USA Gymnastics

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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USA Gymnastics has appointed former gymnast and NBA executive Li Li Leung as its president and chief executive officer, the embattled organization announced.
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February 20, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- USA Gymnastics has appointed former gymnast and NBA executive Li Li Leung as its president and chief executive officer, the embattled organization announced Tuesday. "Li Li's unique combination of business skills, management experience and passion for gymnastics...
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This June 15, 2009, file photo, shows former Michigan Republican Gov. John Engler at a meeting in Detroit.
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January 17, 2019 - 9:40 am
By David Eggert and Corey Williams, Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's Board of Trustees said Thursday that interim president John Engler's resignation is effective immediately. The board acted a day after Engler said he'd step down next week amid fallout from...
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John Engler
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January 16, 2019 - 8:35 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The former governor brought in to help Michigan State recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned Wednesday as the school's interim president amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor's victims. John Engler, who had resisted earlier pressure...
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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman
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January 10, 2019 - 1:31 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is recovering from a broken elbow suffered in a fall on the stairs. Raisman in a Twitter post says "I survived two Olympic Games and 19 years of gymnastics without ever breaking a bone ... the stairs got me ... I fell and broke my elbow." She also...
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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 Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny invokes his right under the Fifth Amendment not to answer questions during a Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Secu
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October 18, 2018 - 8:36 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny was arrested while in Tennessee on a family vacation, unaware a Texas grand jury had indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, an attorney for the...
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