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 […]

Victims’ father who tried to attack Nassar in court sends donated money to charity groups

Randall Margraves, the man who attempted to attack disgraced former US gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar in a courtroom last month, has sent the money donated to him following the incident to local charity groups. Margraves, the father of three gymnasts who were sexually assaulted by Nassar, tried to attack the disgraced doctor after his […]

US Olympic Committee chairman resigns for ‘health reasons’ amid Nassar sex abuse case

US Olympic Committee (USOC) CEO Scott Blackmun has stepped down from his post, citing ongoing health issues. His resignation takes place amidst the ongoing scandal of the USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar. The USOC made the critical decision just a week after the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics ended. The committee was under intense pressure to […]

$24,000 crowdfunded for father who attacked pedophile doctor Larry Nassar

A GoFundMe campaign has raised more than $ 24,000 for the father who attacked convicted pedophile Larry Nassar in court on Friday. Randall Margraves attempted to get his hands on the disgraced US gymnastics team doctor, who has been sentenced to 175 years in prison, after his daughters gave victim impact statements detailing the abuse […]

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, […]

‘I just signed your death warrant’: US Olympic doctor Nassar sentenced to 175yrs in prison

Disgraced former US gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 175 years in prison for the sexual abuse of some 98 Olympic athletes, the majority of whom were children at the time of his crimes. Nassar was the doctor for the US gymnastics team for 20 years. He faced lawsuits from 140 women accusing […]

Simone Biles releases statement saying she was assaulted by former gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar

Julio Cortez/AP Simone Biles on Monday released a statement alleging she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Biles is one of 140 women to accuse Nassar of sexual assault and molestation. Nassar has already pleaded guilty to charges of child pornography and is expected to be sentence to life in prison […]

US Olympic champion gymnast paid ‘hush money’ in Nassar sex abuse scandal

US Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney has filed a lawsuit against USA Gymnastics alleging that she was paid to keep quiet about sexual abuse suffered at the hands of the team’s disgraced former doctor Larry Nassar. Maroney spoke of ‘systematic sexual abuse’ by Nassar, who worked for nearly 30 years as the team doctor, under […]

Disgraced former US gymnastics doctor Nassar gets 60yr sentence for child porn

Former US Gymnastics and Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to the maximum 60 years in federal prison for possessing thousands of images and videos of child pornography. Nassar, who worked for nearly 30 years as the US gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty to three federal child pornography charges in July 2017 and […]