gymnastics

Four-time Olympic gold medalist and three-time World All-Around gymnastics champion Simone Biles is the most decorated female gymnast in the sport’s history. The nineteen-year-old talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her new book Courage To Soar. “It was pretty easy to open up and tell my story. I grew up in foster care for a couple of […]

Angel Rice says that her dream is to compete in the Olympics. She credits her mom for teaching her everything she knows.

Gabby Douglas‘ hometown of Virginia Beach couldn’t be more proud her! A mural of the history-making Olympic gold medalist was painted in Virginia by Eric Lindbergh, who reportedly spent four days painting the 9-by-30 foot mural. “WOW!!! This is amazing!! #so honored,” Douglas tweeted. RELATED: Is Gabby Douglas Going To Spelman? Beyonce Thanks Gold Medalist […]

Could 16-year-old Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas be heading to Atlanta to attend Spelman College? TMZ is reporting that Spelman College president Beverly Daniel Tatum is in London attending the Olympics and made a point to give the history-making gymnast a Spelman gift bag containing a congratulatory note, school t-shirt and a CD containing a […]

Gabby Douglas appeared on NBC’s Today show this morning, one day after the 16-year-old gymnast made Olympic history by becoming the first African-American woman to win a gold medal in the women’s all-around gymnastics final. Gabby talked about the long road she traveled to get to the 2012 Olympics, getting a congratulatory call from President […]

Yesterday, Gabby Douglas became the first African-American woman to win the all-around gymnastics gold medal in the Olympics. Family, friends, fans and even a few celebrities expressed their joy in seeing Gabby take the ultimate prize in world gymnastics. Beyonce posted a message on her tumblr page congratulating Gabby and thanking her for inspiring us […]

Gabrielle Douglas has made history, becoming the first black woman to win the all-around gold medal for women’s gymnastics at the 2012 Summer Olympics! Nicknamed the Flying Squirrel, the 16-year-old Virginia Beach native earned her second Olympic gold medal and became the first African-American Olympics all-around gold medalist by beating the competition with her high-flying […]