The settlement — one of the largest ever recorded for victims of sex abuse — ends a five-year legal battle that erupted following the abuse scandal that rocked the US Olympic movement.
An internal investigation by the Justice Department released in July said the FBI made fundamental errors in the probe and did not treat the case with the "utmost seriousness" after USA Gymnastics first reported the allegations to the FBI's field office in Indianapolis in 2015.
The Tokyo Olympics are the first Summer Games since Larry Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics national team doctor, was sent to prison for 176 years for sexually abusing hundreds of gymnasts, including some of the sport's greatest stars.
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.
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.
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
USA Gymnastics chief executive Kerry Perry has resigned after just nine months, a statement said Tuesday, dealing another blow to the embattled governing body as it struggles to rebuild after the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.