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By John Yang, Claire Mufson
Rachael Denhollander, the first woman to detail sexual abuse at the hands of former USA team doctor Larry Nassar, says the lawsuit wasn't about the money but the hope of effecting change within the organization.
By Will Graves, Associated Press
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday heard testimony from four elite U.S. gymnasts about the FBI's mishandling of sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols criticized the agency…
By Amna Nawaz, Courtney Norris
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress that federal law enforcement and gymnastics officials turned a “blind eye” to Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of her and hundreds of other women.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Will Graves, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Simone Biles stuck the landing and won a bronze medal during the women’s balance beam final a week after taking herself out of several competitions to focus on her mental health.
By Lizz Bolaji, Chloe Jones
Experts say the growing number of Black women pushing back is making strides in the way society approaches mental health.
American gymnast Sunisa Lee's gold medal in gymnastics Thursday makes her the first Hmong American to participate and win in the Olympics. Lee said she trains daily for first-generation Americans and wanted to win for Hmong Americans. John Yang reports…
USA Gymnastics said in a statement that the 24-year-old is opting to not compete in Thursday's all-around competition . The decision comes a day after Biles removed herself from the team final following one rotation because she felt she wasn't…
The team representing the Russian Olympic Committee surged past the U.S. to gold on Tuesday, capturing the country's first Olympic title since Barcelona in 1992.
The sexual abuse scandal that has engulfed U.S. women's gymnastics took a new shocking turn on Thursday. Former U.S. Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert died by suicide just hours after being charged with human trafficking and sexual assault. Christine Brennan,…
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