Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty, faces at least 25 years

Larry Nassar entered the plea during a hearing in Michigan’s Ingham County on Wednesday. Nassar, 54, was charged with molesting seven girls, all but one of whom were gymnasts, mostly under the guise of treatment at his Lansing-area home and a campus clinic. He faces lawsuits filed by more than 125 women and girls.

Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman says USA Gymnastics needs to change

In June the federation immediately adopted 70 recommendations proffered by Deborah Daniels, a former federal prosecutor who oversaw the review. The new guidelines require member gyms to go to authorities immediately, with Daniels suggesting USA Gymnastics consider withholding membership from clubs who decline to do so. The organization also named Toby Stark, a child welfare […]

USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch amid Larry Nassar scandal

USA Gymnastics has terminated its agreement with the Karolyi Ranch training facility in Texas, the main training facility for the U.S. national teams. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles claimed she was molested at the facility by former Dr. Larry Nassar, the ex-team doctor who faces decades in prison for abusing more than 100 athletes. 

Review: In ‘Athlete A,’ an abuse scandal at USA Gymnastics

“I hate this sentence but I would actually look forward to treatment because Larry was the only nice adult I could remember being a part of the USA Gymnastics staff,” Dantzscher says in the film. “He was really the only nice adult there.”

Gabby Douglas says she was also abused by gymnastics doctor

Aly Raisman: I am a victim of sexual abuseDouglas included the revelation in an apology for comments made on social media last week that suggested women dress modestly to help prevent abuse. Douglas said her comments, which she later deleted, were taken out of context.

Pankaj Advani opens up about winning the World Billiards and Snooker Championships back-to-back in 2017

The first season of The Finish Line will consist of eight parts wherein a sporting legend will be invited to recreate a defining moment in Indian sports in each of the episodes. The eight legends who have been confirmed are Abhinav Bindra, Viswanathan Anand, Dinesh Karthik, Pankaj Advani, Smriti Mandhana, Leander Paes, Parul Parmar and […]

On the 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima, Here’s Where the World Stands With Nuclear Weapons

Smith suggested that China’s logic makes sense, noting that if it were to eventually join, that would signal that the other nuclear-armed powers should join as well. “China’s nuclear stockpile remains a small fraction of either Russia’s or the USA’s and its bombs and warheads are not operationally deployed, unlike a large proportion of U.S. […]

Czech Grand Prix: Quartararo’s ‘bad feeling’ as championship leader reveals tyre trouble

There was another casualty on Friday as Pramac Racing rider Francesco Bagnaia broke the tibia in his right leg after crashing in morning practice, ruling him out of Sunday’s race and the following weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix.

World Trade Center Mall Re-opens, Shows Progress Since 9/11

Real estate experts believe the mall will complement the nearby Brookfield Place, which opened in 2015 and features high-end shops like Gucci and Hermes. It will also be different from the Seaport Mall, which is being reopened next year and is focusing on catering to local residents. In addition to retail, a Beekman Hotel and […]

$4 Billion Transit Center Opening at World Trade Center Site

The hub is long overdue and over budget, with Calatrava’s plans first announced in 2004 and an estimated completion in 2009 at a price of $2 billion.  The final cost is roughly equal to the price tag of One World Trade Center, the 540-meter twisting tower that now anchors the site.