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…
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.
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…