Larry Nassar

Former USA Gymnastics Boss Arrested, Accused of Evidence Tampering

Former USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny was arrested this week and accused of evidence tampering during an investigation into sex abuse allegations within the sport.

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Amid Criticism, USA Gymnastics Interim CEO Steps Down After Five Days

USA Gymnastics CEO Mary Bono stepped down today amid heavy criticism from athletes, just five days after she was named CEO of the gymnastics federation.

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USOC Hires Golf Exec Sarah Hirschland As New CEO

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has named Sarah Hirschland as its new CEO. Hirschland was previously the chief commercial officer for the United States Golf Association.

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USOC Gives $1.3 Million Grant To Gymnastics Sexual Abuse Victims

The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced a $1.3 million grant to the Athlete Assistance Fund, aimed at providing financial assistance to gymnasts who were victims of sexual abuse within the sport.

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Michigan State Comes To $500 Million Settlement With Nassar Victims

Michigan State University has reached a $500 million settlement with victims of Larry Nassar, the former MSU doctor who admitted to sexually abusing women under the pretense of medical treatment.

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USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey To Testify For Congress On Sex Abuse In Sport

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey is one of several sports executives scheduled to testify for Congress about sexual abuse in Olympic sports, USA Today reports.

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Phelps: Volevo Farla Finita, Il Comitato Olimpico US Deve Fare Di Più

In una recente intervista con David Axelrod, conduttore del podcast della CNN The Ax Files , Michael Phelps ha dichiarato che il Comitato Olimpico degli Stati Uniti…

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Michigan State Spent $500,000 Tracking Nassar Victims & Journalists

Michigan State University paid a public-relations firm upwards of $500,000 to keep track of and report on the social media activity of Larry Nassar’s victims and some journalists covering the case.

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Phelps Supports Aly Raisman’s Sexual Abuse Prevention Partnership

Darkness to Light, the nation’s leading advocate for the prevention of child sexual abuse, has partnered with Aly Raisman to offer free training to all adults involved in youth sports. The program is available at fliptheswitchcampaign.org with the promo code FLIPTHESWITCH.

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U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Athlete Protection Reforms

Along with CEO Scott Blackmun’s resignation Wednesday, the USOC announced initiatives regarding athlete protection.

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USOC CEO Scott Blackmun Resigns

USOC CEO Scott Blackmun resigned Wednesday, citing health concerns.

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Olympian Ariana Kukors Accuses Former Coach Sean Hutchison of Sexual Abuse

2012 Olympian Ariana Kukors says Sean Hutchison, her former coach, began sexually abusing her at the age of 16.

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USOC Selects Investigator To Examine Larry Nassar’s Abuse Of Athletes

A special committee of directors for the United States Olympic Committee has hired outside counsel Ropes & Gray LLP to conduct an independent investigation into the decades-long abuse by Larry Nassar to determine when individuals affiliated with USA Gymnastics or the USOC first became aware of any evidence of Nassar’s abuse of athletes, what that evidence was and what they did with it.

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Congress Requires Sports Federations To Report Sexual Abuse Claims

Congress passed a bill this week requiring governing bodies for amateur sports (including USA Swimming) to report accusations of sexual abuse to law enforcement.

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U.S. Gov’t Investigating Sexual Abuse Within Sports, Including USA Swimming

A bipartisan Congressional committee is investigating sexual abuse allegations within organized sports, including USA Swimming. The committee sent letters to five key institutions this week announcing the investigation: USA Swimming, USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University, the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Taekwondo.

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