Larry Nassar

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North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley was recently fired after allegations of abuse and misconduct. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

I can only describe the last week as being incredibly hard. It is tough if you are a woman, a young girl growing up with aspirations to take on the wo(...)

Simone Biles celebrates with the bronze medal during the women’s balance beam final medal ceremony at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Four-time Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles believes she should have “quit way before” the Tokyo Games. American Biles withdrew from five of h(...)

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles during a Senate judiciary committee hearing in Washington, D.C on Wednesday into  the FBI handling of the Larry Nassar investigation of sexual abuse of Olympic gymnasts. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Bloomberg

Simone Biles offered emotional testimony on Wednesday at a US Senate hearing into the Larry Nassar abuse scandal, an episode that rocked the world of (...)

USA’s Simone Biles walked away from the women’s team competition on Tuesday after admitting she had “freaked out in a high stress situation”. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Even if they never meet, the lives of American gymnast Simone Biles and the Irish swimmer Mona McSharry have overlapped and caught the wild extremes o(...)

 Simone Biles stumbles upon landing after competing in vault during the Women’s team final at the  Ariake Gymnastics Centre on Tuesday. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

The American gymnast Simone Biles, the biggest star at the Tokyo Olympics and the greatest athlete in the sport’s history, walked away from the women’(...)

 Former Michicgan head coach Bo Schembechler pictured in 2005. Photograph:  Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images

A couple of former University of Michigan football players held a press conference last week and testified about their experiences on campus. One talk(...)

Simone Biles competes on the balance beam during the  2019 US Gymnastics Championships at the Sprint Center  in Kansas City, Missouri. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

So much has changed in the five years since Simone Biles lit up the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, affirming her presumptive status as the greatest (...)

The law firm representing many of the women in the case said the payout agreed to by the University of Southern California and the plaintiffs marked the the biggest personal injury payout by any college or university in US history. File photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP via Getty Images

The University of Southern California has reached a record $852 million settlement with more than 700 women who accused a former gynecologist on campu(...)

John Geddert was suspended by USA Gymnastics in January 2018. Photograph: Getty

Former US Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert, who had ties to disgraced team doctor Larry Nassar and was charged earlier on Thursday with human tra(...)

Mark Horgan:  “You are approaching people and asking them to relive things they may have tried for years to forget.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“The greatest illusion that was perpetrated in sport ever. There was nothing about that man that was real.” – Gary O’Toole on his former coach George (...)

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