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Gymnast Sexual Abuse Victims Offered $215 Million Insurance Payout to Settle Claims

USA Gymnastics has filed a bankruptcy plan that includes an offer of $215 million for sexual abuse survivors to settle their claims against the embattled organization. The $215 million total is the amount the insurance carriers for USA Gymnastics and …

Congressional Report Finds Olympic Leaders Valued Reputation Over Athletes’ Safety

A congressional review of the U.S. Olympic system’s handling of sex-abuse cases criticizes a culture that sought to protect reputation and image over athlete safety. A House subcommittee released the report last Thursday, outlining conclusions about the handling of sex-abuse …

USA Gymnastics, Short on Funds to Pay Sex-Abuse Claims, Files for Bankruptcy

USA Gymnastics, under threat of being decertified by the U.S. Olympic Committee, filed for bankruptcy after running short of funds to pay victims of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse. The organization filed for Chapter 11 status in the Southern District of …