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North Korea gymnasts suspended

Updated: October 7, 2010, 2:22 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- North Korea's gymnasts have been suspended from the world championships starting next week because one team member's age had been falsified.

The International Gymnastics Federation said Thursday it provisionally suspended North Korea's federation and gymnast Hong Su Jong for 30 days, ruling them out of the worlds -- being held Oct. 16-24 in Rotterdam -- and any other international or national event.

North Korea -- which entered four women, including Hong, ...

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