Sexual Abuse In Gymnastics

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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.

Former Brazilian gymnastics coach accused of sexually abusing boys banned for life by national governing body
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Former Brazilian gymnastics coach accused of sexually abusing boys banned for life by national governing body

Fernando de Carvalho Lopes, a former coach of Brazil's national gymnastics squad accused of sexually abusing dozens of boys has been banned for life.

Gymnastics Canada to conduct internal investigation after former coach acquited in sexual assault case
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Gymnastics Canada to conduct internal investigation after former coach acquited in sexual assault case

Gymnastics Canada said it will proceed with an internal investigation after a former coach was found not guilty of sexual assault and sexual exploitation.

US Olympic Committee back CEO Scott Blackmun despite calls for his resignation after Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal
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US Olympic Committee back CEO Scott Blackmun despite calls for his resignation after Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal

Two US Senators have called for Blackmun to resign in the wake of a report saying Blackmun was contacted by USA Gymnastics officials about Nassar in July 2015, more than a year before the abuse allegations became public.

US senators call for probe into Olympic committee's handling of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse allegations
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US senators call for probe into Olympic committee's handling of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse allegations

Victims and their advocates have criticized the US Olympic Committee and USAG for not acting on the complaints against Nassar, including a 2015 investigation.

Aly Raisman slams US Olympic Committee for failing to acknowledge its role in sexual abuse scandal
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Aly Raisman slams US Olympic Committee for failing to acknowledge its role in sexual abuse scandal

Raisman, who won Olympic team gold in 2012 and 2016 and the 2012 floor exercise crown, noted that the first allegations against Nassar came ahead of the Rio Olympics.