This Cuban Gymnast Might Be The Next Men's World Champion

MONTREAL, Canada—Tonight a new men’s gymnastics world champion will be crowned for the first time since 2009. With six-time defending world champion Kohei Uchimura forced to withdraw from the competition with an ankle injury, the men’s field—like the Simone Biles-less women’s field—is wide open. The question: Who will…

Former Cuban Gymnastics Prodigy Talks About Talent-Tiered Cafeterias At Olympic Training Center

Back in 2003, when the U.S. hosted the world championships in gymnastics, three Cuban gymnasts used the competition as an opportunity to defect. Among them was Charles “Charlie” Tamayo, the first Cuban male gymnast to win a medal at the world championships. Now, more than a decade later, Tamayo, who was just hired as…