UPDATE ON LATEST NEWS AS OF 10/5/21
October 1, 2021 – U.S. deputy atty general orders federal prosecutors to cooperate with local police to protect crime victims
September 28, 2021 – Simone Biles Says She Wasn’t Going To Let Larry Nassar Take Her Joy Away
September 24, 2021 – USOPC ‘dedicated’ to settlement plan for Nassar abuse victims
September 23, 2021 – Aly Raisman said sharing her story of abuse made her so tired she couldn’t even stand in the shower
September 21, 2021 – Internal U.S. watchdog faults FBI on how it notified victims in child sex abuse materials cases
September 19, 2021 – Aly Raisman: Mishandling Of Gymnastic Sexual Abuse Adds To The Trauma
September 16, 2021 – The First Known Survivor of Larry Nassar’s Abuse Wants to Know ‘Where Are the Indictments?’
September 15, 2021 – Simone Biles: ‘I blame system that enabled Larry Nassar abuse’
August 20, 2021 – Judge tells prison to seize Nassar’s money for victims
August 11, 2021 – USA Gymnastics investigated reports of coach Geddert’s abuse 3.5 years before suspending him
August 11, 2021 – Women abused by ex-gymnastics coach Geddert still angry they won’t get justice, closure
August 9, 2021 – Lawyer linked Larry Nassar USA Gymnastics Sex Abuse Scandal Faces Ethics Scrutiny
August 9, 2021 – Gymnastics Hasn’t Changed Since Nassar, Survivor Rachael Denhollander Says
August 4, 2021 – Simone Biles suggests Larry Nassar’s abuse may have weighed on her at Tokyo Olympics
August 2, 2021 – Tokyo Olympics: McKayla Maroney says she was forced to compete on a broken foot by abuser Larry Nassar
August 2, 2021 – McKayla Maroney: I was forced to compete on broken foot thanks to Larry Nassar
July 30, 2021 – ‘Simone Biles insisted on her right not to be hurt’
July 30, 2021 – Nassar survivor says Simone Biles’ Olympics decision should make us rethink what matters in sports
July 29, 2021 – Youth coaches say Biles shows mental health is as important as physical fitness
July 29, 2021 – Who is Larry Nassar’s ex-wife? Stephanie Nassar referred predator husband to one of his victims
July 29, 2021 – Larry Nassar making minimum payments to victims despite thousands in his prison account, court docs show
July 27, 2021 – Larry Nassar’s abuse of gymnasts, including Simone Biles went back decades. Why it still matters in Tokyo
July 27, 2021 – The Superhumanity of Simone Biles
July 27, 2021 – “We’re human, too’: Simone Biles highlights importance of mental health in Olympics withdrawal
July 26, 2021 – Larry Nassar Is in Prison, But Many Young Athletes Are Still at Risk. Here’s How We Can Better Protect Them From Sexual Abuse
July 26, 2021 – Nassar survivors may have luck suing FBI over mishandling, experts say
July 26, 2021 – How USA Gymnastics has changed since the Larry Nassar scandal
July 25, 2021 – USA Gymnastics returns to the Olympic stage trying to recover from the Larry Nassar scandal
July 24, 2021 – Gymnastics still hasn’t fully reckoned with its abuse problem
July 23, 2021 – Editorial: Where’s the real punishment for FBI officials in Nassar case?
July 23, 2021 – What a proposed Child Athlete Bill of Rights could mean for your kid
July 23, 2021 – As Olympians compete for gold in Tokyo, USA Gymnastics may never recover from Larry Nassar
July 23, 2021 – A ‘Bill Of Rights’ Aims to Keep Child Athletes Safe From Sex Abuse As Olympics Begin
July 23, 2021 – What a proposed Child Athlete Bill of Rights could mean for your kid
July 23, 2021 – As Olympians compete for gold in Tokyo, USA Gymnastics may never recover from Larry Nassar
July 23, 2021 – System failure: How federal laws shield sexual predators like Dr. Larry Nassar
July 23, 2021 – “Protected Again and Again”: How A Fencer Made It To The Tokyo Olympics Despite Sexual Assault Allegations
July 22, 2021 – Was I Part of the Gymnastics Abuse Problem?
