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Category: Rape and sexual assault

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2004 Larry Nassar investigation dropped after doctor’s PowerPoint presentation

Police decided not to prosecute abuse allegation after disgraced doctor said he was conducting legitimate medical proceduresPolice dropped an investigation into disgraced former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in 2004 after he told them he was conductin…

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How was Larry Nassar able to abuse so many gymnasts for so long?

The biggest sexual abuse scandal in sports history shines a light on a culture of medals over moralsLarry Nassar was a wonderful doctor – everyone said so. The little girls who were sent to him were told it was an honour. Their parents were told it was…

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Victim impact statements against Larry Nassar: ‘I thought I was going to die’

A total of 156 women gave testimony at the sentence hearing for the former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry NassarLarry Nassar: disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for up to 175 yearsA total of 156 women gave testimony at the sentence hearing for th…

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Victim impact statements against Larry Nassar: ‘I thought I was going to die’

A total of 156 women gave testimony at the sentence hearing for the former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry NassarLarry Nassar: disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for up to 175 yearsA total of 156 women gave testimony at the sentence hearing for th…

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Why don’t we care about the biggest sex abuse scandal in sports history? | Bryan Armen Graham

Why hasn’t a scandal involving the alleged sexual abuse of more than 140 young women received more attention? The fault is not in our media, but in ourselvesIn a Michigan court last month, Larry Nassar pleaded guilty to seven counts of first-degree cri…

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USA Gymnastics doctor faces 25 years in prison after guilty plea to molesting girls

Larry Nassar worked with Olympic gymnasts and at Michigan State University54-year-old’s plea deal carries minimum 25-year termA sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty on We…

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Baylor football players raped woman as ‘bonding experience’, lawsuit alleges

Lawsuit filed in federal court claims players took part in gang rapesBaylor accused of violating Title IX and fostering culture of violence on campusThe latest lawsuit against Baylor University alleges that its football players took part in gang rapes …

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Ched Evans: footballer found not guilty of rape in retrial

Welsh international’s conviction quashed after judges let complainant’s former partners give evidence about her sex life

The international footballer Ched Evans has been found not guilty at his retrial of raping a 19-year-old waitress in a hotel room after a drunken night out with former club-mates.

Evans spent two and a half years in prison for rape but his original conviction was quashed by the appeal court following a high-profile and well-funded campaign by family and friends that included the offer of a £50,000 reward for information leading to his acquittal.

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NBA star Derrick Rose takes stand at rape trial

New York Knicks player testified in the $21.5m lawsuit that he interpreted an ex-girlfriend’s text message as consent to have sex with her later that night

NBA star Derrick Rose testified Friday in a lawsuit accusing him and two friends of raping his ex-girlfriend, saying he interpreted a text message from the woman as consent to have sex with her later that night.

The New York Knicks player testified Friday in the $21.5m million lawsuit accusing him and two friends of sexual assault. The suit claims that the three men came to her apartment after an evening of drinking at Rose’s Beverly Hills mansion, and raped her while she was incapacitated.

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Derrick Rose rape trial: woman describes alleged assault by NBA star and friends

The New York Knicks player appeared in court for the first time to face lawsuit claiming he and two friends came to the woman’s apartment and raped her

A woman accusing NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends of rape testified Thursday in the trial of her $21.5m lawsuit against the New York Knicks player, who appeared in court for the first time.

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Derrick Rose rape trial: woman describes alleged assault by NBA star and friends

The New York Knicks player appeared in court for the first time to face lawsuit claiming he and two friends came to the woman’s apartment and raped her

A woman accusing NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends of rape testified Thursday in the trial of her $21.5m lawsuit against the New York Knicks player, who appeared in court for the first time.

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Ex-USA Gymnastics team doctor faces 16 more abuse allegations

Larry Nassar, who was recently fired from Michigan State University, already faces a lawsuit in California accusing him of groping an Olympic gymnastA former USA Gymnastics team doctor who is accused of sexually abusing two gymnasts faces 16 more abuse…

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Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexually assaulting two former athletes

Olympian said in lawsuit that Dr Larry Nassar ‘sexually groomed and proceeded to repeatedly sexually abuse, harass and molest’ her when she was a minor

The former team doctor for USA Gymnastics has been accused of sexually assaulting two former gymnasts, including a former Olympian who won a medal at the 2000 Games in Sydney.

The Olympian, who is not being named, alleged in a civil lawsuit filed last week in California that Dr Larry G Nassar “systematically sexually groomed [her] and proceeded to repeatedly sexually abuse, harass and molest” from 1994 to 2000, when she was a minor.

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