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  1. The Karolyis and Larry NasserRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Off the Kuff

    A report commissioned by the U.S. Olympic Committee into the USA Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal was strongly critical of the culture created by longtime coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi, saying that the atmosphere at the couple's Walker County ranch gave disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar "broad latitude" to abuse young gymnasts. The 237-page report compiled by the Boston law firm Ropes & Gray, which was made public Monday, also said that two top USOC officials, former CEO Scott Blackmun and chief of sport performance Alan Ashley, failed to take prompt action to protect gymnasts and others after receiving initial reports of allegations against Nassar in 2015.

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  2. Women gunning for global glory in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Haringey Independent

    Dina Asher-Smith will have world gold within her grasp while a football World Cup throws up a domestic showdown to savour as women's sport prepares to take centre stage in 2019. Asher-Smith's ascent into the top echelon of athletics was sealed by her record-breaking exploits in the 2018 European Championships and no less a luminary than Paula Radcliffe has tipped her to go on and make history at the World Championships in Doha in September.

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  3. Sexual assault trial of former Canadian gymnastics coach resumes ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    The sexual assault trial of former Canadian women's gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker is set to resume Thursday in Sarnia, Ont. The 55-year-old has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and invitation to sexual touching.

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  4. Michigan township examining what went wrong with Nassar caseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    ... were part of a legitimate procedure. Nassar worked for Michigan State University and the U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team . Hundreds of women and girls say Nassar sexually abused them under the guise of medical treatment. Township officials have ...

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  5. Corner Brook's Joshua Skinner loves the freedom that comes with being on a trampolineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | The Labradorian

    Saltos trampoline gymnast Joshua Skinner, a 15-year-old Corner Brook native, will represent Newfoundland and Labrador at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta. - Chris Quigley He came to Corner Brook to work as a full-time coach with Saltos Gymnastics with hopes of developing a trampoline program in Newfoundland and Labrador because it was the only province that didn't offer it.

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  6. Sex-abuse scandal tarnishes entire Olympic movementRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SFGate

    AUGUST 19: Simone Biles performs her floor exercise during day four of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships 2018 at TD Garden on August 19, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 19: Simone Biles performs her floor exercise during day four of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships 2018 at TD Garden on August 19, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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  7. Christine Blasey Ford presents award to Larry Nassar victim in first...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... he was doing while he would assault her. Nassar worked for Michigan State University and the U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team. Hundreds of women and girls said Nassar sexually abused them under the guise of medical treatment throughout the ...

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  8. Obstacle courses, rock climbing and ninja training classes for kids on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    Forget building forts, jumping on beds and leaping from couch to couch at home. Ignite some adventure and help your kids soar to new heights by taking them to climb, jump, pull and crawl through many of Long Island's unique obstacle courses, rock climbing centers and ninja training classes.

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  9. Nassar survivors attorney calls on LA 2028, Los Angeles put USOC partnership on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Press-Telegram

    Attorney John Manly and gymnasts, from left, Rachael Denhollander, Jeanette Antolin, Jordyn Wieber and Jamie Dantzscher ask congress during a press conference in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to investigate the United States Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics after an investigation found the organizations allegedly attempted to cover-up the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. They also want Mayor Garcetti and LA 2028 to cut ties with the USOC.

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  10. Continue reading USA Gymnastics is using bankruptcy to avoid justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    Scarcely a month ago, the U.S. gymnastics team returned from the 2018 World Championships in Doha, Qatar, covered in medals. Watching the team members smile from the first-place podium, it was easy to forget that they also stood atop the smoking ruins of USA Gymnastics.

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  11. Report: USA Gymnastics enabled Nassara s abuse of athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    An independent investigation reveals numerous institutions and individuals enabled former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar' s abuse of young athletes, including Michigan State University, the US Olympic Committee and multiple law enforcement agencies. The law firm Ropes & Gray published the 233-page report on Monday that draws upon more than 100 witness interviews during a 10-month investigation.

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  12. New Fenton gym with "American Ninja Warrior"-style obstacles opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Coaches and parents shouted out words of encouragement as children attempted to use their fingertips to try and maneuver across Tri County Ninja's version of the cliffhanger. "You've got to get those strong hands," uttered someone in the crowd.

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  13. Senator Asks F.B.I. to Investigate U.S.O.C. and U.S.A. GymnasticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New York Times

    Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut and one of the leaders in Congress's examination of the sexual abuse problem in Olympic sports, on Tuesday formally asked the F.B.I. to investigate the United States Olympic Committee and U.S.A. Gymnastics based on what he called "their role in this massive cover-up" involving the longtime gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar. "As you know, accomplice liability is a federal crime," Senator Blumenthal wrote in a letter to Christopher A Wray, the F.B.I. director, on Tuesday, before urging the Justice Department to investigate "whether the organization is culpable for the harm caused by Nassar."

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  14. RTE Sport Young Sportsperson of Year nominees announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RTE.ie

    The winner will be chosen by senior members of RT Sport and announced live during the awards ceremony this Saturday from 9.20pm on RT One. 16-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke secured a gold medal in the 200m final at the European Under-18 Championships with a resounding victory in Hungary.

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  15. It's time to give the U.S. Olympic Committee the death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ThinkProgress

    The newest 256-page investigation into the enabling of Larry Nassar paints a picture of an organization that is beyond repair. WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: U.S. President Donald Trump is presented with two flags as he hosts Team USA at the North Portico of the White House April 27, 2018 in Washington, DC.

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  16. Simone Biles reveals she's on anti-anxiety medicine after sharing story about Larry NassarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    Simone Biles has revealed she's been taking anti-anxiety medication since she shared her story about being sexually abused by Larry Nassar. The 21-year-old Olympic champion was one of 150 women who was abused by the USA Gymnastics national team doctor during his 30-year career.

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  17. US Olympic Committee slammed in review of Nassar abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Raw Story

    Former United States Olympic Committee chief executive Scott Blackmun was accused of inaction by investigators reviewing the Larry Nassar abuse scandal /AFP / Maxx Wolfson A damning report into US gymnastics' sex abuse scandal lambasted the United States Olympic Committee on Monday, saying the body had helped create the environment which allowed former team doctor Larry Nassar to abuse hundreds of athletes. The 233-page report said senior USOC executives had failed to react swiftly when first warned of allegations surrounding Nassar in 2015, instead concealing the doctor's crimes until the scandal erupted into a public view in late 2016.

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  18. Iya Villania-Arellano hopes to inspire other mothers to live an active lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Manila Bulletin

    Celebrity mom Iya Villania-Arellano hopes to be an inspiration to fellow mothers striving to live a healthy and active lifestyle despite the countless demands of everyday life. "I hope so.

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  19. Investigation: Nassar's abuse enabled by USAG, USOC, MSURead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLNS-TV Lansing

    A new report commissioned by the United State Olympic Committee gives a better look at who knew what, and when, in the Larry Nassar case. The report, completed by the law firm Ropes & Gray, also resulted in a top official, Chief of Sport Performance Alan Ashley, being fired.

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  20. USA Gymnastics, USOC enabled Nassara s sexual abuse, report claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Pasadena Star-News

    There was little reaction in Larry Nassar's face as he was sentenced Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Judge Janice Cunningham's Eaton County Court in Charlotte, Mich., where Nassar was sentenced to 40-125 years in prison on three counts of sexual assault. In a series of October 2011 emails to then USA Gymnastics chief executive officer Steve Penny and board president Peter Vidmar, a gymnastics coach described in detail a series allegations of how Marvin Sharp, head coach of the U.S. Pan American Games team just months earlier, had sexually abused young gymnasts.

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