Jul 31, 2012
Olympics gymnastics rule keeps best from competing
Except at the London 2012 games, viewers won't be seeing the best gymnasts. They'll only be seeing some of the best gymnasts because of an inane rule.
Olympic Gymnastics 2012: Jordyn Wieber Needs to Be Last Victim of Terrible Rule
Sunday's women's gymnastics preliminaries serve as a perfect example that the "only two gymnasts per country rule" is simply absurd and has to be changed.
Mitchell still an individual medal hope, but team eliminated
Former gymnastics world champion Lauren Mitchell is Australia's only hope for its first ever Olympic medal in the sport after qualifying fifth for the individual floor final in Greenwich on Sunday.
Aussie gymnasts hold breath
FORMER world champion Lauren Mitchell and the rest of the Australian team face a nervous seven-hour wait to see if they will make it to Tuesday's Olympic gymnastics finals after a shaky performance in the qualifying round.
More than games for local stars
By JARROD POTTER and RUSSELL BENNETT THE Berwick News area is well represented at the London Olympic Games, with athletes representing our region in athletics, gymnastics, swimming, hockey and shooting.