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Ex-gymnastics coach Kathie Klages sentenced to three months in prison in Larry Nassar sexual abuse case
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Ex-gymnastics coach Kathie Klages sentenced to three months in prison in Larry Nassar sexual abuse case

Kathie Klages, 65, was found guilty by a jury in February of a felony and a misdemeanor for denying she knew of Nassar’s abuse prior to 2016 when survivors started to come forward publicly.

Ex-gymnastics coach Kathie Klages faces sentencing in Larry Nassar sexual abuse case
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Ex-gymnastics coach Kathie Klages faces sentencing in Larry Nassar sexual abuse case

Klages testified at trial that she did not remember being told about abuse. If the case had not involved Nassar, her lawyer has said, Klages would never have been found guilty.

#MeToo on screen: How documentaries like Athlete A, Leaving Neverland have foregrounded survivors' narratives
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#MeToo on screen: How documentaries like Athlete A, Leaving Neverland have foregrounded survivors' narratives

The #MeToo and Time's Up movements sparked a paradigm shift, bringing some hope to the stories of survivors. In this two-part series, we look at documentary and fiction films which foregrounded the narratives of survivors while raising questions about the pervasive complicity machines that protected the Weinsteins of the world.

Gymnastics Australia asks human rights group to investigate complaints of physical, mental abuse
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Gymnastics Australia asks human rights group to investigate complaints of physical, mental abuse

Gymnastics Australia has asked the Australian Human Rights Commission to examine the sport’s culture and practices

Australia urges gymnasts to come forward amid multiple abuse allegations, federation to set up 'listening groups'
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Australia urges gymnasts to come forward amid multiple abuse allegations, federation to set up 'listening groups'

Former Australian gymnasts have since shared their accounts of being assaulted by coaches, fat-shamed and made to train and compete while injured.

Olympic gymnasts Becky and Ellie Downie reveal 'abusive behaviour' in British Gymnastics
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Olympic gymnasts Becky and Ellie Downie reveal 'abusive behaviour' in British Gymnastics

Becky and Ellie Downie said coaches pressured them to lose weight and overtrain, which took mental and physical tolls.

Netflix's Athlete A is a compelling true-crime documentary and also an ode to investigative journalism
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Netflix's Athlete A is a compelling true-crime documentary and also an ode to investigative journalism

Originally intended to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival, Athlete A, one of the several films to become a casualty of a global pandemic, sacrificed a potential festival run for a direct Netflix release.

Judge dismisses criminal charges against former Michigan State University president regarding Larry Nassar case
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Judge dismisses criminal charges against former Michigan State University president regarding Larry Nassar case

A judge dismissed criminal charges against former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon, who was accused of lying to investigators in 2018 as they tried to learn what she knew years earlier about sexual assault complaints involving Larry Nassar.

Simone Biles hits back at USA Gymnastics' birthday tweet, insisting them to 'do the right thing'
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Simone Biles hits back at USA Gymnastics' birthday tweet, insisting them to 'do the right thing'

Four-times Olympic champion Simone Biles fired back at USA Gymnastics on Saturday after the sport’s governing body used its Twitter account to wish her happy birthday.

Investigators search home, gym of gymnastics coach with links to disgraced sports doctor and convicted sex-offender Larry Nassar
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Investigators search home, gym of gymnastics coach with links to disgraced sports doctor and convicted sex-offender Larry Nassar

Police on Tuesday searched the Michigan home and former gym of a gymnastics coach who had ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar, authorities said.

World Gymnastics Championships 2019: US superstar Simone Biles claims record-extending 16th gold, fifth all-around title
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World Gymnastics Championships 2019: US superstar Simone Biles claims record-extending 16th gold, fifth all-around title

US gymnastics superstar Simone Biles admitted being bewildered by her own success after claiming a record-extending 16th world championship gold medal and fifth all-around title on Thursday in Stuttgart.

Gymnast Maggie Nichols focused on separating sexual abuse from sport in aftermath of Larry Nassar scandal
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Gymnast Maggie Nichols focused on separating sexual abuse from sport in aftermath of Larry Nassar scandal

For all the work Maggie Nichols has put into becoming a world-class gymnast, some of her most important moments these days are coming far from the mat.

USA Gymnastics name former NBA vice president Li Li Leung as new CEO to help lead governing body past sex scandal
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USA Gymnastics name former NBA vice president Li Li Leung as new CEO to help lead governing body past sex scandal

USA Gymnastics on Tuesday named former National Basketball Association vice president Li Li Leung as its new chief executive officer to help the sport’s national governing body navigate the aftermath of a devastating sex abuse scandal.

US Olympic Committee prioritised 'medals and money' over safety of their athletes, claims congressional report
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US Olympic Committee prioritised 'medals and money' over safety of their athletes, claims congressional report

The US Olympic community prioritised “medals and money” over the safety of its athletes, creating a culture that contributed to widespread instances of sexual abuse, according to a congressional report released on Thursday.

US Senate panel asks FBI to probe former US Olympic Committee chief over Larry Nassar sexual abuse case
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US Senate panel asks FBI to probe former US Olympic Committee chief over Larry Nassar sexual abuse case

The move comes after a damning report said the USOC failed to react swiftly when first warned of allegations surrounding gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in 2015.

USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy in aftermath of Larry Nassar abuse scandal; critics claim decision made to thwart investigators
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USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy in aftermath of Larry Nassar abuse scandal; critics claim decision made to thwart investigators

In a statement on the organization's website, USA Gymnastics said it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Indiana in order to settle lawsuits brought by Nassar's victims.

International Gymnastics Federation approves $2 million project for safety of athletes after Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal
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International Gymnastics Federation approves $2 million project for safety of athletes after Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal

Hundreds of girls and women, including many Olympians, said they were molested by Larry Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics doctor. He was jailed after pleading guilty to sexual assault and possessing child pornography

USA Gymnastics struggle with aftermath of Larry Nassar scandal, accept resignation of Chief Operating Officer Ron Galimore
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USA Gymnastics struggle with aftermath of Larry Nassar scandal, accept resignation of Chief Operating Officer Ron Galimore

The federation offered only a brief statement on chief operating officer Ron Galimore's departure, saying its board of directors had accepted his resignation.

ICC to come up with 'improved' policies to prevent sexual harrassment and bullying of children and vulnerable adults
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ICC to come up with 'improved' policies to prevent sexual harrassment and bullying of children and vulnerable adults

In a carefully-worded statement, where the ICC avoided mentioning women specifically and stuck to a gender-neutral description of vulnerable adults, the governing body said it would come up with a new policy to guard against sexual harassment.

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny arrested in connection with Larry Nassar scandal
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Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny arrested in connection with Larry Nassar scandal

Steve Penny was arrested by a police task force in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and is awaiting extradition to Texas. According to the indictment, Penny is alleged to have tampered with evidence during the investigation of Nassar