Gymnastics

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Gymnast Rebeca Andrade stands proud at end of her breakthrough year | Tumaini Carayol
The 22-year-old became Brazil’s first female Olympic gymnastics medallist at the Tokyo Games and has just become world vault champion

Tumaini Carayol

25, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘We were crazy kids just jumping on everything’: gymnast twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova
They were only 16 when they won medals at the Tokyo Olympics. So how are the high-flying sisters balancing stardom and schoolwork?

Rebecca Liu

23, Oct, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Chusovitina and Clijsters keep proving age is no barrier to sporting passion | Tumaini Carayol
Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina, 46, eyes an Asian Games medal while Kim Clijsters fights to keep her tennis comeback on track

Tumaini Carayol

04, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Simone Biles and Aly Raisman testify before Senate on Nassar investigation – live updates
Olympic gold medalists give evidence to Senate Judiciary Committee on FBI failures around sexual abuse complaints against disgraced sports doctor

Bryan Armen Graham

15, Sep, 2021 @6:15 PM

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Simone Biles says ‘burdens’ of Nassar abuse remained with her at Olympics
Simone Biles offered emotional testimony on Tuesday at a US senate hearing into the Larry Nassar abuse scandal

Tom Lutz in New York

15, Sep, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Ceaseless noise of judgment has dehumanised young sport stars | Jonathan Liew
The building blocks of our culture stop us seeing the famous as people. That is not the function we have assigned them

Jonathan Liew

07, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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How to win at life: what sports psychologists can teach us all
The lessons top athletes are learning about stress and mental health can help us handle pressure in our own lives

Simon Usborne

21, Aug, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Highs, lows and burritos: the Guardian’s standout Tokyo moments
Elaine Thompson-Herah was a star, the new sports shone and the hosts were friendly, despite not being able to attend

Guardian writers

09, Aug, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Rhik Samadder tries … backflipping: ‘My shorts are too tight – being upside down doesn’t help’
Inspired by a YouTube video and high on a dose of Olympic spirit, this week the activity is gymnastic. But will the results be fantastic?

Rhik Samadder

09, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Top 10 moments of the Tokyo Games
From shared golds to mixed medley success for Team GB, here is a selection of memorable events from the Olympics

Tumaini Carayol in Tokyo

07, Aug, 2021 @7:17 PM

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Team GB makes it 20 golds in breathtaking, brilliant Games
Wins for Britain in the boxing and modern pentathlon helped put the finishing touches to its fourth-highest medal tally

Martin Belam

07, Aug, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Minneapolis celebrates Sunisa Lee’s return: ‘Her win shows what’s possible’
Gymnast who captured gold at the Tokyo Olympics greeted with signs and a crowd of hundreds at airport

Mike Jordan

06, Aug, 2021 @7:59 PM

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