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.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is choosing to pursue the nuclear option for USA Gymnastics after the organization botched its rebuilding attempt in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar.
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 a sexual assault investigation, his attorney said.
Steve Penny has been arrested after a grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
Mary Bono, who was named interim president and CEO of Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics on Friday, resigned Tuesday after coming under fire from high-profile gymnasts Aly Raisman and Simone Biles.
Bono has a background in the sport and spent 15 years as a U.S. Representative from Southern California.
The departing CEO, Kerry Perry, had trouble garnering support in the gymnastics community, and has been criticized for making few public statements.
Not a month into her new job as CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, Sarah Hirshland sent out a statement Friday night calling for changes in the USA Gymnastics leadership.