Simone Biles decides to pull out of Tokyo 2020 team gymnastics finals because things just did not feel right after her vault, saying mental health is more important than sports.
John Geddert, with ties to disgraced sport doctor Larry Nassar, was charged with two dozen crimes, including forms of human trafficking, a step that prosecutors acknowledged was an uncommon use of Michigan law.
The US gymnast scored 58.999 points to finish 2.1 points ahead of China's Tang Xijing. Angelina Melnikova of Russia was third on 56.399.
Larry Nassar continued to abuse dozens of girls over the 14 months of silence after concerns were first raised to the US Olympic Committee in July 2015.
The United States Olympic Committee just announced that it has taken the first steps to decertify USA Gymnastics as a national governing body.
Out on the water, he glides, he soars, he falls – but he always gets back up. His hobby takes former Olympic gymnast Finn Kauko Heikkinen far from the retirement homes and bridge games frequented by many his age.
Nassar, the former doctor of the USA Gymnastics team was sentenced to 175 years behind bars, after being found guilty of sexually abusing dozens of young female athletes.
Scott Blackmun, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer, faced stinging criticism for his handling of the case involving team doctor Larry Nassar.
Injuries, suffocating anxiety, debilitating eating disorders and sexual abuse plague USA Gymnastics.
The 54-year-old Larry Nassar is accused by more than 265 women - including Olympians, gymnasts, and collegiate athletes - of molesting them over more than two-decades.
Dozens of victims of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar are narrating their traumatic ordeals in a Michigan courtroom as the fallout from the sex abuse scandal widens.
The USOC had threatened to strip USA Gymnastics of its power to run its sport if all 21 board directors did not resign in the wake of this week's sentencing of the former national team doctor for molesting female athletes,
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