Latest Larry Nassar News

FBI open to settling claims by gymnasts abused by Nassar

Jul. 28, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has reached out to attorneys representing Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles and other women who were sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar to begin settlement talks in the $1 billion claim they brought against the federal government, according to three people familiar with...

US Olympic leaders tab former LA28 CEO Gene Sykes as chair

Jul. 08, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee chose Gene Sykes as its next chairman Friday, elevating the former CEO of the Los Angeles 2028 organizing committee to a role that will shape policy throughout America's Olympic movement for the next four years and beyond. Details of the...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jul. 04, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Austin American-Statesman. June 29, 2022. Editorial: Lawmakers should force TCEQ to get tougher on polluters A state advisory panel this month described the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as “a reluctant regulator” that should do more to protect Texans...

Tensions sparking change in US Olympic world, but how much?

Jun. 24, 2022 15:31 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Changes are coming at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, sparked by frustration with years of flat revenue and what some portray as heavy-handed management in the wake of sex-abuse scandals that upended the movement in America. At their...

Larry Nassar loses last appeal in sexual assault scandal

Jun. 17, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday rejected a final appeal from sports doctor Larry Nassar, who was sentenced to decades in prison for sexually assaulting gymnasts, including Olympic medalists. Attorneys for Nassar said he was treated unfairly in 2018 and deserved...

Michigan court rejects last appeal from Larry Nassar, who was sentenced to decades in prison for assaulting gymnasts

Jun. 17, 2022 08:59 AM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan court rejects last appeal from Larry Nassar, who was sentenced to decades in prison for assaulting gymnasts.

Sacramone Quinn, Memmel embrace new roles at USA Gymnastics

Jun. 13, 2022 16:00 PM EDT

Alicia Sacramone Quinn and Chellsie Memmel walked through the fire together for much of their decorated gymnastics careers, becoming more than just teammates as they traveled the globe for one of the U.S. Olympic movement's marquee programs. USA Gymnastics is leaning on that...

Simone Biles, other women seek $1B-plus from FBI over Nassar

Jun. 08, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles and dozens of other women who say they were sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar are seeking more than $1 billion from the FBI for failing to stop the sports doctor when the agency first received allegations against him, lawyers said Wednesday. ...

Assault victims, including ex-Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, seek over $1B from FBI for failing to stop Larry Nassar

Jun. 08, 2022 07:06 AM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Assault victims, including ex-Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, seek over $1B from FBI for failing to stop Larry Nassar.

Olympian, Nassar victim Schwikert Moser on USA Gym board

Jun. 02, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

Tasha Schwikert Moser knew she had a choice. The former Olympian could continue to work on the outside while attempting to hold USA Gymnastics accountable as it tries to emerge from the rubble of the Larry Nassar scandal. Or she could leap into the void and take her advocacy for the...