Rewriting Russian Gymnastics
Personal reflections on the beautiful Russians, results and interviews
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Thursday, 16 August 2018
Elena Shushunova, the greatest of all time, has died at the age of 49
Elena Shushunova, European, World and Olympic Champion 1984-1988, has died of pneumonia, reports TASS. 'Shusha', perhaps the greate...
Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Boris Orlov, coach to World Champion Olga Bicherova, has died
Dutch news site nu.n l has reported the sudden death of coach Boris Orlov. Boris coached 1981 World Champion Olga Bicherova. In 1986 he mo...
Saturday, 9 June 2018
Gymnastics in post-Soviet Russia : ISSA Conference 2018
I am on my way home after attending the annual World Congress of the International Society of Sport, which this year was held over three d...
Monday, 7 May 2018
Russia WAG head to Mallorca for their annual active retreat - Eremina with them!
Russia WAG are travelling to Mallorca today for their annual two week active holiday - mainly two weeks of rest, relaxation and bonding, but...
Sunday, 22 April 2018
Heroes are only human
At the next Olympics, the teams will include four all arounders. This rule change is one of the more positive things that the FIG has done ...
Friday, 6 April 2018
Korbut/Knysh rape allegations resurface
Knysh and Korbut in training, 1973 Olga Korbut has repeated her allegations of mistreatment and rape by her coach, Reynald Knysh, in a Russi...
Sunday, 1 April 2018
Club Pushkin, home of World Champion gymnast Elena Eremina, faces collapse
No good news to report at present from beautiful, brave St Petersburg, as the gymnastics club where national team members Elena Eremina, Val...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
The first time ever I saw the USSR gymnasts
I saw the poster on the wall of the gym and it surprised my teacher when I asked if I could go. She had noticed that I didn't exactly l...
Sunday, 18 March 2018
DTB Cup - in which I have a moan about the desultory state of WAG
I just watched the most discouraging competition of my life in WAG, the AA. Maybe the team competition yesterday was better - I didn't ...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
НАЧНИ С НАМИ И СТАНЬ, КЕМ ЗАХОЧЕШЬ! Федерация Спортивной Гимнастики России Новости О федерации Соревнования Команда О гимнастике Гимнастика ...
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