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(...)

 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(...)

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(...)