Ex-Canadian gymnastics coach's sex assault trial shows sport still in flux

SARNIA, Ont. — For David Brubaker, it must have felt like a million kilometres from his moment of Olympic glory. It was only a few years ago that he had reached the top of his profession, leading Canada's gymnastics team at the 2016 Rio Olympics. This week, the decorated coach was in a Sarnia courtroom, facing two […]

Sexual assault trial of former Canadian gymnastics coach resumes Thursday

The sexual assault trial of former Canadian women's gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker is set to resume Thursday in Sarnia, Ont. The 55-year-old has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and invitation to sexual touching at his judge-only trial. Defence lawyer Patrick Ducharme is expected to call Brubaker to testify at the start of today's proceedings. The […]

USOC moves to shut down USA Gymnastics after Nassar scandal

The U.S. Olympic Committee took steps Monday to decertify USA Gymnastics as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, choosing the nuclear option for an organization that botched its own rebuilding attempt in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar. In an open letter to the gymnastics community, USOC CEO […]

Canadian Shallon Olsen earns silver at gymnastics worlds

Shallon Olsen captured Canada's first medal of the world gymnastics championships on Friday in in Doha, Qatar. The 18-year-old from Surrey, B.C. earned a silver medal in the vault final.  American star Simone Biles made more history by winning gold on Friday, becoming the first gymnast to capture 13 world titles. On Thursday, Biles became the first […]

Watch the 2018 artistic gymnastics world championships

Click on the video player above to watch live action from the artistic gymnastics world championships in Doha, Qatar. Coverage continues now with the women's team final. Canadians in action at the worlds include Ellie Black, Shallon Olsen, Zach Clay and Rene Cournoyer. Here's our full streaming schedule: Monday: 8:55 a.m. ET — men's team final Tuesday: 8:55 a.m. ET — women's […]

Sexual assault trial of Canada's former national women's gymnastics coach begins Monday

A sexual assault trial involving the former coach of the Canadian national women's gymnastics team begins Monday in Sarnia, Ont. Dave Brubaker, 55, is facing multiple sexual offences spanning an eight-year period from 2000 to 2007. The allegations stem from a series of incidents involving Brubaker and a female who he was coaching and was […]

Prosecutors say more than 265 victims have accused USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexual misconduct

Carlos Osorio/AP 265 victims have accused former US Olympics Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexual misconduct, many while they were under his care.  Fallout from the scandal has forced top officials at Michigan State University and the USA Gymnastic’s entire board of directors to step down. Nassar faces a minimum of 25 years in prison, […]

Entire USA Gymnastics board to resign amid sex abuse scandal

Paul Sancya/AP The remaining directors of the U.S. gymnastics governing body are resigning in the wake of the sentencing of Larry Nassar, the former national team doctor. Nassar was sentenced between 40 and 175 years in prison for molesting female athletes. The U.S. Olympic Committee threatened to strip USA Gymnastics of its power to run its sport […]

Gymnastics coach Michel Arsenault under investigation for sex assaults

Gymnastics coach Michel Arsenault is being investigated by Quebec’s provincial police force over alleged sexual assaults, Radio-Canada Sports has learned.  The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) confirmed on Wednesday an investigation is underway, but would not identify the man named in the complaints.  SQ spokesperson Martine Asselin said police are looking into allegations against a coach from seven complainants — all girls and young women who were between 10 and 20 […]

Watch the sentencing for U.S. gymnastics doctor in sex assault case

A former elite gymnast said Tuesday that a sports doctor who treated Olympic athletes overlooked what turned out to be a broken leg while he molested her in the basement of his home. Click on the video above now as U.S. gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar is sentenced in Lansing, Mich., after admitting to sexually assaulting athletes […]