Japanese gymnast out of Paris Olympics for smoking, drinking

FILE–Japan’s Shoko Miyata competes on the balance beam during the women’s qualifying session the 52nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. She has been pulled from Japan’s Paris Olympics team. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) Teenage gymnast Shoko Miyata has been pulled from Japan’s team for the Paris Olympics after being caught smoking and drinking,…

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PH top gymnast and bright Olympic hope has deep bag of tricks for Paris bid

Carlos Yulo will attempt to pull off Olympic glory in the floor exercise. —AUGUST DELA CRUZ (First of a series) There are six apparatuses in men’s artistic gymnastics. And while Carlos Edriel Yulo is gearing up for all six as he prepares for a second Olympic appearance, there will be three he will pay close…

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Filipino gymnast Aleah Finnegan also secures Paris Olympics ticket

Filipino gymnastic Aleah Finnegan is Paris-bound.–ALEAH FINNEGAN INSTAGRAM MANILA, Philippines—Aleah Finnegan is going to the 2024 Paris Olympics. Just a day removed from Carlos Yulo’s qualification for the Summer Games next year, Finnegan became the latest Filipino athlete to punch her ticket to Paris. Finnegan tallied 51.366 points for 32nd place in the 2023 Artistic…

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