Origin of gymnastics
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It was that spectacular and it went on for an hour or two… a mass display of gymnastics and dancing and tumbling.How to Hide a Famine with Ping-Pong
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However, its only teams to win gold were in gymnastics and fencing, both intensely solo sports.China’s Schools Teaches Kids to Take Tests, Obey the State, and Not Much More
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But by the end of high school, Sara, who once excelled in academics, gymnastics, and volleyball, had changed.Lost and Found in Tijuana: Behind an Amazing American Rescue
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He took Hannah to gymnastics practice and Ethan to football tryouts, wrote the paper.Hannah Anderson Captor a ‘Trusted Friend,’ Cat Lover
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To understand surf contests, think of a blend of March Madness and gymnastics.Kelly Slater Gets a Perfect Surfing Score
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We employed our spare time in gymnastics, in turning, and in rambles.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
But we must not mind the wits; there was a time when they might have laughed at our present gymnastics.The Republic
I should like to explain to you this singular kind of gymnastics.
Every year they shall have contests in music and gymnastics, and in horsemanship, in honour of the dead.
Gymnastics are to be practised chiefly with a view to their use in war.
- (functioning as singular) practice or training in exercises that develop physical strength and agility or mental capacity
- (functioning as plural) gymnastic exercises
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Word Origin and History for gymnastics
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