Category Archives: News

Octavian Bellu – President of the National Council of Sports

This morning we found out that our Gymnastics Coordinator, Octavian Bellu, has been named as President of a new sports body – the National Council of Sports – that will be subordinated to ANST (The National Agency of Sports and

Breaking news! A Cheng and an Amanar for the Romanians

Only 24 days till the Olympics and you definitely know the following words “never count Romania out“. Larisa Iordache is training an Amanar and Sandra Izbasa a Cheng! Check the video: Any thoughts?

Sandra Izbasa’s new vault

Sandra Izbasa is working on a new vault. Actually she upgraded her layout Podkopayeva to a round off flic-flac with 1/2 turn on – stretched salto forward with 1/1 turn (6.1 difficulty score). With this vault and with her double

Dana Andrei @ The Medal Factory: “I want to make the team with all my heart”

TRANSLATION: Andreea Raducan: Diana, you´ve just come back from the American Cup but you are down with the flu now. Are you happy with your performance there? Diana Chelaru: I´m not very happy, I didn´t do my routines the way

Catalina Ponor: “Who said I would retire after the Olympics?”

From CovasnaMedia: Catalina Ponor, the 2004 Athens Olympic Champion, gives us a lesson of will and strength in everything she does. At an age when many gymnasts are giving up the sport, Catalina, 24, decided to come out of retirement

Izbasa, looking forward to London: “I cannot wait!” @ GSP

Sandra had to go through 2 other surgeries last year but says she will go till the end and get to her second Olympics. She has experienced all possible emotions from the joy of the Olympic, World and European medals