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Nastia Liukin, Shawn Johnson on why they didn't talk for 8 years

Shawn Johnson East titled it “Eight years of drama.”

East and Nastia Liukin, the two U.S. gymnastics stars of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, said they went nearly eight years without talking after the Games but have rekindled their best friendship in the last two years. 560 more words


Liang Chow’s Shining Stars: Shawn Johnson & Gabrielle Douglas

Shawn Johnson became the 2006 Junior National Champion making her one to watch for the next couple of years. In her debut at the 2007 American Cup, she won the competition despite… 926 more words

General Gymnastics

The Gymnastics World in... 2008!

At the American Cup, Shawn Johnson debuts her Amanar but falls, in the end, Anastasia Liukin wins title. In the World Cup circuit, He Kexin emerges. 706 more words

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Ten Years

Today marks the tenth anniversary of one of the most exciting All Around competitions in the history of Olympic gymnastics. Nastia Liukin – in a near-perfect performance… 20 more words


The best moments from the Beijing Olympics, 10 years later

It’s been 10 years since the Beijing Olympics, so let’s take a look back at the good and bad from the 2008 Olympics. 731 more words

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Beijing 2008: Who Had The Highest All-Around Scoring Potential Nastia Liukin or Shawn Johnson?

#Return To Beijing

Its the 10th year anniversary of the Beijing Games, so we took a trip down memory lane and did some math. Who had the highest scoring potential going into the all-around final, Nastia Liukin or Shawn Johnson? 329 more words

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Ernst Asks for US Senate to Begin Investigation into USA Gymnastics in Wake of Nassar Scandal

WASHINGTON, DC  —  Iowa Senator Joni Ernst wants to start an investigation into USA Gymnastics and its leadership in the wake of the sexual abuse investigations of former team doctor Larry Nassar. 366 more words