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American sisters sue USA Gymnastics over sex abuse scandal

(Reuters) – Two former USA Gymnastics national team members on Monday filed civil lawsuits against the organization, disgraced ex-team doctor Larry Nassar, and the U.S. Olympic Committee for failing to prevent sexual assault of young women in their care. FILE PHOTO: Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who …

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USA Gymnastics interim CEO quits after anti-Nike tweet

(Reuters) – Mary Bono resigned as interim chief of USA Gymnastics on Tuesday, only four days into the job, after she drew fire for a tweet she sent criticizing Nike Inc’s (NKE.N) use of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in an ad campaign. Bono’s Oct. 12 appointment was criticized by …

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Popovich-Kerr 2020: Team USA expands coaching staff

Steve Kerr is joining Gregg Popovich on Team USA. FILE PHOTO: Sep 24, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich answers questions during media day at Spurs practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo Kerr was named an assistant coach for USA Basketball …

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Europe lead USA 5-3 after first day of Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES (France): Ryder Cup veterans Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter starred as Europe claimed a history-making foursomes whitewash in a stunning fightback to seize a 5-3 lead over the United States on Friday. Trailing by two points after the opening-morning fourballs at Le Golf National, home captain Thomas Bjorn brought …

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