July 21, 2021 – “You Equate It to a Cult”: Sex-Abuse-Surviving U.S. Gymnasts Demand Accountability
July 20, 2021 – Former Gymnasts Who Survived Sex Abuse Demand Accountability From Olympic Organizations
July 19, 2021 – ‘They’ve Failed These Women’: DOJ Report Shows FBI Delayed, Made ‘Fundamental Errors’ In Investigation of Abuser of Simone Biles and Other Women Gymnasts
July 17, 2021 – The FBI Turned A Blind Eye While Larry Nassar Assaulted Hundreds
July 15, 2021 – USA Gymnastics leaves for Tokyo amid culture shift following Nassar sex abuse scandal
July 15, 2021 – FBI’s Larry Nassar investigation failure is another black eye for the agency
July 15, 2021 – FBI Made Serious Errors in Larry Nassar and USA Gymnastics Case: Report
July 15, 2021 – FBI admits failures in investigation of Nassar-USA Gymnastics abuse case
July 15, 2021 – Sen. Blumenthal Calls For Accountability In FBI’s Mishandled Nassar Investigation
July 15, 2021 – Watchdog: FBI mishandled Nassar-USA Gymnastics abuse case, FBI releases statement
July 14, 2021 – U.S. Justice watchdog blasts FBI for botched probe of ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Nassar
July 14, 2021 – FBI seriously mishandled Larry Nassar-sexual abuse case
July 14, 2021 – Justice Department inspector general report on FBI’s Larry Nassar investigation
July 14, 2021 – Report: FBI made ‘fundamental errors’ in Larry Nassar abuse investigation
July 14, 2021 – Indianapolis FBI made many errors during Larry Nassar investigation, DOJ report finds
July 14, 2021 – Investigation and Review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Handling of Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Former USA Gymnastics Physician Lawrence Gerard Nassar
July 14, 2021 – ‘FBI failed survivors’: Massive systematic failures uncovered in DOJ’s Larry Nassar report
July 13, 2021 – Simone Biles Will Not Be Denied
July 8, 2021 – Simone Biles Described Having Suicidal Thoughts After Surviving Sexual Abuse From USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar
July 7, 2021 – Simone Biles opens up about sexual abuse torment: ‘Closest thing to death’
July 6, 2021 – Simone Biles ‘Slept All the Time’ After Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse: ‘My Way to Escape Reality’
July 2, 2021 – Charges against Larry Nassar dropped in Texas
July 2, 2021 – Charges against USA gymnastics doctor Nassar dropped in Texas
June 29, 2021 – Coach in Nassar scandal gets early release from probation
June 23, 2021 – USA Gymnastics trying to move past Nassar as Trials begin
June 21, 2021 – USA Gymnastics: How Bankruptcy Proceedings Can Help Resolve Mass Sexual Abuse Claims
June 17, 2021 – Pedophile Physician Protected by U of M Officials for Almost 4 Decades
June 16, 2021 – Transparency, AG investigation sought by survivors of sexual abuse by late University of Michigan athletic doctor
June 15, 2021 – Simone Biles Reveals the ‘Hardest Part’ of Returning to Gymnastics as Sexual Abuse Survivor
June 9, 2021 – Couple admits to stealing thousands from fund for Nassar survivors
June 7, 2021 – Settlement of $13.85M Reached in Civil Suit Involving Water Polo Coach Bahram Hojreh
June 8, 2021 – Two more plead guilty to stealing money from MSU fund for Nassar survivors
June 4, 2021 – The Foundation for Global Sports Development to Host Virtual Symposium on Recognizing and Preventing Abuse in Sport
May 19, 2021 – OSU and U-M sex assault survivors partner with national organization to stop abuse in youth sports
May 7, 2021 – County urges coaches to be part of a program to prevent child abuse
May 4, 2021 – Michigan bill mandates athletic trainers report abuse; similar measure failed last year
May 4, 2021 – New accusations of abuse rock world of women’s gymnastics
May 4, 2021 – Hall of Fame gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi accused of abusing Nadia Comaneci
May 2, 2021 – Prosecutors charge ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to Larry Nassar
May 3, 2021 – Bela Karolyi accused of horrific abuse of Nadia Comaneci in new book
May 2, 2021 – Exclusive: Former gymnast raises new allegations, decade after San Jose State excused trainer’s abuse
April 28, 2021 – MSU unveils most comprehensive plan post-Nassar to combat sexual misconduct on campus.
April 10, 2021 – How a Lansing gymnastics club became ground zero in a notorious sex abuse scandal | Opinion.
April 9, 2021 – USA Gymnastics under fire for Hall of Fame email.
April 6, 2021 – First of seven pleads guilty to stealing money from MSU fund set up to aid Nassar’s victims.
April 5, 2021 – Larry Nassar Survivors Hoped The John Geddert Case Would Bring Answers. Then Geddert Killed Himself.
April 3, 2021 – Sweeping investigation in France reveals hundreds of coaches, teachers, sports figures suspected of sexual abuse.
April 2, 2021 – California Supreme Court upholds ruling in USOPC athlete safety case.
April 1, 2021 – Jordyn Wieber survived abuse, and is now out to change gymnastics culture.
March 31, 2021 – N.J’s Maggie Haney sues USA Gymnastics over suspension stemming from abuse allegations.
March 26, 2021 – AG Nessel to close MSU-Nassar investigation, university refuses to release files.
March 26, 2021 – USC agrees to $852 million payout in sex abuse lawsuit.
March 25, 2021 – Pressure increasing on MSU to release 6,000 documents related to Nassar.
March 16, 2021 – I was a victim of John Geddert and Larry Nassar. Survivors like me won’t rest until we know future gymnasts are protected.
March 4, 2021 – Official in U.S. Bankruptcy case consulted with USA Gymnastics on sexual abuse issues.
March 4, 2021 – Abuse survivors call for justice after John Geddert’s death: ‘We’ll never have closure’.
