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Her Olympic Dream on Hold, Teen Gymnast Faces Other Trials

Her Olympic Dream on Hold, Teen Gymnast Faces Other Trials

Her Olympic Dream on Hold, Teen Gymnast Faces Other Trials Her Olympic Dream on Hold, Teen Gymnast Faces Other Trials Along with the rest of the world, athletes have had their careers upended by the coronavirus pandemic. They are giving The New York Times an intimate look at their journeys in periodic installments through the rest of the year. Read …

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Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64

Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64

Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64 Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64 Kurt Thomas, who became the first American to win a world championship event in men’s gymnastics when he captured gold in the floor exercise at Strasbourg, France, in 1978, died on Friday. He was 64. Thomas’s wife, Rebecca, who owned and operated a gymnastics …

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The Gymnast Who Hasn’t Turned Off Her Olympic Countdown

The Gymnast Who Hasn’t Turned Off Her Olympic Countdown

The Gymnast Who Hasn’t Turned Off Her Olympic Countdown The Gymnast Who Hasn’t Turned Off Her Olympic Countdown Along with the rest of the world, athletes have had their careers upended by the coronavirus pandemic. They are giving The New York Times an intimate look at their journeys in periodic installments through the rest of the year. There are only …

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Olympic Gymnast Recalls Emotional Abuse ‘So Twisted That I Thought It Couldn’t Be Real’

Olympic Gymnast Recalls Emotional Abuse ‘So Twisted That I Thought It Couldn’t Be Real’

Olympic Gymnast Recalls Emotional Abuse ‘So Twisted That I Thought It Couldn’t Be Real’ Olympic Gymnast Recalls Emotional Abuse ‘So Twisted That I Thought It Couldn’t Be Real’ For the longest time, Laurie Hernandez, an Olympic champion gymnast, thought she was crazy for thinking that her coach had emotionally abused her. When that coach screamed at her for the tiniest …

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