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Outside Law Firm To Probe U.S. Olympics And Gymnastics Officials Over Larry Nassar Scandal

An independent investigation will look into former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s serial sexual abuse, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced on Friday, after widespread calls from athletes and public officials for greater scrutiny of the institutions that many say enabled his years of assaulting young women. An outside law firm, Ropes and […]

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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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Feds hit Penn State with record $2.4 million fine for bad crime reporting, including Sandusky scandal

The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday it plans to fine Penn State nearly $ 2.4 million for violations of the Clery Act, the federal law that governs crime disclosure at universities participating in federal aid programs. The announcement is connected to Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal, which started to unfold publicly […]

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Ryan Lochte Gets 10-Month Suspension For Rio Scandal

American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months, U.S. media reported on Wednesday, following a scandal involving the U.S. Olympic athlete and three other swimmers at the Rio Games. The suspension was handed down by the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming, USA Today reported, citing an unnamed source. Celebrity gossip website TMZ, […]