Gymnastics

FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, former USA Gymnastics executive Rhonda Faehn pauses as she testifies during a Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security hearing in Washington. The University of Michigan ended its relationship with Faehn on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, three days after she agreed to work as a coaching consultant for the women’s team. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
January 15, 2019 - 4:06 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan reportedly will pay a former USA Gymnastics executive $15,000 for four days' work as a coaching consultant for its women's team before her dismissal. Michigan athletic department spokesman Kurt Svoboda told the Detroit Free Press on Tuesday that...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2018 file photo, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman poses with other yoga enthusiasts on International Yoga Day in Times Square in New York. Raisman said in a tweet on Wednesday night, Jan. 9, 2019, that she suffered a broken elbow in a fall on the stairs. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)
January 10, 2019 - 11:46 am
BOSTON (AP) — Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is recovering from a broken elbow suffered in a fall on the stairs. Raisman in a Twitter post says "I survived two Olympic Games and 19 years of gymnastics without ever breaking a bone ... the stairs got me ... I fell and broke my elbow." She also...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban celebrates the Crimson Tide's overtime over Georgia in the NCAA college football playoff championship game in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 31, 2018 - 3:37 pm
No more timeouts, see off the year, Offer a toast and close the show With champagne flutes or cans of beer — 2018 ... time to let go. ___ FIRST QUARTER Who wrote this law? By whose decree College football means SEC? Bama turns from Hurts to Tua, Saban's tribe sings hallelujah. In court, young...
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FILE -In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, victims react and hug Assistant Attorney General Angela Povilaitis after Larry Nassar was sentenced by Judge Rosemarie Aquilina to 40 to 175 years in prison during a sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
December 31, 2018 - 3:17 pm
One by one they came forward, more than 150 in all. Fearful yet defiant. Vulnerable but resolute, buoyed by the hope of catharsis and the promise of justice. Standing in a Michigan courtroom last January, women and girls sexually abused by Larry Nassar confronted the former Michigan State...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, former gymnast Rachael Denhollander, left, is hugged by Kaylee Lorincz after giving her victim impact statement during the seventh day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. More than 150 female athletes testified at Nassar's sentencing hearing in January 2018 for convictions on child-porn and sex-abuse charges. It marked a turning point in a crisis that has inflicted untold damage. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
December 24, 2018 - 11:32 am
The depths of Larry Nassar's depravity began to emerge some 15 months before the calendar flipped to 2018 — when reports of his sexual abuse first appeared in newspaper stories that would eventually lead to a trial and, ultimately, to the doctor's imprisonment. But it was January 2018, the month...
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Special counsel Bill Forsyth, center, answers questions, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, during a press conference in Lansing, Mich., regarding the independent Special Counsel's investigation into Michigan State University's handling of the sexual abuse scandal involving disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Assistant Attorney General Christina Grossi, left, and Special Agent David Dwyre, listen. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
December 21, 2018 - 5:40 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A special prosecutor on Friday accused Michigan State University of stonewalling his investigation into the school's handling of the sexual abuse scandal involving disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar and called for "top-down cultural change" at the school. Bill Forsyth...
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December 21, 2018 - 2:48 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a special prosecutor's report about how Michigan State University handled sexual abuse allegations against Larry Nassar (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A special prosecutor says he "found no credible evidence" that George Perles (PUR'-lis) covered up a rape allegation...
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Parkour co-founder Chau Belle trains in a park in Paris, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Belle was one of nine co-founders of the street sport born in the suburbs of Paris in the 1990s. Parkour is involved in a custody battle now with gymnastics, whose leaders are trying to take the sport under their wing. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
December 21, 2018 - 4:08 am
PARIS (AP) — Their test of skill and courage was as dangerous as it was effective: Having clambered as stylishly as they could to the summit of a jagged, pyramid-shaped climbing wall in the suburbs of Paris, the young men would hang each other upside down by the feet from the top. One slip and the...
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December 19, 2018 - 7:36 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana attorney general says his office is investigating USA Gymnastics, which has filed for bankruptcy due to the Larry Nassar sexual-abuse scandal. USA Gymnastics, based in Indianapolis, is the national governing body for the sport. It filed for bankruptcy protection on...
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December 17, 2018 - 6:07 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed more legislation inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case. Laws enacted Monday will give judges more flexibility to admit evidence of a defendant's prior commission of a sex assault, stiffen prison terms related to child pornography...
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