February 26, 2021 – ‘You will have shut the door on the pursuit of justice’ — MSU, AG reach stalemate in Nassar investigation
February 25, 2021 – John Geddert, Former U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Coach, Dies by Suicide After Being Charged With Human Trafficking
February 25, 2021 – Ex-U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to Nassar kills himself after being charged
February 25, 2021 – Ex-USA Gymnastics coach Geddert charged with human trafficking, sexual assault
February 22, 2021 – Garland supports releasing report on FBI’s handling of the Larry Nassar case
February 22, 2021 – Nassar Takes Sentencing Appeal To MI Supreme Court
February 20, 2021 – Survivors, key officials share pivotal moments in UM sexual abuse controversy
February 19, 2021 – Nassar victim says she’s retraumatized every time she has to fill out a yearly form for MSU
February 14, 2021 – Simone Biles readies for her final Olympics
January 28, 2021 – USA Gymnastics signs deal with FloSports, sparks outrage
January 26, 2021 – A timeline of Nassar’s abuse, charges and Michigan States’s response
January 22, 2021 – MSU making new policies to crack down on inapproapriate behavior skirting current rules
January 21, 2021 – Handling of Larry Nassar survivor fund prompts call for resignation of Michigan State University trustee
January 20, 2021 – Mark Busby leaves USA Gymnastics amid controversy
January 15, 2021 – Report: Michigan State facing another Title IX lawsuit
January 8, 2021 – SPECIAL REPORT: When Water Polo Play Becomes Sexual Abuse
January 8, 2021 – Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk on Exposing USA Gymnastics’ Practices with Netflix’s ‘Athlete A’
January 2, 2021 – 4 Takeaways froma review of Michigan State University’s Title IX policy and process
December 23, 2020 – Michigan Court calls judge’s remarks in Nassar’s sentencing inappropriate but won’t resentence him
December 18, 2020 – Critics tell MSU trustees to do more to prevent sexual abuse in wake of Nassar scandal
December 9, 2020 – Suspension Reduces for Gymnastics coach Acused of Emotional and Physical Abuse
November 19, 2020 – Men abused by doc say Ohio State’s response has added trauma
November 16, 2020 – University of California to pay $73 million to victims of alleged sex abuse by UCLA gynecologist
November 6, 2020 – A gymnastics coach make the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Misconduct complaints are trailing her.
November 2, 2020 – Peters’ Bipartisan Provision to Protect Amateur & Olympic Athletes from Abuse Signed into Law
October 23, 2020 – More than 25,000 sign petition requesting NCAA, Big Ten investigate Ohio State’s sexual abuse cover-up
October 9, 2020 – USOPC sues its insurance carriers
October 9, 2020 – Former MSU Coach Sentenced For Lying in Nassar Case
October 9, 2020 – Survivors’ attorneys ask cout to reject Terin Humphrey claim against Larry Nassar
October 7, 2020 – US Center for SafeSport launches athlete survey to guide prevention and response to cases
October 6, 2020 – USOPC Forms College ‘Think Tank’ to Explore Vulnerabilities, Opportunities
October 1, 2020 – Bill to reform USOPC, protect athletes approved by Congress
September 24, 2020 – “We Won’t Stop”: Gymnasts Around the World Are Organizing to End Abuse
September 21, 2020 – NCAA tells State Supreme Court the USOPC has no legal duty to protect athletes from sex abuse
September 16, 2020 – Bills aim to revoke university’s lawsuit immunity for sexual abuse, alter statute of limitations
September 16, 2020 – Michigan Consnideres Extension for Lawsuits Naming Late Doctor
September 13, 2020 – An Olympic Coach Charged with Sexual Abuse Never Faced Trial. Then, He Vanished.
September 13, 2020 – Malibu Producer Earns Emmy Nod; Local producer David Ulich is behind “At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Olympics Scandal,” up for two Emmy Awards later this month.
September 9, 2020 – YouTube, ‘Glamour’ to Premiere Docusereies About Triumphs, Tragedies of Women’s Gymnastics
September 9, 2020 – Valerie O’Brien returns to MSU police as captain; husband no longer works for department
September 8, 2020 – Aly Raisman is still suffering with PTSD from Larry Nassar abuse
September 6, 2020 – Special Report: Maggie haney still working with gymnasts despite suspension
September 4, 2020 – Consequences of Larry Nassar s candal delays loans for hundreds of Michigan State University law school students
September 2, 2020 – Michigan State Employees Failed to Act on Sexual Misconduct
August 29, 2020 – Court of Appeals asked to reinstate charges against former MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon
August 26, 2020 – Court rejects Terin Humphrey bid to join Nassar case, citing missed filing
August 25, 2020 – AG Nessel Urges Congress to Adopt Measure to Expand Funding for Crime Victims
August 10, 2020 – New dedicated helpline to support gymnasts with concerns of child abuse.
August 5, 2020 – Senate passes bill to drastically overhaul US Olympic and Paralympic Committee
August 4, 2020 – USOPC revenues dip to $196m in non-Olympic year as it braces itself for COVID hit
August 4, 2020 – Former MSU gymnastics coach Klages gets 90-day sentence, probation
July 30, 2020 – Her Olympic dream was derailed by abuse, Decades later, she’s suing under a law she fought to pass
July 20, 2020 – USA Gymnastics’ Culture of Abuse Runns Far Deeper than Larry Nassar
July 20, 2020 – AG will appeal dismissal of charges against former MSU president
July 15, 2020 – Secrets and abuse: Inside the Karolyi Ranch
July 13, 2020 – Former USA Gymnastics Coach Terry Gray Arrested on 14 Charges of Lewdness. with a minor
July 7, 2020 – Justice Department says investigation of FBI’s handling of Larry Nassar case remains ongoing
June 24, 2020 – ‘Athlete A’ Review: A Web of Abuse and. Cover-Ups Come to Light
June 24, 2020 – A Complete Timeline of the True Story Behind Netflix’s Athlete A
June 18, 2020 – Larry Nassar’s victims are requesting the report on FBI’s handling of its investigation into alleged abuse
June 17, 2020 – Simone Biles is a Plantiff in Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against USA Gymnastics
June 15, 2020 – Simone Biles, survivors ask court to force USOPC to provide answers in Larry Nassar case
June 5, 2020 – Udall, Heinrich Urge DeVos to Rescind Harmful Title IX Rule and Focus on Student Safety
June 2, 2020 – NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no legal duty to protect athletes
May 29, 2020 – She Accused a Coachh of Abuse. Then More than 30 Gymnasts Backed her Up.
