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Olympic queen Biles urges US Congress to axe Olympic board after accusing FBI of ‘turning a blind eye' to sexual abuse allegations

Olympic queen Biles urges US Congress to axe Olympic board after accusing FBI of ‘turning a blind eye' to sexual abuse allegations

4 days ago   |   RT

Olympic champions including Simone Biles have made calls for Congress to disband the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee's board of directors via a letter sent to a pair of...
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Olympian Shawn Johnson ‘groped' by TSA agent while traveling with breast milk

Olympian Shawn Johnson ‘groped' by TSA agent while traveling with breast milk

6 days ago   |   New York Post

Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson claims that she was "groped" and berated at the airport by a Transportation Security Administration agent when she tried to travel with breast...
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Department of Justice reviewing decision not to charge FBI agents that failed to investigate abuse claims raised against Larry Nassar

12 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

The Justice Department is reconsidering its decision against prosecuting the FBI agents who failed to investigate allegations raised in 2015 against disgraced United States...
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Justice Dept. to Weigh Prosecuting F.B.I. Agents in Nassar Case

12 days ago   |   NY Times

The department said it was reviewing its initial decision to not seek charges against agents who failed to pursue sexual abuse allegations against Lawrence G. Nassar.
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Averina twins triumph on return after Olympic scandal as champ admits Russia head coach helped convince her not to retire

Averina twins triumph on return after Olympic scandal as champ admits Russia head coach helped convince her not to retire

14 days ago   |   RT

Gymnastics star Dina Averina admitted she thought about retiring because she feared a repeat of the judging wrangle at her Olympic Games heartbreak - and thanked the boss of...
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‘Too many idiots in Russia': Gymnastics icon bites back at men's Olympic champ after he questions Averina gold medal car gift

‘Too many idiots in Russia': Gymnastics icon bites back at men's Olympic champ after he questions Averina gold medal car gift

15 days ago   |   RT

Russian gymnastics coaching legend Irina Viner-Usmanova has criticized Tokyo 2020 champion Artur Dalaloyan after he disapproved of cars given to the Averina sisters after their...
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Justice Department makes changes in wake of blunders investigating sexual abuse of gymnasts

Justice Department makes changes in wake of blunders investigating sexual abuse of gymnasts

16 days ago   |   WESH

Changes are being made after serious errors were uncovered in the FBI's handling of sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
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'It's powerful': Hmong community celebrates Sunisa Lee's Olympics victory

'It's powerful': Hmong community celebrates Sunisa Lee's Olympics victory

2 monthes ago   |   WYFF

Sunisa Lee is the first Hmong-American to make the U.S. Gymnastics Olympic team, bringing the spotlight to Hmong communities which make up less than 1% of the U.S. population.
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Gymnast Simone Biles withdraws from uneven bars, vault Olympic events

Gymnast Simone Biles withdraws from uneven bars, vault Olympic events

2 monthes ago   |   KMBC   |   2 articles

"She will continue to be evaluated daily to determine whether to compete in the finals for floor exercise and balance beam," USA Gymnastics said in a statement.
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Simone Biles Pulls Out of Olympic Vault and Uneven Bars Finals

2 monthes ago   |   Time

Simone Biles has withdrawn from the event finals for vault and uneven bars at the Tokyo Olympics. USA Gymnastics announced the news in a statement on July 31, adding that Biles...
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Longtime Congressman David Price to retire

Longtime Congressman David Price to retire

Democratic Congressman David Price, who has represented much of the Triangle in the U.S. House for more than 30 years, said Monday that he won't seek re-election next year and... Read more ...

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