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Ex-Michigan State president apologises in gymnastics sex abuse scandal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The president of Michigan State University, who resigned over a scandal involving a doctor convicted of molesting young female gymnasts, apologised before a U.S. Senate Committee on Tuesday.

Ex-officials in gymnastics sex abuse scandal subpoenaed by U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. marshals served a subpoena on Wednesday on former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon to compel her to appear before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on June 5 on efforts to protect athletes from abuse, a committee spokesman said.

Michigan State to pay $500 million to Nassar sex abuse victims

(Reuters) - Hundreds of women sexually abused by disgraced gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar have tentatively agreed to a $500 million (£370.4 million) settlement with Michigan State University, Nassar's former employer, attorneys for both sides said on Wednesday.

Brazil gymnastics coach accused of sexual abuse

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A sexual abuse scandal is engulfing Brazilian gymnastics this week as a former national coach has come under investigation for allegedly abusing dozens of boys.

House to call U.S. Olympic chief to testify on sexual abuse of athletes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives plans to call top U.S. Olympic and sporting officials to a May 23 hearing on sexual abuse amid reports that hundreds of American athletes have been victims of it.

Sashaying the right way

KUALA LUMPUR: A delightful Amy Kwan Dict Weng could well dazzle her way onto the podium for the Jakarta Asian Games in August.

Graceful: Amy Kwan Dict Weng performing her routine during the Asian Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships at the Axiata Arena in Bukit Jalil yesterday. — MUHAMAD SHAHRIL ROSLI / The Star

Rayna loses silver after dropping clubs during routine

KUALA LUMPUR: Perfectionist Rayna Hoh Khai Ling is not amused with her slip-up at the Asian Rhythmic Gymnastics Cham­pionships.

In the loop: Malaysian women on their way to the bronze medal in the five hoops event during the 2018 Asian Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. – FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

A Ray of sunshine

PETALING JAYA: Sweet-faced Rayna Hoh Khai Ling is set to be Malaysia’s new rhythmic gymnastics sensation.

Twirling to glory: Rayna Hoh in action during the Asian Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships for Junior yesterday. — Bernama

U.S. gymnastics coaching duo says doctor's sex abuse surprised them

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The coaching couple who helped turn the U.S. women's gymnastics team into a global powerhouse said in a TV interview aired on Friday that they knew nothing about the alleged sexual assaults by team doctor Larry Nassar at their training camp.

Maroney says she was molested by Nassar 'hundreds' of times

(Reuters) - McKayla Maroney was molested “hundreds” of times by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, the Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast said on Wednesday.