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  1. Father of gymnast great Nadia Comaneci dies at 76

    Gheorghe Comaneci, the father of gymnastics great Nadia Comaneci, has died. He was 76.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  2. MLB - Baseball in Europe is about to take off

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    While providing more prospects to the States, the state of America's pastime in Europe is making big gains in popularity.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  3. Nicolae Forminte quits as Romania's gymnastics coach

    Romania gymnastics coach Nicolae Forminte has resigned.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2010
  4. Olympic gold medalist Sandra Izabasa of Romania to miss world gym...

    Olympic gold medalist Sandra Izbasa has snapped her Achilles' tendon and will miss the world gymnastics championships.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2009
  5. Two Romanian runners dropped after testing positive for EPO

    Two middle distance runners from Romania could be dropped from their Olympic team after testing positive for the blood booster EPO.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2008
  6. Boxer Linca, who won gold medal with broken wrist, dies

    Nicolae Linca, a boxer who won the welterweight gold medal at the 1956 Olympics while fighting with a broken wrist, died at his home Saturday. He was 79.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2008
  7. Former world weightlifting champion banned 2 years for positive t...

    Former Romanian weightlifting world champion Valeriu Calancea has been banned for two years after testing positive for an anabolic steroid.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2008
  8. Three-time gold medalist says medical reasons force retirement

    Three-time Olympic gold medalist Catalina Ponor is retiring from gymnastics again.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2007
  9. Romanian federation bans coach for assault

    A Romanian coach has been banned for a year by his national federation for physically abusing a 15-year-old female gymnast, an official told Reuters on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2007
  10. Cioncan, Athens bronze winner, dies in car accident

    Maria Cioncan, who won a 1,500-meter bronze medal for Romania at the Athens Olympics, died Sunday in a car accident in Bulgaria while returning from a training camp in Greece, sports officials said. She was 29.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2007
  11. Ex-Romanian gymnastics coaches job hunting

    Coaches Octavian Belu and Mariana Bitang, who led Romania's women's Olympic team to gold at the 2004 Athens Games, plan to work for another country.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2005
  12. Romanian gymnastics federation disbands team

    The future of Romania's storied gymnastics program is in question after two top gymnasts violated their contracts by leaving a training camp over the weekend to attend a birthday party.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2005
  13. Dragulescu has 'no interest to compete any more'

    Romania's Olympic silver medallist and two-time world champion gymnast Marian Dragulescu announced his retirement from the sport on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2005
  14. McKain signs for Politehnica Timisoara

    Australian international Jonathan McKain has signed a three-year contract with Romanian first division club Politehnica Timisoara, the player said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2005
  15. Coach still not planning to return

    A former Romanian gymnast who had sued her coaches, accusing them of asking for money and forcing her to compete with an injured back, dropped her claims on Thursday

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2005
  16. Bitang also quit amid allegations

    The Romanian Gymnastics Federation (FRG) has decided to keep the position of women's head coach vacant in the hope that Octavian Belu changes his mind about resigning.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2005