Gymnastics

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018 file photo, Larry Nassar, former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts, appears in Eaton County Court in Charlotte, Mich.
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December 24, 2019 - 6:30 pm
State Attorney General Dana Nessel has suspended a nearly two-year-long criminal investigation into Michigan State University's handling of complaints against now-imprisoned serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. Read more here.
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Gold medalist Simone Biles of the United States performs on the balance beam in the women's apparatus finals at the Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.
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October 13, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Winning her 24th and 25th world championship medals in beam and floor Sunday put Simone Biles on top of the all-time medal charts for the championships.
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Simone Biles of the United States performs on the vault in the women's all-around final at the Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.
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October 10, 2019 - 6:50 pm
There was only one way for Simone Biles to finish off yet another dominant world championship performance. She dropped the mic.
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Larry Nassar
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AP News
September 05, 2019 - 5:30 pm
The government ordered Michigan State University to make sweeping changes and pay a $4.5 million fine after determining that it failed to adequately respond to sexual assault complaints against Larry Nassar, a campus sports doctor who molested elite gymnasts and other female athletes. Read more...
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Simone Biles
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August 12, 2019 - 8:04 pm
By Hollie Silverman (CNN) — Simone Biles made history more than once this weekend during the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, Missouri. The five-time Olympic medalist and 14-time world champion became the first woman to ever land a triple-double in competition during her floor routine...
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June 07, 2019 - 5:50 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The organization tasked with policing abuse in Olympic sports has barred a Pennsylvania gymnastics coach from being around minors unsupervised while it investigates a misconduct claim. USA Gymnastics tells The Allentown Morning Call that John Holman's suspension issued by the...
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Larry Nassar
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December 05, 2018 - 4:27 pm
USA Gymnastics is turning to bankruptcy in an effort to ensure its survival. The embattled organization filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on Wednesday as it attempts to reach settlements in the dozens of sex-abuse lawsuits it faces and to forestall its potential demise at the hands of the U.S...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar listens during his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich.
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November 05, 2018 - 6:17 pm
(AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee is moving to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, meting out the nuclear option to an organization that has botched its own reorganization in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2016 file photo, former Michigan State University gymnastics head coach Kathie Klages reacts during the womens gymnastic's meet in East Lansing, Mich. Former Michigan State gymnastics coach Klages was charged Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 with lying to police amid an investigation into the school's handling of sexual abuse complaints against former sports doctor Larry Nassar. (Sundeep Dhanjal/The State News via AP File)
August 23, 2018 - 2:04 pm
By DAVID EGGERT , Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — A former Michigan State gymnastics coach was charged Thursday with lying to police during the investigation into the school's handling of sexual abuse complaints against former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Kathie Klages, who resigned in 2017 after...
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