May 14, 2020 – A look back at ex-MSU President Simon’s longstanding court entanglement ending in dismissal
May 13, 2020 – Criminal case against Ex- MSU president accused of lying in Nassar abuse scandal dismissed
May 8, 2020 – US Olympic and Paralympic Committee sued for fraud
May 8, 2020 – Special report: Families detail Maggie Haney’s abuse of young gymnasts
May 6, 2020 – Survivor, Attorney say they’re troubled by New Title IX regulations
May 3, 2020 – Sweeping reforms proposed to root out doctor sex misconduct
May 1, 2020 – Former Gymnastics Champ Jennifer Sey Speaks Out Against Abuses in her Sport
April 30, 2020 – USA Gymnastics Still Doesn’t Know What to do With Abusive Coaches
April 30, 2020 – Another Day, Another Horrible Mess for USA Gymnastics
April 30, 2020 – USA Gymnastics bans former Olympic coach Haney for eight years
April 23, 2020 – USA Gymnastics mistake in Maggie Haney abuse case lead to more frustration
April 6, 2020 – Lawsuit: Late MSU professor treated university as his ‘own sexual playground’
April 1, 2020 – Being Victim 125: The line between victim and self-identity by Sarah Klein
March 23, 2020 – Ex-MSU Dean William Strampel released early from jail
March 23, 2020 – USA Gymnastics bankruptcy hearing put on hold because of COVID-19
March 18, 2020 – USA Gymnastics suspends Victoria Levine, co-owner of Maggie Haney’s NJ gym
March 18, 2020 – Records show USA Gymnastics Safe Sport funding continues to lag
March 4, 2020 – Larry Nassar victims want accountability. Olympic officials offered cash and. veiled threats
March 3, 2020 – Larry Nassar fights for a second appeal; claims Judge Aquilinia was biased in the courtroom and on social media
March 2, 2020 – Aly Raisman insulted by USA Gymnastics’ Nassar settlement, accuses them of ‘cover-up’
February 29, 2020 – Simone Biles, Aly Raisman express anger over USA Gymnastics’s settlement proposal
February 14, 2020 – Former MSU gymnastics coach Kathie Klages found guilty of lying to police
February 12, 2020 – Witness testifies she told Klages o f Nassar abuse in ’97
February 7, 2020 – Lawsuit: USOPC medical boss fired for blowing whistle in wake o f Nassar sex assault scandal
Febrary 3, 2020 – Maggie Haney suspended by USA Gymnastics
February 2, 2020 – USA Gymnastics hearing on abuse charges against Maggie haney opens Monday
January 31, 2020 – Ex-Nassar boss William Strampel set for early release from jail
January 30, 2020 – USA Gymnastics offers $215 Million to Larry Nassar Victims
January 26, 2020 – Athletes wary of progress at USA Gymnastics evolves
January 24, 2020 – From Simon to Stanley: MSU’s struggle to find leadership after Nassar
January 20, 2020 – Simone Biles calls USA Gymnastics interim training based ‘a good start’ on road to Tokyo Olympics
January 18, 2020 – MSU Nassar settlements reach $498 million
January 17, 2020 – Charges dropped against gymnastics trainer Debra Van Horn in Larry Nassar case
January 8, 2020 – USA Gymnastics hires Kim Kranz to expand focus on athlete health and wellness
December 26, 2019 – The SBC has a sex-abuse problem: “The solution to this is a cultural shift,” says Baptist leader Russell Moore. Before Rachael Denhollander became a victim of USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar, she says she was sexually abused by a college student at her nondenominational church when she was 7.
December 24, 2019 – Michigan Attorney General clarifies status of Nassar Inquiry, saying it’s at an Impasse: Although an inquiry into MSU’s handling of the sexual abuse scandal has stalled over records and other evidence, the attorney general’s office said it had not been suspended.
December 20, 2019 – US Center for SafeSport suspends track and field coach John Rembao: Center has not revealed nature of the allegations
December 19, 2019 – Youth sports create opportunities for sexual abuse. What can parents do?
December 19, 2019 – Reckoning with Unspeakable Abuse
December 18, 2019 – Are Larry Nassar survivors paying too much for their attorney?
