MPs to question sports minister Tracey Crouch on British Gymnastics crisis

• Crouch to appear before digital, culture, media and sport select committee
• Entire GB men’s artistic team are in contract dispute with British Gymnastics

Tracey Crouch, the sports minister, will be questioned on Tuesday on the unfurling crisis within British Gymnastics as the governing body remains in dispute with its biggest stars over World Class Performance Programme contracts. Crouch will appear before the government’s digital, culture, media and sport select committee as part of its inquiry into sports governance.

The Guardian revealed on Monday that the entire men’s artistic gymnastic team, including the double Olympic champion Max Whitlock, had rejected draft versions of contracts, stating they would not sign them until alterations were made. British Gymnastics is meeting athletes, agents and parents on Tuesday in an attempt to resolve the situation.

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