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Gabby Douglas, mother disappointed over attack on Nassar

On Friday morning, Randall Margraves was taken down by court bailiffs as he tried to attack Larry Nassar, who abused three of his daughters while he was still the doctor for Team USA’s gymnastics team. He did so after pleading with the judge to give him just one minute with Nassar, and of course she could not grant him that request.It was a very emotional scene, especially as Margraves...
Via Sportsnaut
February 02, 2018  |  Discuss

Victims' father apologizes for attacking Larry Nassar, released from custody

The man who tried to attack Larry Nassar in a court room on Friday morning has apologized for his actions, and a judge has decided to release him from custody without penalty.Randall Margraves, whose three daughters were among Nassar’s hundreds of sexual assault victims, went after Nassar after a judge turned down Margraves’ request to lock Nassar in a room with him as part of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 02, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: Father of Nassar victims attacks Nassar in court

The father of three young women who are among the hundreds of victims who were sexually abused by Larry Nassar tried to attack the former USA Gymnastics team doctor in court Friday morning.With two of his daughters standing by his side, Randall Margraves asked Judge Janice Cunningham if she would grant him five minutes alone in a room with Nassar as part of Nassar’s sentence. Cunningham...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 02, 2018  |  Discuss

Liukin steps down as US women’s gymnastics team coordinator

The coordinator of the women’s national team for USA Gymnastics has stepped down, the latest departure to rock the embattled organization in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal centered on former team doctor Larry Nassar. Valeri Liukin said Friday he was stepping down after taking over for Martha Karolyi in September 2016. Liukin said in a statement that while he wanted to help turn...
Via MyNorthwest.com
February 02, 2018

Judge sentences Nassar to 175 years: ‘I just signed your death warrant’

Former United States gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 175 years in prison on Wednesday, and the judge who presided over his trial was as harsh as possible when delivering the sentence.After hearing from numerous victims whom Nassar sexually abused during his time as an athletic trainer, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina told Nassar she “just signed your death warrant”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 24, 2018  |  Discuss

UCLA Gymnastics Assistant Jordyn Wieber Makes Victim Impact Statement Against Nassar

Wieber publicly spoke about being abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar for the first time this morning. Just two weeks ago, UCLA Gymnastics assistant coachJordyn Wieber was coaching the UCLA Gymnastics team at Pauley Pavilion in an unusual situation. Bruin head coach Valerie Kondos-Field, aka Miss Val, was missing. She missed that night’s meet because she was sick...
Via Bruins Nation
January 19, 2018

Raisman blasts USA Gymnastics over abuse allegations

Troubling details continue to emerge regarding ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar and the victims he is accused of sexually abusing.Simone Biles recently came out and said that she, too was abused. Biles was added to the long list of more than 140 women and girls who have stated they were abused under the pretense that they were receiving treatment.Biles isn’t the only member...
Via The Sports Daily
January 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Valeri Liukin to take over Karolyi's spot as USA Gymnastics team coordinator

INDIANAPOLIS -- USA Gymnastics didn't look far for to find Martha Karolyi's successor as the leader of its powerhouse women's program.Valeri Liukin, a four-time Olympic medalist and father of 2008 Olympic champion Nastia Liukin, was chosen the successor to Karolyi on Friday. Karolyi retired last month after guiding Team USA to nine medals at the Rio Olympics, including four golds...
Via Associated Press
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Danell Leyva on silver medals: 'It's a dream come true'

Danell Leyva woke up on the day of competition happy, but he knew he had to keep pace and not get ahead of himself. With that in mind, Leyva won two individual silver medals and made his dream come true.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Oleg Verniaiev claims parallel bars gold, Danell Leyva earns silver

Ukraine's Oleg Verniaiev won his second Olympic medal of the Rio Games, taking a bit of revenge for his all-around silver by claiming gold on the parallel bars. In second place was the U.S.' Danell Leyva, who was looking for some redemption of his own. After lackluster performances at the two U.S. Olympic selection events, Leyva was chosen to serve as a team alternate, not a competing...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Team USA couldn't believe judges' score for Madison Kocian in uneven bars final

The United States women's gymnastics team picked up two more medals Sunday in the first day of individual event finals, as Simone Biles crushed the field once again to pick up gold on the vault and Madison Kocian finished just seven hundreths of a point away from a gold in the uneven bars. After Gabby Douglas faltered in her routine to miss a shot at the poduim, two of the favorites...
Via FOX Sports
August 14, 2016

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