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Canadian gymnasts set to go at Pan American Championships in Mississauga

August 28MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Canadian gymnasts have a two-pronged goal heading into the 2014 Pan American Championships on Friday: to clinch full team berths for both men and women and the 2015 Pan Am Games and to step up and win an individual spot at the world championships this fall in Nanning, China.Despite sending less experienced teams to the championships both Canadian teams are con... more

Canada’s trampoline team ready to rumble at 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games

August 25MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Less than a year away from the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games, Canada’s trampoline team led by world and Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan is flying high with no intention of touching down anytime soon.On the final day of the Pan American Gymnastics Championships on Monday the Canadian team soared to gold and silver in both men’s and women’s individual trampoline and pic... more

Canadian trampolinists dominate senior Pan American Championships

Gymnastics Canada News Release August 24MISSISSAUGA, Ont.-- Canada’s three Olympic medal winning trampolinists and their teammates dominated the first day of competitionSunday at the Pan American Senior Championships, sweeping the top four spots in the women’s prelims and two out of three on the men’s side.Not surprisingly world and Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan of Toronto led the Cana... more

Canadian rhythmic gymnasts win five medals at Pan American Senior Championship

August 22Canadian rhythmic gymnasts win five medals at Pan American Senior ChampionshipsMISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Commonwealth Games star Patricia Bezzoubenko of Thornhill, Ont., got back on track at the Pan American Senior Gymnastics Championships on Friday, winning three medals, including two gold, on the final day of the rhythmic gymnastics competition.Bezzoubenko, who struggled with her rib... more

Bessoubenko fourth after first day at Senior Pan Am Gymnastics Championships

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Commonwealth Games star Patricia Bezzoubenko of Thornhill, Ont., got off to a rough start at the senior Pan American rhythmic gymnastics championships on Wednesday but bounced back to place fourth all around after the first day of competition.Bezzoubenko, who won five gold medals in Glasgow last month, struggled to a seventh-place finish in the opening ball event, but came... more

Announcement - AGF Board Elections

In accordance with AGF By-Law 7, Board of Directors, subsection 7.7 Terms of Office, an election for the positions of Directors will occur at the 2014 AGF Annual General Meeting.Therefore the AGF Nominating Committee is requesting your help in soliciting potential Directors. According to the AGF mission statement, AGF is dedicated to developing gymnastics and its values by encouraging participa... more

Coaching Association Canada Update - CC# changes to NCCP# effective immediately

The term “CC#” has been the unique identifier that each coach uses to access their NCCP transcript for many years. Recently however, this term has started to cause confusion as sport sector websites, including coach.ca, have increased their eCommerce capabilities and “Credit Card” or “CC” payments have become more of a reality. Various sport partners also issue their own unique identifiers to... more

Canada qualifies for five finals at Youth Olympics

August 18, 2014NANJING, China - Two members of Canada's national artistic gymnastics team secured a foothold for Canada Monday by qualifying for a total of five event finals at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Sydney Townsend, 15, of Conestogo, Ont., placed fifth on the vault and eighth on floor exercises, netting total scores of 13.950 and 12.500 respectively. She also... more

Jackson Payne, the 2011 Canadian men’s all around champion makes his return to major competition after a two-year hiatus

August 9MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- World and Olympic trampoline champion Rosie MacLennan of Toronto and Commonwealth Games rhythmic gymnastics star Patricia Bezzouhenko of Thornhill, Ont., are set to lead a strong Canadian team at the Senior Pan American Gymnastics Championships in Mississauga, Ont., August 19-September 1.MacLennan, who also holds the Pan Am women’s trampoline title, is looking... more

Morgan, Black strike gold on final day of gymnastics at Commonwealth Games

August 1Vancouver’s Scott Morgan won his second gold medal in as many days and Ellie Black of Halifax added gold and bronze to an earlier silver to cap a strong Canadian showing on the final day of the gymnastics competition Friday at the Commonwealth Games.Morgan, rock steady again after winning the rings event on Thursday, cruised to the top of the podium in the vault final with a score of 14... more

Canadian gymnasts capture four medals at Commonwealth Games

July 31GLASGOW, Scotland -- Vancouver’s Scott Morgan won a gold medal on rings and a silver in the floor exercise while his teammates added two more medals to cap Canada’s best day so far in artistic gymnastics at the Commonwealth Games.Morgan, who was the top qualifier on rings, didn’t miss a beat in the final, winning the gold by a healthy margin with a score of 15.100 points.Kevin Lytwyn of... more