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Nassar sex abuse victims, US university reach $500 mn settlement

Chicago - The Michigan university where serial sex abuser Larry Nassar practiced medicine announced Wednesday it has agreed to a $500 million settlement with hundreds of former victims of the ex-USA Gymnastics doctor.

University reaches $500 mn settlement with Nassar abuse victims

Chicago - The Michigan university where serial sex abuser Larry Nassar practiced medicine announced Wednesday it has agreed to a $500 million settlement with hundreds of former victims of the USA Gymnastics doctor.

US gymnast says spoke of Nassar abuse 5 years before his arrest

Washington - Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney revealed sexual abuse by Larry Nassar five years before his arrest but nobody listened, she told NBC News' "Dateline" in an interview aired on Sunday.

Disgraced USA Gymnastics doc sentenced to another 40-125 years

Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics doctor who sexually abused girls and young women for decades under the guise of medical treatment, was sentenced Monday to an additional 40 to 125 years in prison.

Nassar hearing halted as father lunges at disgraced doctor

Chicago - The father of three sexual abuse victims lunged at Larry Nassar in court Friday, bringing the former USA Gymnastics doctor's final sentencing hearing to an abrupt halt while order was restored.

'We were deceived:' town apologizes to gymnastics doc victim

Chicago - Authorities in a Michigan town offered a public apology Thursday to a victim of Larry Nassar for the police's failure to believe that she was sexually abused by the former USA Gymnastics doctor more than a decade ago.

Gymnastics doc abused at least 265 women and girls, court told

Charlotte - The number of women and girls now known to have been abused by Larry Nassar has risen to 265, a Michigan judge told a final sentencing hearing Wednesday where the former USA Gymnastics doctor faced his accusers once again.

Larry Nassar, a sexual predator disguised as a healer

Chicago - To a generation of young gymnasts, he was known simply as "Larry" -- a miracle worker of sorts whose medical skills helped propel the American national team to a string of Olympic victories.That was the myth.

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

Lansing - Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on Wednesday after a week of raw emotional testimony by scores of women he sexually abused for years under the guise of medical treatment.

Gymnastics champ Raisman rips Olympic Committee over abuse scandal

Chicago - Six-time Olympic medal winner Aly Raisman, among dozens of American gymnasts who have testified they were abused by former team doctor Larry Nassar, has ripped the US Olympic Committee saying it had "failed" the young athletes and must be held accounta...

Former US gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex abuse

Lansing - Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Lawrence "Larry" Nassar, accused of molesting more than 100 female athletes over several decades, pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct.

USA gymnastics star Aly Raisman reveals abuse by former team doctor

Washington - Olympic gold medal-winning US gymnast Aly Raisman has revealed that she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.

US gymnast Maroney reveals abuse by team doctor

Washington - Olympic gold medal-winning US gymnast McKayla Maroney, inspired by the "Me Too" movement, revealed on Wednesday that she was molested for years by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.

US Olympic doctor faces trial for sexual abuse of athletes

Mason - A former doctor to gymnasts from successive US Olympic teams is to stand trial on charges that he sexually assaulted female athletes, one of whom was only 11, over almost two decades.

US Olympic doctor charged over sex abuse of athletes

Chicago - A former doctor to gymnasts from successive US Olympic teams is to stand trial on charges that he sexually assaulted female athletes, some younger than 13, over almost two decades.

George and Kostas Konstantakakos talk gymnastics and acrobatics Special

Farmingdale - Greek-American gymnastics and acrobatics duo, George and Kostas Konstantakakos, sat down and chatted with Digital Journal about their career and successes in sports.

Review: Amaluna offers a powerful mix of circus and theater Special

Toronto - Cirque du Soleil returns to Toronto with a show that places women in the forefront. Amaluna is Cirque's 32nd touring production, and it's a feast for the eyes, ears, and heart.

Izbasa stuns Maroney and takes vault gold at London Olympics

Romanians are sharing a collective joy as their own Sandra Raluca Izbasa became the new vault Olympic champion on Sunday.

NBC apologizes for monkey gymnastics after Gabby Douglas' gold

London - NBC has apologized for featuring an ad with a widely grinning monkey doing gymnastics after airing African American Gabby Douglas's gold winning performance. The debate continues over whether the timing of the ad was deliberate or entirely a mistake.

Video: 86-year-old granny stuns crowd at gymnastics championship

Cottbus - Johanna Quaas, an 86-year-old woman, recently stole the show from gymnasts young enough to be her grand-daughters at the 2012 Cottbus gymnastics World Cup in Germany.

Op-Ed: Not So 'Perfect 10'

In the somebody-didn't-do-their-research department, ABC Family has greenlit a pilot entitled "Perfect 10" that takes place in the world of competitive gymnastics, according to Variety.

Chinese 'Women' Cheat their Way to Gymnastics Gold Medal?

Another Olympics controversy strikes China, and this time there are reports that claim China used underage gymnasts in their gold-medal winning team.
 

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