Canadian Sport Scene | April 8, 2019
Ellie Black of Halifax, Nova Scotia won the silver medal in a World Cup artistic gymnastics all-around event in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday. Black posted a second place score of 55.032 points, for her 11th career World Cup medal.
Black placed behind Morgan Hurd of the United States. Hurd won the gold medal with an overall score of 55.099 points. Asuka Teramoto of Japan won the bronze medal with a score of 54.799 points. Black reached the podium by 3.066 points over Aiko Sugihara of Japan, who finished in fourth place with a score of 51.966 points.
The Chronicle Herald | March 3, 2019
Ellie Black got her 2019 international season off to a strong start on Sunday.
The Halifax gymnast earned a bronze medal at the 2019 American Cup in Greensboro, N.C.
Black tied with Mai Murakami of Japan for third place. Leanne Wong of the U.S. captured gold while her teammate Grace McCallum took silver.
Black had her best performance on the uneven bars. She posted the second highest score on that apparatus (14.266). She tied for third on vault (14.433), placed third on the beam (13.800) and tied for fourth on floor (13.233).
Superstars of Gymnastics | February 22, 2019
Canada’s triple Commonwealth Games gold medallist Ellie Black has been added to the line-up for the Superstars of Gymnastics, which takes place at The O2, London on Saturday, March 23.
December 22, 2018 | PA NOW
The Prince Albert Gymnastics Club hosted a special guest Friday afternoon.
Ellie Black, a two-time Olympian who has also competed for Canada all over the world was training with athletes at the club Friday afternoon.
Speaking with paNOW before getting underway with the training session, Black spoke about how important it is for her to give back to the sport.
“For me, especially being from Nova Scotia and Halifax, we have a lot of community support and I worked with a lot of coaches over the years, to get where I am, I got a lot of help from a lot of people,” she said.
November 5, 2018 | The Toronto Star
When Ellie Black has the Order of Nova Scotia medal placed around her neck on Tuesday, she’ll be joining very elite company at a staggeringly young age.
Sidney Crosby received the same award back in 2009 at the age of 21. Black, 23, will be the second-youngest recipient. She is also at least half the age of most of the distinguished individuals in the Order.
November 2, 2018 | The Chronicle Herald
Halifax’s Ellie Black placed seventh in the women’s vault at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar on Friday.
November 1, 2018 | The Chronicle Herald
A fall on the uneven bars thwarted Ellie Black’s bid to repeat as a medallist in the individual all-around competition at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar on Thursday.
The 23-year-old from Halifax placed 12th with a total score of 54.133 after qualifying in sixth place with 54.999. Black won the individual all-around silver at last year’s worlds in Montreal.
October 31, 2018 | The Chronicle Herald
Ellie Black of Halifax performs on the floor during qualifying sessions for the Gymnastics World Championships at the Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar on Sunday. Black and the Canadian contingent made history on Tuesday with a fourth-place finish in the women’s team competition.
October 1, 2018 | CBC News
Canadian Ellie Black won gold on Sunday in the beam final at the World Challenge Cup, adding to her four-medal tally at the event.
The Halifax native was fourth heading into the beam final, but scooped up 13.900 points to jump into first.
September 30, 2018 | Team Canada
“It was great to get out competing again, and to use this experience to work towards the World Championships. It was a fun competition and I’m thrilled with Team Canada’s results.”