Bela Karolyi

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Erin Blayer, a victim of former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar speaks during the sentencing phase in Eaton, County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Michigan. Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/Getty Images

Michigan State University announced on Wednesday a $500m settlement with more than 300 women and girls who said they were sexually assaulted by the di(...)

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(...)

Ragan Smith is congratulated by Bela Karolyi during the  2016 US  Olympic Trials. Photograph:  Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Bela Karolyi is the most successful coach in the history of gymnastics. From Nadia Comaneci at the Montreal Olympics to the USA’s so-called “Magnifice(...)

McKayla Maroney pulls “that face” after receiving her silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Photo: Thomas Coex/Getty Images

At the 2012 Olympics in London, American gymnast McKayla Maroney was hotly favoured to take individual gold in the vault until a misjudged landing con(...)