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.
The NCAA has cleared Michigan State University of any rules violations in the Larry Nassar sexual-assault scandal, the school announced Thursday.
USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry made the remarks Sunday in her first extended question-and-answer session with reporters since taking over in December.
Texas prosecutors said there was a “total failure” by Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics “to protect the athletes that were part of their program and to take appropriate action once they were made aware of Dr. [Larry] Nassar’s actions.”
The former president of USA Gymnastics refused to answer questions Tuesday from a Senate subcommittee about how he handled allegations of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar.
The hiring is the latest effort to strengthen sex-abuse policies that are being rewritten in the wake of cases involving Olympic athletes.
Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from victims of Larry Nassar.
Michigan State University says it has reached a settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history.
The suit alleges Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the husband-and-wife coaching duo failed to protect her and other athletes.
Former USA Gymnastics women’s national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and husband, Bela, have been named as co-defendants in several civil lawsuits filed against former doctor Larry Nassar and Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics.
Testimony from four Olympic athletes to a Senate subcommittee Wednesday provided yet another reminder of the way leaders at the U.S. Olympic Committee, U.S. Figure Skating, USA Gymnastics and other federations failed to protect them over a span of decades.
Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging Michigan State University and former leaders for Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics hid Larry Nassar's conduct from the public and law enforcement.
Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics is suing its insurance carriers, alleging that they haven't fully reimbursed it for defense costs incurred in lawsuits filed by victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar.