Olympic gold medallist  Aly Raisman, one of more than 100 women who have told of being sexually abused by former US gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, confronts him in court on January 19th. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

He gave them gifts, invited them to his house, and brought them ice packs and wiped away the blood when they were injured. He called them nicknames, l(...)

US Olympic swimmers Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz  at Rio de Janiero’s Galeo International airport early on Thursday after they had been  removed from their flight departing for the United States by Brazilian authorities. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Brazilian police are considering charging a group of US Olympic swimmers with vandalism and giving false testimony, Rio’s police chief said on Thursda(...)

Former Ireland Boxing head coach Billy Walsh makes his way through departures at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The IABA reneged on a six-part agreement with the Sports Council over Billy Walsh’s employment terms, according to documents seen by The Irish Time(...)