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FILE - In this March 7, 2016, file photo, gymnast Aly Raisman poses for photos at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit in Beverly Hills, Calif. Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman’s gymnastics career has set the stage for what she believes is the next chapter in her life: as a spokesperson for victims of sexual abuse. The 23-year-old detailed her own history of abuse by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor in her recently released autobiography. Raisman says the book is just the beginning in her quest to bring change to her sport.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
November 23, 2017 - 1:53 am
The people come forward to Aly Raisman almost daily now. Random strangers. Men and women of various ages, races and backgrounds. They see the six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast out in public and approach with a hug to give and a story to tell. It was jarring at first, if Raisman is being honest...
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Dr. Larry Nassar, 54, appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 22, 2017 - 5:34 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault charges against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Michigan State University says allegations that it covered up a former gymnastics doctor's criminal sexual misconduct are "simply false" and it is "appalled" by...
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 file photo, Elena Nikitina of Russia celebrates her bronze medal win during the women's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The International Olympic Committee has banned four more Russians for doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, all competing in the sliding sport of skeleton and includes men’s gold medalist Alexander Tretyakov and women’s bronze medalist Elena Nikitina. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
November 22, 2017 - 4:14 pm
Katie Uhlaender has shed plenty of tears over the years about how she was so close to an Olympic medal, so close to standing on that podium and watching the American flag get raised in her honor. She cried again Wednesday. Those tears were happy ones. The long-awaited word has come down: Uhlaender...
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Alina Zagitova of Russia competes her ladies free program during the ISU French Grand Prix figure skating event at Pole Sud Indoor skating rink in Grenoble, southeastern France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
November 18, 2017 - 11:08 am
GRENOBLE, France (AP) — World junior champion Alina Zagitova recovered from a disappointing performance in the short program with a series of flawless jumps in the free to win the Internationaux de France on Saturday and qualify for the Grand Prix final. The 15-year-old Russian, who won the Cup of...
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November 10, 2017 - 5:32 pm
The World Anti-Doping Agency has obtained files from the Moscow lab that contain data from a period when investigators say Russia ran a state-sponsored system designed to help Olympic athletes evade positive tests. The data is considered a key piece of evidence as the International Olympic...
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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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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of his Security Council in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. The meeting is focused on preparations for Putin's trip to a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' meeting in Danang, Vietnam, later this week. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
November 09, 2017 - 10:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is suggesting that a recent flurry of Russian sports doping allegations could be an American attempt to interfere in next year's Russian presidential election. On Thursday, four Russian cross-country skiers were found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 file photo, Russia's gold medal winner Alexander Legkov is flanked by Russia's silver medal winner Maxim Vylegzhanin, left and Russia's bronze medal winner Ilia Chernousov during the flower ceremony of the men's 50K cross-country race at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Four more Russian cross-country skiers have been found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, it was announced on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 including silver medalist Maxim Vylegzhanin. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
November 09, 2017 - 8:37 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Four more Russian cross-country skiers were found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics on Thursday, including silver medalist Maxim Vylegzhanin. The Russian Cross-Country Ski Federation said the four have been disqualified by the International Olympic Committee and banned from...
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November 07, 2017 - 6:48 am
Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong of Kenya has been banned four years for using the banned blood-booster EPO. Sumgong's ban was announced by the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya, which ruled Sumgong ineligible from April 3. The gold medalist at the Rio de Janeiro Games failed an out-of-...
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IOC President Thomas Bach addresses delegates during the general assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
November 03, 2017 - 10:26 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Trying to protect athletes from abuse and harassment, the International Olympic Committee has published a 106-page document to help sports bodies improve their rules and processes. Athletes, including Olympic champion gymnasts, have talked about their experiences in the...
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