December 17, 2019 – While Larry Nassar victims wait, lawyers cash in on USA Gymnastics bankruptcy
December 17, 2019 – Sports watchdog’s lifetime ban of allegedly abusive figure skating coach overturned
December 16, 2019 – As education department prepares to release highly anticipated title IX rules, dem bill offers last-ditch effort to shut them down
December 15, 2019 – Opinion: Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal rocked world beyond gymnastics in decade’s darkest moment
December 14, 2019 – US Center for SafeSport head calls for NOCs to be part of culture change to boost athlete safety
December 13, 2019 – California grants more time for filing child sexual abuse allegations under new law
December 13, 2019 – New MSU Trustee plans to review withheld Nassar documents
December 13, 2019 – Lawsuit against Michigan State gets thrown out
December 13, 2019 – Staffer who removed medical records from Karolyi ranch no longer works at USA gymnastics
December 6, 2019 – Michigan State ex-dean surrenders medical license; ordered to pay fine in Nassar case
December 5, 2019 – Special on Nassar Survivors to be on Dr. Phil
December 4, 2019 – Michigan State, Insurance Companies in Talks over Nassar Abuse Settlement
December 2, 2019 – Ethics expert appointed to MSU board amid Nassar fallout
December 4, 2019 – Survivors have high hopes for new MSU trustee, but renew call to remove several legacy members
November 27, 2019 – The judge in the Larry Nassar case is risking everything survivors fought for: Judge Rosemarie Aquilina is continuing to make public appearances and speak to press even though her barefaced advocacy may help Nassar win his latest appeal
November 23, 2019 – Olympians demand Justice Department release report on FBI in Nassar case: FBI’s handling of the Nassar case has been under investigation by the DOJ’s Office of Inspector General
November 22, 2019 – Simone Biles responds to new report on Larry Nassar investigation: “The pain is real”
November 21, 2019 – Not just a Nassar Problem: new MSU report shows extent of sexual assaults
November 19, 2019 – Parents of Nassar Survivors say Malcolm Gladwell paints them as guilty
November 12, 2019 – Resident Doctor Sentenced for Sexual Assault Perpetrated while under the Supervision of the MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine
November 12, 2019 – Gymnastics Ethics Foundation director reports 28 cases in first year of operation
November 12, 2019 – US Olympic Committee files complaint to decertify USA Badminton for SafeSport failures
November 10, 2019 – USOPC introduces reforms in response to Nassar scandal
November 10, 2019 – Man accused of defrauding MSU’s Healing Fund want Judge Aquilina to recuse herself
November 4, 2019 – Athlete abuse watchdog starts series of hearings on Larry Nassar case and beyond
November 4, 2019 – Skubick: AG Nessel expects to find “smoking gun” in MSU Nassar emails
November 4, 2019 – FOIAFest to feature graduate who helped break Nassar sexual abuse story
November 3, 2019 – Editorial: Years after Nassar, secrecy remains an issue at Michigan State
November 3, 2019 – One MSU trustee is not enough: sexual abuse advocates call on governor to step in
November 1, 2019 – Michigan State Legal Fees Keep Spiraling as Ex-President Ordered to Face Criminal Trial: The school, still without a general counsel, has spent over $20 million on attorneys alone
October 28, 2019 – Schlichting resigns from Michigan state board over stalled Nassar investigation: “Nancy Schlichting has resigned from the Michigan State University board of trustees after less than a year, citing the board’s lack of progress on an investigation of the school’s culture stemming from the Larry Nassar scandal as the reason why.”
October 25, 2019 – Ruling expected next week in ex-MSU president Lou Anna Simon’s case
October 23, 2019 – Office for Civil Rights unveils plan to enforce sex discrimination statutes
October 21, 2019 – Terry Gray suspended by US Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct with minor
October 14, 2019 – USA Gymnastics making progress on reform, but status remains uncertain with Tokyo looming
October 13, 2019 – Victims furious molester masseur Thomas Winne gets 120 days in sneak plea
October 13, 2019 – California grants more time for filing child sexual abuse allegations under new law
October 13, 2019 – Sport: A safe haven for athletes?
October 11, 2019 – USOPC cleared of negligence in USA Taekwondo sexual abuse case
October 11, 2019 – Sports should commit to international standards for child protection
October 11, 2019 – Researchers to create database of Nassar-related documents, stories
October 11, 2019 – In Nassar’s wake, MSU combines oversight of its health colleges
October 11, 2019 – MSU athletic trainer’s felony charge dropped; misdemeanor case remains open
October 11, 2019 – State representatives call on trustees to cooperate in AG investigation: “A dozen Michigan lawmakers singed an open letter calling for the Michigan State Board of Trustees to cooperate with investigators and produce all documents related to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s inquiry”
October 10, 2019 – State attorney who resigned over relationship with victim replaced Nassar prosecutor
October 10, 2019 – If only we’d listened to our young athletes: “Fifteen years ago, Brianne Randall-Gay might have stopped one of the most prolific sexual predators the world of sports has ever known – if anyone had listened.”
