McKayla Maroney

Why don't we care about the biggest sex abuse scandal in sports history?

Why hasn’t a scandal involving the alleged sexual abuse of more than 140 young women received more attention? The fault is not in our media, but in ourselves<p>In a Michigan court last month, Larry Nassar pleaded guilty to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. The longtime US women’s …

Women's News

Director of Canada’s national women’s gymnastics team charged with 10 sex crimes

Dave Brubaker, the director of Canada’s national women’s gymnastics team, was charged Friday with multiple sexual offenses by police in Sarnia, Ontario, the Associated Press reports. Brubaker, who coached the Canadian national team at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, was charged with one count of …

News

Procter & Gamble, Kellogg’s drop USA Gymnastics sponsorship after sex abuse scandal

Two of USA Gymnastics largest corporate partners have not renewed their sponsorship deals with the sport’s national governing body amid one of the …

Olympics

Pete Souza's Instagram Best Nine 2017 Are Just Another Dig At Donald Trump

The end of 2017 is upon us, and with it comes the inevitable monsoon of users posting their best nine Instagram posts of the year. But there's one in …

Pete Souza

Report: Procter & Gamble, Hershey's, Under Armour To Drop USA Gymnastics Sponsorship

Procter & Gamble, Hershey's and Under Armour are dropping their USA Gymnastics sponsorship in the aftermath of a sexual abuse scandal that rocked the …

Procter & Gamble

USA Gymnastics bans coach for sexual misconduct with athlete

CHICAGO (AP) — USA Gymnastics says it has banned an Illinois coach after an investigation revealed he violated its code of ethical conduct by engaging in a sexual relationship with an athlete.<p>The Indianapolis-based organization says Todd Gardiner of the Illinois Gymnastics Institute has been placed …

USA Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics Says It's Not Liable In Doctor's Sexual Assault Cases

Countless civil suits were reportedly filed against the USA Gymnastics organization following an overwhelming number of sexual assault and abuse …

USA Gymnastics

This day in history

Today is Saturday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2017. There are 22 days left in the year.<p>Birthdays: Actor Kirk Douglas is 101. Actress Dame Judi Dench is …

Boston

This Gold Medalist Has Accused A Former Coach Of Sexually Assaulting Her When She Was 13

Lui Lai Yiu said she hoped that sharing her story would help break the taboo in Chinese culture surrounding topics related to sex.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

Gymnastics

Sochi gold medalists eliminated from Canada Olympic curling trials

<b>Brad Jacobs</b>‘ reign as Olympic curling champion will end in February. His team that won gold in Sochi was eliminated from the Canadian Olympic Trials …

Olympics

Sports Politics Intersect: When Olympic gold corrupts

Front Five: The top stories that shaped both sports & politics this week “I fear that there are still people working at these organizations who put …

Sports

Doctor Larry Nassar, Who Sexually Abused Olympic Gymnasts, Gets 60 Years for Child Porn

Larry Nassar, the Michigan doctor who molested young gymnasts for decades including Olympic athletes like Gabby Douglas and McKayla Maroney, received …

Crime

5 things you need to know Thursday

Is Al Franken's political career over? We'll soon find out. The Democratic Senator from Minnesota is set to make an announcement Thursday where he is expected to address his future. Senate leaders and Democrats have united in calling for Franken to resign amid a slew of accusations of sexual …

News (U.S.)

Chilling details of US Olympic gymnast’s abuse by doctor revealed in letter

Chilling new details of a US Olympic gymnast’s abuse at the hands of a team doctor have been revealed.<p>Gold medallist McKayla Maroney claims she was …

Gymnastics

Congress reels as two lawmakers resign Thursday over sexual misconduct

WASHINGTON — The national reckoning over sexual harassment swept through Congress on Thursday as Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., announced plans to resign over sexual misconduct allegations.<p>The House Ethics Committee also announced that it is launching an investigation …

News (U.S.)

Vladimir Putin allows Russians to compete at Pyeongchang Olympics

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t boycott the Pyeongchang Olympics.<p>Putin said Wednesday his government will allow Russians to …

Olympics

McKayla Maroney:Doc 'deserves to spend the rest of his life in prison'

Sports

Police investigating apparent murder at North Shore home

Hawaii News Now headlinesNewsMore>><p>Posted:Thursday, December 7 2017 4:01 AM EST2017-12-07 09:01:27 GMT<p>Updated:Thursday, December 7 2017 9:22 PM …

Hawaii

Franken makes sure Trump and Moore know where the door is on his way out

Sen. Al Franken is officially on his way out the Senate door. The Minnesota Democrat said he will resign by the end of the year after more than a half-dozen women came forward over the past several weeks with allegations that he touched them improperly or made unwanted sexual advances. During his …

Al Franken

The Crown Season 3 Cast: Who Is Playing Prince Philip Opposite Olivia Colman's Queen Elizabeth?

Netflix; Getty Images<p><i>The Crown</i> season two is just days away, yet there is already a lot of attention on the upcoming third season which is set to …

Royal Family

Shaun White, snowboarders open Olympic qualifying

U.S. Olympic halfpipe snowboarding qualification starts Thursday. <b>Shaun White</b> hopes it goes a little smoother than four years ago — and much smoother …

Olympics

Russia Banned From Competing in 2018 Winter Olympics: Relive the Games' Biggest Scandals

Olympic Gymnastics Team Doctor Larry Nassar Molests Gymnasts<p>Former U.S. Gymnastics team doctor <b>Larry Nassar</b> pleaded guilty to seven counts of …

Olympics

How disgraced gymnastics doctor and convicted child sex abuser Larry Nassar got away with it

• <b>Larry Nassar, a former team doctor for Michigan State University and the US national gymnastics team, has pleaded guilty to 7 counts of sexual assault. He will likely serve more than 25 years in prison.</b>• <b><br>Reports of abuse started to surface in 1997, but it took until 2016 to get anyone to take the</b> …

USA Gymnastics

Olympic gymnast, other victims won’t testify at doctor’s sentencing

A U.S. District Court judge has denied a motion that would have allowed Olympic champion McKayla Maroney and other survivors of former U.S. Olympic …

Gymnastics

Feds seek 60-year prison sentence for ex-USA Gymnastics doctor

DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Thursday asked for a 60-year prison sentence for a Michigan sports doctor who was caught with child pornography …

Olympics

Ex-MSU doctor Larry Nassar deserves 60 years for child porn, prosecutor says

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Former Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar, convicted of multiple sex charges involving athletes, should be ordered to …

Crime

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam wants police action on alleged sexual abuse of top hurdler

HONG KONG (AFP) - A top Hong Kong hurdler on Thursday (Nov 30) accused her former coach of sexually assaulting her when she was a schoolgirl, …

Hong Kong

Athlete's #MeToo story sheds light on Asia's reluctance to discuss sexual assault

A Hong Kong athlete has revealed that she was sexually assaulted by a former coach when she was just 13, becoming one of the first public figures in …

Feminism

Abuse victims must follow brave athlete

Unsurprisingly, the sexual misconduct wave sweeping the world has reached Hong Kong. Athlete Vera Lui Lai-yiu is the first high-profile woman to come …

Gymnastics

3 questions parents should ask about their child's coach

Recent cases spotlight the need for diligence<p>Sport should be a safe place for athletes of all ages. The lessons learned are meant to be technical, …

Sports (Canada)