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Lawmakers choke back tears, rail at US Olympic leaders at emotional hearing

USA Gymnastics CEO apologizes for abuse: ‘Those days are over’One lawmaker fights back tears at emotionally charged hearingLawmakers used an emotionally charged House subcommittee hearing to get answers about what they portrayed as the US Olympic Commi…

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Commonwealth Games 2018: day eight – in pictures

The best images from the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast as divers, gymnasts and athletes are among those going for gloryClick here to check out all our photographic content from the 2018 Games Continue reading…

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Commonwealth Games day seven – in pictures

The best images from the Gold Coast as boxers, divers, gymnasts and athletes are among those going for gloryClick here to check out all our photographic content from the 2018 Games Continue reading…

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Commonwealth Games days four and five – in pictures

All the latest images from the past 48 hours of action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast as gymnasts, swimmers, boxers and weightlifters battle for medals Continue reading…

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Commonwealth Games day two – in pictures

Weightlifting, swimming and gymnastics are some of the sports that the world’s best sports photographers have trained their lenses on during the second day of action on the Gold Coast Continue reading…

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Aimee Willmott applies her own science to beat Miley to Commonwealth gold

• Aimee Willmott beats Hannah Miley in 400m medley• Max Whitlock leads English gymnastics team to goldFew swimmers have a greater understanding of how to tease the best performance out of themselves than Aimee Willmott who has written an academic paper…

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Commonwealth Games day one – in pictures

Gymnastics, swimming, cycling and boxing: the world’s best sports photographers capture all the drama from day one Continue reading…

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USOC CEO Scott Blackmun resigns for health reasons in wake of Nassar scandal

60-year-old had faced calls to quit after gymnastics abuse caseBlackmun has been receiving treatment for prostate cancerThe US Olympic Committee chief executive Scott Blackmun is resigning for health reasons, the organization said on Wednesda…

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Stand up for Aly Raisman in fight to purge the horrors of Larry Nassar | Marina Hyde

The US gymnast, who gave an electrifying victim statement face to face with her abuser in court, is now is now taking on the US Olympic CommitteeLast Friday, the multiple gold-medal winning US gymnast Aly Raisman delivered an electrifyingly powerful vi…

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‘How do you sleep at night?’ Olympic duo Wieber and Raisman confront Larry Nassar in court

Jordyn Wieber fourth member of Fierce Five to break silenceAly Raisman lauds ‘army of survivors’ in impact statementAttorney general to investigate university’s handling of allegationsOlympic gold medalists Jordyn Wieber and Aly Raisman said in court o…

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US Olympic Committee chief sorry for ‘failing’ sexually abused gymnasts

Scott Blackmun says he was unaware of Larry Nassar scandalMcKayla Maroney’s lawyer blasts the apology as ‘repugnant’Scott Blackmun, the leader of the US Olympic Committee, has said he was not aware of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse allegations before law e…

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50 of our favourite sport photos from 2014 – in pictures

Our picture editors have received more than one million sport photographs in the past 12 months, covering everything from Winter Olympics and cliff diving to the World Cup and mud-runs. After much deliberation, they’ve put together a collection of thei…

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