Category: USA Gymnastics

Senator Demands Answers From DOJ for Refusing to Prosecute FBI Agents in USA Gymnastics Case

A U.S. senator on Wednesday demanded to know why two FBI special agents were not prosecuted for mishandling an investigation into convicted sex offender Larry Nassar, the former doctor of the USA Gymnastics national team. U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) wrote to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in relation to the Department of Justice (DOJ) refusing…


DOJ Again Refuses to Charge FBI Agents in Case of Convicted Sex Offender Larry Nassar

The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) on Thursday announced that it will adhere to a previous decision not to charge two former FBI agents who mishandled an investigation into convicted sex offender Larry Nassar, the former doctor of the USA Gymnastics national team. “This decision comes after multiple reviews and analyses of evidence gathered in the…


USA Gymnastics, USOPC Reach $380 Million Settlement With Victims

The legal wrangling between USA Gymnastics and the hundreds of victims of sexual abuse by former national team doctor Larry Nassar, among others, is over after a $380 million settlement was reached. The fight for substantive change within the sport’s national governing body is just beginning. A federal bankruptcy court in Indianapolis on Monday approved…


Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Opens up About Sexual Abuse in TV Special

Two-time Olympian gymnast and sexual abuse survivor Aly Raisman is sharing her story of resilience and healing in a new television special, “Aly Raisman: Darkness to Light.” In the three-hour, two-part special Raisman recounts her journey to recovery and speaks with various survivors and experts on sexual abuse, including #MeToo founder Tarana Burke. While she…