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World Gymnastics Championships launches education programme in Liverpool

The World Gymnastic Championships, which will be hosted in Liverpool, has launched an education programme for young aspiring gymnasts. The programme has been introduced in a bid to inspire the future generation of gymnasts on Merseyside.
Gymnast Harry Hepworth

Meet a young gymnast making his senior debut at British Championships in Liverpool

The Under 19’s British Champion Harry Hepworth will this month be making his debut at the Senior British Gymnastics Championships at Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena on the 26th March. 

Volunteers wanted for World Gymnastics Championships in Liverpool

Volunteers are wanted for the World Gymnastics Championships being held in Liverpool from late October to early November. Up to 600 roles are available across five departments including operations, hospitality, digital & media, commercial and sport.

Meet Heather Marshall – the future of Britain’s trampoline gymnastics

“Competing at the World Championships last year, was definitely my biggest achievement,” said Heather Marshall, the youngest gymnast in Great Britain’s team. Last year’s World Championships in Tokyo, were the first major competition for the young 16-year-old. Her 23rd place...

Sarah Madge on the growth of British Gymnastics

The Birkenhead Trampoline Club is home to some of the best trampoline gymnasts in the United Kingdom. It sent three gymnasts to last year’s World Championships in Tokyo, in the same arena where gymnastics will take place at the Olympics...

Tokyo 2020 gymnastics qualification heats up in Melbourne

Gymnastics stars were gathered in Melbourne this weekend as the city hosted the first World Cup of the Olympic season. The Games are less than six months away, which made the competition even fiercer. Epke Zonderland (NED), Vladislav Poliashov (RUS),...

Ex-Merseyside gymnast: ‘I still get sleepless nights looking back on what could have been’

Merseyside-based artistic gymnast Daniel Purvis announced his official retirement from competing a year ago this week. Since then, the Olympic and Commonwealth medal winner has bought his first house, been inducted into the British Gymnastics Hall of Fame and is...

Russia dominate rhythmic gymnastics season opener in Moscow

Russia completed a clean sweep of the gold medals this weekend at the Moscow Grand Prix. Dina Averina, three-time World all-around champion was the most successful gymnast, winning four medals, three gold and one silver. Her twin sister, Arina Averina...

The Rise of Artistic Gymnastics in Great Britain

Since the 2012 London Olympics, British Gymnastics has been on the rise and is contending for medals at the most important competitions. This year’s World Championships, British gymnasts brought home a total of four medals, two of them gold. The...

City of Liverpool Gymnastics Club to participate at Spooky Spectacular

The City of Liverpool Gymnastics Club will be back in action this weekend at the Spooky Spectacular in Newcastle. The City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy will host the Halloween themed gymnastics meet. The Merseyside club has attended this meet before, and...