Archive for Gymnastics

Mitt Romney’s Verbal Gymnastics on Healthcare Muddle His Campaign – U.S. News & World Report

Mitt Romney's Verbal Gymnastics on Healthcare Muddle His Campaign
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Mitt Romney's verbal gymnastics on healthcare reform are a great illustration of his flexibility on issues. In liberal Massachusetts, Romney was a liberal. Speaking to conservative voters in the GOP presidential primary, he was a conservative. Now that

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Originally posted. July 5, 2012

Mitt Romney’s Verbal Gymnastics on Healthcare Muddle His Campaign – U.S. News & World Report

Mitt Romney's Verbal Gymnastics on Healthcare Muddle His Campaign
U.S. News & World Report
Mitt Romney's verbal gymnastics on healthcare reform are a great illustration of his flexibility on issues. In liberal Massachusetts, Romney was a liberal. Speaking to conservative voters in the GOP presidential primary, he was a conservative. Now that

and more »

Originally posted. July 5, 2012

Camp Karolyi: An Enduring Legacy for US Olympic Gymnasts – TIME

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Camp Karolyi: An Enduring Legacy for US Olympic Gymnasts
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This is where every girl who wants to be an elite gymnast must come, at some point in her career, to pay tithings, in the form of blood, sweat, and often tears, to Martha Karolyi.

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Originally posted. July 16, 2012

Camp Karolyi: An Enduring Legacy for US Olympic Gymnasts – TIME

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Camp Karolyi: An Enduring Legacy for US Olympic Gymnasts
TIME
This is where every girl who wants to be an elite gymnast must come, at some point in her career, to pay tithings, in the form of blood, sweat, and often tears, to Martha Karolyi.

and more »

Originally posted. July 16, 2012

Gymnastics: Mother doesn't always know best

LONDON (Reuters) – If Jordyn Wieber's mother had freaked out and followed her maternal instincts after reading Joan Ryan's grim expose on gymnastics, she would never have been on her "mom vacation" to see her daughter chase Olympic glory. Ryan's book was published in 1995, the same year Jordyn was born, and set off alarm bells for Rita Wieber the moment she realized her girl wanted to add her …

Gymnastics: Mother doesn't always know best

LONDON (Reuters) – If Jordyn Wieber's mother had freaked out and followed her maternal instincts after reading Joan Ryan's grim expose on gymnastics, she would never have been on her "mom vacation" to see her daughter chase Olympic glory. Ryan's book was published in 1995, the same year Jordyn was born, and set off alarm bells for Rita Wieber the moment she realized her girl wanted to add her …

2012 Olympics TV Schedule: Artistic Gymnastics

Gymnastics is one of the most popular sports in the Summer Olympics, so NBC will be broadcasting most of its coverage from London in primetime for U.S. audiences. With iconic Olympic gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi predicting that the U.S. women's team will take the gold medal in team gymnastics at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and 2008 silver medalist Jonathan Horton looking to take the next step for …

Bronx native an unlikely gymnastics star

Gymnastics wasn't a popular pursuit for a kid from the Bronx. But John Orozco may be the best hope for a U.S. gold medal in gymnastics.

Olympics Television Schedule: Artistic Gymnastics

With the Games kicking off on Friday, July 27, everyone is getting excited to watch their favorite events. Ever since I was a little girl, I loved watching the Olympic artistic gymnastics. If you love gymnastics as much as I do, set your alarms because the Games are about to begin.

Gymnastics still searching for right formula: Patterson

LONDON (Reuters) – Just when it appeared that residents in Dallas would have an Olympic gymnastics champion cleaning and polishing their teeth, making their all-American smiles sparkle brighter, Carly Patterson made a frightening discovery. "Chemistry was so scary!" the 2004 Athens all-around gold medalist exclaimed before flashing her own megawatt smile. "I started off with intentions of going …