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In Translation: Hypolito Hoping for Quiet Road to Rio

The following appeared in Globo Esporte on April 12. Thanks to our Portuguese translator, we have an excellent English version of the piece that explores how things are going for Brazil in the lead-up to the test event. 1,093 more words


Jesolo through the lens of GAI - gallery

The Jesolo Trophy is one of my favourite meets. Not just because it’s usually one of the first exciting international competitions after the winter draught, but even more so because I know Ginnastica Artistica Italiana will take pictures and share what’s going on with the whole world. 72 more words


Brazil Sets Squad for Jesolo, Test Event

The Brazilian federation has named five of the six gymnasts set to compete both at the City of Jesolo Trophy meet in Italy this March and then at the Olympic Test Event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil a month later. 368 more words


Oliveira Captures Brazilian Title

The field at this year’s Brazilian Championships, held less than a month following World Championships in Glasgow, was a little thin with everyone – including stars Flavia Saraiva and Daniele Hypolito – in recovery mode. 847 more words


The heroes of Glasgow part 4

Ksenia Afanasyeva, Russia

In the beginning of the quad, it looked like Ksenia Afanasyeva was ready to take over the world. She won the European title on floor in front of her home crowd, she revealed a surprisingly good amanar, she earned the team, the vault and the floor exercise titles at the Universiade and she was supposed to be a strong medal contender on vault and floor at the world championships. 2,350 more words

Glasgow 2015

Glasgow 2015: team Brazil preview

 The Rio Olympics are only one year away and the pressure is on for the Brazilian team, which is expected to write some history in their own country.  3,048 more words

Glasgow 2015

Brazilian Team Set, Training in Europe

The Brazilian team is set and left yesterday for Europe, where they’ll begin acclimating themselves to the time zone and conditions they can expect in Glasgow, Scotland for the 2015 World Championships. 558 more words