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September 4, 2018 5:51 PM USA Gymnastics CEO Kerry Perry Resigns

The move comes as the organization is still reeling from a sexual abuse scandal involving longtime Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar USA Gymnastics chief executive resigned Monday after a turbulent nine-month tenure at the helm of the embattled organization, which is still reeling from a sexual abuse scandal involving longtime Olympic team doctor Larry 59

August 28, 2018 1:15 AM Judge denies Larry Nassar bid for new sentence

Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on multiple criminal sexual conduct charges. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) LANSING, Mich. – A Michigan judge has denied disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar's request for a new sentence in his sexual assault convictions. In denying Nassar's request, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said Monday she didn't 74

August 23, 2018 6:07 PM Ex-Michigan State coach charged with lying in Nassar case

A former gymnastics coach at Michigan State was charged Thursday with two counts of lying to a peace officer in the case of disgraced doctor Larry Nassar. The Michigan attorney general’s office filed one felony and one misdemeanor charge against Kathie Klages, contending she denied being aware of allegations of sexual misconduct by Nassar 73

August 20, 2018 4:38 PM Simone Biles Honored Fellow Sexual Abuse Survivors While Dominating Gymnastics Championships

Simone Biles won the U.S. Gymnastics Championships while making a powerful show of support for survivors of sexual assault. As the four-time Olympic gold medalist competed on Sunday — where Biles didn’t just sweep the overall competition, she also won all four of the individual events — she wore a light teal leotard. The color has come to signify survivors 57

August 18, 2018 3:53 AM Biles dominant at U.S. gymnastics championships

(Reuters) - Olympic champion Simone Biles compiled the highest score in the world this year when she piled up 60.100 points on the first night of the U.S. women’s gymnastics championship in Boston on Friday. Less than a month into her return to competition after an almost two-year break, Biles looked like she had never been away. She recorded the highest 77

June 22, 2018 8:16 PM USOC Seeks Diverse Set of Candidates for CEO

The U.S. Olympic Committee, still facing investigations into its handling of sex-abuse allegations, assembled a candidate slate that’s about 50% women In its search for a new chief executive in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal in gymnastics and allegations of abuse in numerous other sports, the U.S. Olympic Committee is considering a slate of candidates 33

June 19, 2018 4:14 PM Why Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness Can’t Give Up His Old iPhone

The grooming guru from Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ on obsessively replaying gymnastics videos, his most essential hygiene tool and his beloved iPhone 7 Plus I use the Postmates delivery app all the time, even for my morning coffee. I can’t leave to get it because I need to look good in the morning, so I’ll spend $9 on a Starbucks coffee with half and half. That’s 53

June 5, 2018 8:57 PM USA Gymnastics Brass Long Knew of Abuse Claims, Ex-Employee Testifies

In appearance before senators, Rhonda Faehn details confusion after first report of team doctor WASHINGTON—A half dozen high-ranking USA Gymnastics officials were aware of sexual-misconduct allegations against team physician Larry Nassar during the year in which gymnasts’ claims languished at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a former employee of the organization 21

May 23, 2018 7:54 PM House Panel Presses U.S. Sports Officials on Handling of Sexual-Abuse Cases

WASHINGTON—Members of a U.S. House panel on Wednesday pressed U.S. sports officials to explain how sexual abuse has gone on so long in Olympic sports and what the U.S. Olympic Committee and individual sports are doing to prevent it from happening again. Six sports leaders testified to their actions to clean up Olympic sports in the wake of reported abuse 33

May 22, 2018 10:27 PM USA Gymnastics Is Still Struggling With Internal Upheaval

Ahead of a congressional hearing, USA Gymnastics continues to deal with the fallout from a sexual abuse scandal The overseer of the dominant U.S. women’s gymnastics program will step into a harsh congressional spotlight on Wednesday, still struggling with internal upheaval after a sexual-abuse scandal and facing existential threats from litigation and Capitol 37