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USA Gymnastics no longer employs staffer who took Karolyi ranch files

A USA Gymnastics staff member who removed medical records from the Karolyi ranch at the direction of a former CEO is no longer with the organization.It is not clear whether Amy White was fired or left voluntarily, and USA...

USOC chair supports ban on Russian athletes

Russian athletes should only be allowed to compete at the Tokyo Olympics if they can prove they are clean, something the chair of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee board said will be “incredibly difficult” to do.“It’s very difficult...

Olympic figure skater, coaches being investigated

The U.S. Center for SafeSport has opened an investigation into an allegation of sexual abuse of a 13-year-old American female figure skater by French Olympic pairs skater Morgan Cipres in 2017, according to the girl, her parents and emails obtained by USA TODAY Sports.The girl...

Why Russia olympic ban is nothing but smoke and mirrors

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour dissects the latest Russian ban from international sports competitions and explains why it's all a farce.         Source link

WADA bans country for 4 years over doping violations

The Russian flag and anthem will again be absent from the Olympic Games next summer after a ruling handed down by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday.WADA's 12-member executive committee voted unanimously to implement a four-year international sports ban on Russia,...

ISU sorry for ‘error’ nominating Holocaust costume for award

The International Skating Union apologized Monday for erroneously nominating an offensive outfit worn by Russian figure skater Anton Shulepov for an award. Shulepov was wearing an ensemble associated with the Holocaust.Figure skating's governing body publicly addressed the "error" nomination following...

Simone Biles, U.S. national gymnastics team to train in Indy for Olympics

CLOSE Biles already has two moves named for her and now, the triple-double will be called the "Biles II" becoming the third named in her honor Time, TimeINDIANAPOLIS – The relationship between USA...

Simone Biles not asked by USA Gymnastics if she was abused

USA Gymnastics never investigated whether Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles was among the athletes who'd been sexually abused by Larry Nassar, despite being told she had expressed concerns about him, according to a new report.Biles was one of three...

Nike can’t be trusted after Mary Cain’s troubling allegations

Nike’s sports performance reputation is in shambles today, and rightly so.Just six weeks after its top track coach was banned for four years for anti-doping violations, former teen running phenom Mary Cain came forward with the chilling accusation that...

Mary Cain speaks out against Nike, ex-coach Alberto Salazar

American professional runner Mary Cain alleged that she was "emotionally and physically abused" by Nike's Oregon Project and coach Alberto Salazar.In an op-ed for The New York Times published Thursday, Cain wrote that she developed suicidal thoughts and starting cutting...

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Pacioretty scores in OT, Golden Knights beat Stars 3-2

DALLAS (AP) -- Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on...