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Dec 21, 2018
US Olympic Committee prioritised 'medals and money' over safety of their athletes, claims congressional reportThe 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.
Sep 05, 2018
Kerry Perry resigns as USA Gymnastics CEO; under-fire body begins search for interim replacementUSA 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.
May 02, 2018
World champion gymnast Sabrina Vega sues Bela and Marta Karolyis among others over Larry Nassar abuseA champion American gymnast filed suit on Tuesday against her sport's star coaches Bela and Marta Karolyi for failing to protect her from convicted serial sex abuser Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor.
Mar 01, 2018
Scott Blackmun steps down as USOC CEO for health reasons in wake of Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandalEmbattled United States Olympic Committee chief executive Scott Blackmun has stepped down following calls for his resignation in the wake of the USA gymnastics abuse scandal, it was confirmed on Wednesday.
Jan 27, 2018
USA Gymnastics' entire board of directors to resign in wake of Larry Nassar sex abuse scandalThe entire USA Gymnastics board of directors will resign in the wake of a sex abuse scandal, as part of the organization's decision Friday to comply with US Olympic Committee requirements to avoid decertification.
Sep 08, 2016
US swimmer Ryan Lochte given 10-month suspension for his bogus robbery storyUS swimmer Ryan Lochte has been hit with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Olympics, two separate media reports said.
Jul 26, 2014
Basketball: FIBA to review 'discriminatory' ban on headgearTrying to douse the hurt sentiments of Sikh and Muslim players, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) is ready to review its rule which prevents cagers from wearing headgear for religious reasons.