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USA Gymnastics, reeling from abuse claims, files for bankruptcy

USA Gymnastics, reeling from abuse claims, files for bankruptcyThe organization’s chairwoman, Kathryn Carson, cited the lawsuits in the decision to seek protection from creditors in federal bankruptcy court in Indianapolis. “Our organization is a financially solid going concern but for the hundred lawsuits that we do have out there,” Carson said on a conference call with reporters. Nassar was sentenced to up to 300 years in prison in two different trials in Michigan last February after more than 350 women testified about abuse at his hands, including Olympic champions Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber.



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Larry Nassar Survivors Rail Against New Head Of USA Gymnastics

Larry Nassar Survivors Rail Against New Head Of USA GymnasticsUPDATE: 4:45 p.m. ― Mary Bono announced Tuesday that she is resigning after



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Male Survivor Of Larry Nassar Hopes Former Gymnastics Doctor 'Rots In Hell'

Male Survivor Of Larry Nassar Hopes Former Gymnastics Doctor 'Rots In Hell'Jacob Moore, the first male to publicly accuse former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse, said he hopes his story encourages other male survivors to come forward. Nassar has been accused of abusing over 260 young girls and women during decades as team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University.



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USA Gymnastics: There are no other non-disclosure agreements

USA Gymnastics: There are no other non-disclosure agreementsLANSING, Mich. (AP) — USA Gymnastics told Congress it has not used non-disclosure agreements in investigations except in the case of Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney, one of more than 200 women and girls who have said now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused them under the guise of treatment.



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Senators to investigate USA Gymnastics and Olympic committee after Larry Nasser sex abuse conviction

Senators to investigate USA Gymnastics and Olympic committee after Larry Nasser sex abuse convictionA bipartisan group of Senators has called for an investigation into the US Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics after former team doctor Larry Nasser was convicted of several counts of sex abuse. A special committee is set to be established to carry out the investigation after allegations from young and aspiring athletes that the groups knew about the abuse but ignored it.



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Father of Three Victims Apologizes After Lunging at Former USA Gymnastics Team Doctor in Court

Father of Three Victims Apologizes After Lunging at Former USA Gymnastics Team Doctor in CourtNo charges were filed against Randall Margraves, who said, "I lost control. … I'm embarrassed."



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Outside Law Firm To Probe U.S. Olympics And Gymnastics Officials Over Larry Nassar Scandal

Outside Law Firm To Probe U.S. Olympics And Gymnastics Officials Over Larry Nassar ScandalAn independent investigation will look into former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s serial sexual abuse, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced on Friday, after widespread calls from athletes and public officials for greater scrutiny of the institutions that many say enabled his years of assaulting young women.



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Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Has 'Over 265 Identified Victims'

Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Has 'Over 265 Identified Victims'Over 265 young girls and women have accused former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse under the guise of medical treatment.



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3 USA Gymnastics Directors Resign In Larry Nassar Sex Abuse Scandal

3 USA Gymnastics Directors Resign In Larry Nassar Sex Abuse ScandalThree USA Gymnastics directors have resigned amid fierce criticism that the organization failed to protect its athletes from team doctor Larry Nassar, a serial predator whose sentencing hearing continues this week.



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Gymnastics stars speak out against Larry Nassar

Gymnastics stars speak out against Larry NassarAly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber, two members of the 2012 USA Gymnastics team that stole the show at the London Olympics, were among the victims to give powerful statements against Larry Nassar.



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