USA Gymnastics announces it's dropping Karolyi ranch for training camps amid criticism. Olympic gold medalists Simone Biles and Aly Raisman and several other gymnasts sexually abused by Larry Nassar have said some of the abuse occurred at the ranch in Huntsville, Texas, where they went for monthly national team training camps. Ref. USAToday.
U.S. Olympic Committee gives USA Gymnastics board six days to resign or face decertification. In a letter to USA Gymnastics, USOC CEO Scott Blackmun set six conditions to avoid being decertified as the sport's national governing body, including the resignation of the entire board by next Wednesday. Ref. USAToday.
‘Can we just say that I am sick?' How USA Gymnastics allowed Larry Nassar to write his own cover story. Emails obtained by The Indianapolis Star, along with interviews with gymnasts, reveal for the first time that the gymnastics national governing body was not only willing to remain silent while Nassar was being investigated for child sexual abuse, but also agreed to participate in one of his many deceptions. Ref. USAToday.
We interrupt USA Gymnastics to share a message from way back when:
Today is: 14th November (GMT), in history on the 14th of November, 1970 AD the following birth happened:
Derrick Hoskins: NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)