Gold medal-winning coach John Geddert, who was suspended by Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics, during the Larry Nassar scandal, took his own life Thursday after being charged with two dozen crimes, including forms of human trafficking.
Maggie Haney, the longtime former coach of 2016 Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez, was suspended following a hearing into complaints that she verbally and emotionally abused her gymnasts.
USA Gymnastics President Li Li Leung said Monday that a majority of senior national team members indicated in an anonymous survey that they would prefer the games be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics has filed a bankruptcy plan that includes an offer of $215 million in insurance funds for sexual abuse victims to settle their claims against the embattled organization.
The Indianapolis-based sports organization believes it has taken positive steps to emerge from the rubble of the biggest sexual abuse scandal in sports history. The changes it has instituted since summer 2017 are both obvious and subtle.
Li Li Leung said she has spoken with more than 400 members of the gymnastics community—including Larry Nassar victims—in an attempt to create an open dialogue about what USA Gymnastics needs to become if it wants to survive.
It wasn’t the first time Biles had criticized Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics and its former president, Steve Penny, for its inaction against Larry Nassar. But rarely has she been as emotional in public as she was Wednesday,
The Indianapolis-based organization released the new policy on Wednesday after consulting with a wide spectrum of people, including child welfare advocates and survivors of emotional and sexual abuse.
The embattled organization announced it had removed Edward Nyman on Tuesday, barely 24 hours after naming him as its first full-time director of sports medicine and science.
A new lawsuit seeks to protect potentially thousands of abused gymnasts who might not have known about a deadline for filing claims against USA Gymnastics in the embattled group's ongoing bankruptcy.
The U.S. Olympic Committee has tried to remove itself as a defendant in a number of other similar lawsuits, contending it should not be held legally responsible for Larry Nassar's crimes.
Leung, the fourth person to lead the gymnastics organization in the last two years, most recently was vice president of global partnerships for the NBA.
Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics says it’s cooperating with the investigation.
An independent report details a toxic pattern of bureaucratic paralysis among U.S. Olympic Committee leaders who reacted slowly, if at all, after they knew former doctor Larry Nassar was suspected of molesting young gymnasts.
In court filings, USA Gymnastics said it might not have the estimated $75 million to $150 million needed to settle lawsuits from dozens of claims from victims of Larry Nassar.
The embattled Indianapolis-based organization filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition 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. Olympic Committee.
USA Gymnastics did not comment on the move Friday beyond saying in a statement that its board accepted the resignation and wished Galimore “well in his future endeavors.”
USA Gymnastics Chief Operating Officer Ron Galimore resigned Friday, the latest high-profile departure for the organization in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal.
There are 50 national governing bodies for sports—all with differing sizes, agendas, budgets and staffs—but with this common thread: Running one typically involves a job description from hell.