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300+ gymnasts say they were sexually abused, exploited

Source: RTAmerica
December 21, 2016

After a nine-month-long investigation, hundreds of US gymnasts have said that they were sexually abused or exploited by coaches and other adults working in the sports field. 42 more words

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How USA Gymnastics Mishandled Sexual Abuse Allegations for 20 Years

It couldn’t have gone better for USA Gymnastics at the 2016 Olympics. The governing body for the sport in the United States saw their women’s team win an unprecedented number of medals: team gold, all around gold and silver, vault gold, uneven bars silver, balance beam silver and bronze, as well as the floor exercise gold and silver. 2,972 more words

The Silent Shame Part 3: New Sexual Abuse Allegations for USA Gymnastics

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the revelations by The Indianapolis Star of sexual abuse of teenagers and pre-teens by coaches and officials within and affiliated with USA Gymnastics. 549 more words

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Report detailing of widespread sexual abuse at USA Gymnastics facilities...

This year has been a rollercoaster.

A lot has happened, iconic deaths, new records, new leadership etc… you get the drift.

But when I read this title I was highly shocked. 566 more words

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Child Sex Abuse In U.S. Gymnastics: Hundreds Molested --Report

368 U.S. gymnasts allege sexual exploitation —IndyStar

At least 368 gymnasts in USA have alleged sexual abuse at the hands of their coaches, gym owners and other adults working in gymnastics over the past 20 years, rate of one every 20 days, reports IndyStar. 134 more words

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SPASH Gymnastics Begins 2016-17 Season with Eyes Set on State

Last season, the SPASH varsity gymnastics team concluded its season by competing at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association state gymnastics championships for a third consecutive year. 89 more words

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Relive the thrilling moment Laurie Hernandez won 'Dancing with the Stars'

Laurie Hernandez just added one giant shiny trophy to an already-bling-filled 2016.

The 16-year-old Olympic gymnast took home the Dancing with the Stars title with partner Val Chmerkovsky on Tuesday and her reaction was priceless: 389 more words

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