Sign in. See the list. A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.
And so the Olympics are upon us May God help us. I will pay close attention to the Beijing pollution index, waiting for that inevitable moment when the Chinese, with their very serious paranoia and their obsessive drive to create a perfect summer Olympiad, not only ban all cars, factory work, construction and outdoor breathing in the city, but simply move the entire population of
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Get the best gymnastics news straight to your inbox. The first day of event finals at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, saw medalists from eight countries in the men's floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, women's vault, and uneven bars. After four exciting days of the Canadian Tumbling and Trampoline Championships, the competition has come to an end. The event was jam-packed, as both women and men competed along with novice, junior, and senior categories.
Toggle navigation. Gymnastics Facts Gymnastics involves the use of physical strength, flexibility, balance, control, power, agility and coordination to perform a variety of exercises. It is one of the oldest sports in the world, dating back thousands of years to the ancient Greeks.
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THE face of America's gold medal-winning gymnastic team at the London Olympics has revealed graphic new details of the abuse she suffered at the hands of a team doctor. McKayla Maroney's letters to the judge presiding over Dr. Larry Nassar's case, coupled with her mum's, detail years of sexual abuse that changed the woman she's become. McKayla and Erin Maroney sent in the eye-opening letters for the judge to read in private, instead of McKayla making her planned appearance in the Grand Rapids, Michigan courtroom to testify against Nassar, the former USA gymnastics doctor she says abused her under the guise of medical treatment for six years.
The name was derived from the word gymnos, which is the Greek word for naked because the men generally trained and competed naked. As a result of the nudity, women were not originally allowed to participate in the sport. Unlike most other city-states, women also took part in gymnastics in Sparta because women needed strong bodies so that they could bear children.