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Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar: pleaded guilty to molesting women and girls under the guise it was treatment.  Photograph: Rena Laverty/AFP/Getty Images

Michigan State University has announced a $500 million (€424 million) settlement with more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sp(...)

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(...)

Kyle Stephens delivers  victim impact testimony during a sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar in Lansing, Michigan. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters.

One of the victims of USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, who has pleaded guilty to molesting dozens of girls, has blamed the disgraced doctor(...)

 Olympic champion Simone Biles has admitted she was sexually abused by USA Gymnastics team doctor  Larry Nassar. Photograph: Thos Robinson/Getty Images

After having vocally supported her team-mates as they publicly detailed the sexual abuse they endured, Simone Biles, one of the most decorated gymnast(...)

File photo of former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appearing at Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Michigan. Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/Getty Images

In a Michigan court last month, Larry Nassar pleaded guilty to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. The longtime US women’s gymnastic(...)

Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has pleaded guilty to molesting numerous underage US gymnasts. Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/Getty Images

The team doctor accused of molesting scores of young athletes while working with the United States gymnastics team and Michigan State University plead(...)

USA captain Clint Dempsey: journey from a trailer park in Nacogdoches, east Texas, to captaining the USA in Brazil almost veered off course because of money. Photographer: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

Every four years, some Olympic sport captures the imagination of America’s children and undergoes an immediate upsurge in numbers. Last time out, it w(...)