Gymnastics

In this Thursday, April 11, 2019, photo, UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi trains on the floor with the University of California Bruins gymnastics team in Los Angeles. Ohashi is a social media darling with three viral floor routines and according to coach Valorie Kondos Field "a better person, teammate and gymnast." As Ohashi gets ready to compete in her final collegiate meet, she says she is happy to be walking away on her own terms and is looking to the future after graduating in June. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
April 17, 2019 - 2:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katelyn Ohashi wrote a poem called "Fame " that ends "Not everyone's destiny is going to be the same. Set your own goals and make your own fame." As the 22-year old UCLA senior gets ready to compete for the final time at the NCAA Championships, she has lived up to her own words...
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April 12, 2019 - 8:41 am
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A college gymnast is asking social media to stop sharing the video of her devastating leg injuries because "my pain is not your entertainment." Auburn senior Samantha Cerio wrote on Twitter Wednesday that seeing her "knees bent unnaturally in real life was horrible enough," but...
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April 08, 2019 - 2:14 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn says a gymnast who suffered devastating leg injuries during an NCAA regional semifinal is undergoing surgery. A statement released by Auburn gymnastics coach Jeff Graba says senior Samantha Cerio suffered two dislocated knees during the competition held Friday in Baton...
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Oklahoma gymnast Maggie Nichols competes on the uneven bars in the Perfect 10 Challenge at the Bart and Nadia Sports Experience in Oklahoma City, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Nichols won the bars competition at the event. It has been more than a year since University of Oklahoma star gymnast Maggie Nichols was revealed as Athlete A, the first to report the sexual abuse by Larry Nassar to USA Gymnastics. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
April 04, 2019 - 1:33 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — For all the work Maggie Nichols has put into becoming a world-class gymnast, some of her most important moments in the sport these days are coming off the mat. Like sitting at a long table at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, welcoming a steady stream of children and...
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April 04, 2019 - 9:26 am
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from former sports doctor Larry Nassar, which means a 40-year prison sentence for assaulting gymnasts will stand. Nassar is under two identical sentences from judges in two Michigan counties. The Supreme Court's brief order...
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March 02, 2019 - 5:02 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — So much for nerves. Or the adrenaline of making her senior international debut. Leanne Wong tuned it all out. Solid at the start and confident at the finish, the 15-year-old made a splash at the American Cup on Saturday. Wong topped a field that included Grace McCallum,...
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February 28, 2019 - 2:48 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University has started an intermediate fund to support counseling and mental health services for victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The school shut down a previous $10 million fund after its interim president at the time said nearly...
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February 20, 2019 - 4:38 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan State University athletic trainers face administrative complaints alleging they lied to investigators in the Larry Nassar sex abuse case. State officials say the complaints involve the trainer licenses of Destiny Teachnor-Hauk and Lianna Hadden. The...
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This 2019 photo provided by USA Gymnastics shows Li Li Leung. USA Gymnastics is turning to NBA executive Li Li Leung to help turn the embattled program around. The organization named Leung as its new president and chief executive officer on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, as it fights to retain its status as the national governing body for the sport after the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. Leung served as vice president of global partnerships for the NBA. She arrives as USA Gymnastics attempts to fend off decertification from the United States Olympic Committee. (Wendy Barrows Photography/USA Gymnastics via AP)
February 19, 2019 - 1:35 pm
Li Li Leung spent two years watching USA Gymnastics struggle through the aftermath of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. A former college gymnast at the University of Michigan who still considered herself "embedded" in the sport while serving as a vice president with the NBA, Leung kept waiting...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017 file photo, former gymnast Rachael Denhollander speaks about former sports doctor Larry Nassar in Lansing, Mich. Denhollander, the first woman to publicly accuse now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse is expected to question USA Gymnastics' chief financial officer during a creditors' meeting two months after the embattled sport organization filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
February 07, 2019 - 7:16 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three women suing USA Gymnastics over alleged sexual abuse by sports doctor Larry Nassar expressed frustration with its chief financial officer's lack of answers Thursday during a creditors meeting in the group's bankruptcy case, with one calling it "one big I-don't-know."...
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