October 9, 2019 – MSU program to pair sexual assault survivors with shelter dogs
October 4, 2019 – Judge permits evidence in former MSU Gymnastics coach’s trial: this denial of the motion to throw out evidence means her case will proceed to a jury trial scheduled February 7, 2020
October 3, 2019 – MSU sets record it doesn’t want, thanks to Nassar: Most rapes reported in one year in Clery report
October 3, 2019 – Gymnastics coach: Sexual abuse survivors open up about their experience with Joseph Lewin
October 3, 2019 – MSU President holds last meeting with Nassar survivors
October 3, 2019 – Grand Jury Investigating USA Swimming over sexual abuse claims
October 2, 2019 – Former MSU gymnastics coach Kathie Klages’ attorney want key evidence thrown out which the state is using to say she lied to investigators
September 30, 2019 – Gymnast McKayla Maroney is ready to talk about #MeToo movement and the death of her father
September 27, 2019 – Attorney calls for action against US Figure Skating
September 24, 2019 – MSU Trustees Kelly Tebay and Brianna Scott hold town hall – Included discussion of the paused investigation into MSU’s handling of the reports against Nassar
September 20, 2019 – After Nassar scandal, time to make Michigan’s abuse reporting laws work
September 20, 2019 – Former MSU staffers says Dantonio was warned not to recruit Auston Robertson
September 19, 2019 – He became our best friend: how we survived Larry Nassar’s systemic abuse
September 18, 2019 – Reports of sexual abuse, misconduct in Olympic sports up 55% from last year
September 18, 2019 – Congress responds to an Olympic cry for help with oversight hammer
September 17, 2019 – Judge lets ex-gymnast press a late Larry Nassar claim. Here’s why it may be harder for others.
September 16, 2019 – Michigan State names interim provost
September 13, 2019 – DOJ investigating sexual abuse in US Olympic organizations: report
September 13, 2019 – United States Olympic and ParaOlympic Committee unveil five-year plan to combat sexual abuse
September 12, 2019 – Nassar sexual abuse victim wants IMPD, FBI investigated
September 12, 2019 – MSU’s Stanley won’t say if he backs independent Nassar probe
September 12, 2019 – IN BRIEF: USA Gymnastics wants 60 more days to stick landing for filing Ch. 11 plan
September 11, 2019 – Reclaim MSU launches drive to get Larry Nassar documents released
September 9, 2019 – Nassar victims upset Michigan State’s trustees drop prob
September 6, 2019 – Nassar victims admonish, challenge new MSU president
September 6, 2019 – Nassar-inspired legislation approved by Michigan House
September 5, 2019 – Michigan State University fined $4.6 million in Nassar Case
September 5, 2019 – Stony Brook president to lead Michigan State University after Nassar Scandal
September 5, 2019 – How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others – summary of who has been affected by the scandal
September 4, 2019 – What Gymnastics did to Jessica Howard
September 4, 2019 – Ohio Medical board to review 2000 “sexual boundary” cases
September 1, 2019 – Making Sport Safe for All: Jackman-Atkinson
August 29, 2019 – MSU seeks to dismiss lawsuits filed by more than 100 Larry Nassar victims
August 29, 2019 – USAG received Maggie Haney complaints in 2016: Three years later, Haney continues to coach while under investigation for alleged verbal and emotional abuse
August 28, 2019 – Nassar argues punishment unfair in new federal appeal
August 28, 2019 – MSU athletic trainer faces attempted sexual assault and domestic violence charges
August 27, 2019 – MSU: Nassar deserved criminal penalties, but we can’t be held liable for his sexual assaults
August 27, 2019 – MSU files for no legal fault for Nassar’s decades of sexual abuse
August 26, 2019 – USAG received abuse allegations about Anna Li and Jiani Wu in 2017
August 25, 2019 – Accusers in Ohio State doctor scandal top 300
August 23, 2019 – Doctors fight legislation prompted by sex abuse scandals
August 23, 2019 – Coaching: When does discipline become abuse?
August 22, 2019 – New fund administrator set to being supporting MSU Nassar survivors
August 21, 2019 – Report: USAG investigating Maggie Haney, coach of 2020 Olympic hopeful
August 19, 2019 – USOPC, under pressure from Congress, Olympians, proposes sweeping changes; Former Olympians counter that the changes do not go far enough
August 16, 2019 – Michigan supreme court unit “admonishes” university counsel who cleared Nassar
August 15, 2019 – New Senate report confirms the FBI was one of Nassar’s top enablers
August 15, 2019 – Report: Michigan state football trainer who failed to report Larry Nassar accused of sexual assault
August 14, 2019 – Michigan state deal with feds will protect patients
August 13, 2019 – While searching for new general counsel, Michigan state settles federal Nassar inquiry
August 12, 2019 – Sex misconduct complaints against Calif. doctors up sharply
August 11, 2019 – Michigan state has been charged $672,000 for Lou Anna Simon’s defense, witness attorneys
August 9, 2019 – Figure skating coach sued over alleged sexual molestation
August 8, 2019 – New USA Gymnastics president offers support for Simone Biles, others who have been “silenced”
August 7, 2019 – Nassar’s ex-boss, former MSU dean William Strampel gets 1 year in prison
August 7, 2019 – Judge declines to dismiss felony charges against former MSU coach Kathie Klages
August 5, 2019 – US Center for SafeSport investigating USAG rep Anna Li and her mother
August 1, 2019 – Michigan State still doesn’t get it when it comes to sexual assault
August 1, 2019 – MSU medical resident who made women watch him masturbate pleads guilty to sex assault
August 1, 2019 – Samuel Stanley takes over as Michigan State President
August 1, 2019 – Olympic Figure skater says she was assaulted when she was 17
July 30, 2019 – We investigated Nassar abuse of gymnasts and here’s how to make sure it never happens again – OpEd by Blumenthal and Moran
July 30, 2019 – Report: FBI, US Olympic Committee knew about Nassar’s serial abuse for a year or more-and did nothing, A new report from a bipartisan congressional investigation concluded that the FBI and the US Olympic Committee knew about Nassar’s crimes for more than 14 months — and did nothing to stop him. Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) think some people should be headed to prison
July 30, 2019 – Ex-MSU President Simon gets $2.45 million retirement payout amid Nassar falloutJuly 26, 2019 – Anna Li, USAG’s new athletes’ representative, is being investigated
July 24, 2019 – Ex-MSU President awaits judge’s trial ruling in Nassar case
July 24, 2019 – Prosecutors seek 15-year prison term for ex-athletic trainer in Montana
July 22, 2019 – Michigan State’s Rowing Coach Just Got Fired, “Weise’s firing comes about a year and a half after dozens of varsity women rowers confronted MSU officials at the Hannah Administration Building about their handling of the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal.”
