olympian Anastasia Grishina injured her knee on Floor during event finals. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/xKbCGY
Photos: http://goo.gl/ZZSkqC
► *Russian European women's team for 2014 Euros:* http://goo.gl/tRPbPl

Led by 1998-born Giarnni Regini-Moran, the British men's Junior team were the big winners at the 19th International Junior Team Cup in Berlin. Sascha Coradi (SUI) won the All-around for boys born before 1998. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/djBPFq
Full results: http://goo.gl/6zKmck

Lisa Verschueren wins Belgian Championships: The 2013 World team member won the national title at a dual meet between Belgium and Sweden that also served as the country's Women's Championships. 2012 Swedish Olympian Jonna Adlerteg won the overall All-around title. 
Full results: http://goo.gl/3ybsGz

Highlights from the Irish Gymnastics Championships
Photos: http://goo.gl/fKuCPm
Videos: http://goo.gl/WqB0rm

NCAA Gymnastics Championships: The best of the best of U.S. university teams will go head to head at the NCAA Championships April 18-20 in Birmingham. The women's field is now complete: http://goo.gl/zXBhc3

Gabby Douglas goes back to Iowa: The reigning Olympic champion will begin training anew with coach Liang Chow at Chow's Gymnastics and Dance in Iowa with an eye to making her second Olympic Games. http://goo.gl/Uf4yWi

African Rhythmic Youth Olympic Games qualifiers: Find out who's bound for Nanjing here: http://goo.gl/OoRilx

The 30th edition of the European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships will take place in June in Baku (AZE). Check out the competition's newly launched website here: http://goo.gl/NBi0oF

Luke Carson's (IRL) Hard Way to Success: The Irish standout is back following a devastating injury. He tells his story in this gem of a gymnastics documentary: http://goo.gl/2rSvSF

Former Nastia Liukin Cup qualifier Ashley Lambert might have died anytime after a training accident separated her C1 vertebrae in the middle of practice. Today she's a lucky freshman on the University of Nebraska team. http://goo.gl/CMBp8Z

Scottish gymnast Adam Cox is writing about the ups and downs of being on the cusp of qualifying for the Commonwealth Games. Read his latest column for Herald Scotland here: http://goo.gl/1yuE7r

Wishing a very Happy Birthday this week to: 

Cristian Bataga, ROU (April 10, 1988)
Heem Wei Lim, SIN (April 12, 1989)

We wish you all an excellent week!
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#ThrowbackThursday: Enjoy this beautiful slow motion clip of last weekend's #Rhythmic #Gymnastics World Cup in Stuttgart (GER)! 
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