USOC moves to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as national governing body

  • The USOC moved to decertify USA Gymnastics on Monday
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The US Olympic Committee has taken the first steps to decertifying USA Gymnastics’ recognition as the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States.

The decision to mete out the so-called “nuclear option” comes after years of criticism regarding the organization’s handling of sexual assault complaints, including those which culminated in the sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar.

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Source: theguardian