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T & T Coaches and Judges Retreat this weekend!

12 September 2012

Over 30 T & T coaches and judges from all around Alberta will be attending the 2012-2013 Retreat in beautiful Canmore this weekend. This year the sole purpose of the retreat is to review and educate all Alberta clubs and coaches on all of the changes from GCG that are happening to the competitive T & T program. These include changes in levels, requirements, compulsories, qualifying to C...

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Notice of Meeting – 2012 Annual General Meeting

23 August 2012

To: All AGF Member Clubs From: AGF Office CC: AGF Board of Directors, Provincial Office Staff, AGF Lifetime Members, Semeschuk & Co.RE: Notice of Meeting – 2012 Annual General MeetingDate: Aug. 24th, 2012As per Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) By-Law Article 6, subsection 6.4.1, notice is hereby given that the Business Meeting of the 2012 Annual General Meeting of th...

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Trampoline & Tumbling Canada’s Only Golden Sport

16 August 2012

"Citius, Altius, Fortius".....the Olympic Motto that means "Faster, Higher, Stronger" is embodied best in the sport of Trampoline & Tumbling. And now that Canada has an Olympic gold medal around the neck of our very own Rosie MacLennan, you can bet that young boys and girls across the country will be signing up at clubs to follow in her footsteps.Lexi Giesbrecht is one s...

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Heroes’ welcome for Olympians

13 August 2012

A mainly hard-luck group of Canadian Olympians were greeted like heroes upon their return to Calgary on Monday.Applause repeatedly swept through the Calgary International Airport with the appe...

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Rhythmic gymnastics team satisfied with Olympic debut in group competition

10 August 2012

LONDON -- Canada’s rhythmic gymnastics team bounced back after a shaky opening day on Thursday with a strong performance on the second day of qualification Friday in the group competition. It...

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Rosie MacLennan delivers the Olympic performance of a lifetime

07 August 2012

The number, the instant it flashed up on the North Greenwich Arena scoreboard, ignited audible gasps, then a deafening wall of sound. “My score?” repeated Rosie MacLennan a half-hour later, a...

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Brittany Rogers caps dream Games with 7th in vault final

06 August 2012

Brittany Rogers finished seventh on vault in the women's Olympic vault final on Sunday capping a wonderful first week that saw the 19-year-old Coquitlam gymnast and the rest of the Canadian women finish with a best-ever fifth in the Olympic team event. “I couldn’t have imagined a better Olympics for me,” said Rogers. “I didn’t get the gold medal but it was so much fun out there."Full stor...

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Canadian rhythmic gymnasts soak up Olympic experience

06 August 2012

LONDON -- As one of the wild card entries in rhythmic gymnastics at the Olympics Canada’s six-member team went to London unburdened by medal expectations in a field dominated by the European...

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Rosie MacLennan Wins Canada’s First Trampoline Gold

03 August 2012

They may not have stood together on the podium, but the victory belonged to both of Canada's trampolinists.Rosie MacLennan won Canada's first-ever Olympic gold medal in trampoline at the London 2012 Olympic Games Saturday.It is the first gold medal Canada has won at London 2012.Read full story: CTVOlympics.caMore stories: Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail

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Canada Makes the Team Final For First Time Ever

29 July 2012

One of Canada's strongest rivals, Germany, helped the Canucks make history Sunday.Germany fell in the fourth subdivision of the women's artistic gymnastics at the London 2012 Olympic Games - clearing the way for Canada to make the team final for the first time ever at a non-boycotted Olympic Games.Canada finished fifth in team at the boycotted Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.The first Canadian t...

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