Gymnastics

American sisters sue USA Gymnastics over sex abuse scandal

American sisters sue USA Gymnastics over sex abuse scandal

Published 29/10/2018

(Reuters) - Two former USA Gymnastics national team members on Monday filed civil lawsuits against the organization, disgraced ex-team doctor Larry Nassar, and the U.S. [more…]

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president, was arrested on Wednesday night in Tennessee on charges he tampered with evidence in the case [more…]

USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

Published 20/08/2018

(Reuters) - Disgraced USA Gymnastics ex-team doctor Larry Nassar has been removed from a federal prison where he has been held, records showed on Sunday, [more…]

Brazil gymnastics coach accused of sexual abuse

Brazil gymnastics coach accused of sexual abuse

Published 03/05/2018

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A sexual abuse scandal is engulfing Brazilian gymnastics this week as a former national coach has come under investigation for allegedly [more…]

Michigan university paid firm to monitor Nassar victims’ social…

Michigan university paid firm to monitor Nassar victims’ social…

Published 29/03/2018

(Reuters) - A public relations firm billed Michigan State University for more than $500,000 for January as it tracked social-media activity surrounding the case of [more…]

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor sent to Arizona federal prison

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor sent to Arizona federal prison

Published 10/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor, who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, returns from a break to [more…]

Sexual abuse scandal weighs on U.S. gymnastics centers

Sexual abuse scandal weighs on U.S. gymnastics centers

Published 02/02/2018

Gedderts Twistars USA Gymnastics Club is seen in Dimondale, Michigan, U.S., February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca CookLANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - Gymnastics coach Jamie Boyd-Hamilton is painfully [more…]

Olympic officials failed to act on Nassar sex abuse claims: report

Olympic officials failed to act on Nassar sex abuse claims: report

Published 01/02/2018

Meridian Township Police Chief Dave Hall and Twsp Manager Frank Walsh publicly apologize to assault victim Brianne Randall-Gay (on video conference screen) for failing to [more…]

Michigan special prosecutor to probe university in Nassar case

Michigan special prosecutor to probe university in Nassar case

Published 28/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor, who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, returns from a break to [more…]

USA Gymnastics quiet on board resignation call after abuse scandal

USA Gymnastics quiet on board resignation call after abuse scandal

Published 26/01/2018

Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor, who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, is led from the courtroom after listening [more…]