Star gymnasts call on Congress to dissolve US Olympics board

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Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman sent a letter to Congress on Wednesday. They said the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee failed to protect them from Larry Nassar. Nassar abused an estimated 300 young athletes under the guise of medical treatment.
1 year ago·Washington, United States

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Simone Biles joins other star gymnasts in urging Congress to dissolve U.S. Olympic directors

Four American gymnasts stars asked Congress to dissolve the U.S. Olympics and Paralympic Committee board of directors on Wednesday over its handling of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal, per the Wall Street Journal. The big picture: Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols allege in a letter to Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) and Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) that the USOPC learned of the Nassar abuse reports in 2015, aro…

1 year ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Gymnasts call on Congress to dissolve US Olympics board over Larry Nassar case

Four elite gymnasts are calling on Congress to dissolve the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee's board of directors, saying it ignored sexual abuse by Larry Nassar.

1 year ago·United States
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US Olympic Committee defends handling of Nassar case after gymnasts send letter to Congress

Gymnasts who suffered sexual abuse under former team doctor Larry Nassar send a letter to Congress calling for the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee to be dissolved.

1 year ago·Australia
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Star gymnasts call on Congress to dissolve US Olympics board

Four star gymnasts have penned a letter to Congress calling on them to dissolve the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s (USOPC) board of directors.

1 year ago·Washington, United States
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Biles, Raisman, Maroney Ask Congress to Dissolve USOPC Board

A group of prominent U.S. gymnasts is calling for a new board to "investigate the systemic problem of sexual abuse within Olympic organizations."

1 year ago·New York, United States
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Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman Urge Congress to Oust U.S. Olympic Directors

Gymnastic champions Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman joined forces to pressure Congress to terminate the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s board of directors after it allegedly failed to protect them from longtime team doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse, as The Wall Street Journal reports. Nassar abused an estimated 300 young athletes under the guise of medical treatment and was sentenced to 100 years in prison i…

1 year ago·Los Angeles, United States
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