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Chinese Gymnastics

China's Gold Medal Gymnasts Determined To Be Of Age

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Though the case is closed on China's Olympic gold medalists, the age controversy in gymnastics is far from over. Documents confirm all six members of...

Female Gymnastics Is Always About Child Abuse

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

The 16-year age rule is irrelevant. All females who eventually become world-class gymnasts have been exploited while they are children -- because, for them, developing Gold Medal skills is a race against puberty.

China Acknowledges Gymnastics Team Age Confusion, Blames Bad Paperwork

ESPN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

China today acknowledged the confusion about the ages of its Olympic gymnasts. China's deputy sports minister blamed paperwork problems. ESPN has th...

IOC To Launch Investigation Into Ages Of Chinese Gymnasts

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The International Olympic Committee will investigate whether the Chinese women's gymnastics team that won the gold medal had underage athletes, saying...

Chinese Gymnasts Win Two More Golds in Horse, Floor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

China gets gold on pommel horse China has made it 4-for-4 in men's gymnastics, with world champion Xiao Qin winning the pommel horse gold medal. Eve...

Reality Should Be Reported, Not Disregarded

Meghan Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Meghan Peters

Media here in China are running stories about Chinese gymnasts defending their ages of "16," though the rest of the world knows about the 11-year-old.

Scandal of the Ages: Documents Reveal Underage Chinese Gymnast

David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Flumenbaum

Not only was He Kexin, the Chinese gymnast in question, born in 1994 and ineligible to compete in the Olympics, but Chinese officials, over the last few weeks, have tried to cover it all up.

In Pictures: Bad Gymnastics Hair

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Gymnasts have it tough in the hair department. Their first priority is to keep that shit out of their faces in order to do all of those crazy circus moves. Hence, the gymnasty hair trends that won't die.

U.S. Men's Gymnastics Wins Improbable Bronze, China Takes Gold

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — China won the gold medal it has long craved in men's gymnastics Tuesday, while the Americans settled for bronze. China's score of 286...