The suit by Aly Raisman alleges negligence by U.S. Olympic Committee and Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics for failing to make sure appropriate protocols were followed in regard to monitoring serial sex offender Larry Nassar.
Scott Blackmun resigned as chief executive of the U.S. Olympic Committee on Wednesday, stepping aside so he can tackle his prostate cancer and to allow the federation to move forward to address the sex-abuse scandal that has rocked gymnastics and other sports.
Former gymnasts and coaches describe a win-at-all-cost culture that was tacitly endorsed by the Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics and institutionalized by Bela and Martha Karolyi, the duo who coached America’s top female gymnasts for three decades.
The Indianapolis-based organization said it wants to provide the financial support for the young women and girls to access counseling and mental health services.
The worst sex-abuse case in sports history ended Monday with a third long prison sentence for Larry Nassar, but investigations involving USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University and the NCAA could go on for years.
The former sports doctor whose serial sexual abuse of girls and young women has shaken the gymnastics world was sentenced Monday to a third prison term—this one 40 to 125 years—for molesting athletes at a Michigan gymnastics club.
Michigan State's athletic director retired two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against its disgraced former sports doctor.
Michigan State University’s athletic director tendered his resignation on Friday, and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said her agency is investigating and will hold MSU accountable for any violations of federal law.
Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon submitted her resignation Wednesday amid outcry over school's handling of allegations against Larry Nassar.
The CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee announced an independent investigation Wednesday intended to determine how the sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar could have gone on as long as it did.
The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts for years was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is examining how Michigan State University handled the case of sports doctor Larry Nassar, who faces prison time for sexually assaulting Olympic gymnasts and other young female athletes.
Losing corporate partners is a significant blow to the Indianapolis-based organization. Sponsorships and marketing account for about a quarter of USA Gymnastics’ annual revenue.
The resignations of chairman Paul Parilla, vice chairman Jay Binder and treasurer Bitsy Kelley were announced Monday while a judge in Michigan heard a fifth day of statements from women and girls who said they were molested by Larry Nassar.
Several high-profile Olympians say they were abused by former national team doctor Larry Nassar at the facility.
In addition to having their say about the doctor who assaulted them, victims also criticized two places that employed him: Michigan State University and Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics.
A judge has sentenced Larry Nassar to 60 years in federal prison for child pornography crimes, one of three criminal cases against a man who also admits assaulting female gymnasts.
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics.