Gymnastics

Former gymnast Sarah Klein, former Michigan State softball player Tiffany Thomas Lopez and gymnast Aly Raisman, from left in front, and others who suffered sexual abuse accept the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)
July 19, 2018 - 6:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs. The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, USA Gymnastics President and CEO Kerry Perry testifies before the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse, on Capitol Hill in Washington. USA Gymnastics has appointed five retired athletes to serve on a task force that will help the organization chart its course in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal. The task force was one of Perry’s top priorities when she assumed leadership of the federation, which has seen a complete overhaul of its board in the wake of the scandal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 13, 2018 - 1:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Gymnastics has appointed five retired athletes to a task force to help the organization chart its course after the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal. Ivana Hong, Steven Legendre, Jazzy Kerber, Leigh Hennessy Robson and Shenea Booth were named to the task force on Friday. Up to...
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FILE- In this June 5, 2018, file photo, former Michigan State University dean William Strampel watches court proceedings at his preliminary exam in East Lansing, Mich. Strampel retired amid criminal charges stemming from the investigation of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. The university said Strampel signed an agreement Thursday, July 5, 2018, to retire effective June 30. (Dale G. Yong/Detroit News via AP; File)
July 06, 2018 - 6:41 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The former dean of Michigan State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine retired amid criminal charges stemming from the investigation of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. The university said William Strampel signed an agreement Thursday to retire effective June...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2012, file photo, Bela Karolyi, left, and his wife, Martha Karolyi, talk on the arena floor before the start of the preliminary round of the women's Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif. Investigators in Texas on Friday, June 29, 2018, are expected to address allegations of criminal behavior by disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar at the famed gymnastics training center in Texas that was run by the Karolyis. The facility has since closed and Nassar has been imprisoned for life. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
June 29, 2018 - 6:20 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into allegations of criminal behavior by disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar at a famed gymnastics training center in Texas (all times local): 5:15 p.m. USA Gymnastics again says it is committed to "doing everything possible" to...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2012, file photo, Bela Karolyi, left, and his wife, Martha Karolyi, talk on the arena floor before the start of the preliminary round of the women's Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif. Investigators in Texas on Friday, June 29, 2018, are expected to address allegations of criminal behavior by disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar at the famed gymnastics training center in Texas that was run by the Karolyis. The facility has since closed and Nassar has been imprisoned for life. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
June 29, 2018 - 3:40 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into allegations of criminal behavior by disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar at a famed gymnastics training center in Texas (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Prosecutors say disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar and a former trainer have...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2012, file photo, Bela Karolyi, left, and his wife, Martha Karolyi, talk on the arena floor before the start of the preliminary round of the women's Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif. Investigators in Texas on Friday, June 29, 2018, are expected to address allegations of criminal behavior by disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar at the famed gymnastics training center in Texas that was run by the Karolyis. The facility has since closed and Nassar has been imprisoned for life. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
June 29, 2018 - 3:04 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Investigators in Texas are expected to address allegations of criminal behavior by disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar at the famed gymnastics training center run by Bela and Martha Karolyi. Five former U.S. gymnasts implored authorities last month to determine...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, Olympian Aly Raisman, center, poses with other yoga enthusiasts on International Yoga Day in Times Square in New York. Raisman told The Improper Bostonian magazine, for a story published June 22, that she's barely been able to work out since going public with allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)
June 27, 2018 - 12:22 am
BOSTON (AP) — Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she's barely been able to work out since going public with allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of a former sports doctor. The six-time Olympic medalist told The Improper Bostonian magazine, for a cover story published this week, that she's still...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, Olympian Aly Raisman, center, poses with other yoga enthusiasts on International Yoga Day in Times Square in New York. Raisman told The Improper Bostonian magazine, for a story published June 22, that she's barely been able to work out since going public with allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)
June 27, 2018 - 12:19 am
BOSTON (AP) — Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she's barely been able to work out since going public with allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of a former sports doctor. The six-time Olympic medalist told The Improper Bostonian magazine, for a cover story published this week, that she's still...
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This file photo shows a 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, has been accused of sexual misconduct by former college student athletes. Ohio State says the firm conducting an independent investigation also is reviewing whether Strauss examined high school students. (Ohio State University via AP, File)
June 21, 2018 - 4:55 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won't say if they are reviewing those connections or whether any concerns were raised about him. Ohio State...
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June 21, 2018 - 4:53 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Gymnastics has elected a new Board of Directors in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal involving former national team doctor Larry Nassar. The organization also has created a Programs Council with two representatives from each of the five competitive disciplines. Athlete...
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