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U.S. Olympic Committee Ignored Sexual Abuse Complaints Against Taekwondo Stars: Lawsuit

The governing body of the United States’ Olympic teams ignored dozens of athletes’ sexual misconduct complaints against two taekwondo champions for years, according to a new lawsuit. The U.S. Olympic Committee, as well as USA Taekwondo, turned a blind eye to decades of alleged sexual abuse by brothers Steven and Jean Lopez, two of the […]

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The Karolyis Say They Had No Idea About Nassar Abuse At Their Training Facility

Martha and Bela Karolyi of the infamous Karolyi Ranch, an elite gymnastics training center that’s sent dozens of athletes to the Olympics, have finally broken their silence about former USA Gymnastics team doctor and convicted child molester Larry Nassar.  The two sat down with NBC “Today” co-host Savannah Guthrie for a “Dateline” segment set to air this Sunday. […]

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MSU Coaches Izzo And Dantonio Say They Won't Resign Amid New Sex Abuse Report

Michigan State University’s top two coaches said they have no plans to quit their jobs despite a damning ESPN “Outside the Lines” report that claimed the school mishandled complaints of sexual abuse and violence against women involving its athletic department. Mark Dantonio and Tom Izzo ― head coaches of MSU’s football and basketball teams, respectively […]

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Larry Nassar Sentenced To 40 To 175 Years In Prison For Child Sexual Abuse

Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University team doctor who treated some of America’s best athletes, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison Wednesday for sex crimes that have shaken the sport’s governing body. Nassar, 54, will spend the rest of his life behind bars as a result of Michigan Circuit […]

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3 USA Gymnastics Directors Resign In Larry Nassar Sex Abuse Scandal

Three USA Gymnastics directors have resigned amid fierce criticism that the organization failed to protect its athletes from team doctor Larry Nassar, a serial predator whose sentencing hearing continues this week.  “USA Gym Board of Directors executive leadership ― Chairman Paul Parilla, Vice Chairman Jay Binder & Treasurer Bitsy Kelley ― tendered their resignations, effective […]

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140 Women Have Accused Larry Nassar Of Abuse. His Victims Think We Don't Care.

Larry Nassar, the disgraced former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics team doctor, has been accused of sexual abuse by 140 women. That’s nearly as many victims as the Jerry Sandusky, Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein scandals combined. Yet Nassar’s name is not dominating national news. It doesn’t have people protesting outside his home. It hasn’t become a punchline for […]

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Aly Raisman Says USA Gymnastics Is '100 Percent Responsible' For Nassar Abuse

Aly Raisman just called out USA Gymnastics for victim-blaming the 120-plus women who have accused former team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.  In a series of tweets on Wednesday, the Olympic gold medalist wrote that USA Gymnastics is “100 percent responsible” for Nassar’s rampant sexual abuse, and called for an investigation into the organization. ″@USAGym […]

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McKayla Maroney Signed Confidentiality Agreement With USA Gymnastics About Alleged Sexual Abuse

Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney reportedly signed a confidentiality settlement with USA Gymnastics about the alleged sexual abuse she endured at the hands of former team doctor Larry Nassar.   Maroney’s attorney, John Manly, filed a lawsuit Wednesday that names Nassar, USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Michigan State University ― where Nassar worked as a […]