Gymnastics

FILE- This Aug. 23, 2016, file photo shows U.S. gymnastics team member Gabby Douglas, at the Empire State Building in New York. Douglas says she is among the group of athletes sexually abused by a former team doctor. Douglas, the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and a three-time gold medalist, wrote in an Instagram post Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, that she waited so long to reveal the abuse by Larry Nassar because she was part of a group "conditioned to stay silent." (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
November 21, 2017 - 9:57 pm
Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas says she is among the group of athletes sexually abused by a former team doctor. Douglas, the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and a three-time gold medalist, wrote in an Instagram post Tuesday that she waited so long to reveal the abuse by Larry Nassar...
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The Georgia Dome is destroyed in a scheduled implosion next to its replacement the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, left, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Atlanta. The dome was not only the former home of the Atlanta Falcons but also the site of two Super Bowls, 1996 Olympics Games events and NCAA basketball tournaments among other major events. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
November 20, 2017 - 11:02 am
ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of smoke in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta. Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives were used to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens at 7:30 a.m. Onlookers...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2013 file photo, actor Anthony Edwards attends The Headstrong Project Words Of War event in New York. A spokesman for a producer accused of molesting Edwards is denying the "ER" actor's claims. Sam Singer is a spokesman for producer and director Gary Goddard. He says in a statement issued Friday night, Nov. 10, 2017, that the producer unequivocally denies Edwards' claims that were published in a post on the website Medium earlier in the day. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
November 10, 2017 - 11:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment and abuse allegations against men in the entertainment and media industries (all times local): 11 p.m. A spokesman for a producer accused of molesting Anthony Edwards is denying the "ER" actor's claims. Sam Singer is a spokesman for producer and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016, file photo, United States' Aly Raisman shows off her silver medal after the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells “60 Minutes” she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics but now is in jail in Michigan awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, FIle)
November 10, 2017 - 12:47 pm
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells "60 Minutes" she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics. He's now is in jail in...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2012, file photo, U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney poses after completing her routine on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastic women's qualifications at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Maroney posted a statement on Twitter Oct. 18, 2017, in which she said she was molested for years by former Team USA doctor Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
October 18, 2017 - 10:40 am
Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year. The 21-year-old posted a lengthy statement on Twitter on Wednesday that detailed the allegations of abuse. She says the abuse...
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September 30, 2017 - 9:20 am
BOSTON (AP) — Rapper Kendrick Lamar and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman are among the celebrities, athletes and business leaders heading to Boston for Forbes' Under 30 Summit. The four-day event focused on technology and business starts Sunday and runs through Wednesday. It includes panel discussions,...
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Carlos Nuzman, president of the Brazilian Olympic committee, arrives at Federal Police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Federal police searched Nuzman's house Tuesday morning. French and Brazilian authorities have been working on a corruption investigation involving bribery surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Rio Games and the 2020 Tokyo Games. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
September 06, 2017 - 8:33 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee just can't get away from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The IOC is ready to put a rubber-stamp approval this month on bids from Paris and Los Angeles for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics, respectively, yet Olympic officials are once again answering...
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Carlos Nuzman, president of the Brazilian Olympic committee, arrives at Federal Police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Federal police searched Nuzman's house Tuesday morning. French and Brazilian authorities have been working on a corruption investigation involving bribery surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Rio Games and the 2020 Tokyo Games. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
September 06, 2017 - 5:50 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee just can't get away from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The IOC is ready to put a rubber-stamp approval this month on bids from Paris and Los Angeles for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics, respectively, yet Olympic officials are once again answering...
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Carlos Nuzman, president of the Brazilian Olympic committee, arrives at Federal Police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Federal police searched Nuzman's house Tuesday morning. French and Brazilian authorities have been working on a corruption investigation involving bribery surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Rio Games and the 2020 Tokyo Games. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
September 05, 2017 - 1:09 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian and French authorities said Tuesday they uncovered an international corruption scheme aimed at buying votes in awarding the 2016 Olympics. This is the latest allegation to sully the legacy of the Rio Games, the first Olympics in South America. The disclosures came as...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, gymnast Simone Biles arrives at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Biles, who won four gold medals at the 2016 Summer Games, says she is just testing the waters as she considers a return to competition. The 20-year-old has spent the year since Rio de Janeiro taking a break from the sport and says she is in no hurry to make any sort of concrete decision. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 20, 2017 - 10:15 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Simone Biles is back in the gym. That's it. That's all. The Olympic gymnastics champion is in no hurry to declare whether this is the start of a comeback following a year off after her historic performance at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. And she'd be just fine if...
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