Larry Nassar sits in court listening to victim impact statements before being sentenced by Judge Janice Cunningham at Eaton County Circuit Court in Michigan, US. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to an additional 40 to 125 years in prison in a Michigan courtroom on Monday for sexually abus(...)

Eaton County Sheriffs restrain Randall Margraves after he lunged at Larry Nassar during victim statements at a hearing in the Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Michigan. Photograph: Rebecca Cook/Reuters

The enraged father of three daughters sexually abused by Larry Nassar lunged at the former USA Gymnastics national team doctor during a sentencing he(...)

Victim Rachael Denhollander speaks at the sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

It began 16 months ago, before Harvey Weinstein and #MeToo and the tipping point of the US’s national reckoning with sexual assault, with an unsolicit(...)

Speedo announced  that they are dropping their sponsorship of USA’s Ryan Lochte. File photograph: Michael Sohn/AP

Swimmer Ryan Lochte has taken a massive financial hit less than 24 hours after the close of the Rio Olympics, following a drunken incident he tried t(...)

Ryan Lochte (above) and three other American swimmers were robbed at gunpoint early on Sunday by thieves posing as police officers who stopped their taxi and took their money and belongings, the U.S. Olympic Committee said.  Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP

Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers have been robbed at gunpoint by thieves posing as police officers who stopped their taxi and took their (...)

Ronda Rousey of the US (in blue) won bronze in women’s 70kg judo at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and subsequently had to live in her car as she could not afford to play rent. Photograph: Olivier Morin/Getty Images.

More than 11,000 athletes marched into Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã Stadium on Friday night, officially kicking off the 2016 Olympic Games. Only a handfu(...)

Billy Walsh’s new salary in the US is believed to be $200,000, with add-ons of health insurance, pension plans and flights. Walsh has consistently said that money was not at issue for him. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland’s most successful Olympic coach Billy Walsh has left for the US, after contract negotiations between him and the Irish Amateur Boxing Assoc(...)