FUTURE OF NIGERIA’S SPORTS LIES IN GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT- Dalung

Barrister Solomon Dalung, the Youth and Sports Minister has restated that grassroots sports development remains the only route to rebuilding the country’s sports. The Minister said this while congratulating Team Nigeria which returned from the Regional African Gymnastics Championship in South Africa where they won a total of 11 medals comprising 2 gold and 9…

DALUNG INAUGURATES NIGERIA’S GYMNASTICS BOARD

The board of the Gymnastics federation of Nigeria has been inaugurated. On the occasion which took place today at the conference room of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung who presided over the inauguration charged the board members to eschew violence and work together towards taking the sport to greater heights. “The…

World Champions Remain Supreme In Synchronised Trampoline, Acrobatic Gymnastics

The World champions in Acrobatic Gymnastics and Men’s Synchronised Trampoline extended their reigns Monday under the magnificent dome of Wroclaw’s Centennial Hall. With their second consecutive Games titles, four-time World champions Dong Dong and Tu Xiao added another golden chapter to their legendary story, proving yet again that they are not only the best in…

The FIG Commits To Developing a Duty Of Care Code

As a clear sign of its strong commitment to the protection of gymnasts, the FIG will develop a “Duty of Care Code” which sets up all the policies and procedures regarding misconduct in the Gymnastics world, ranging from prevention and education to reporting, investigation and sanctions. “As FIG President, I declare that we will not…

VTB and The International Gymnastics Federation Renew Partnership For 2017

Russian bank VTB has renewed its sponsorship agreement with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) for 2017, extending a support that has been in place since 2009. FIG President Morinari Watanabe and Vasily Titov, First Deputy Chairman of VTB and Vice President of the FIG, signed the renewal of the agreement in the margins of the…

FIG New Executive Committee Meets For The First Time…,

FIG President Morinari Watanabe began to lay out his plans for the development of Gymnastics in announcing the Federation’s new commissions during the first meeting of the new Executive Committee February 21-23 at the FIG Headquarters in Lausanne. Marking the beginning of a new chapter in the history of Gymnastics, the EC also agreed to…

The FIG Inaugurates New headquarters In Lausanne

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) inaugurated its new headquarters Tuesday evening at its brand new building close to the central train station in Lausanne. FIG President Bruno Grandi, who will retire at the end of 2016, and International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach cut the traditional ribbon during a ceremony that brought together numerous…

Tickets on sale for 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

Tickets are now on sale for the 47th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal (CAN) and those who purchase their seats early will receive a special deal. Ticket sales debuted Monday at noon Quebec time (UTC-5) with a discount to entice early birds: 15 percent off regular tickets between now and January 2. Competition runs…