July 19, 2019 – Study proposes more power for US athletes
July 19, 2019 – Chris Riegel suspended by USAG in 2015 for inappropriate comments
July 18, 2019 – An early survivor of Larry Nassar’s abuse speaks out for the first time
July 18, 2019 – Olympic coach John Geddert Allegedly Knew about Larry Nassar abuse as early as 1988
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/olympic-coach-john-geddert-allegedly-knew-about-larry-nassar-abuse-as-early-as-1988_n_5d30634ee4b020cd993f766dJuly 12, 2019 – MSP detective testifies Simon knew about Nassar and lied; admits to investigative mistake
July 12, 2019 – BEHIND THE WALLS: Sexual Abuse in American men’s gymnastics, US champion Chris Riegel alleges he was sexually abused by his coach Larry Moyer, abuse he said top US officials ignored
July 11, 2019 – Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment?
July 11, 2019 – Preliminary hearing for ex-MSU President Simon: What we’ve learned so far
July 11, 2019 – Lawsuit seeks class action status for students whose due process rights were violated during title IX investigations
July 10, 2019 – Report: Spartans paid $1.2 million to settle Title IX disputes, “Michigan State paid $1.2 million combined to a woman and a former football player after two Title IX investigations first exonerated the player, then reversed that decision, ESPN reported Wednesday after an open records request.”
July 10, 2019 – FIFA launches “landmark” initiative to keep children safe from abuse
July 8, 2019 – Deputies issue arrest warrant for Central Florida figure skating coach, despite arrest warrant coach not included on “SafeSport” list
July 8, 2019 – John Geddert’s sister-in-law purchases former Twistars gym in DeWitt Township
July 8, 2019 – What Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest means: It’s a sign of how profoundly things have changed for sex abuse victims and perpetrators
July 4, 2019 – USOPC costs soar after Nassar abuse case
July 4, 2019 – He’s accused of “Protecting a Child Molester.” Now, a $2.4M Payoff, Blackmun found out about the accusations in July 2015 and did not report or investigate
July 3, 2019 – Statute of limitations removed on child sex abuse cases in TN with the help of Nassar survivor, Amanda Cormier
July 3, 2019 – Youth basketball coach sentenced to 9 years after sex acts with teens he trained, he used a similar grooming tactic to Nassar
July 1, 2019 – Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault
June 29, 2019 – Starting Monday California doctors will have to disclose probation status to patients
June 27, 2019 – Alcatraz Crime Museum announces Larry Nassar Exhibit
June 25, 2019 – Claims against an MSU professor state that he sexually harassed women over nearly two decades
June 22, 2019 – New CEO of USOC discusses ways she will earn back the trust of American athletes
June 21, 2019 – MSU board hires firm to conduct independent investigation of Nassar situation
June 19, 2019 – USAG releases new Safe Sport policy
June 19, 2019 – Bill clears MI House that would make trainers, physical therapists mandatory reporters
June 17, 2019 – CO representative proposes legislation that could lead to a fundamental overhaul of the USOC and other organizations that oversee Olympic sports in the US
June 17, 2019 – Judge that sentenced Nassar and a group of Olympians are backing an effort to create a commission to look into the operations of the USOC
June 17, 2019 – MSU awarded 2019 “Golden Padlock” at the annual conference of Investigative Reporters and Editors
June 13, 2019 – Former Olympian Terin Humphrey fired by USAG from her position as an athlete representative after posting a controversial meme
June 12, 2019 – Nassar’s former boss, Strampel, convicted of “Misconduct in Office”, he faces as much as 15 years in prison
June 11, 2019 – Michigan legislators to introduce 2 bills “born” out of Larry Nassar scandal
June 7, 2019 – Provost who oversaw former MSU Dean Strampel, was aware of complaints against him but recommended he stay on after confronting him about alleged behavior.
June 6, 2019 – Strampel case moves to discussion of Nassar. After 2014 Title IX investigation cleared Nassar he agreed to three requirements in order to continue seeing patients; have someone else in the room, use gloves, and get informed consent before invasive procedures. Strampel never followed up to make sure Nassar was actually following through.
June 4, 2019 – Parkettes gymnastics coach , Holman, in Allentown, PA suspended by SafeSport
June 3, 2019 – A review of whether the new Safe Sport Policy will make athletes safer, includes input from Sarah Klein, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, and Katie Hanna
June 3, 2019 – VT removes statute of limitations for sexual abuse claims, spurred into action by an address at the state house by Rachael Denhollander
May 31, 2019 – Conversation with new MSU president Samuel Stanley on his plans for MSU
May 31, 2019 – Former MSU Dean Strampel’s first day of trial, victim testifies that he let Dr. Nassar return to work after a Title IX complaint filed against him
May 31, 2019 – USA Badminton CEO resigns over dispute with USOC over financial transparency and athlete safety
31 May, 2019 – In Strampel’s trial, an MSU student discussed Strampel’s attitude in “favor for favor” and his lack of oversight when receiving allegations about Nassar.
