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John Orozco eyes quick return from second torn Achilles

When John Orozco tore his right Achilles on Aug. 11, 2010, a doctor told him he probably shouldn’t do gymnastics anymore, and he probably would not be going to the Olympics. 617 more words

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U.S. men's, women's takeaways from World Gymnastics Championships

Martha Karlolyi was succinct.

“Mission accomplished,” the U.S. women’s national team coordinator told media in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sunday.

Karolyi beamed after her team set program records for total medals at a Worlds with a team event and gold medals for any Worlds (five), including three individual titles for superstar  692 more words

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Sam Mikulak halfway to record romp at P&G Championships; Worlds team unclear

INDIANAPOLIS — Sam Mikulak is clearly the best U.S. men’s gymnast for a third straight year. What’s left to be decided at the P&G Championships is which five men will join him on the World Championships team. 900 more words

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Sam Mikulak's road to Rio a different path than London; P&G Championships men's preview

INDIANAPOLIS — USA Gymnastics had enough room on the side of a building across from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse to feature four athletes on a promotional ad… 1,155 more words

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John Orozco looks to 2016 after tearing Achilles

NEW YORK — John Orozco smiled often during his TODAY show appearance Wednesday to celebrate the one-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympics.

The 2012 Olympic gymnast laughed as he participated in a “Culinary Olympics” with fellow Olympians retired swimmer… 527 more words

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John Orozco tears Achilles again

U.S. Olympic gymnast John Orozco retore an Achilles on Monday and will have surgery Friday, according to his social media.

“My family life, my career, and my spirit seem to all be falling apart and crumbling into pieces,” was posted on Orozco’s Instagram… 353 more words

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