Saturday, 15 December 2018

Tag Archives: USA Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy after sex-abuse scandal

WASHINGTON: The embattled organization filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in an effort to reach settlements in the dozens of sex-abuse lawsuits it faces and to avoid its potential demise at the hands of the U.S. Olympic Committee. USA Gymnastics filed the petition in Indianapolis, where it is based. It ...

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Olympian says she was paid to stay silent over sexual abuse

Olympic medallist McKayla Maroney has alleged that USA Gymnastics paid her to sign a non-disclosure financial settlement to remain silent over the sexual abuse she suffered by team doctor Larry Nassar. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday against the governing body, Maroney’s attorney, John Manly, called the confidentiality agreement “hypocritical, ...

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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman: I was abused by doctor

MICHIGAN: Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells “60 Minutes” she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics. He’s ...

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