The settlement – one of the largest ever recorded for victims of sex abuse – ends a five-year legal battle that erupted following the sexual abuse scandal that rocked the US Olympic movement.
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.
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 embattled governing body continues to grapple with the aftermath of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.
The United States Olympic Committee just announced that it has taken the first steps to decertify USA Gymnastics as a national governing body.
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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