Gabby Douglas

US gymnast becomes first woman to win three straight all-around world titles

US gymnast becomes first woman to win three straight all-around world titles

Simone Biles became the first woman to win three straight all-around titles at the gymnastics world championships.

Oct 30, 2015, 08:29 AM IST
Young US gymnasts prepare at Pan Ams for 2016 Rio Olymoics rumble

Young US gymnasts prepare at Pan Ams for 2016 Rio Olymoics rumble

The most exciting names in U.S. gymnastics, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman and Simone Biles, will all be competing during the Pan American Games -- just not in Toronto.

Jul 15, 2015, 14:39 PM IST
World gymnastics champion Simone Biles wins Sportswoman of Year award

World gymnastics champion Simone Biles wins Sportswoman of Year award

American Simone Biles, who won four golds at last week`s world gymnastics championships in China, including the all-around title, was named Sportswoman of the Year by the Women`s Sports Foundation on Wednesday.

Oct 16, 2014, 10:49 AM IST

Biles leads US 1-2 for first gymnastics world title

US champion Simone Biles powered her way to her first major gymnastics title by claiming the women`s all-around world gold on Friday.

Oct 05, 2013, 10:25 AM IST

Gabby Douglas says she was ‘homeless, bullied’ before winning Olympic gold

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas has penned a new book that reveals how tough her life was before she became was one of the shining stars of the 2012 London Olympics.

Dec 14, 2012, 16:50 PM IST

NBC forced to apologize for showing monkey ad right after Douglas’ gold medal win

American television network NBC was forced to apologize for showing an ill-timed advertisement featuring a monkey doing gymnastics, right after African origin Gabby Douglas won a gold medal for the US in gymnastics, sparking racism fears.

Aug 04, 2012, 12:10 PM IST

London Olympics gymnastics: American Douglas pips Russians to gold

Sixteen-year-old American gymnast Gabby Douglas won the gold in the women`s individual all around competition on Thursday, leaving Russia with silver and bronze.

Aug 03, 2012, 01:56 AM IST