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12 Weird Sports Rules You May Not Have Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 10.26.2016 | Sports

Who knew that taking your shirt off during a track race was forbidden? French runner Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad learned the hard way at the 2014 Euro...

Gabby Douglas Would Like To Keep The Glitter In Gymnastics

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.11.2016 | Sports

With all of its scrunchies and Swarovski crystal, gymnastics stands out among other sports for the element of pageantry at its most prestigious levels...

Your Kid Probably Isn't the Next Simone Biles. Here's Why You Should Keep Her in Gymnastics Anyway

Quora | Posted 09.27.2016 | Parents

My child is doing a sport she loves and I'm disappointed she's not better at it. Should I stop her to ease my disappointment? originally appeared on Q...

Aly Raisman, Before You Date That NFL Player, Watch My Video

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 08.30.2016 | Comedy

What does an NFL player have that I don’t have? You know what — don’t answer that question. For starters, Colton Underwood has a better country ...

Athletes Use Twitter Platform To Powerfully, Pithily Profess

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.22.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

As the Rio 2016 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad come to an end, Twitter has become a major platform for how sporting events, governing bodies and associations, and professional athletes engage and enhance the experience of such spectacles.

How Sports Will Help Your Daughter Crack The Glass Ceiling

Eleanor Beaton | Posted 08.23.2016 | Parents
Eleanor Beaton

The Rio Olympics were a watershed moment for women in sport, with many countries sending a record number of female athletes to the games. And despite ...

Why Simone Biles Won't Attempt the "Vault of Death"

Inverse | Posted 08.19.2016 | Sports

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Sarah Sloat On Sunday night, two gymnasts literally put their lives on the line to try ...

Danell Leyva Is The Male Feminist We All Need In Our Lives

Bustle | Posted 08.19.2016 | Women

This post originally appeared on Bustle. By Lindsey Green "Weird Questions Welcomed, Encouraged Actually." That's the headline on two-time Olym...

At Some Point, America Will Turn Its Back On Simone Biles

Percell Dugger | Posted 08.16.2016 | Black Voices
Percell Dugger

You're amazing Simone, and the world is JUST getting a glimpse of how great you are. Continue to make progress, and enjoy your life. America will turn it's back on you. And when it does, do exactly what you've always

An Open Letter To The U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team

Angela Fry | Posted 08.15.2016 | Parents
Angela Fry

How fortunate are we to have had you strong, confident, and brave young ladies be a part of lives? It's like you've become part of our family. My girls may not remember the summer of "The Final Five," but I will. It was the summer I watched you win Gold and the summer my girls gained five new heroes.

The Spirit Of Our Faith Is Not A Corpse: The Theodicy Of Sports Theology

Chris Fici | Posted 08.15.2016 | Sports
Chris Fici

What exactly is the substance of the spirit of our faith? Why do we cling to something as irrational as faith in the face of the rational, visceral reality of so much suffering, corruption, and violence?

The Mental Tricks Laurie Hernandez Uses to Summon Crazy Confidence | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living

By Amanda MacMillan Team USA gymnast Laurie Hernandez is blowing us away in Rio: Her talent is obviously out of this world, but what's just as impres...

Simone Biles Continues Her World Domination, Wins Third Gold Medal

The Huffington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 08.15.2016 | Sports

Simone Biles, fresh off gold medals in the team and all-around finals, continued her domination of the field today, as she and her teammates added thr...

This Brazilian Gymnast Is Wowing The Hometown Crowd In Rio

HuffPost Brazil | Nicholas Miriello | Posted 08.16.2016 | Sports

Flávia Saraiva — or Flavinha, as she is affectionately known —stands a mere 4 feet, 4 inches tall. But the 16-year-old from Rio de Janeiro is a g...

This Woman Paved The Way For Spectacular Black Gymnasts

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.09.2016 | Black Voices

Wendy Hilliard broke boundaries when she became the first African-American rhythmic gymnast to make the U.S. national team. Now, as a younger generati...

Black Women Are Rocking Gymnastics

The Huffington Post | Alex Berg | Posted 08.08.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Olympic Gymnast Fights Through Tears, Torn ACL To Help Team Make Finals

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.08.2016 | Sports

It was hard to watch German gymnast Andreas Toba break down in tears soon after he injured his right knee at the Rio Olympics on Saturday. The 25-year...

Shame On You, USA Gymnastics!

Dani Bostick | Posted 08.05.2016 | Women
Dani Bostick

Organizations that serve children have a special obligation to promote safety. In ignoring information about predator coaches, USA Gymnastics became a friend of perpetrators and put children in danger.

Why Nadia Comaneci Appreciates Her Perfect 10 More Now Than Ever Before

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.05.2016 | OWN

In the 1976 Summer Olympics, Romania’s Nadia Comaneci made history by becoming the first gymnast to ever receive a perfect-10 score. But she didn’...

Shawn Johnson Thinks The Media Needs To Shut Up About Gymnasts' Bodies

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 08.10.2016 | Women

Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson remembers being made fun of in elementary school because of her big muscles. She was called a “boy” because of...

Report: USA Gymnastics Ignored Sex Abuse Allegations, Protected Coaches

Indy Star | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.04.2016 | Sports

Top executives at one of America’s most prominent Olympic organizations failed to alert authorities to many allegations of sexual abuse by coaches ...

USC Football Is Already Catching USA Gymnastics Fever

The Huffington Post | Thomas Lipe | Posted 07.29.2016 | Sports

An impromptu gymnastics session just broke out during practice. Check out Adoree' Jackson's triple back flip:— Keely Eure...

Men's Gymnastics Are Better With Music, And This Guy Proves It

The Huffington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 07.20.2016 | Sports

So, you love watching women’s gymnastics. The balance beam is so thrilling, the uneven bars look like flying, and the floor routines get the crowds ...

U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Olympics Predictions

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 07.13.2016 | Sports
Carey Beth Elder

After two nights of fierce competition at the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Olympic Team Trials in San Jose, California, the 2016 team has finally been na...

Gabby Douglas On Pushing The Limits And Going For Gold

The Huffington Post | Poppie Mphuthing | Posted 07.26.2016 | Black Voices

Olympic gymnastic champion Gabby Douglas is feeling ready and excited to defend her all-around title at next month’s Rio Olympic Games. Ahead of the...