28 May, 2019 – Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr. is named the new president of MSU.
27 May, 2019 – The Justice Department’s inspector general is looking into the FBI’s mishandling of sex abuse allegations regarding Nassar.
22 May, 2019 – Terin Humphrey removed from her position at USAG.
20 May, 2019 – Ohio governor orders probe of medical review board in light of Dr. Strauss’ abuse.
20 May, 2019 – Nevada judge to mediate USAGs’ Nassar abuse claims.
18 May, 2019 – Ohio State University ignored 2 decades of allegations against Strauss.
18 May, 2019 – Former Ohio State team doctor, Dr. Richard Strauss, abused at least 177 students.
17 May, 2019 – Griffin reintroduces sexual assault bill in Michigan, this time with the hopes it will pass.
17 May, 2019 – MSU is readjusting how it handles student wellness and health in light of the Nassar scandal, may be putting more financial burden onto the students.
17 May, 2019 – Victims want an investigation into MSU to see if they deprived the second wave of Nassar victims purposely when they created the victims settlement fund.
15 May, 2019 – USAG faces more than $1 billion in claims.
May 15, 2019 – MSU sends out survey to alumni community to find out their opinion of how they have handled the Nassar situation.
May 14, 2019 – Arrest warrants issued for defrauding Nassar victim’s fund.
May 13, 2019 – 3 gymnasts who accused Larry Nassar of sexual assault, testify in Texas for a bill to extend the civil statute of limitations.
13 May, 2019 – Klages trial is set for July 8.
May 11, 2019 – Nassar’s attempt to appeal his case on the basis of judicial bias was turned down.
May 7, 2019 – USAG is suing insurance companies for refusing to pay their legal costs.
May 7, 2019 – USAG was aware of allegations against Nyman’s wife’s gym since 2017.
May 7, 2019 – USOC CEO discusses struggles of the organization after the Nassar Scandal.
May 7, 2019 – Two Canadian track coaches have been banned by Athletics Canada for alleged sexual assault of a number of athletes over several decades.
May 6, 2019 – A bill in MA is being considered that would punish doctors for abusing patients. It addresses that even if a patient consents to be touched by a doctor for treatment, if they are lied to about what is needed for that treatment the doctor will be able to be punished. This a change from a previous practice.
May 6, 2019 – Interview with Li Li Leung answering questions about the controversies she has dealt with so far as the newest CEO of USAG and where she thinks the future of USAG will go.
May 4, 2019 – Congressman Upton is backing the ALERT act. This act would require university leaders to certify they have reviewed any reports of sexual abuse done by a university employee every year.
May 3, 2019 – Premier of HBO’s “At the Heart of Gold” documentary.
May 2, 2019 – A Nassar inspired bill is moving through the MI state legislature again. It is aimed at strengthening rules for health care workers performing penetrative medical examinations.
May 1, 2019 – New USAG sports medicine director leaves after one day due to “conflict of interests” and that it was not due to social media outrage.
April 30, 2019 – article published about how Nassar was one of many coaches/doctors who abused gymnasts within USAG
April 30, 2019 – Lawsuit claims that USOC lied about sexual assaults of athletes when applying for insurance with the Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company.
April 24, 2019 – USAG new president apologizes for insensitive comments about Larry Nassar “The reason why I wasn’t abused by him is because my coach was by my side when he saw me. I was seen by him in a public setting.”
April 24, 2019 – Settlements talks stall between MSU and the second wave of survivors. The second wave settlements will be much smaller than the first wave due to the university not being bound by the same suit.
April 24, 2019 – USOC is threatening decertification of USAG however, no one else is stepping forward to take their place in the sport. They plan to wait until bankruptcy proceedings are finished before fully deciding what to do.
April 22, 2019 – In an interview, MSU interim president Satish Udpa stated that he will not give over sensitive document to the Attorney General’s office. He also stated that he would consider creating a new healing fund for victims to replace the one that was closed by Engler in December.
April 17, 2019 – “Believed” Podcast honored with a Scripps Howard award
April 15, 2019 – MSU exhibit “Finding Our Voice: Sister Survivors Speak” opens to honor survivors of Larry Nassar
April 12, 2019 – William Strampel, the former dean of MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been charged with a count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct. This was changed from the previous charge of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. Strampel has been given access to MSU emails for his case. Judge also granted admittance of evidence of five photos of scantily clad women on Strampel’s computer.
April 12, 2019 – Nassar survivors confronted MSU at trustee meeting. Many are accusing MSU of having a confrontational attitude with them and only saying certain things for the media and not treating them appropriately including, reimbursement for counseling and treatment for survivors. This was the first trustee meeting held since the MSU student spoke out about being encouraged by the university to stay silent after she was raped by MSU basketball players.
April 11, 2019 – DeVos is being urged to meet with Nassar survivors as she looks to make changes to Title IX that would go in the opposite direction of that needed to combat sexual assault.