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Biles on verge of historic medal haul at World Championships

The American tries to keep a clear head going into all her finals.

Top US rhythmic gymnast Zeng handed 6-month doping ban

The 19-year-old says she was given ibuprofen and therefore did not have to apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption.

Biles sets record for world championship gold medals

Simone Biles has now won 13 career gold medals.

Dalaloyan snatches men’s all-around gold on tie-break

Artur Dalaloyan beat Xiao Ruoteng on a tie-break to become the new world champion.

Sisters sue USA Gymnastics over sex abuse scandal

Nassar was sentenced in February to up to 125 years in prison after some 200 women, including Olympians, testified about decades of abuse at his hands.

Biles shrugs off hospital scare to shine at worlds

Biles finished a provisional first place in the vault, beam and floor competitions.

All eyes on Biles at world gymnastics in Qatar

As well as medals, Doha will be the first opportunity for competitors to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.

Biles calls out new USA Gymnastics president over Nike tweet

Simone Biles was displeased by a Nike-related tweet made by new USA Gymnastics president Mary Bono.

USA Gymnastics chief to resign over coach furore

The president and CEO of US Gymnastics's reported departure comes after a tumultuous week which saw senior coach Mary Lee Tracy ousted 3 days after her appointment.

Biles wins fifth all-around title at US Championships

Simone Biles returned from an almost two-year hiatus in style, beating Morgan Hurd by 6.55 points.

US gymnastics scandal prompts new ethics body

The creation of a Gymnastics Ethics Foundation will be put to a vote of the body's national member federations at the next congress, to be held in Baku in December.

Scores of gymnasts who survived doctor’s abuse take stage at ESPYs

141 survivors received the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage.

USA Gymnastics apologizes in Congress for sex abuse scandal

Nassar pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting women and girls over a two-decade period under the guise of medical treatment.

Nassar sex abuse victims, US university reach half a billion settlement

The Michigan University has agreed on a 500 million settlement with victims of sexual abuse of former US gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

Gymnast sex-abuse survivors say epidemic goes far beyond Nassar

Former star athletes who were sexually abused by one-time sports doctor Larry Nassar condemned an "epidemic" of pedophilia in the United States, calling for a "nationwide sweep" and greater accountability.

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

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.

US gymnastics coach faces child porn charges

A gymnastics coach in the US state of Wisconsin is facing child pornography charges for secretly recording athletes at his training center locker room and bathroom, police announced Thursday.

Olympic chief resigns after sex abuse scandal, health cited

Many welcomed the overdue resignation, citing Nassar's years of abuse.

US Education Department to probe Michigan State over sex abuse scandal

The probe will centre on whether Michigan State met requirements under a federal law that bars sexual discrimination in schools that receive federal funding.

Gymnastics: Raisman uses Swimsuit Issue to share message

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman says women do not have to be modest to be respected

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor gets up to 125 more years in prison...

The scandal sparked various investigations into why the U.S. Olympic Committee, sport governing body USA Gymnastics, and Michigan State University failed to investigate these complaints.

US Gymnastics chiefs get deadline to quit over abuse scandal

Failure of the board of directors to resign by next week would lead to 'immediate termination proceedings'.

USA Gymnastics won’t enforce Maroney gag order

USA Gymnastics has allowed McKayla Maroney to speak freely about her sexual abuse case, having been sued by the gymnast last month.

US Olympic gold medallist Douglas says doctor sexually abused her

Gabby Douglas, an Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast, has accused Larry Nassar, former USA Gymnastics team physician, of sexual abuse.