The U.S. also was the reigning world champion in 2003 and 2007, but followed up with silver in the Olympics -- Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008 -- each time.
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Danell Leyva and John Orozco secured spots with their performances Saturday. Three more team members and up to three alternates, selected by a committee, will be announced Sunday morning.
Jul 1 1:43 AM ET | By Amy Van Deusen
Jordyn Wieber and Gabrielle Douglas are percentage points apart for the highest score and automatic berth on the Olympic team, which will be selected after Sunday's final competition.
Jul 1 2:36 PM ET | By Amy Van Deusen
Only five women will be selected to the U.S. team at this week's Olympic gymnastics trials. Jordyn Wieber and Gabrielle Douglas are the sure bets ... and then it gets complicated.
Jun 27 10:17 AM ET | By Amy Van Deusen
Jennie Finch may have retired from the softball, but she's not done being an athlete. Finch is running the NYC Marathon on Sunday to raise money for youth running programs.
Oct 31 | By Amy Van Deusen
The gymnastics worlds concluded Sunday, with the U.S. and Russia dominating. Here are five stories that came out of worlds and their Olympic implications.
Oct 17 | By Amy Van Deusen
The world gymnastics championships start Friday in Tokyo, and the Americans could win big. Here are five things you won't want to miss.
Oct 7 | By Amy Van Deusen
At the world championships in Tokyo, gymnasts will be pushed to throw harder tricks that ever before -- and sometimes risk injury by doing them.
Oct 7 | By Amy Van Deusen
We asked former "Dancing with the Stars" champ Shawn Johnson for the advice she'd give Hope Solo.
Sep 19 | By Amy Van Deusen
While Jordyn Wieber had a tremendous performance at the 2011 U.S. Gymnastics Nationals, defending champ Rebecca Bross had a heartbreaking injury.
Aug 21 | By Amy Van Deusen
America's most decorated gymnast is at this week's nationals. She talked to espnW about her recent brush with cancer and her thoughts on the current team.
Aug 20 | By Amy Van Deusen
The first night of competition at the U.S. gymnastics championships was full of mistakes, but Wieber and the Olympic veterans persevered.
Aug 19 | By Amy Van Deusen
The U.S. nationals have some of the best gymnasts in the world competing, from familiar names like Shawn Johnson to talented newcomers like Jordyn Wieber.
Aug 17 | By Amy Van Deusen
Shawn Johnson and Chellsie Memmel competed in their first gymnastics meet since the Beijing Games, while new faces also impressed.
Jul 25 | By Amy Van Deusen
The Beijing gold medalist is mounting a comeback for London -- and putting in tons of sweat along the way.
May 10 | By Amy Van Deusen