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North Korean team welcomed at Asian Games in South Korea

...Pakistan, 2-0.Not all the news is good in the North's sporting world, however.On Wednesday, the International Gymnastics Federation ruled a North Korean gymnast had for years competed illegally under a fake passport to hide her true age...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-18/north-korean-team-we
Overtime

...from the world championships starting next week because one team member's age had been falsified.The International Gymnastics Federation said North Korea's federation and gymnast Hong Su Jong were provisionally suspended for 30 days, ruling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-10-08/overtime
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China's 2008 gold medal winners met requirement

...Sydney Games. Two members of that squad -- Dong Fangxiao and Yang Yun -- remain under scrutiny. The International Gymnastics Federation said in a statement that it "does not consider the explanations and evidence provided to date in regards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/02/oly_477916.shtml
Olympics
Age investigation expands

...rumors about the ages of China's athletes in Sydney," Andre Gueisbuhler, secretary general of the International Gymnastics Federation, told The Associated Press on Wednesday. "We did not have another choice," he said. "If we want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/25/oly_477098.shtml
Olympics
IOC calls for review of Chinese gymnasts' age

...information prompted it to act now, three days after the gymnastics competition ended. Messages for the International Gymnastics Federation were not immediately returned. Chinese coach Lu Shanzhen told The Associated Press they gave the FIG new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/22/oly_470377.shtml
Olympics
U.S. gymnast settles for a silver after tie

...Yang Yilin, won the bronze. "It's not correct. I believe it's correct to have two gold medals," International Gymnastics Federation President Bruno Grandi said. "But this is my modest opinion. The IOC is different." Gymnastics used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/19/oly_469953.shtml
Olympics
Rule change means longer wait for new junior champ

...competing at that level at 15." Though nobody at USA Gymnastics has received an explanation from the International Gymnastics Federation for the rule change, FIG president Bruno Grandi has long been known as a fan of older, more elegant gymnasts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/16/oth_544583.shtml
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American gymnasts lead women's all-around qualifiers

...followed by Fan Ye with 9.550. Russo was third. While the women's preliminaries were underway, the International Gymnastics Federation announced that a scoring error in the men's qualifiers on Tuesday had mistakenly awarded Russian gymnast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/24/oth_25595.shtml
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Champ Hamm in court to settle Olympic dispute

...played out the same way. "The issue is whether this (mistake) affected the result," Reeb said. The International Gymnastics Federation, known as FIG, acknowledged the error and suspended three judges for the rest of the games. It has said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/28/oth_429796.shtml
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People in the News

...0.049 points behind Hamm, who became the first American man to win gymnastics' biggest prize. The International Gymnastics Federation has already said it won't change the results, and the International Olympic Committee has refused to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/01/ent_427114.shtml
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